In the Wilderness

We are just starting Lent, and church services at this time of year remind us of Jesus in the wilderness. The wilderness is fascinating in all sorts of ways, though I must admit that my knowledge of wilderness is somewhat second-hand.  I caught something of the magic of the wilderness…

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The Road to Somewhere

David Goodhart’s new book, The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics is causing a stir. That is understandable as it addresses one of the most striking political developments of the last 12 months, seen in Brexit and Trumpism. The big new political divide seems to be,…

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A New Book from Stephen Verney

Fraser Watts reviews Stephen Verney’s posthumous publication. I have been reading a posthumous book (Snakes and Ladders) by Stephen Verney. He was probably the most important spiritual mentor in my life, and I had great affection and respect for him. Like all his other books, this one is beautifully written….

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