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Amazing Love : Theology for understanding Discipleship, Sexuality and Mission

Amazing Love : Theology for understanding Discipleship, Sexuality and Mission

Amazing Love: Theology for understanding Discipleship, Sexuality and Mission Andrew Davison, DLT 2016, 114pp pbk This book has been with me over the past few weeks and my reading of it has been shaped by a number of events and experiences. First I attended a celebration of 35 years of a LGBTI support group that had been running in Southampton. It was a rich mixture of looking backwards and forwards in relation to inclusivity and equality. It was particularly important…

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Loving Later Life An Ethics of Ageing

Loving Later Life An Ethics of Ageing

Loving Later Life An Ethics of Ageing Frits de Lange Eerdmans, 2015, 169 pages, pbk, £12.99 If asked to name one of the urgent ethical priorities for academics and practioners working across a number of sectors it would be to deal with this question ‘what are older people for?’ We are all familiar with the demography – over the past decades we can all expect to live longer and the impact of this is a steady increase in the number of…

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Between Dark and Daylight by Joan Chittister

Between Dark and Daylight by Joan Chittister

Between Dark and Daylight by Joan Chittister I am busy at the moment embarking upon a major exercise of downsizing in preparation for my move to Sarum. This must include books! The process is illuminating. What do we attach ourselves to? All this ‘stuff’ faces me with the paradoxes and contradictions of living and even confronts me with some quite disturbing questions about attachment, loss and the inevitability of change. This is the context within which I read this book….

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