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Tagschildren's literature (216), New Testament (119), humour (100), literary criticism (83), Church history: early (72), D.H. Lawrence (61), Pauline studies (58), Hebrew scriptures (45), sacramental theology (43), twentieth century theology (40) — see all tags
About meA dull lapsed atheist lapsed broadcaster lapsed fire-fighter netball umpiring sports-keen lit-freakin' Dylan-freakin' lapsed arch-deaconing priesty-person and lapsed school chaplain who stumbled into deaning with lots of children.
About my libraryWhat I snobbishly describe as "serious" theology, 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 a truck load o' books. Ah yes, and Wodehouse. I kinda married 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)
LocationNapier, 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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