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Review: Picnic at Hanging Rock – Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Tuesday January 17 2017

Three Stars

The title is perhaps most familiar to international audiences from Peter Weir’s acclaimed 1975 film adaptation. 374 more words

Theatre Reviews

Decoding the stars

Biographica
Sydney Chamber Opera / Ensemble OffSpring
Carriageworks, 7 January 2017

The life of scholar Gerolamo Cardano (1501-1576) is an impossible tale. Obsession. Delusion. Murder. Betrayal. 801 more words

Arts

Jane Chapman on Comparative and Interdisciplinary Media History

Please join us at the next Media History seminar for a presentation by Professor Jane Chapman and a response by Dr Tom Wright. The meeting will take place at 6pm on Tuesday January 24 in Senate House Room 243. 316 more words

Week 4: Monday Matthew 5:38-48

What this passage doesn’t say:
“Ignore injustice – accept it, embrace it, submit to it”

What this passage does say:
“Break the cycle of violence, of hate – but do it in such a way that the perpetrator has the opportunity to realise how their action is attempting to dehumanise you. 79 more words

Pontius Pilate and Karl Rove

Tom Wright is fond of repeating that God is putting the world to rights – not just ‘has’ or ‘will’ but ‘is’. Anyone familiar with his writings will be familiar with his concept of the Kingdom of God, which is something Jesus inaugurated and is an ongoing process. 662 more words

Week 3: Saturday Matthew 27:27-38

This passage came as a shock.

Wright’s commentary gave new insights – I’d never before made the conscious connection between the Sermon on the Mount and the events surrounding the crucifixion, although I’d always seen in the crucifixion narratives a deep integrity with all that Jesus lived and taught up to that point. 808 more words

Week 3: Monday Matthew 8:14-22

I can’t make any sense of Wright’s commentary today.
The words seem to be, as it, were, jumping up and down on the page and re-ordering themselves into random syllables. 524 more words