Meet author Rachel Mann who will talk about and read from her latest book, Fierce Imaginings: The Great War, Ritual, Memory and God.
Tuesday 25 July at 6.30pm
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.
“This is the most searching and original book I have read about the Impact of the First World War on the faith and the myths of this country”. – Rowan Williams
“This is not just another book on the tragedy of the First World War. It is an intelligent, personal and provocative study of human identity and the symbols and rituals with which we seek to explore it.” – Mark Oakley, Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral
“This is an astonishing book – a profound and searching multi-disciplinary examination of the First World War and its cultural history, a meditation on faith and identity” – Michael Symmons Roberts, Poet and Professor of Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University