Chaplains are increasingly the face of public religion. This report explores the chaplaincy landscape in Norfolk.
Dr Paula Gooder and George Pitcher will discuss the nature and purpose of story-telling, from the gospels to contemporary fiction, in an attempt to illuminate the relationship between truth and fiction.
Has Jimmy McGovern's Broken redeemed religion?
15th July 2017
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Suddenly, as though a long-forgotten language has been revived, the sentence “God bless you” dispenses a benignity, not just on those to whom Sean Bean’s Father Michael Kerrigan, delivers it, but on the whole devastated community. God bless you, because no one else will. God bless you, because the very idea of blessedness is once again a necessity. God bless you, because – God knows – we’ve tried saying everything else.
Howard Jacobson | Read the full article at The Guardian
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