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All articles & reviews tagged with memory

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March 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Don’t trust your memory

We moved from North Wales when I was seven years old. But my memories of life there are very vivid. Plodding to school through the snow during the winter of 1963. Climbing the oak tree in the fields behind our home. Playing the third king (‘myrrh I bring’) in a nativity play and refusing,…

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September 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Hidden in the heart

We are repeatedly warned that modern technology is changing the way we think, the way we remember. Tech gurus tell us that no longer do we remember information, we remember where to find it. So, for example, rather than remembering the kings and queens of England, we remember the webpage (or kind of webpage,…

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September 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Lord our Light – A meditation on Psalm 27

The declarations and prayers of Psalm 27 are made against the dark background of a host of enemies: evildoers who slander, do violence and seek the destruction of King David, the author of this psalm. David likens them to ‘wild beasts’ (v. 2) and to a surrounding army (v. 3). Against such odds, the…

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