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Being Christian, by Rowan William

Title: Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer.

Author: Rowan Williams.

Year Published: 2014.

Number of Pages: 84.

Genre: Religion.

Finished: July 26, 2016.

Williams examines what he considers to be the four essential elements of Christian life, that is, baptism, the Bible, the Eucharist (Holy Communion), and prayer, and how these elements ideally play out in the context of a community. 413 more words

Book Review

Don't miss the point

On Augustine, Rowan Williams, Bloomsbury.

Saint Augustine is a modern thinker, relentless in his inquiring, and insightful on the formation of the self, traits that endear him to the secular as well as religious reader. 437 more words

Stephen D'Evelyn on the Divine in the midst and Beyond Us

Recently I heard Darren Brown on the radio promoting his new book ‘Happy’ . He has discovered Stoicism. I liked what he said about the flaw in self-help today insisting on cranking everything up to 11 with self-belief and going for your goals full tilt while ignoring the way life throws stuff at you. 605 more words

Rowan Williams

A Wedding Meditation*

* Alternative Title: David Foster Wallace, Rowan Williams, and Jesus Walk Into a Mennonite Wedding

Last weekend the family traveled to central Ohio where we were excited to attend the wedding festivities of some great friends. 1,770 more words

Exploring Sexuality as Language

Several years ago, as I was journeying out of the traditional theological view of gay marriage, I read an extraordinary book by Dr. James Brownson titled… 1,239 more words


Art: Connecting Man to God

From pages 23 to 26 of Grace and Necessity, Williams goes into the depth of the human soul having a connection with God that can be seen, not through contemporary art but through art that expresses life through the eyes of the artist. 563 more words

When they needed a neighbour

I’m proud today to have had a part in the letter from many leaders of many faiths, encouraging the government to adopt a more generous and inclusive policy towards those who seek asylum in this country. 589 more words

Poverty And Justice