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Poetic and Prayerful Journey

Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite focuses on the beautiful and mysterious ‘I AM’ sayings in St John’s Gospel, exploring new and refreshing ways to re-encounter these familiar texts. Malcolm will draw on eight of his sonnets, written in response to the ‘I AM’ sayings and from his book Parable and Paradox, inviting you on a journey to reflect and consider how the sayings can deepen and centre our faith in Christ.

Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature. He has published poetry, theology, and literary criticism, has worked as a librettist and writes Poet’s Corner, a weekly column for the Church Times. Malcolm’s books include: Mariner, a spiritual biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Parable and Paradox, The Singing Bowl, Sounding the Seasons, Theology and the Poetic Imagination and Faith Hope and Poetry Malcolm has edited two poetry anthologies for Lent and Advent: The Word in the Wilderness and Waiting on the Word.

Led by: Malcolm Guite

Please arrive by 6pm on Wednesday. Retreat ends with lunch on Friday.

Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite focuses on the beautiful and mysterious ‘I AM’ sayings in St John’s Gospel, exploring new and refreshing ways to re-encounter these familiar texts. Malcolm will draw on eight of his sonnets, written in response to the ‘I AM’ sayings and from his book Parable and Paradox, inviting you on a journey to reflect and consider how the sayings can deepen and centre our faith in Christ.

Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature. He has published poetry, theology, and

literary criticism, has worked as a librettist and writes Poet’s Corner, a weekly column for the Church Times. Malcolm’s books include: Mariner, a spiritual biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Parable and Paradox, The Singing Bowl, Sounding the Seasons, Theology and the Poetic Imagination and Faith Hope and Poetry Malcolm has edited two poetry anthologies for Lent and Advent: The Word in the Wilderness and Waiting on the Word.

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Residential

R3118-R

Poettic and Prayerful Journey

Starts: 12th September, 2018

Ends: 14th September, 2018

Full cost: £240.00
You will pay a deposit now and you will be contacted for the balance within two weeks of the start of the course.
Deposit: £65.00

Please arrive by 6pm on WEdnesday. Retreat ends with lunch on Friday.

This course is nearly sold out - please contact Ammerdown to check for availability.
+44 176 143 3709
admin@ammerdown.org

Non-residential

R3118-NR

Poettic and Prayerful Journey

Starts: 12th September, 2018

Ends: 14th September, 2018

Full cost: £160.00
You will pay a deposit now and you will be contacted for the balance within two weeks of the start of the course.
Deposit: £65.00

Please arrive by 6pm on WEdnesday. Retreat ends with lunch on Friday.

This course is nearly sold out - please contact Ammerdown to check for availability.
+44 176 143 3709
admin@ammerdown.org

Special offers:

Multi-purchase: If you book three or more residential courses all at once, Ammerdown will give you 5% discount on the total fees (N.B. this 5% discount does not apply when a bursary has already been agreed)

Extend your stay: Subject to availability, you are welcome to extend your stay before or after your course. If you choose to do so, Ammerdown will give you a 5% discount on our standard ‘Private Stays’ rates: please contact the centre to arrange this.