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Why There Might Be No Such Thing As Just War

Christian Attitudes to War, Peace and Revolution BY JOHN HOWARD YODER BRAZOS PRESS, £14.99 ohn Howard Yoder’s sharp insights into the various ways Christians think about war......

From Depravity To The Heights Of Spirituality

BY J K HUYSMANS H uysmans published this book in 1898, the third volume of a trilogy which began with Là-Bas , a voluptuary’s study of evil. Earlier, in 1884, he had written À......

David Fray Philharmonia Orchestra

ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, THURSDAY, JAN 21 David Fray, a talented young French pianist, has been compared to Glenn Gould for his star appeal and his love of Bach. Voted 2008......

The Book Of Eli

15 CERT, 118 MINS Another film re-creates the wasteland of post-apocalyptic America. Eli (Denzel Washington) fights to protect a sacred book that holds the key to saving......

Waiting For Godot

THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET Two tramps blather. Fifty-five years ago at its London premiere audiences used to scream abuse at the actors (“Rubbish”, “It’s a disgrace”, “Take it......

The Legacy Of Lawrence Of Arabia

BBC TWO, 8PM, SATURDAY JANUARY 16 Harvard Professor Rory Stewart, a former soldier, diplomat and governor of two Iraqi provinces, looks at the legacy of T E Lawrence. examining......

Channel 4, 5.35pm, Sunday January 17

Glee is a popular high-school television series that has just come out of America. Set in a school in Ohio, the series focuses around a Spanish teacher’s quest to restore the......

Mesrine: Parts One And Two

MOMENTUM, £11.99 Also called Public Enemy Number One, this two-part film (released in quick succession in Britain in the autumn) tells the story of French arch criminal-cum-folk......

Books In Brief

How to Live: A Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell (Chatto & Windus, £16.99) The concept of this book is hard to get your head around. It’s a biography of the 16th-century......