Tag Archives: Rowan Williams

James the Apostle – Pilgrimage and the meaning is in the waiting

Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it. Today we remember St James and two of our readings give a snapshot of his brief role in the story of the Gospel. A fisherman with his brother John, … Continue reading

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Icon of the Hospitality of God

Today is Trinity Sunday, the day we think of our doctrine of God and are invited to both enter into the mystery and to live its life. Today we think of what it means to call God Father, Son and … Continue reading

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Limitations of Time and Body

People have struggled to come to terms with how it is that we suffer for as long as anyone can trace. The earliest parts of the Old Testament include such wonderings and the prophets wondered why God allowed it. The … Continue reading

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Faith through the eyes of a poet

On Thursday I went to the first performance in England of what was called a ‘fantasia’ by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, who can clearly add playwright to his incredible list of talents. ‘Shakeshafte’ is a play imagining … Continue reading

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Shakeshafte

Last night (Thursday 3rd November 2016) I went to the first performance in England of what was called a ‘fantasia’ by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury.  ‘Shakeshafte’ is a play imagining William Shakespeare’s lost years between school and … Continue reading

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