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    • A Little History of Religion

    • By: Richard Holloway
    • Narrated by: James Bryce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 918
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 840
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 833

    In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion - from the dawn of religious belief to the 21st century - with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially for young listeners, he encourages curiosity and tolerance, accentuates nuance and mystery and calmly restores a sense of the value of faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating book

    • By Mr. Paul M. Quirk on 05-01-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Waiting for the Last Bus

    • Reflections on Life and Death
    • By: Richard Holloway
    • Narrated by: Richard Holloway
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us? Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh, Richard Holloway, has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dying, guiding countless men and women towards peaceful deaths. In The Last Bus, he presents a positive, meditative and profound exploration of the many important lessons we can learn from death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reconnections!

    • By Maggi Sale on 10-03-18

    Regular price: £12.49

    • Leaving Alexandria

    • A Memoir of Faith and Doubt
    • By: Richard Holloway
    • Narrated by: Richard Holloway
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    At 14, Richard Holloway left his home in the Vale of Leven, north of Glasgow, and travelled hundreds of miles to be educated and trained for the priesthood by a religious order in an English monastery. By 25, he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. Throughout the following 40 years, Richard touched the lives of many people in the Church and in the wider community. But behind his confident public face lay a restless, unquiet heart and a constantly searching mind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An honest and moving memoir

    • By polly on 13-01-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Honest Doubt

    • The History of an Epic Struggle
    • By: Richard Holloway
    • Narrated by: Richard Holloway
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May/June 2012. In Honest Doubt: The History Of An Epic Struggle, Richard Holloway considers some of the universal questions about our existence and the meaning of life, and how some of humanity's best thinkers and most creative writers have approached these 'literally life and death questions'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insight??

    • By John on 02-03-16

    Regular price: £9.99