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LIVE TWEETING: The opening of St Cuthbert's grave, 190 years on

UPCOMING EVENT: David Willem will be live tweeting the opening of St Cuthbert’s tomb in Durham Cathedral, 190 years to the day since it occurred. In his book, St Cuthbert’s Corp…

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A letter from Charles Darwin

GUEST BLOG: The discovery of a previously unknown letter from Charles Darwin to the ornithologist and priest Henry Baker Tristram casts new light on the cleric’s attitude towards evolution. Au…

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The last egg of the Great Auk

GUEST BLOG: The Victorian ornithologist, explorer, and priest Henry Baker Tristram was a remarkable man. Author W. G. Hale tells us the story of the last collected egg of the Great Auk.  Canon…

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AUTHOR TALK: “The shape of the Bible and its impact on language and culture”

Don’t miss Richard Noble’s illustrated talk about the linguistic impact of the King James Bible – Sunday 7th May in Cambridge. Few people realise the extent to wh…

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An Easter Message

A very happy Easter to all our readers and authors from everyone from Sacristy Press! As our Easter gift to you, here’s an extract from a poignant Easter sermon by Michael Sadgrove, Dean Emer…

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