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  • Lions and unicorns: Psalm 22

    May 13, 2022 by

    Unicorns are elusive creatures: in medieval bestiaries they are shy creatures who will only come to the call of a pure virgin; in the Bible they only appear in certain translations. If on Maundy Thursday you heard Psalm 22 read from the NRSV, you would have encountered no unicorns, only some wild oxen:“Save me from… Read more

  • Anglicanism: a digression

    February 12, 2021 by

    In our Listening Lunch today we heard excerpts from Anglicanism: a very short introduction by Mark Chapman (OUP, 2006). One aspect of establishing a new church that was highlighted was the need for a service book, and so we heard about the earliest versions of the Prayer Book: 1549, 1552, and 1559. Norwich Cathedral Library… Read more

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