Amos, an 8th century prophet is pinpointed to be one of the older prophets during the period the nation had split into two rival kingdoms - Israel and Judah. Certainly, predates the likes of Isaiah and Jeremiah. Amos whose name means ‘burden or burden bearer’ is catalo...
Jeremiah, another of the major Judaean prophets and like the prophets written about over the last two weeks, was born into a priestly family. He was born in 650BC to Hilkiah, who was a hereditary village priest at the time of King Josiah...
It was lovely to have the Rt Revd Bishop Stephen Cottrell's visit and preside Mass at St Francis Barkingside this Sunday. We send our prayers and best wishes with Bishop Stephen as he takes up his new role in York Minster.
Following the surrender of Jerusalem to the Babylonian army by King Jehoiachin in 597 BC, several thousand of Judah’s statesmen, soldiers and craftsmen were taken into exile. Among the captives were Ezekiel who was in his mid-twenties at the...
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