REALLY CHUFFED today. Jeremy Begbie is to be a main speaker at “Seven Whole Days” our triennial Chester Diocesan Clergy Conference at Swanwick in June 2013. Of theology and the arts, he says:

I prefer to use the word re-creation …

So do I. In this great little video Jeremy Begbie reminds me why. And re-opens an entire atlas upon the liturgical – as well as musical – enterprise by recalling poet Peter Riley’s speaking of

Improvisation as the exploration of occasion

It’s going to be a great conference. Application returned five minutes after receipt! Well done the organising group!