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A review of "Choose Life: Christmas and Easter Sermons in Canterbury Cathedral" by Bishop Rowan Williams

“Choose Life” is a collection of the Christmas and Easter Sermons of Bishop Rowan Williams, when he was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 – 2012. 284 more words

Book Reviews

Twelfth Annual Rylands Poetry Reading: Rowan Williams

Fran Baker writes:

This year’s Rylands Poetry Reading was delivered by a poet who is probably better known to many of us in another of his roles. 231 more words

Public Programmes

David Bentley Hart and Rowan Williams: The Cold Heart of Secularism vs. The Warmth and Love of Christmas

As Christmas draws nearer, and we patiently listen to the usual range of tiresome voices calling for a reduction in the use of any overtly Christian imagery in association with celebrating this time of year (e.g.; that Nativity plays have their points of central import either obscured or removed; the insistence on ‘playing down’ religious language when talking about Christmas to colleagues), it is perhaps worth considering what our society might look like if it were as thoroughly secularised as some seemingly wish it to be. 2,088 more words

Culture

#Otdimjh 9 December 1995 Baptism and Passing of Gillian Rose, Hegelian Philosopher, Jewish cultural theorist and believer in Jesus  

“In the wake of the perceived demise of Marxism and of Heidegger’s Nazism, everybody’s looking for an ethics. But in fact they should be looking for a political theology.” – Gillian Rose… 1,378 more words

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Rowan Williams 2013 Gifford Lectures

I know I’m late to give notice to these, but I still think they’re worth sharing. Rowan Williams delivered the 2013 Gifford Lectures, a prestigious annual Scottish lectureship chartered to consider natural theology.  116 more words

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Advent Resources 2014

I’ve compiled links to some sites and Advent calendars I think help us in this season. Check back from time to time as I’ll update the list. 120 more words

Meeting God in Mark, by Rowan Williams

Meeting God In Mark, Rowan Williams’ volume based on talks given at Canterbury during 2010, has a carefully chosen title.  For Williams, the reader does not (just) discover, or learn about, or find God in Mark’s Gospel, but encounters God.  786 more words