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The Poison Snake Cheerfully Lurking Behind The Angel-face

By NAOMI MITCHISON The Image of Childhood by Peter Coveney (Penguin, 15s.). T HIS must have been a nice book to write, digging out all the enchanting but unreal stuff about......

Measuring Belief

By Fr. DANIEL WOOLGAR, O.P. Uses of Sociology edited by J. D. Halloran and Joan Brothers (Sheed and Ward. 12s.). H OW CAN one measure something as intangible as religious......

In Malmsey The Butt Of Malmsey By Hugh Ross Williamson...

T HE historical novel took its first clear step beyond Scott when Robert Graves centred his "Claudius" books on real people and events, instead of imaginary plots in period......

Mysticism Is

more than this, Professor By HILDA GRAEF What is Mysticism? by David Knowles (Bums and Oates, 18s.). T HIS BOOK by the distinguished historian of Monasticism is far less......

Order In Age Of Conflict

By BRYAN LITTLE Plutarch and His Throes by R. H. Barrow (Chatto and Windus, 30s.). T H E GRECO ROMAN biographer and philosophical writer Plutarch is not among the most read of......

Religious Books Today By Fr. Gerard Meath

• The Century Bible Commentaries (Nelson). The first two volumes, based on the RSV, are Leviticus & Numbers by N. H. Snaith (50s.) and The Gospel of Luke by E. Earle Ellis......

How To Keep Your Woman

by PAULA DAVIES 1ME: 1987. Place: Home. Situation: Husband puts his feet up for a coffee and picks up his favourite magazine. Picture, if you dare, the correspondence columns of......