Wednesday 11 October will see the launch of three books at CR – one of four launches taking place across the country. The titles featured are all either edited or authored by Stephen Platten, former Bishop of Wakefield and a longstanding friend of the Community.
Details of the launch are given below, and the books are all available from Mirfield Bookshop (www.mirfield.org.uk/shop). They are:
Oneness – The Dynamics of Monasticism (Ed. Platten)
Considering the role monastic life plays within the life of the contemporary church, using a focus on the life, practice and history of the Shepherds Law community as a starting point. Contributors include Fr George Guiver CR, Canon Christopher Irvine, Petà Dunstan and Dom Xavier Perrin. Foreword from Justin Welby and afterword by Rowan Williams.
‘..an informative and exciting book..’ Br Benedict SSF
A collection of essays offering insights to a broad range of readers, from theological students to lay people who wish to understand something of the background of daily and weekly worship.
‘..definitely a volume that should be read by those who think they are not interested in liturgy.’ Canon Dr Simon Jones
Holy Ground – Cathedrals in the twenty-first century (Ed. Platten)
Digging deep into the life of England’s cathedrals, and discussing such diverse topics as finance, growth, heritage, liturgy, development, music and art.
‘At last a group of informed writers tackle questions crucial to the future of religion in Britain.’ Simon Jenkins