Issues & Inspirations
Transgender Anglican priest Rachel Mann tells the story of how she searched for her authentic self, dying many kinds of ‘death’ in the process and discovering that darkness is as much a positive place as a negative one. New revised edition with added material.
The life story (so far) of Alex Clare-Young, the first out transgender minister in the United Reformed Church. Includes resources and activities to encourage individuals and groups to explore the subject of gender identity.
A collection of Donald Eadie's reflections, letters, prayers and poems relating to the letting go of his old life as a result of illness and becoming a pilgrim in the borderlands, the place of exploration and discovery.
The labyrinth as a tool for contemplation and inspiration continues to gain popularity in today's world. For those who want to learn more and perhaps use the labyrinth in their own situation, this book offers ideas and examples of its use in various contexts, from schools and universities to hospices and secure hospitals.
The authors, Lonni Collins Pratt and Daniel Homan, a Benedictine monk, present a radical vision for a kinder world. For them, Benedictine hospitality is not cosy and comforting, but risky and world-rattling. It is about mutual reverence - 'a call to revere what is sacred in every person ever born'.
Former Chaplain at the Marie Curie Centre, Edinburgh, Tom Gordon writes with sensitivity and clarity about real people, including himself, as they begin to understand their journeys of bereavement.
When Jacqueline Ley's 23-year-old son told her that he was gay, she was shocked and hurt. Her fundamentalist Christian background told her that homosexuality was sinful and that her son had placed himself beyond the pale. But she underwent a remarkable transformation of attitude
Ian Cowie sheds new light on what the healing miracles of Jesus were. Re-translating the original Greek of the Gospels, he carefully dissects the actions and words of Jesus and draws conclusions which are often at odds with current interpretations.
Hospice chaplain Tom Gordon writes for people facing a life crisis or the reality of their own death, and for those who care for the dying,especially those for whom traditional words and symbols have failed.