SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Lucas Hollweg
October 13, 2016
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari, Harvill Secker, £25 This is Yuval Noah Harari’s follow-up to Sapiens, his much-praised “brief history of humankind”. The dust jacket of this book, subtitled A Brief History of Tomorrow, tells us that “Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we are going.” Homo Deus
July 07, 2016
As a more profound counterpoint to the civil calendar we follow each day, Holy Church has her annual liturgical cycles arrayed across the different calendars of recognised Rites. These cycles help us to keep track of our progress in holiness and to make progress toward heaven. The first great liturgical cycle, which begins the Church’s
February 25, 2016
The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths Quercus, £16.99 It is a privilege to review this book as it is by one of my parishioners, and I happened to be leading the pilgrimage to Walsingham when Elly was there researching the place, the story and the topography. I am grateful for a mention in the