Tagged: RJ Whitfield

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Angels

Angels appear to be very popular in literature. Here is a sample of popular and not-yet-so-popular angels. Where Angels fear to tread – EM Forster (read it here) Knowledge of Angels – Jill Paton...

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Reconciliation

If one wanted to identify a theme in the books I enjoy, it will most likely be Reconciliation. People finding ways to put aside their differences and come to a closer understanding of each...

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Challenging assumptions

What an incredible interpretation of the seasonal nativity scene. I was intrigued to discover it’s set in Australia – my natural assumption was that it was somewhere in Africa. It just goes to show,...

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Spiritual places

The most obvious spiritual places are generally regarded as religious places. How many books feature these special places? I’ve identified a few: A church (of England) church in The Good Vicar by John Samson...

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The Good Vicar – RJ Whitfield

The Good Vicar by RJ Whitfield is a book which has grown on me. I may have mentioned elsewhere that this is not a book I would have read by choice because it has...

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Two versions of the same event

On 26 December I published a reflection on 2016. Many who grew up in Britain, white South Africa, the USA, Australia and New Zealand probably know the words to the popular Christmas carol, Away...

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Books which stay with you

The other day I decided to recall some of the books which have stayed with me as a reader – an author’s relationship with the books they write is completely different and as a...

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A good ol’ cuppa tea

Tea is a favourite British past-time; not one I have mastered. However, there is nothing like ‘a good ol’ cuppa tea’ when something goes wrong or to pass the time – although I prefer...