Festival of Faith & Literature: Light in Darkness : 20 Feb, ONLINE

February 20, 2021 | 10:00 am 3:45 pm

Welcome to the Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our mission is to encourage a love of literature as it relates to faith, and to create a thoughtful and relaxing space in which to consider works of literature and their religious and moral themes. It’s for anyone who is interested in the big questions of life.

February: Light in Darkness

Saturday 20 February 2021, 10am – 3.45pm

Join us online from wherever you are in the world. The festival will be broadcast live from 10am GMT, however all sessions will be available for ticket holders to watch at a later date.

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Francis Spufford

The author of Unapologetic and the literary bestseller Golden Hill speaks to Rachel Mann about his new book, Light Perpetual.

Rachel Mann

Rachel Mann is a published poet, author and an Anglican priest in Manchester. She introduces her debut novel, The Gospel of Eve.

Katharine Tiernan

Katharine Tiernan on her trilogy based on the life of seventh-century saint Cuthbert, in conversation with Canon Professor Sarah Foot.

Mark Oakley

Dean of St John’s College, Cambridge, and author of The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry, Mark Oakley, on the books that have sustained him during the pandemic.

Stephen Cherry

Stephen Cherry, Dean of King’s College Cambridge, introduces his new book for Lent 2021, Thy Will be DoneIn conversation with the Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker.

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