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The smell of corruption “A lot of hard-faced men who look as if they had done very well out of the war,” was [according to J.M. Keynes] Stanley Baldwin’s comment on the House of Commons after the 1918 election. We imagine that he was referring to the greedy manufacturers who found their way into grubbyContinue reading “Through as glass darkly – 27”
Generally I don’t read a lot of theology. Perhaps not as much as I should. But I’ve been reading an excellent new book [published this year] by David Smith: Stumbling towards Zion: Recovering the Biblical Tradition of Lament in the era of World Christianity. It’s quite a long title, but the book itself is aContinue reading “Through a glass darkly – 26”
This is just for my own benefit, to allow me to see what I’ve written over the past 6 months. In case I wake up one day and get it into my head that I’ve written War and Peace. 0. Getting Started March 2020 Gratitude, and Desert Places March 2020 2. Peter Frankopan: The SilkContinue reading “Though a glass darkly – Index 1-25”
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