Page 6, 21st December 1973

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How To Invest In Scriptural Knowledge

Any reference work is as good as its index, and it was unfortunate that the first word that came up fortuitously for inspection was "deacon". After all, there is little point in......

Rite Facts For All

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Christian Celebration: The Sacraments By J. D. Crichton...

£1.50) Fr. Crichton has followed his book on the new rite of Mass ' with this one on the other sacraments. It is equally firmly grounded in the texts and introductions to the......

Despairing Definitions

Wishful Thinking by Frederick Buechner (Collins 11.50) This little book of just 100 pages is a dictionary of terms relating to religion, in alphabetical order. The definitions......

Inner Visions That Led To Death

The Disinherited: The Life or Gerard de Nerval by Benn Sowerby (Peter Owen £3.50) This is the first biography in English of the French writer Gerard de Nerval, who lived in the......

Glancing Blows

The Two Kingdoms by meriol Trevor (Constable £2.20) The two kingdoms are the two halves of Northumbria. Deira and Bernicia; the period is the seventh century, a period of such......

Balanced And Attractive Schedule

By Mary Craig Crisis Christmas is nearly upon us, and the usual good cheer threatens to be in short supply. We used to have one crisis at a time. now they come "not single spies......

Children's Books

Cities in the March of Civilization by Barbara Hahenstreit (Collins £1.95) Meteorology by Heinz Wachter (Collins £1.95) The Look-it-up Book of Birds by Elizabeth and Oliver......