Monthly Archives: January 2013

William Dalrymple’s ‘Nine Lives’ and the Meaning of Devotion and Renunciation

  I was given a book by William Dalrymple called ‘Nine Lives’ for Christmas. This book simply tells the story of nine different people in India. The first story tells of a Jain nun. To western eyes, the Jain religion … Continue reading

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Still Confused about New Year!

So now the first of January has come and gone. You remember that on Advent Sunday I handed out calendars to mark the new year? Were there parties in the Church then? No. Did we stay up till midnight to … Continue reading

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