Page 6, 19th May 1978

19th May 1978
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Against Barbarism

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: A Study of Monastic Culture by Dom Jean Leclercq, OSB, translated by Catharine Misrahi (SPCK £4.50) C. S. Lewis once observed:......

Resurrection Investigated

Risen from the Dead by Henry Wansbrough, OSB (St Paul Publications £2) Neither Si Paul, nor the Evangelists, nor anybody else can describe the indescribable or express the......

Wilde At Chichester

TH F 1978 Chichester Festival Season of Plays opened last Monday with A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde. As one critic described it, it is a "thoroughly frivolous play",......

Jaundiced Family Portrait

Two masterly movies in a week represent, by today's standards, an embarrassment of riches. Providence ("X", Academy Two) is not what we might expect from the title. For......

Television And Radio

SUNDAY When the Saints Go Marching In (ITV, 6.25 pm). Michael Hordcrn looks at the trials and tribulations of St Antony of Egypt and St Wilgefortis of Portugal. St Antony who is......

Paralysed Christians

When they are no loner steadied by the habitual ntes of the Mass, many Christians seem to become paralysed and numb. Walking, kneeling, raising hands, looking at a statue,......

Tragi-comedy On Euthanasia

"Sentenced to Life". a tragicomedy about the dilemmas caused by euthanasia, opened at the Westminster Theatre on Wednesday. It is written by Macolm Muggeridge and Alan......

Correction

"Consider Your Call", the book produced by the English Benedictine Congregation reappraising their monastic life, is published by SPCK, not Hodder and Stoughton, as mentioned......