Is it a hobby for those that like that sort of thing, something difficult that most people leave to others to enjoy? Or is it something more vital and urgent, a 'soul-language' for a time when religious language often doesn't resonate?
Join Canon Mark Oakley and poet / author Diane Pacitti as they discuss these questions.
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Mark Oakley is Dean of St John's College, Cambridge, and honorary Canon Theologian of Wakefield Cathedral. He is a widely respected author, broadcaster, and speaker, particularly around the areas of poetry, literature, human rights and spirituality. His book 'The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry' won the international Michael Ramsey Prize.
Diane Pacitti’s collection Dark Angelic Mills was produced when she was Poet in Residence at Bradford Cathedral. Her Italo-Scots novel has been translated into Italian under the title Tradue paesi. In 2004 she co-produced Guantanamo, combining her poems with the drawings of her artist husband Antonio Pacitti. A winner of the Bronte Society poetry competition, she has recently collaborated with a scientist and an artist in two ecologically based projects at St. James’s Piccadilly.
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