Issues & Inspirations
An updated and revised version of Ian Bradley's acclaimed biography of Columba, which examines Columba's character, life and achievements and explores the key themes of Columban Christianity – politics, penitence and pilgrimage.
Care For Creation
Challenges us to think more deeply about the human condition and our choices in this time of ever-increasing climate disturbance. For scientists leery of faith, people of faith who know and love the miracles of science, and anybody who shares the vision of the planet as a sacred community.
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.
Gays and lesbians reclaiming the spiritual journey. The author, a member of an ecumenical Christian order, explores a mystic spirituality for gay and lesbian people and describes numerous practical steps that they can take in order to connect with their...
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.
Advent & Christmas
Explores how people of faith and goodwill might mark the midwinter season and the Christmas festival with integrity and simplicity. How can we include others and celebrate difference without putting us all under intolerable strain, or perpetuating false and oppressive myths of the ideal family life? Reflections on the origins, diverse meanings and customs associated with Christmas, personal stories, and liturgical and ritual resources that can be adapted and used in the home, in group gatherings and in church settings.
Only One Way Left is based on a memorable series of the Cunningham Lectures delivered in 1954 by the founder of the Iona Community at New College, Edinburgh, where the audience increased from lecture to lecture until there was standing room only.