A lecture by Tom Wright given at Central Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue on April 22 2018.
In her recent presentation at Beer and Theology, Hannah Swithinbank explores how Christianity and Christian discipleship intersect with international development and looks at ways that our own lifestyle choices – in relation to food, travel, home and “stuff” – connect with successful, sustainable development.
What can we learn from the church’s past? Peter Webster reviews Jane Shaw’s book introducing readers to the spirituality of four Anglicans of the early twentieth century.
Ali Kings leads us to explore fragrance and our sense of smell through six themes: Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians, Good Friday and Easter, Brokenness and Renewal, Odour of Sanctity, Senses and Sensing, Children and Animals.
Using prose and poetry Graham Kings explores remembering, thinking, and imagining drawing on Augustine of Hippo, Anselm of Canterbury and Rowan Williams.
Dr Anne Richards introduces the famous Welsh artist and writer, David Jones, showing how his work leads us to Christ.
In a talk given to bishops’ spouses, Alison Kings, draws on her experience as a psychotherapist and clergy spouse to explore six themes in relation to anger.
A new hymn for Christmas – #Godwithus
Death never loses its power to shock and stun, to bring a life to an often juddering and jagged end; it is a daily alien reality that is built into life. But if we refuse to recognise the reality of its destructive potential, or deny its place in our lives and in society, we flee into dangerous denial.
When healing happens the process can be reassuringly ordinary