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October 2018

Pioneers of Modern Spirituality: Book Launch with Jane Shaw

Thu 25 October, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Revd Professor Jane Shaw launches the book of the 2017 Sarum Lectures, Pioneers of Modern Spirituality. Pioneers of Modern Spirituality introduces four Anglicans – Evelyn Underhill, Reginald Somerset Ward, Percy Dearmer, and Rose Macaulay – each of whom was a significant influence in a revived interest in spirituality at a time when people were questioning institutional religion. Jane Shaw is Professor of Religious Studies and Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University, USA, and was previously Fellow and Dean of… Read more

A Shaking Reality: Bishop Peter Price in Conversation with Christine Roberts

Wed 31 October, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Peter Price, former Bishop of Bath and Wells in conversation with Christine Roberts about his new book A Shaking Reality. Christine formerly directed a retreat house in North Wales, and works in counselling and spirituality. The book features reflections and prayers to be read on each day of Advent. Each reflection is written that we may be ‘shaken and brought to a realisation of our selves’, in order to gain a new understanding of God’s promise of redemption and… Read more
November 2018

Resourcing a Good Advent

Thu 1 November, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The not-to-be-missed annual round-up of new Advent resources for individual and group use with the Principal of Sarum College, James Woodward. Free entry with refreshments, booking essential. Email bookshop@sarum.ac.uk or telephone 01722 326899. Read more

The King’s Pilgrimage: Book Launch with Charles Goodson-Wickes

Mon 5 November, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The King’s Pilgrimage: An account of King George V’s Visit to the War Graves of Belgium and France was first printed in 1922 and has been especially republished with the blessing of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to mark the Centenary of the Armistice in 1918. King George V embarked on his solemn pilgrimage to pay his respects personally to those who had made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of liberty. Beautifully reproduced in hardback, The King’s Pilgrimage features 60 evocative… Read more

Book Launch for Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé with Nicholas Bradbury

Mon 19 November, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Launch of Nicholas Bradbury’s new book, Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé. “This is giant of a text from the priest with long experience of ministry, learning, leadership and reflective practice. The coherence and authority of this experience and skill as a reflective practitioner is demonstrated through the ten chapters that explore the life and work of Pierre-Andre Liege, one of the foremost French theologians of the 20th century [who] influenced John XXIII and Paul VI.” – James Woodward Nicholas Bradbury… Read more

How to Survive Christmas Shopping with Eve Poole

Wed 21 November, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Talk by engaging speaker Eve Poole, followed by a book signing for her new book, Buying God. Drawing on the Church’s rich traditions of Social Liturgy, ‘Buying God’ calls on the Christian community to renew its confidence and strength in proclaiming this good news. Uniting theoretical work on theology, capitalism and consumerism with a scheme of detailed practical action, the book explores how we can wean ourselves off the material and on to the eternal, through prayer, example, and vibrant… Read more
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