Sofia 98

December 2010

God is Human

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  • Front cover image The Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Gerard David, c. 1460-1523, Netherlands
  • Back cover image Homeless in the Snow, England



  • Underground Poem by Victor Zamora, Chilean Miner
  • The Arrival of the Orchestra by Gustavo Pereira
  • Waiting by Steve Regis


  • Antipodean Angles 1: David Paterson reviews Such is Life by Lloyd Geering
  • Antipodean Angles 2: Tony Windross reviews I Met God in Bermuda by Steven Ogden
  • Economics: Denis Gildea reviews The New Economics by David Boyle and Andrew Simms
  • Poetry: Kathleen McPhilemy reviews Poppy in a Storm-struck Field by Lynne Wycherley
  • Arts: Plenty of Spirit. Cicely Herbert explores a surge of interest in the live arts in Britain today

Regulars and Occasionals

  • SOF Sermon by Stephen Mitchell
  • Letters
  • Cartoon by Josh
  • SOF Sift by David Hatton
  • Red Letter Days
  • Radio Rockall