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March 2016

An Evening of Lenten Reflection with Meg Warner

Wed 16 March 2016, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk and evening of Lenten reflection with Meg Warner, author of Abraham. Meg Warner is Module Tutor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College, London. In addition to teaching and scholarly research, Meg has been active within the Anglican Church of Australia as Licensed Lay Minister, Member of General Synod and in conducting bible studies, study days and retreats for parishes, dioceses and for the national church. On the evening,… Read more
April 2016

Shakespeare Day at Sarum College Bookshop

Sat 23 April 2016, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Visit Sarum College Bookshop on Saturday 23 April for a day celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare. There will be a good collection of books about Shakespeare, special offers, and a prize quiz – can you tell which sayings come from Shakespeare, and which from the Bible? (Harder than it sounds!) Do come and take the challenge! Read more
May 2016

Gratitude and Grace: Reflections on the Writings of Michael Mayne

Thu 5 May 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk with Father Joel Huffstetler on the writings of Michael Mayne. The Very Reverend Michael Mayne was Dean of Westminster and earlier Head of Religious Programmes at the BBC. He retired to Salisbury and was the author of a number of books. Father Joel Huffstetler is the leading scholar of Michael Mayne’s work. The author will talk about his interest in and work on Michael’s books and papers, and tell us about his current… Read more

A (Very) Public School Murder: Book launch with Simon Parke

Wed 18 May 2016, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Your company is requested at Sarum College Bookshop on Wednesday May 18th at 3pm to launch the latest Abbot Peter murder mystery, A (Very) Public School Murder. Crime fiction is perennially popular, and crime fiction with a church background is everywhere at the moment. This is the 4th Abbot Peter novel, and if you haven’t yet made his acquaintance, The Abbot works with DI Tamsin Shah to solve crime, usually murder, on the south coast of England, in the seaside… Read more
July 2016

Murder in the Cloisters: A Talk with Author Kate Charles

Tue 5 July 2016, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk with author Kate Charles on why crime novels with church backgrounds are so enduringly popular. Kate has a special interest and expertise in clerical mysteries, and lectures on crime novels with church backgrounds. She is a former Chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Barbara Pym Society. Her latest book False Tongues was published by Marylebone House in May last year. Tickets £5 to include to a glass a wine. Email bookshop@sarum.ac.uk… Read more
September 2016

Book Launch with Martyn Whittock – Christ: The First 2000 Years

Thu 8 September 2016, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
How has Christ been seen for the last two millenia?  How was Jesus seen in the New Testament, and how did that view develop and change?  Join author Martyn Whittock for a talk which will take us on a journey via the Desert Fathers, through art, via the Crusades, the Middle Ages and on into our present time.  Liberation Theology, other faiths and the Post-Modern Christ of the 21st century may also be on the agenda! The talk will be based… Read more
October 2016

Listening to Your Life: 30 Ways to Discern Direction For Your Future

Fri 7 October 2016, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop on Friday 7 October from 6.30pm for the launch of Listening to Your Life by Julia Mourant. Julia Mourant is an Anglican priest and Scholar in Residence at Sarum College where she leads courses in Spiritual Direction. Julia has worked as a Diocesan Director of Ordinands and held posts in Vocations and in clergy and lay training. She also holds an MA in coaching and mentoring and draws on many threads in accompanying others on their… Read more

Faithful Improvisation: Theological Reflection on Church Leadership

Tue 11 October 2016, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop on Tuesday 11 October from 5pm for the launch of Faithful Improvisation, co-edited by Loveday Alexander. The production of the Green Report generated considerable debate in the Church of England about the applicability of practices from the business world to the development of leaders in the church. Amid the noise of those debates, the measured report of the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC), Senior Church Leadership: A Resource for Reflection, was widely welcomed for the depth… Read more
November 2016

The Little Book of Prayer Experiments: Book Launch with Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

Mon 14 November 2016, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an evening with vicar, historian and writer Miranda Threlfall-Holmes who will be talking about her new book The Little Book of Prayer Experiments. Commended by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Revd Kate Bottley (‘the Gogglebox vicar’), The Little Book of Prayer Experiments was written in response to numerous requests for a book that brought the playful, experiential approach to prayer, and the simple, no-jargon explanations, of The Teenage Prayer Experiment Notebook to a wider audience. Read more

Stepping Into Grace: Talk and Book Launch with Paul Bradbury

Fri 25 November 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk and book launch with Pioneer Minister Paul Bradbury. Based in Poole, Paul Bradbury is an ordained pioneer minister in the Diocese of Salisbury. He is vicar of Reconnect, a missional community with a vision to connect with unchurched people, and leads Poole Missional Communities which aims to enable and support others in Pioneer Mission. Read more

Make a Scratch on to the Soul

Wed 30 November 2016, 3:45 pm to 4:50 pm
Screening of this Arts-Council funded film by Tim Wainwright. The film is a consideration of soul in the everyday lives of Londoners. Tim Wainwright uses photography, film and sound to investigate the nature and consequences of transformation and to enable people to tell their stories. He has shown his work around the world, in museums, galleries, and public and private spaces. It has included large-scale visual and sonic installations, photographic documentary projects and abstract collections. “About Soul” represents the completion… Read more

Enkindling Love: Author Talk with Gillian Ahlgren

Wed 30 November 2016, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an author talk with Gillian Ahlgren, author of Enkindling Love: The Legacy of Teresa of Avila. Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, two of Christianity’s great spiritual teachers, communicate insights about human creativity and resilience that challenge many of our habits and assumptions. How do their insights give us access to more effective ways of growing in wisdom and character and facing life’s challenges together? Read more
December 2016

Beneath A Travelling Star: Book Launch with Timothy Dudley-Smith

Fri 9 December 2016, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop and the Royal School of Church Music for an afternoon of contemporary hymns and carols for Christmas from Timothy Dudley-Smith’s new book. Bishop Timothy is the author of around 400 hymn texts, many set to traditional tunes. Copies of his new book, Beneath a Travelling Star will be on sale. Read more

The Way of Christ-Likeness: Book Launch with Michael Perham

Thu 15 December 2016, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Michael Perham’s latest book, The Way of Christ-Likeness. This practical and theological companion to Lent, Holy Week and Easter offers advice on creatively using the church’s most dramatic and transformative liturgies. It explores how commemorating Jesus’ death and resurrection is more than a reminder of the essentials of our faith, but also enables us to enter the familiar stories and discover their power to make us more Christlike in the painful events… Read more
January 2017

The Splash of Words – Poetry Reading & Book Launch with Mark Oakley

Fri 20 January 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an evening of poetry reading and a book launch with Mark Oakley. Mark Oakley is Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, London. He’ll be launching his new poetry collection, The Splash of Words, which includes 40 poems from contemporary poets, as well as poems from earlier generations. Each is accompanied by a reflection, based on a deep understanding of poets and their art, which explores why poetry is vital to faith and how scripture, liturgy and… Read more
February 2017

Resourcing a Good Lent

Thu 9 February 2017, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Lent can be a confusing time. Should we run a Lent course? If so, how do we go about it and what resources are available? What are the practicalities? Should we consider a Lent book to read each day? Come along to Sarum College on Thursday 9 February at 3pm for a relaxed afternoon when we’ll offer support for a range of ideas. Over a cup of tea we will consider available resources and practicalities, with imput from our expert… Read more

Author Talk and Book Launch with Simon Parke

Mon 20 February 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
A return visit by popular author Simon Parke, this time to launch his first historical novel about Charles 1, The Soldier, The Gaoler, The Spy and her Lover. January 30th 1649. England is not a country that wishes to execute its divinely-appointed king. Yet Charles 1 finds himself shivering on a cold scaffold in Whitehall, with the axe man by his side. The huge crowd is silent. The king is kneeling. The axe is raised… In this brilliantly atmospheric novel,… Read more

Wellbeing and Salvation in Hospital and Church

Wed 22 February 2017, 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Salvation, an idea that both languishes and flourishes in currents of contemporary Christianity, is first cousin to Wellbeing. Both frame life’s meaning in its more emotional and thoughtful dimensions, each possesses roots in fear, carries its own anxiety, and is not ignorant of personal and cultural betrayal. Each entails social class and invites us to wonder whether the National Health Service now carries core cultural value and political interest more than the Church of England. Professor Douglas Davies is an… Read more
March 2017

God on the Streets: Spirituality, Social Engagement, and Christian Authenticity

Wed 8 March 2017, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Join Dr Gillian Ahlgren, theologian and scholar of the Christian mystical tradition, for talk and book launch as she explores the intersection of spirituality and social justice, past and present. In a reflection Incorporating her pastoral experience working with formerly homeless women and women recovering from domestic violence, she will raise questions about the relationship between the mystical and the prophetic dimensions of Christianity, what is to be learned at the margins, and how the spiritual life feeds and encourages… Read more

Thirsting for Water: Celebrating 30 years of Wells for India

Mon 20 March 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an illustrated talk with Nicholas and Mary Grey celebrating 30 years of the charity Wells for India. Wells for India is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1987 by Nicholas and Mary Grey after their visit to Rajasthan, which was then in the grip of a terrible drought. The charity has provided grant funding and technical support for water-based rural development projects in India since 1987 which has brought sustainable supplies of drinking water to 1.5… Read more
May 2017

The Pattern of Our Calling: Book Launch with David Hoyle

Fri 12 May 2017, 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop to hear the Dean of Bristol’s views on ministry, as set out in his new book, The Pattern Of Our Calling. Ministry has always changed, but the pace of change has increased. There is a greater emphasis on success and less tolerance of diversity. David Hoyle explores the changing theologies of ministry during the church’s history, with the aim of challenging the lack of theological reflection in some of today’s results-driven understanding of ministry that seems… Read more

Spirituality in Photography: Book Launch with Philip Richter

Thu 25 May 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a book launch with Philip Richter as he launches his new book Spirituality in Photography. Philip Richter is a Methodist minister, currently serving as a Ministry Development Officer in the British Connexional Team. He is a keen amateur photographer and runs courses and writes about photography and spirituality. He co-wrote Gone But Not Forgotten (DLT: 1998). He is a former member of the academic staff at STETS (now the Centre for Formation in Ministry at… Read more
June 2017

A Functional Art: Reflections of a Hymn Writer with Timothy Dudley-Smith

Thu 1 June 2017, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meet renowned hymn writer Timothy Dudley-Smith at the launch of his new book, A Functional Art. Timothy Dudley-Smith has published around 400 hymn texts. In this fascinating book, he explores not only the writing of hymns but many other aspects including the study and singing of them. It is not a history, a text book, or an academic treatise, but the personal reflections of an experienced practitioner who has been speaking and writing on this subject, on both sides of… Read more
July 2017

Fierce Imaginings: Book Launch with Rachel Mann

Tue 25 July 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet author Rachel Mann who will talk about and read from her latest book, Fierce Imaginings: The Great War, Ritual, Memory and God. Rachel will also then be in conversation with Peter Price, retired Bishop of Bath and Wells. Rachel Mann is a priest and writer based in south Manchester. She is the author of four books, including the bestselling Dazzling Darkness, and is Resident Poet and Minor Canon at Manchester Cathedral.   Read more
September 2017

Book Launch: A Christian Theology of Chaplaincy

Thu 28 September 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop and Jessica Kingsley Publishers to launch A Christian Theology of Chaplaincy edited by John Caperon, Andrew Todd and James Walters. Offering a practice-based theological reflection on chaplaincy, this book examines the current significance of chaplaincy within the ministry of the Church. It offers a discussion of the theological grounding of chaplaincy, before exploring its importance as a form of ministry in the 21st century. Andrew Todd is Coordinator for the Centre for Contemporary Spirituality and Programme… Read more
October 2017

Book Launch: That Other Voice by Graham Turner

Mon 2 October 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Sarum College Bookshop and Darton, Longman and Todd invite you to a book launch with the Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, for That Other Voice: In search of a God who Speaks by Graham Turner. That Other Voice tells the story of a journey, by Graham Turner – a senior journalist for nearly fifty years – in search of an answer to the ultimate spiritual mystery: whether God, or a higher power of some kind, can communicate… Read more

Book Launch: Re-Imagining the Bible for Today

Fri 6 October 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Sarum College Bookshop and SCM Press invite you to a talk and book launch of Re-Imagining the Bible for Today with authors Anne-Claar Thomasson-Rosingh, Sigrid Coenradie and Bert Dicou. The early 21st century has seen an unexpected rise of new or rediscovered ways of reading the Bible, both in academic circles and in churches, with surprising results. These ancient texts appear to have a message that resonates with discussions in society at large. This textbook seeks to reclaim the Bible… Read more
November 2017

Resourcing a Good Advent

Wed 1 November 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Enjoy a cup of tea and a chance to look at what resources are available to help us through Advent, with liturgical and spiritual reflections as well as lots of practical ideas. Sarum College Bookshop will be joined by James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, and authors Tessa Wilkinson and Jan Brind, who write for the popular Church House Publishing Creative Ideas  series. Come and be inspired for Advent. Free and open to all. To book your place telephone 01722 326899 or email… Read more

On Waiting: An Evening of Advent Poetry and Reflection

Mon 20 November 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
SOLD OUT Please contact the bookshop if you would like to be added to the waiting list. If you have a ticket reserved but are unable to come, please let the bookshop know as soon as possible. Telephone 01722 326899 or email bookshop@sarum.ac.uk. The return of Malcolm Guite and Paula Gooder – this time as a double act! Join Sarum College Bookshop for what is sure to be a memorable evening of poetry and reflection, to put us in the mood for Advent. The… Read more

Book Launch – Found Out: Transgressive Faith and Sexuality

Thu 30 November 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Alison Webster’s new book, Found Out: Transgressive Faith and Sexuality. More than twenty years after writing Found Wanting, her influential critique of Christian teachings about women’s sexuality, Alison Webster explores the experiences of women whose spiritual lives have developed and flourished outside the strict demands and expectations of the traditional Church. Found Out presents these women’s stories and, in the voices of the marginalised and transgressive, discovers the beginnings of a new… Read more
December 2017

Book Launch: Leading by Story – Rethinking Church Leadership

Thu 7 December 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch a new book by David Sims and Vaughan Roberts, Leading by Story: Rethinking Church Leadership. This book launch forms part of the MODEM Conference 2017: What is the Church For? taking place at Sarum College. “Leadership is not much of a New Testament word whereas discipleship, or followership, is. Churches are keen on ‘servant leadership’. So, too, is business. To say what it means we tell stories. Leading by Story provides excellent thought… Read more

An Evening of Fun and Stockingfillers

Mon 11 December 2017, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet authors Gary Alderson and Rich Wyld and cartoonist Dave Walker for an introduction to their idiosyncratic take on life as we explore Writes of the Church and The World according to Theologygrams. The former is a collection of letters for the church magazine, where the locals write what they actually think. The writers are odd and aggressive and bicker and complain, the vicar is overworked, but the depth of their love for the church comes through the threats to… Read more
January 2018

Everything You Need to be Ready for Lent

Thu 11 January, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an afternoon with everything you need to be ready for Lent. James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, will review the best of the new books and lent courses this year. Artist and author Tessa Wilkinson and musician and author Jan Brind, both authors of a number of books in the popular Creative Ideas series, will have simple and practical ideas to use with all age worship, messy church and family services as well as some… Read more
February 2018

Dust That Dreams of Glory: Reflections on Lent and Holy Week

Thu 8 February, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Dust That Dreams of Glory, the latest book based on the previously unpublished work of Michael Mayne. Michael Mayne was the former Dean of Westminster, and Head of Religious Programmes, BBC Radio. The book is edited and introduced by Dr Joel Huffstetler, a leading scholar of Michael Mayne’s work. Joel will talk about his work in putting together this and the other two books of the recent trilogy. He is the editor of… Read more

Things That Make for Peace: A Christian Peacemaker in a World of War

Thu 22 February, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an evening with Bishop Peter Price in Conversation with Major General Tim Cross CBE. The former Bishop of Bath and Wells discusses his new book, based on his experience of over forty years working in reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with the Army Adviser to the House of Commons. Tim Cross has operational experience in Northern Ireland, the Balkans and Kosovo, and was deployed to Washington, Kuwait and Baghdad… Read more
March 2018

The Spirituality of Jane Austen: Book Launch with Paula Hollingsworth

Wed 7 March, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Paula Hollingsworth’s recently published book, The Spirituality of Jane Austen. Author Paula Hollingsworth completed her MA in Christian Spirituality at Sarum College in 2007, and wrote her dissertation on Jane Austen. 2017 marked the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, whose six completed novels have never been out of print. Best known for her novels, ‘Sense and Sensibility’, ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Mansfield Park’, and ‘Emma’, first published anonymously, Austen commented,… Read more

Book Launch with James Steven

Thu 8 March, 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of James Steven’s book from the Joint Liturgical Studies, Ambrose of Milan on Baptism: A study of De Sacramentis and De Mysteriis. James Steven is Academic Dean and Coordinator for the Centre for Liturgy and Worship at Sarum College. He is a leading scholar in the fields of contemporary worship and the theological dimensions of liturgical practice. Read more

Morning of Children’s Books and More!

Tue 27 March, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a morning with Salisbury author Pam Pointer and teacher and author David Gatward, authors of Help! I’m a New Mum! and Help! I’m a New Dad! – books of honest shouts and whispers to God about all things baby. There will be displays of beautiful children’s books, for babies to teens, ideas for baptism presents and Easter cards. Pam Pointer, is the author of a number of non-fiction books, plus two books of poetry. She also writes… Read more
May 2018

Church Times Festival of Poetry with Sarum College

Sat 5 May to Sun 6 May
This Spring sees the first ‘Church Times Festival of Poetry’ partnering with Sarum College. With talks on the value of poetry, poetry and prayer, the war poets in 2018, as well as poetry readings from the early morning to late night in the Victorian Chapel, it will be a wonderful to immerse yourself in poetry this Spring. We will be in the beautiful surroundings of Sarum College for the weekend, with all tickets including delicious lunches prepared on-site with local… Read more

Poetry Reading with Hilary Davies

Fri 11 May, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for a poetry reading with Hilary Davies. Hilary Davies is an award winning poet, Royal Literary Fund Fellow and former Chairman of the Poetry Society. Her fourth collection, Exile and the Kingdom, was published by Enitharmon in autumn 2016. This poetry reading forms part of a day course Alison Webster is co-leading at Sarum College, The Poet as a Priest: David Jones. The day explores his thought and work and individual priestly-poetic vocations. Read more

A Kind of Belonging: Songs and Readings from Andrew Rumsey

Fri 18 May, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for an evening of songs and readings from Andrew Rumsey. Andrew Rumsey is the Rector of Oxted in Surrey. He is also an author and songwriter. His books include the volume of poetry Homing In. He will be reading from his recent book Parish: An Anglican Theology of Place (SCM Press) which looks at the history and importance of the parish system, and adding anecdotes and place-related songs. Tickets are £3 to include a glass of… Read more
June 2018

Unlocking the Church: The Lost Secrets of Victorian Sacred Space

Tue 19 June, 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Professor William Whyte’s new book, Unlocking the Church: The Lost Secrets of Victorian Sacred Space. How did the Victorians regard our churches, and how do we treat our church buildings today? What can we learn from the Victorians? William Whyte is Professor of Social and Architectural History and Vice President of St John’s College, Oxford. Free and open to all, glass of wine included. RSVP to bookshop@sarum.ac.uk or 01722 326899 Read more
October 2018

National Poetry Day at Sarum College Bookshop

Thu 4 October
Come and browse Sarum College Bookshop’s poetry shelves. Find a new poet or anthology to enjoy! Read more

Bookshop Day

Sat 6 October
Come to a real bookshop! Bring a friend who hasn’t been in our shop before, or who normally shops online, and receive a £5 voucher for you and your friend. Other offers and freebies on the day. Local author Richard Morgan will be signing copies of his book Scurry Goes to Salisbury from 10am to 12 noon. Read more

Beyond the Library Door Discovery Day

Sat 20 October, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
A free day for everyone to come and discovery more about two special, but little known, libraries: Salisbury Cathedral Library and Sarum College Library. Beyond the Library Door is a new project to catalogue and clean our old and rare books. Find out about our collections of thousands of rare books dating back to the 15th century (we want to tell you about what we’ve discovered so far) and see our Library Preservation Volunteers in action cleaning and condition recording… 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: The Antidote to Consumerism 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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