Q Combinations 11: Christmas darkness and light with de la Tour and Levertov

Wishing all Q readers a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS! In celebration of this astonishing commonplace, here is a combination that evokes the shocking naturalism of the Incarnation. Georges de la Tour was a brilliant painter of chiaroscuro (literally Italian for light-dark) in…

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Inconvenienced and Uninformed… but it’s not the same

Regular air travel increases the likelihood of delays, missed connections and disrupted plans. Especially in winter. I'm writing this in Skopje, Macedonia (my 4th visit) - and I love returning because of the chance to revisit great friends. But the…

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The cost of a revolutionary vision

I had a remarkable week last week. It was my 12th trip to Turkey in 8 years, but in many ways saw the culmination of so many things that a number of us had been working towards. A 3 day…

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Q marks the spot – Treasure Map 87 (December 2015)

Sacred Treasure Archbishop Cranmer gets apocalyptic about the Investigatory Powers Act The Transformation of David Brooks: a fascinating article about one of America's most important writers today as he grapples with the concept of sin All of Lloyd-Jones' sermons are…

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