Saving Face: Enfacement, Shame, Theology – reviewed by Emmylou Rahtz

‘Saving Face: Enfacement, Shame, Theology’ by Stephen Pattison (Ashgate, 2013). Emmylou Rahtz is a PhD student in Psychiatry at Queen Mary University of London. She holds degrees in English Literature (BA, MA) and in Psychology (BSc). Twitter: @emmylourahtz Faces are complex and, as Stephen Pattison argues, are ‘not just private property but form a place Read the full article…

Stephen Pattison introduces his new book ‘Saving Face: Enfacement, Shame, Theology’

Stephen Pattison, Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice at the University of Birmingham, writes: We live in what might be called a ‘facist’ era!  Faces are all around us, and form an important part of our everyday and clinical encounters.  However, strangely, it seems that they are so obvious that we tend not to think Read the full article…

Pat Barker at ‘About Face’, Durham Art Gallery

Last night at the Durham Art Gallery we were treated to a spellbinding reading by novelist Pat Barker from her new work, Toby’s Room (to be published in August 2012).  The reading took place amongst two linked exhibitions which have been jointly curated by the Gallery (which is based on the top floor of the Read the full article…