Leap of faith: the miraculous phenomenon of levitating saints

18 November 2023 9:00 am

St Joseph of Cupertino liked to nest in the tops of trees, and Allied pilots were dissuaded by the airborne Padre Pio from dropping bombs near his monastery in Apulia

If you prefer banal symbols freighted with meaning to plot, Nicola Barker is your woman

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Readers familiar with Nicola Barker’s hyper-caffeinated style will be surprised by the almost serene first few chapters of her latest…

Letters to the Editor

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Ridley’s wrong Sir: In last week’s issue the former Northern Rock chairman rejoiced in the ‘good news’ that climate change…