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Essential Theology: the story behind the book

Mark Philps's Kingdom Come is “an intelligent and fresh exposition of what the Christian faith is” – and it is out now. How did the author come to write the boo…

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St Cuthbert’s cross: A treasure hunt with eight clues

St Cuthbert’s cross is a puzzle. A golden jewel on a hermit’s emaciated cadaver. A female ornament adorning a male corpse. An Anglo-Saxon cross on an Anglo-Saxon skeleton, but which neve…

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Religious Freedom Day 2019: Stories of Persecution and Tolerance

GUEST BLOG: On Religious Freedom Day, Marcus K. Paul, author of The Evil That Men Do: Faith, Injustice and the Church, explores the issue of Christian persecution abroad. Asia Bibi Ima…

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The Black Rood: rediscovering Scotland’s Anglo-Saxon crown jewel

AUTHOR EVENT: David Willem will be giving a free talk at the National Library of Scotland about The Black Rood of Scotland. David Willem is the author of St Cuthbert’s Corpse: A Life After De…

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Viking expert digs deep into the story of a Saxon saint

GUEST BLOG: Judith Jesch, Professor of Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham, gives her expert opinion on the gritty and powerful novel The Song of Hild. St Hild, abbess of Whitby, li…

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