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Rowan Williams and the PM: when the turbulent priest turns on the ruler

Turbulent priests, schisms, revolts .. nothing changes. David Cameron is not the first leader to find himself profoundly at odds with his country’s leading cleric, writes Michael White by Michael White First published in The Guardian 9 June 2011 Learned … Continue reading

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Bettany Hughes – The Day Jesus Died

I had no plans to post today, nor to add more about Bettany so soon, but this programme first shown on Good Friday shows how good she is as a historian and documentary maker. Given a full one hour slot … Continue reading

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Icons and the Practice of Prayer – Rowan Williams

As we approach Easter, here is another chance to listen to this fascinating talk by the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Dr Rowan Williams. Icons are – among other things – practical aids to meditative prayer, and painted in a … Continue reading

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