Monthly Archives: July 2017

Books read July 2017

BOOKS READ JULY 2017 (Ed.) John Elsner and Roger Cardinal,  The Cultures of Collecting: From Elvis to Antiques—Why do we Collect Things? Melbourne University Press, 1994. An exceptional collection! of articles about collecting from many perspectives including psychoanalytical, economic and … Continue reading

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Wrangling with N T Wright: Surprised by Hope 2007

Wrangling with N T Wright:  Surprised By Hope, London, SPCK, 2007 Preface p,xii  [In a 1995 British survey,] only a tiny minority, even among church goers, believed in the classic Christian position, that of a future bodily resurrection.  Should we … Continue reading

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Why do Collectors collect what they collect?

WHY DO COLLECTORS COLLECT? I have been making lists and been a collector of various bits and pieces since I was seven years old. This collection of essays has helped me to understand a little about who I am.  (Ed.) … Continue reading

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