Our Christian media partner Church Times reveals your Top Ten Reads from #gb17 …
Drumroll please … from G-Books (the festival bookshop), here are the ten best-selling books at Greenbelt this summer:
Insightful and provocative, The Second Curve is this year’s Greenbelt bestseller. Charles Handy asks what the ideal society of the future will look like – and what needs to change to help us get there.
Take time to pause and reflect with these prayers and readings from the Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland’s longest established peace and reconciliation organisation.
Exploring issues of perfectionism, low self-worth, regret and fear of failure, Katharine Welby-Roberts candidly shares some of her own experiences and the wisdom she has found.
Teresa Forcades, Spanish Benedictine nun, theologian, physician and political activist, is one of Europe’s leading radical thinkers. This is her polemic against the injustice of the status quo.
Dave Tomlinson introduces “black sheep spirituality” – where doubts are an essential part of faith; where difference of opinion is a sign of a secure community; and where divine revelation is found in the arts, science and the natural world as well as religious tradition.
Jack Monroe’s main talk in the Glade Big Top was packed out – and lots of Greenbelters stopped by the bookshop afterwards to pick up a copy of their excellent budget cookbook.
How do finance and investment fit in to the common good? This is Ann Pettifor’s accessible guide to the money system.
Priest and poet Malcolm Guite offers sonnets inspired by and in conversation with key passages in the Gospels: the Beatitudes, parables and miracles, teachings on the Kingdom, and the ‘hard sayings’ – Jesus’ challenging demands with which we wrestle.
As political and environmental debate increasingly links the global to the local, has the parish’s time come again? Andrew Rumsey looks to the future of the English parish system.
The powerful true story of two families linked by organ donation.
Missed out on any of this year’s bestsellers? Find them all online here
Plus, order any of the top ten online before October 20th and save 20% when you use the discount code GB2017.