Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

In Conversation with Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams’ resignation as Archbishop of Canterbury in March last year may have come as a shock to some; but his return to academic life, as Master of Magdalene College, … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 6 Comments

Faith in the Public Square, by Rowan Williams

Review by Kirsty Jane McCluskey and Michael Carley Religion as understood by those who find it unacceptable… is something seen essentially in terms of an appeal to the will: decide … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 7 Comments

Coming up on Vulpes Libris

We’re back – replete with chocolate, looking forward to seeing a daffodil (any daffodil at all) and (in my case) basking in the heady warmth of 8deg C – ready … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Teresa of Avila by Rowan Williams

Oh, as for riches!  If people have easily what they need and a lot of money in their coffers and guard against committing serious sins, they think everything is done.  … Continue reading

August 16, 2011 · 4 Comments

These lazy, hazy, crazy days …

The Book Foxes have been excessively busy over the last few months, both in bringing you the cutting-edge book reviews you love (and sometimes hate), and in the exciting personal … Continue reading

July 31, 2011 · 6 Comments



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