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    • Joy and Felicity

      by Sarah Meyrick ★★★★

      Paperback £14.99

      What happens when everything you thought you knew about your family turns out to be a lie? As two sisters meet at their dying mother’s bedside, they discover a bond between them that runs far deeper than they imagined. Will the truth about secrets buried in their past finally set them free?

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REVIEW: First Flight Feathers

Christopher Idle reviews First Flight Feathers in Congregational History Society Magazine Irony, paradox, parable and humour are all found in Holy Scripture, but may not sit so comfortably with our Sunday morning mixed congregation. Imagination, question, suggestion, creativity can be…

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Three steps that will make a difference for Christians this election year

As the UK, US and many other countries prepare to go to the polls in 2024, what distinct and crucial contribution can Christians make to the common life and for the common good? Martin Gainsborough, Bishop of Kingston and author of Politics & Mission, reflects. It has been commented that…

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So, what? Unearthing a Defiant Faith

“It’s hard not to commend a work of theology that namechecks both Leonard Cohen and the Boar’s Head (Aberystwyth)”. Michael Lewis, former Bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf, reflects on John Holdsworth’s recent book, Hidden in Plain Sight: Unearthing and Earthing the Psalm…

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Aristocratic Archbishops: exploring the life of Edward Vernon Harcourt

Family history is a popular hobby for many, but what if one of your ancestors was the last aristocratic Archbishop of York? Tony Vernon-Harcourt writes about his journey of discovery wondering what his great-great-great grandfather was really like A marble bust of Edward Vernon-Harcourt,…

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Furthering the cause of excellence in hymnody: the Pratt Green Trust

GUEST BLOG: Gillian Warson, author of Using Vintage Hymns in Worship: Hidden Treasures Rediscovered and one of the editors of First Flight Feathers: The Best of Worship Live, writes about the partnership between Sacristy Press and the Pratt Green Trust. As the Pratt Green Trust celebrate…

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Truth in a Neoliberal World: Navigating Challenges and Rediscovering Humanism

What challenges are Christians facing at the beginning of 2024, asks Alan M. Suggate, author of Living Culture, Living Christ. At the heart of the challenges facing our planet in 2024 is the issue of truth. Truth is not an abstraction, but rooted in practical experience. It aims to grasp down-t…

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