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Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest

Richard Coles

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Autobiography: arts & entertainment, Autobiography: religious & spiritual, Prose: non-fiction, Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of Englan

The Reverend Richard Coles' reflective account of life as a parish priest and broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE.

After a life of sex, drugs and the Communards, recounted in his acclaimed memoir Fathomless Riches, the Reverend Richard Coles devoted himself to God and Christianity. So what is life like for the parson in Britain today?

From his ordination, through Advent and Christmas to Lent and Easter, Reverend Coles gives us a unique insight into his daily experience in the ministry, with all the joy, hope, drama and difficulty that entails. Written with extraordinary charm and compassion, Bringing in the Sheaves will inspire and inform all who read it.

'All the humour, quirky characters and incidents that life - and death- serve up' Mail on Sunday

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Praise for Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest

  • Another lively and perceptive collection of anecdotes and insights derived from his recent experience of juggling daily life as a parish priest with his curious hinterland of burgeoning celebrity. Coles is a witty and likable raconteur - GUARDIAN

  • Coles draws on his 11 years in the clergy, with all the humour, quirky characters and incidents that life - and death - serve up - MAIL ON SUNDAY EVENT MAGAZINE

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Richard Coles

The Reverend Richard Coles is the presenter of SATURDAY LIVE on BBC Radio 4. He is also the only vicar in Britain to have had a number-one hit single and appeared on STRICTLY COME DANCING. He read Theology at King's College London, and after ordination worked as a curate in Lincolnshire and subsequently at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London. He is the author of LIVES OF THE IMPRBABLE SAINTS and two memoirs, the bestselling FATHOMLESS RICHES and BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES (both W&N). He presents 'Saturday Morning Live' on BBC Radio 4 and lives in his parish of Finedon, Northamptonshire.

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