SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Fr Richard Ounsworth OP

September 13, 2021
Mass-goers will struggle with the new lectionary, and it will be for preachers to help them in this struggle.
October 22, 2021
As we come to the end of the Church’s liturgical year, we should consider own vanities before the kingdom of Christ
August 29, 2021
The Roman Lectionary derives from a similar, cyclical Jewish rite. It is a perpetual reminder of how the life of Christ fulfils the promise God made to Israel
May 30, 2019
A History of the Bible By John Barton, Allen Lane 640pp, £25/$35 When I was a novice, one of my fellow novices encouraged me to read a book called The Interpretation of the New Testament, 1861-1986. From the first page I was hooked, and the course of my life, to some extent, was set from
August 16, 2018
The Magdalene in the Reformation by Margaret Arnold, OUP, 312pp, £25 Who is Mary Magdalene? Is she Apostola Apostolorum, the first to proclaim the risen Christ? Is she the penitent sinner, a former prostitute whose encounter with Jesus led to a transformation of her life that makes her a paradigm of repentance? Is she the
February 16, 2017
T&T Bloomsbury Study Guides to the New Testament T&T Bloomsbury, £14.99 each There are three things one ought to know about this series. The first is that these guides are not as new as they appear to be, and this is because they are reissues of a series originally published by Sheffield Phoenix Press. This
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