1. Trying to prepare a half-appropriate sermon for the Closing Service of the Kirchentag in Hamburg on 5 May. But, my head is full of 'stuff'.
2. Trying to sort chapter of academic book for the most patient editor in the world. Need to source quotes, but am away from my books.
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Call it coincidence, but planning a look at Pontius Pilate on Good Friday got interrupted by watching Alan Bennett’s History Boys (again) with American friends who are staying with us. Out of the blue comes the question – in relation to literature and history – about truth: “What’s truth got to…Continue
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OK, it’s a tacky title from a tacky song. But, I was reminded of it during a fascinating cross-cultural session at the College of Bishops meeting in Oxford today.Continue
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It’s uncomfortable reading about (and watching) the riots in England from a distance. It feels wrong to be away when such violation is going on – especially when the violence of a relative few is damaging the lives of the many for a generation.
It’s also unsurprising to hear the riots…Continue
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It’s always an odd experience debating liturgy on the General Synod. Having been away for the last six years, not a lot seems to have changed.
How do you write poetry on a committee of 400 people?…Continue
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