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The St James’ Institute presents: Advent Discussion Groups: Being Christian by Rowan Williams

Week 4 of the Four-week series beginning the week of 29 November: St JamesHall Evening Group

A fresh look at Christian essentials by one of the world’s greatest living theologians.

In this simple, beautifully written book Rowan Williams explores four essential components of the Christian life: baptism, Bible, Eucharist, and prayer. Despite huge differences in Christian thinking and practice both today and in past centuries, he says, these four basic elements have remained constant and indispensable for the majority of those who call themselves Christians.

In accessible, pastoral terms Williams discusses the meaning and practice of baptism, the Bible, the Eucharist, and prayer, inviting readers to really think through the Christian faith and how to live it out.

Reflective discussion questions at the end of each chapter help groups dig deeper and apply Williams’s insights to their own lives.

“This volume will become a classic for individual seekers and book groups. Speaking to those inside and outside the church—and the growing number of people who don’t know where to locate themselves anymore—Williams entices us all to go deeper by reviewing the basics. It takes a theologian of depth to write a simple book about complex concerns.” – Lillian Daniel

Copies available for $15 from the Parish Bookshop (online and Church office).

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