Tolkien: Faith and Fiction – Liverpool Hope University Lecture marking the fiftieth anniversary of J.R.R.Tolkien’s involvement in the translation of the Jerusalem Bible and the link between his faith and his fiction. Accompanying presentation slides and full text may be viewed here.

Tolkien: Faith and Fiction click here to view the power point presentation which accompanies the following lecture: faith-in-the-work-of-tolkien - view full powerpoint presentation accompanying the lecture tolkien-faith-and-fiction-liverpool-2016 Text  Liverpool Hope...

The Hobbit and Life of Pi

There have been some wonderful movies showing over Christmas and the New Year. Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel’s novel of the same name, is spell bindingly good. The story revolves around a 16-year old Indian boy called Piscine Molitor, "Pi" Patel, who...

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Some Books Worth Reading....     https://www.davidalton.net/category/books-to-read/         No Greatness Without Goodness by Randy Lewis   I would really recommend No Greatness Without Goodness by Randy Lewis. He was Senior Vice...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

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Government replies to questions about what prosecutions for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, in connection with Uighur slave labour, are either under way or being prepared and asked what assessment they have made of the United States’ Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

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