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Faith, Poetry, R.S. Thomas, writing -

The Bread of Truth is a slim volume of poetry, Thomas’ sixth. It was first published in 1963.  I had trouble finding any of his other works, and had to harass a local librarian and ultimately take the book out on loan from a library out of town.

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Faith, film, writing -

What an interesting conversation the prophet Jeremiah and Hollywood story guru Mr. McKee seem to have.  And the colours I want to  fill in the open space formed between the outline of both writers’ connected dots are shades of conscious faith.

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Faith, writing -

Say those very words out loud and you might expect to see people’s eyes roll back into their heads.  Immediate power downs.  Blushing at the cheeks.  I understand.  These words, of real meaning, need to be made fresh again for people everywhere, from pre to post faith.

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Faith, justice, writing -

What is justice? Is it an abstract concept that we grope to understand, as if in the dark?  Is it something we, mere men, can put into words? How central is a system of belief in absolutes to defining the term?

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