Sofia 100

June 2011

100th Birthday Edition

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  • Front cover image Wisdom Playing among the Creatures. Reredos tapestry, Notre Dame de France, Leicester Place, London
  • Back cover image The Tree of Life in the Holy City New Jerusalem. Reredos Batik, St Botolph’s-without-Aldgate, London

Articles and Features


  • Habeas Corpus by Dinah Livingstone
  • Earth Song by Edward Storey


  • Theology: Stephen Mitchell reviews The Fountain by Don Cupitt
  • Philosophy: Christine Hacklett reviews Absence of Mind by Marilynne Robinson
  • Poetry: Kathleen McPhilemy reviews Graceline by Jane Duran
  • Museum: Seeking God in a Garden. Cicely Herbert visits the Garden Museum in Lambeth


  • Letters
  • SOF Sift by Steve Regis
  • Red Letter Day by Mary Lloyd