Sofia 81

January 2007

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Articles and Features

  • SoF and Our World by Kit Widdows
  • Neurotheology: Help, Hindrance or Irrelevance? by Amanda Nicholson
  • Down to Us: The Christ Epic as the Making of Humanity by Dinah Livingstone
  • Open Liturgy by William Imray (Brown)

Poetry and Music

  • The Larger View: Traditional Russian Melody arranged by David Dawson with words by John Andrew Storey
  • Eurydice by Virgil (from the Georgic)
  • Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke (from Orpheus Sonnets)


  • Book: Anthony Freeman reviews The Old Creed and the New by Don Cupitt
  • Book: John Challenor reviews Earthly Powers by Michael Burleigh
  • Short Stories: Anthea Boulton reviews Laughter Class and Other Stories by Wendy Perriam
  • Art: Ken Smith reviews The Chola Sacred Bronzes of Southern India at the Royal Academy, London
  • Opera: Crossing the Styx. Cicely Herbert visits a Primary Schools Project by the English Touring Opera and the Wonderful Beast Theatre Company


  • Letters