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Reviews

Films & TV Films & TV

The Grizzlies

“I was won over. I think you will be, too, by the authentic tale of these young people inspired that darkness would not be their final destination. As the credits roll and you see images of the real-life equivalents of each of the cast members and their ongoing life situations, the transcendent uplift is palpable,” says anglican focus film reviewer Jonathan Sargeant

Hymns

‘Holy Spirit, living water’

“This is a sung prayer to further open our hearts to the passionate necessity of living the Christian life in ways that seek justice, truth and compassion, and demonstrate the Divine delight in laughter and joy, healing and blessing,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr David Cole

Films & TV

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

“In his career as a broadcaster and natural historian, Attenborough has created over 100 documentaries on the intricacies of our earth and its inhabitants. A Life on Our Planet illustrates the magnitude of Attenborough’s learning during his career,” says The Rev’d Jazz Dow

Films & TV

Corpus Christi

“Redemption comes in many colours and Corpus Christi paints them delightfully,” says Jonathan Sargeant in this review of a Polish film based on true events and nominated for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Feature

Books & Guides

A response to ‘What do Anglicans Believe?’

“The most tangible impact of this resource is that students will see that conversations and collaboration have taken place throughout the history of the Church. This communication and wrestling with ideas of faith is a practice engaged in by members of all faith communities and proves that consensus can be reached despite differences in contexts and cultures,” says FormedFaith’s Fiona Hammond