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The Portrait Painter

While living in Jordan as an Arabic student in 2014, I had an opportunity to organise art projects...

The Uninvolved Stranger

Standing in the gift shop in Chester Cathedral I was approached by a woman I’d never met before....

Having Faith in Religious Education

This time last year, I completed my undergraduate degree to little fanfare. I had written my...

Working with religious people has changed my view of religion

Of all 12 of Rose Castle Foundation’s ‘Habits of a Reconciler’, one which resonates particularly...

A journey of re-engaging with social media as a person of faith

I have never had a close relationship with social media. Or technology in general for that matter....

Introducing the Scripture and Violence Project

Sometimes scriptural passages can make us feel uncomfortable – especially passages that talk about...

What I learned from monks about building peace

Twice now, I have been a guest at the monastery of Saint-Wandrille de Rançon, situated on the banks...

Is meaningful inter-religious dialogue possible on Zoom?

Together with partners in the USA and Pakistan, the Rose Castle Foundation recently hosted a...

In pursuit of feminine restoration

Several years ago, I found a letter that I had written to my grandparents when I was around eight...

What my grandparents taught me about hospitality

This week I attended the funeral of my grandparents, who both passed away in February having caught...

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