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Stephen Bishop

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Born
London UK, The United Kingdom
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Influences
author: C Brearley

Member Since
May 2014


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It's only within the last couple of years that I've actually put material together in book form. Having worked in various government offices where I was tasked with writing reports / communications I suppose that the ability to string some words together (that made sense!) evolved from that role. Linked to my strong Christian faith it has been almost inevitable that various notes I'd prepared for church small-group discussion/teaching should be the springboard for what you now see.

I've tried to gear material for people like myself (and probably like you) who have no formal theological training, don't like long books (!), can't handle long words (!!), and have to live/work in a secular environment...and w
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Stephen Bishop I go away, make space, mull over what I'm trying to communicate and (being as my material is derived from the Bible) pray - which I hope is allowed in…moreI go away, make space, mull over what I'm trying to communicate and (being as my material is derived from the Bible) pray - which I hope is allowed in these circles!(less)
Stephen Bishop I've found that when I start on some material I'm never certain as to how it will end! This is probably why I will never write fiction!! So writing is…moreI've found that when I start on some material I'm never certain as to how it will end! This is probably why I will never write fiction!! So writing is something of an adventure (of faith) and an opportunity for inspiration - which has to be God as it's certainly not me!!(less)
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Focusing beyond the horizon

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Dialogue with a Donkey

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Finding a Place to Settle

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Time: Full Stop or Question...

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Is Life Worth Living? by Christopher Brearley
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Christopher Brearley has a clear and helpful style of writing which is easy to follow. The material is laid out in chapters that follow the sequence of the Biblical book and lends itself to group discussion as well as personal reflection.
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The road not taken by Frank McLynn
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Covering a large chunk of British history (1381 to 1926) the author nevertheless brings a riveting account of each potential revolution within those years. The details of each event, and the reasons for the popular discontent with authority, are clea ...more
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Dreadnought by Robert K. Massie
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This is actually a re-read of a detailed and sobering history of events leading to World War One. I've come back to it a second time and it remains a fascinating account. Don't be put off by the number of pages! It's very readable, focusing on the hu ...more
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Mission at Nuremberg by Tim  Townsend
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The title (and previous reviews) sum up the contents of this book. Although it is an amazing account of this German-speaking army chaplain providing pastoral care of some remaining members of the Nazi hierarchy the book is spoilt, I felt, by over-det ...more
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