I see you and me as pilgrims in a beautiful, intriguing and often perplexing world. We have inherited political, cultural, social and religious stories. How are we to make sense of them? You have a unique story to tell – a unique perspective from which to view the world. You are invited to tell your story and to share your insights at this website. I think of myself as a pilgrim in pursuit of goodness, truth, beauty and genuine insight. I hope you will engage in the discussion of my blog, books, features and articles – especially if you are on a similar pilgrimage.
"With warmth, perception and sympathy, Roger Steer describes the life long journey of John Stott."
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Pope Francis said yesterday that proclaiming Christ in the digital era is a special field for the work of youth. He was addressing the Pontifical Council for the Laity whose members were concluding their plenary assembly on the theme of “Proclaiming Christ in the Digital...Continue reading this entry →
Addressing nine boys who received their first communion after confirmation on Sunday at the Parish of St Cyril of Alexandria in Rome, Pope Francis said: 'The most important thing that can happen to a person is to encounter Jesus: the...Continue reading this entry →
The picture is of Frederick Temple who was Bishop of Exeter from 1869 until 1885 before becoming Bishop of London and then Archbishop of Canterbury in 1897 going on to conduct Queen Victoria's funeral. I quoted him and...Continue reading this entry →
Sheila and I are to see Anna Karenina at the Exeter Picture House this Friday. We wonder how close to the book the film will stick. For example on p 54 of the Penguin Classic edition of the book, Tolstoy says that Levin has 'scowling eyebrows'. How scowling are...Continue reading this entry →