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The Sacred #33: Christina Patterson

The Sacred #33: Christina Patterson

In the 33rd episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to writer, broadcaster and Independent columnist Christina Patterson. 26/02/2019

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Christina Patterson is a writer and broadcaster. A former chief executive of the Poetry Society and columnist for The Independent, she now writes for The Guardian, The Sunday Times and The Daily Mail about culture, society, politics and books. She is a regular commentator on radio and TV news programmes and a regular guest on Sky News. She is the author of The Art of Not Falling Apart which you can buy here…ch_0?_encoding=U

This episode covers her childhood informed by an ethic of public service, gaining and losing a fundamentalist faith, writing personally as a columnist and the sacramental echoes in wine and kettle chips.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 27 February 2019

Atheism, Bible, Conversion, Evangelical Christianity, Faith, Fiction, Media, Poetry, The Sacred


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