Monthly Archives: November 2017

Books read November 2017

BOOKS READ NOVEMBER 2017 Marcus Tullius Cicero  [also known as Tully], On the Good Life, translation and notes by Michael Grant; Preface by A C Grayling, London, The Folio Society, 2003. Cicero (106-43 BC) was a Roman orator, statesman and … Continue reading

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Guillaume Apollinaire..France’s greatest modern poet? Weary of the old world he heralds the new in 1913 with his poem “Zone”. Who will herald the new world in 2017?

Apollinaire’s “Zone” Translated and introduced  by David Lehman In the heady days leading up to and including the catastrophe of World War I, when Paris was the capital of modern art, the poet Guillaume Apollinaire (1880–1918) stood at the vital … Continue reading

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Gerard Manley Hopkins God’s Grandeur

The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have … Continue reading

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Overview of the Gospel in 30 minutes

COWES THEOS  2017-18  TEAM TRAINING WEEKEND 18 JUNE 2017 OVERVIEW OF THE GOSPEL Introduction: For the past eight years as part of my morning “think and pray” time  I have been making a careful study of Paul’s Letter to the … Continue reading

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Civilizing Society and Humanity with Cicero

CIVILIZING SOCIETY  AND HUMANITY WITH CICERO Marcus Tullius Cicero  [also known as Tully], On the Good Life, translation and notes by Michael Grant; Preface by A C Grayling, London, The Folio Society, 2003. Cicero (106-43 BC) was a Roman orator, … Continue reading

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Books read October 2017

BOOKS READ OCTOBER 2017 Jim Reiher:Women, Leadership and the Church, Brunswick East, Acorn Press, 2006 Jim Reiher lectured at Tabor College in Victoria for many years in New Testament and Church History and has also dabbled in Greens politics and … Continue reading

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