We would like to say a huge thank you to David Keighley for supporting The Murray Parish Trust through sales of his new book ‘Poems, Piety & Psyche’ Progressive Poems for Rebellious Christians, released in October 2020.
David, a retired Anglican priest of forty years, who is a huge supporter of TMPT, is donating 50p from the sale of each book, available to order from Amazon HERE.
This volume is an attempt to revitalize the church and reshape its future for current congregations and the missing generation of young people, scientifically literate, who are exiled from the church through its inability to absorb contemporary teaching of biblical criticism, the reality of evolution, the false idea of a God “up there,” and an institutional insistence on an unconvincing supernatural theology. Christianity must be adapted to incorporate these and change, or it will die.
David Keighley reclaims the original gospel message and takes us on a turbulent and challenging journey to the heart of what it is to be truly Christian. There is in these poems an emphasis on the teaching of the historical Jesus while rejecting nature miracles, the virgin birth, and bodily resurrection. Jesus’s divinity is that we can see God in him in the same way as we see God in the lives of each other, if we look closely enough.