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Category: Gospels

Interview about the Rough Mark performance

I was very pleased to do a short interview on Premier radio about the Rough Mark premiere performance on Friday Oct 14th. The recording is now available here. *  Doors open at 7pm with informal bar available.  Live tickets in advance/at the door £10 (£7.50 concessions), to cover production and performance costs with profits going

THE ROUGH MARK PREMIERE PERFORMANCE

I am delighted to announce the première of the first live performance of the whole of the Gospel According to St Mark in a new translation. I have been translating gospel passages for my own prayer reflections since a 35-day silent Jesuit retreat at the home of St Ignatius in Loyola in the Basque country

Review of Christobiography by Craig Keener

The debate about the biographical genre of the Gospels is alive and well, with several major books coming out at the moment. Here’s my review of Craig Keener’s massive Christobiography, just published in Theology. Back in the late 1990s, I started to receive books with personal dedications in a spidery scrawl, saying nice things about

Debating Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Top photo: Richard Burridge with Michael Palin on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme On 30 December 2013, I spoke on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme about the controversy sparked in 1979 by Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The programme featured a conversation with John Cleese and Michael Palin as they prepared for the Pythons’ reunion