Page 6, 2nd April 1993

2nd April 1993
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A Whiff Of Brimstone

The Chatto Book of the Devil edited by Francis Spufford (Chatto and Windus, £15.99) At the Heart of Darkness by John Parker (Sidgwick and Jackson, £15.99) Peter Stanford IN his......

One Scholar's View Of The Christianity Of Christ

The Religion of Jesus the Jew by Geza Vermes (SCM Press, £12.50) William Oddie WITH The Religion of Jesus the Jew, Geza Vermes has completed the trilogy which began with Jesus......

Who's Taking The Mikado?

Gilbert and Sullivan by Michael Ffinch (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, £20) Brian Jones WS GILBERT exercises a continuing influence on language and thought throughout the......

Agony And Ecstasy In The 12th Century: A Visionary Revealed

Elisabeth of Sehomau by Anne L Clark (University of Pennsylvania Press, £25) Sr Lavinia Byrne IBVM AT Pentecost in 1155, Ekbert, a Canon at St Cassius in Bonn, abandoned all......

A Back-to-front World Out East

Present from the Past by Annabel Dilke (Andre Deutsch, £13.99) Fleur Dorreil PRESENT from the Past combines tragedy with truth, passion with poverty. The story swings between......

The Easter Adventure Brought To Life

High Days and Holidays by David Self (Lion Publishing, £7.99) The F.tqpntial Easter Book by Alan Macdonald (Lion , Margaret Flanagan AS David Self says, "how boring it would be......