Book Review of Finding Mr Goldman

Book Review by Linda Casper Title:                Finding Mr Goldman (A parable) Author:            David Rhodes Publisher:       SPCK Publishing In true parable fashion, Rhodes doesn’t waste a word in this novel which leads the reader through a series of vignettes...

Lunchtime Conversations

Tuesday 3rd February 12.30-2.30 at LCI, 20 New Market Street, LS1 6DG Jesus and Politics: Confronting the Powers by Alan Storkey. Session led by Amos Kasibante. A light lunch will be provided. Please email events@leedschurchinstitute.org or phone 0113 391 7928 if you...
Lunchtime Conversations

Lunchtime Conversations

Tuesday 4th November 12.30-2.30 at LCI Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition by Christine Pohl. Session led by Brother Kentigern.A light lunch will be provided, please contact events@leedschurchinstitute.org or phone 0113 391 7928 to book a...
Those who are born?

Those who are born?

‘What if we saw ourselves first and foremost as natals (those who are born) rather than mortals (those who die)?’ asked Hannah Arendt. In Advent, Christians think of the coming of Christ as a baby and the future coming of the kingdom. Giles Fraser suggests, inspired...
Is ‘coming out’ transformative for us all?

Is ‘coming out’ transformative for us all?

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson (1995, Black Swan) This is the story of a life told from the perspective of Ruby Lennox, from the moment of conception (yes really) and into mature adulthood. The telling of the story spans many generations in her...
Words of Resurrection Hope from the Poor

Words of Resurrection Hope from the Poor

In Luke’s Gospel, as Jesus is dying, the man dying on his right says ‘Remember me when you come into your kingdom’. As David Rhodes, author of Faith in Dark Places, points out, the man says when not if.  And so he comments, “Jesus is allowed to die hearing on the lips...