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Life And Work Magazine – January 2011 Edition

January 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Wider Church

Life and Work is the magazine of the Church of Scotland. It has established itself as the pre-eminent voice of the Church of Scotland. Though firmly rooted in the affairs of the Kirk, it also aims to cover a broad range of subjects of interest to church-goers, across the spectrum from international affairs and British political and social issues to science, ethics and the arts.

400 years of the King James Bible
A new campaign encouraging people to experience the Bible afresh. Ian Campbell considers the cultural impact of the Bible on Scottish literature.

Bridging the Gap Jackie Macadam learns about the church’s work with asylum seekers in Glasgow.


View from the Pew
Andrew Williamson looks at the vexed topic of presbytery planning.

A Month in the Life of a Workplace Chaplain.

Bible ‘Oddbits’  The Rev Laurence Whitley explains the mystery of the missing verse in Luke’s Gospel.

The Big Question What are your hopes for 2011?

Music and Worship The Rev Alastair Cherry explains the history of the Music Committee.

The Big Picture

John Purves reflects on the value of New Year promises.

Fiona Mathieson looks at the role of volunteers in congregations.

Plus the Moderator, James Simpson, John Hume, Growing Church, prayer, poem, letters, reviews and crosswords – all for just £1.80.

Life and Work Needs You. Please send submissions and suggestions for Parish News, Growing Church, View from the Pew and The Big Picture to Life and Work, 121 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4YN or magazine@lifeandwork.org

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To subscribe, contact our Life and Work co-ordinator, Tracy Thomson.

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