The autumn equinox has officially marked the end of summer as we transition into autumn. Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and days are becoming shorter. October brings us harvests festivals, atmospheric morning mists, shimmering light in bronzed woodlands and, of course, home comforts. So, grab your jumper, plump up your cushions and delight in the season that is tailor-made for curling up with a good book.

Symbols and Spirituality

Symbols and Spirituality

Michael T Winstanley SDB


An exploration of some of the rich symbolism in the Fourth Gospel, and how this has been understood by Christians from the first century to the present.

ISBN 978-0-955565-40-3

Paperback portrait 140mm x 210mm



Symbols and Spirituality speaks to anyone who wants to know how the sacred text of the Gospel of John, so treasured within the Christian tradition, has spoken to the minds and hearts of Christians for two thousand years. It is an invitation to a better understanding of ourselves and of our relationships as individuals and communities, with God and with one another.

In this book, Michael T Winstanley has achieved a remarkable marriage between a serious and accurate reading of the text of the Gospel itself, a close familiarity with contemporary scholarship, and the eminently human, yet symbolic, religious and spiritual world in which we all live.

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