SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Rowan Williams
December 03, 2021
Collected Poems Rowan Williams Carcanet, £15.99, 249 pages ________ The poetry of Rowan Williams is full of moments when the known world becomes translucent and lets in an unfamiliar light. Sometimes, this happens when watching someone – a child, perhaps – fall asleep. …sleepy yourself, impatient and resigned   at once, and out of nowhere
September 01, 2021
Visionary craftsman-artist David Montalto has used dust from the moon to create a Cross for the Cosmos. Here is his extraordinary story
February 22, 2021
"Was there a clear call to the religious life, and if so did that entail becoming a Roman Catholic? Monasticism in the Anglican context was a reality, often an impressive one, but was it really rooted in the day-to-day practice of the Anglican Church? Looking back now, what comes most clearly into focus is that the Roman Catholics with whom I discussed this never exerted the least pressure; and I think of them as setting out to help me be a better Christian rather than to secure a convert."
March 07, 2018
The former Archbishop of Canterbury is being used as a willing pawn in an ugly power play
March 06, 2018
They said changing admissions rules for new faith schools would be 'divisive'
September 14, 2017
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
September 25, 2015
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
September 26, 2014
In this extract from his new book Rowan Williams argues that effective ritual is far from being a retreat to a comforting alternative world
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