"In politics and love, there are commitments that you
find you can't walk away from."
At a recent celebration of his 50 years in academia, Professor
Eagleton was hailed as 'possibly the world's most
renowned literary critic' and 'the only major contemporary Marxist
voice consistently audible in the West'. Third Way
Ancient writers and modern neuro-psychologists concur that to
function fully we need access both to everyday consciousness and
'deep mind'. Maggie Ross believes this balance
requires a silence that is rare - but not yet extinct - in modern
Floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes... how do we
understand God's part in our planet's devastating upheavals?
Robert S White, a geologist and theologian, offers
vivid observations from close to the epicentre.
Most travellers opt for the security of a package tour to the
Holy Land. Gavin Drake checks out travelling to
Israel and Palestine alone.