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In the fourth episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to award–winning author Francis Spufford. Francis is a Professor at Goldsmiths University, and the author of a number of books including Golden Hill and Unapologetic: Why, despite everything, Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense.
He has been long–listed or shortlisted for prizes in science writing, historical writing, political writing, theological writing, and writing ‘evoking the spirit of place’. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
The Sacred is produced by Hussein Kesvani and No Country Media.
Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.
Posted 2 January 2018
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