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About meA dull lapsed atheist lapsed broadcaster lapsed fire-fighter lapsed netball umpiring sports-keen still swimmin' lit-freakin' Dylan-freakin' lapsed arch-deaconing, erstwhile school chaplaining and deaning lapsed priesty-person who stumbles through life as a freelance dreamer with lots of children.
About my library"Serious" theology (though I'm learning playful too), and a kind of diverse gallop through literature - mainly "serious," too. Whatever that means. Or doesn't. Sniffs of other disciplines, but not a hint of anything scientific - Being dyscalculant I gave up anything involving numbers when I was about ten. And then there's kids' books. I want my kids to love books as I do. I have eight kids. That's lot of books. Ah yes, and Wodehouse. I married into him. The things we do for love.
Favorite authorsChinua Achebe, James K. Baxter, Walter Brueggemann, Brendan Byrne, Paulo Coelho, Oscar Cullmann, T. S. Eliot, Janet Frame, Graham Greene, Luke Timothy Johnson, James Joyce, Alan E. Lewis, John Macquarrie, Gabriel García Márquez, John Marsden, Jürgen Moltmann, Jaroslav Pelikan, Laurence Sterne, R. S. Thomas, Claus Westermann (Shared favorites)
LocationWaipawa, New Zealand
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJul 17, 2006
Currently readingTheology of Hope: on the grounds and the implications of a Christian eschatology by Jürgen Moltmann
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