They say that C. S. Lewis first saw God when travelling up Headington Hill. Later he certainly met in Oxford one of his acolytes nearby, an American called Joy Davidman, whom he had helped see the (Christian) light in another case of distance learning. She made her own journey to meet him (more…)
Visions of our Common Humanity: Ten Awakenings
The 10-day Annual Human Rights Film and Music Festival, now in its 7th year, will begin on Friday 27 February 2009. Director of Liberty and respected human rights campaigner, Shami Chakrabarti will open the festival and introduce a screening of the South African (more…)
Oxford’s bookstores have been selling loads of the Twilight novels about a high school girl and her relationship with a handsome troubled vampire boy. The movie follows this January.
No sex though; the author, Stephanie Meyer, seeks only to give us an emotional charge. (more…)