Review: The Risen Dust by Rachel Mann

This Lent churches will need study group resources that spark discussion and prompt thought. The Risen Dust by Rachel Mann (Wild Goose, 2013) fits the bill very nicely. There are over 70 stories and poems in this little book; including monologues based on Christ’s passion, poems about the Stations of the Cross, and tales of […]

Review: A Little Gay History

A Little Gay History by R.B. Parkinson with contributions from Kate Smith and Max Carocci Pictorial survey is short, bittersweet and very entertaining Human history is a whirlwind kaleidoscope of personality and activity. This delightful and well presented little book is almost equally as colourful. Structured around pictures and accounts of artefacts in the British […]

Love Lost in Translation: a short review

A review of Love Lost in Translation by Anglican priest the Revd Stephen Barton, who has worked in theological education in Bangladesh, and in pastoral roles there and in the UK. The Church worldwide is being led to examine its theology in respect of homosexuality. This book is a most valuable aid to this process […]

Dazzling Darkness by Rachel Mann

We’ve just had a heads up about Rachel Mann’s new book Dazzling Darkness out on October 29th.  Here’s a bit more about it from Manchester Cathedral’s website:   Dazzling Darkness is a true story about searching for one’s authentic self in the company of the Living God. Rachel Mann has died many ‘deaths’ in the […]

New additions for October: The Transcended Christian and Unapologetic