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persist. . . ONE EVENING last week, as I was lying in bed reading about the rise of religious persecution in the 11th and 12th centuries (I have always had diffi- culty distinguishing my Cathars...Read more
Piers Paul Read ST AUGUSTINE: CONFESSIONS translated with an introduction and notes by Henry Chadwick OUP, f17.50, pp. 340 S t Augustine of Hippo is under attack by some contemporary...Read more
Anita Brookner A CHANGE OF CLIMATE by Hilary Mantel Viking, £15, pp. 342 H ilary Mantel's new novel — by far her most assured — deals with no less a subject than good and evil. Evil, we are told,...Read more
David Hughes A GRAND GUY: THE ART AND LIFE OF TERRY SOUTHERN by Lee Hill Bloomsbuty, 125. pp, 344, ISBN 0747547335 T his is no moan, hut rarely have I spent so long preparing for so short a...Read more
Face to face with Christ The National Gallery has triumphed where the Churches have failed, says A.N. Wilson W ith the dawn of the Millennial year, we might have looked to the Churches, or to the...Read more
David Caute B REAKING THE S PELL : R ELIGION AS A N ATURAL P HENOMENON by Daniel C. Dennett Penguin/Allen Lane, £25, pp. 448, ISBN 0713997893 ✆ £20 (plus £2.45 p&p) 0870 429 6655 S IX I MPOSSIBLE...Read more