Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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Tag Archives: Ideas
Great ideas have such radiant strength. They cross space and time like avalanches: they carry along with them whatever they touch. They are the only riches that one shares without ever dividing them. Georges Duhamel The Heart’s Domain
I am interested in the shape of ideas even if I do not believe in them. There is a wonderful sentence in Augustine…’Do not despair: one of the thieves was saved; do not presume: one of the thieves was damned.’ … Continue reading
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned. George Santayana 1863-1952 Winds of Doctrine (1913) The image is copyright: NREY via Shutterstock