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About terrybiddington

terrybiddington. Day job: Dean of Spiritual Life and Lecturer in Practical Theology at Winchester University. Other jobs: writer around theology and spirituality, preacherman, teacher, dabbling artist, broadcaster, listener, soul traveller, ad-venturer ...

Tomorrow People Today

It seems that my interview by the Belgian Radio production for Tomorrow People Today will be broadcast on Wednesday 22nd May. During the 50 minute interview I talk a bit about the evolution of religious thought, my unique role as … Continue reading

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Soul-making: the forgotten ministry of the people of God

It was a delight to spend the morning yesterday with so many people from the diocese of Chichester.  A very hopeful and enthusiastic bunch of individuals! For those who requested copies of my two presentations, here they are. Please acknowledge … Continue reading

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Building the Future: an impossible space to transform the world

For all those who have requested my presentation given at Fisksatra on February 2nd. Please acknowledge my work if you use it .      Stockholm Feb 2019 The question asked of us by this shared ‘cleaving space’ is: ‘For those of us who believe … Continue reading

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breathing in with the pleasure of empathy

I have just finished The Wakeful World: Animism, Mind and the Self in Nature by Emma Restall Orr.  (Winchester: Moon Books, 2012) A really very enjoyable read. Full of fascinating etymological observations, the book has a robust philosophical framework and guides the reader … Continue reading

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Building the future: how an impossible space can transform the world

Delighted to be back speaking in Stockholm on February 2nd at the God’s House/Guds Husset project in Fisksatra. Here’s the advertisement: Since the 1990s good relations have existed between Muslims and Christians (Protestants and Catholics) in Fisksätra through cooperation and … Continue reading

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Multifaith in Sweden and Switzerland

Recent research trips back to visit multifaith projects in Sweden last week and Switzerland earlier in the year turned up further evidence of the importance of such spaces, not only in those places but in all societies seeking to integrate … Continue reading

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Interfaith encounters!

Just been sent this photo with me and the Chief Rabbi of Britain and the Commonwealth and my good friend Mohammed Ullah.  A memorable occasion. Rabbi Mirvis is a very charismatic character.  (And I look cold and ill-clad standing next … Continue reading

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