R.S. Thomas was many things – craggy, awkward and Welsh. The extraordinary poetry of this Anglican priest does not justify, comfort or decorate, but struggles to stay in touch with truth.
Pope Francis: Untying the Knots is an engaging and thoughtful read throughout. Paul Vallely turns out to be a good ‘untier’ of the knots – or at least what seem, at a rushed first glance, to be knots.
'You should read "Fredy Neptune" for the drama of Fred's journey, and because he is the kind of saint that the 20th century needed more of and the 21st continues to need', says Nathan Koblintz.
The God who emerges in Why Bother Praying? is compassionate, understanding and loving. We go to God as we are – and if we are angry with God, there is no harm in saying so. If prayer is not honest, it is not prayer!
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