Articles, Books, YouTube, Video, Podcasts & Poetry

This page contains links to current and archived articles, reviews, YouTube, videos, books, podcasts and poetry.

Many of the archived articles and reviews (which were indexed and uploaded prior to 2012) are without provenance. Readers can usually divine the provenance from internal clues or explicit references. It almost goes without saying that the stated or implied provenance which held at the time of composition, may not be the current views, titles or locations of the authors.

SEA OF FAITH NETWORK started in 1984 as a response to Don Cupitt's book and TV series of the same name.

The producer, Peter Armstrong, brings the 'Sea of Faith' story up to date here.

(Click this link for more on Don Cupitt)

Listen to our podcasts — If you are not sure what a podcast is this page will explain.

Selected articles from Sofia, the Sea of Faith quarterly magazine.

SoF Conferences — SOF (UK) has been holding national annual conferences since 1988 as well as regional conferences and road-shows. This page contains details of our various conferences and also links to talks delivered at the conferences.

The 2002/3 Sea of Faith Study on Doctrinal Diversity in the Christian Church

An archive of some book reviews published by SoF mainly before 2005

An archive of some theology articles published by SoF

Some articles in the press about SoF, and some by SoF writers

Personal points of view from SoF members

Selection of Sea of Faith Poetry before 2005

Agenda for Faith re-issued

cover of Agenda For Faith

Stephen Mitchell's original 'Sea of Faith' book, Agenda for Faith, has been re-issued as a free e-book with a new introduction.

Download and read it now!

Dinah Livingstone's book is still available.

“Poetic Tales”

an essay in four chapters

If we regard God or gods and the whole supernatural realm as the rich product of the human imagination, what value can such 'poetic tales' still have for us, once we have discarded the supernatural? The surprising answer is as much as ever. Not only does everyone, atheist or otherwise, need some theology, without which so much of our history and culture remains baffling, but when taken and sifted with what Coleridge called poetic faith, those tales are found to contain treasures of wisdom.

Poetic Tales is subtitled 'Logosofia Down to Earth'. For more than twenty years Coleridge planned a huge work to be called Logosophia but never actually got round to it. This book is not, of course, the one Coleridge would have written. Although its scope has a dash of Coleridgean ambition, it is more a train of thought than a treatise, combining a defence of poetry, a natural theology (with nothing supernatural about it) and a quest for kindness. More...

Available now from the publisher KATABASIS. Download order form right now or get your copy at the conference!

Sofia - The Sea of Faith magazine

Read editorial and articles from the latest edition of Sofia magazine.

Sofia is the magazine of the Sea of Faith Network (UK) and is published quarterly. It is free to all members of the UK network but non-members can also subscribe to the magazine. Further details...

Sea of Faith Book

The new SOF book This Life on Earth, edited by Dinah Livingstone, was published at the SOF Conference in Leicester 2009 (21st-23rd July, 2009).

The book contains 176 pages with 38 contributors, 19 women and 19 men. It costs 9.50. Orders by post may be sent to:

Sea of Faith, 3 Belle Grove Place, Spital Tongues, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4LH.

Please send a cheque for 11 (to include postage) made out to 'Sea of Faith'.

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