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Praying with George Herbert

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020


Opening out Herbert’s wonderful poem ‘Prayer’ as a guide to our own prayer life.

Malcolm Guite is a Poet-Priest and Chaplain and Supernumerary Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, and teaches at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature and has published poetry, theology, and literary criticism and has worked as a librettist. Malcolm writes Poet’s Corner, a weekly column

in the Church Times. Malcolm has a particular interest in the imagination as a truth-bearing faculty and continues to reflect deeply on how poetry can stimulate and re-awaken our prayer life.

Malcolm enjoys sailing, walking, old books, live music, riding his Harley Davidson motorbike and all the varieties of the British countryside and weather. Malcolm is also part of the rock band Mystery Train, regularly performing gigs at Grantchester, Cambridge and other places around Cambridgeshire.


Wednesday, 12th February, 2020
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The House of Retreat
CM3 1HA United Kingdom
01245 237251


The Revd Malcolm Guite – Chaplain to Girton College, Cambridge