Page 8, 18th October 1974

18th October 1974
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Material For A New Iliad In The Story Of Opium

by MARY CRAIG An "Iliad of woes," was how de Quincey referred to the pains of opium A modern Homer might find the raw material for a whole new Iliad in the story of opium......

Variety Of Stars In A Cliffhanger

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART Hope springs eternal in a film critic's heart, and it is impossible to repress hope of a season which opens with two such handsome slabs of popular......

A Modern Parable On Hell Of Dehumanisation

by MALACHY CARROLL Harlequin by Morris West (Collins 12.75). For his epigraph to this Militantly conceived and expertly structured novel, Mr Vest has chosen lines from......

Profession Of Faith By Lord Longford

by Canon F. H. DRINKWATER The Life of Jesus Christ by Lord Longford (Sidgwick and Jackson £3.50) The Christmas present season approaches, and this handsome volume, by one of our......

Anglican's Ideas For Prayer In Skeleton Form

by PETER KITCHEN The Cry of the Spirit by Rex Chapman (SCM Press £1.25) Prayer: A New Encounter by Martin Thornton (Mowbray £1.50) Theological Investigations: Vol. 10 by Karl......

Fears Of Dangerous Enthusiasms Allayed

by WILFRED McCONNELL Gifts and Ministries by Arnold Bittlinger (Hodder & Stoughton 45p) Charismatic movements are apt to put many Christians on their guard. Suspicions of......