‘Doing theology on his knees’: Joseph Ratzinger
Following the recent death of Joseph Ratzinger / Benedict XVI, here is my tribute and assessment of him, originally published in a shorter version in The Tablet, https://www.thetablet.co.uk/blogs/1/2301/-doing-theology-on-his-knees-benedict-xvi-s-biblical-scholarship The music swelled to a crescendo as the clouds of incense drifted up into the golden dome of St Peter’s Basilica, threatening to obscure the huge lettering,
The Rough Mark video now available
I am delighted to announce that the video of the premiere performance of my translation of the Rough Mark is now available here on my website and my YouTube channel. Full details of the performance and the translation are given on those pages. I am grateful to all those who participated in making it possible,
Shall all be well?
So I have been reflecting on how many have been quoting Mother Julian’s mantra “all shall be well” to me recently. I have to admit that, in the midst of my own personal troubles and difficulties which are, of course, overshadowed by the national political and financial chaos and the international situation of war, climate