Allister is one of the ministers at St John’s in the City, Wellington
What are your feelings about ANZAC Day?
I’ve struggled to reconcile the sentiments commonly expressed around ANZAC Day with our central guiding narrative; The Gospel. Mostly I wince at the occasional clash of our liturgical language and symbols with what is expressed on ANZAC Day, Continue reading
Editorial Introduction by Martin Stewart
Recently I purchased a collection of poems and photographs from World War One A Corner of a Foreign Field. The Daily Mail collection of photographs are haunting, and the poems are from the frontline and the backline, including the perspective of the women in the munitions factories and the women barely married receiving the dreaded visit and letter.
I remember studying poems by Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brook, and Siegfried Sassoon at high school. Continue reading