Kevin Carey

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Kevin Carey is one of Sacristy Press's founding and most prolific authors, writing Christian literature in all major forms: novels, plays and verse. He is a Reader in the Church of England and sings in three church choirs. He was a Member of General Synod from 2005 to 10.

Kevin was an IT consultant between 1997 and his retirement in 2018, specialising in access to technology by people with disabilities, the poor and the elderly. He was Chair of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) (2009-17), a Member of Ofcom's Content Board (2003-06) and Chair of Ofcom's Community Radio Panel (2005-13).

The enduring value of the Book of Common Prayer

GUEST BLOG: #BookOfTheMonth author Kevin Carey explores the enduring appeal of the old familiarity of the Book of Common Prayer. Since the arrival of the Alternative Service Book and then Common Worship, many have assumed that the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is now only used for Matins and…

Added about 7 months ago.

The Crucifixion: a personal or public matter?

GUEST BLOG: Is the Crucifixion a personal or public matter? Kevin Carey, author of Cross Purposes, reveals his thoughts. The tragedy of Reformation Protestantism is that it both confirmed and then gave new impetus to the notion that Christianity fundamentally concerns the relationship between God…

Added about a year ago.

Why do we need a Parish Passion Play anyway?

Kevin Carey reflects upon the inspiration behind his work and the challenges of writing his Passion Play for parish churches.  If what we do in church is more a matter of accident and tradition than design, this is even more so in how we celebrate Christian events outside church: Mediev…

Added about 2 years ago.

Kevin Carey: Bringing the Passion narrative to life

How did author Kevin Carey bring the Passion narrative to life in Parish Passion Play? He reveals all in the foreword to the work... This Parish Passion Play is written primarily for people who can read well but have never acted. My hope is that it will be read during Holy Week. …

Added about 2 years ago.

Brexit Blog: A nasty campaign

Kevin Carey (Chairman of RNIB) shares his thoughts on the EU referendum.  It is massively ironic that Brexit took place a week before the commemoration of the Battle of the Somme. For Christians, pooled sovereignty is a formalist, shallow response to Jesus who called for love; but even at th…

Added about 3 years ago.

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