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Executive Director, Ministry Education Commission and Principal, St Francis’ College, Milton

The Right Rev'd Dr Jonathan Holland

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Articles by The Right Rev'd Dr Jonathan

Bishop Jonathan Holland from St Francis College with biography writer Christine Ledger in February 2021
Books & Guides

Who Is This Vernon Cornish?

Vernon was a natural entertainer…with the capacity to generate a laugh, not at others’ expense or at the faith, but laughter at things as a sign of the redemptive presence of the risen Christ. Ledger’s biography explores this aspect well, along with two other strengths that any ordained person might aspire to,” says Bishop Jonathan Holland in this biography review

Reflections

The Greeting of Peace

“I can recall the introduction of the Greeting of the Peace into Eucharists in the 1970s. It met stiff resistance…Clergy had to work hard to introduce the new custom and its emphasis on the corporate nature of worship,” says Bishop Jonathan Holland