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Giles Fraser

Giles Fraser is priest-in-charge at St Mary’s church, Newington, South London and former Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral. A theologian and frequent broadcaster, he writes The Guardian’s “Loose Canon” column.
Naomi Alderman: The Liar’s Gospel

Naomi Alderman, one of the most exciting writers of her generation, explores the inception of a religion in her latest novel. She unravels the story of Yehoshuah, a Jew who wanders Roman-occupied Judea giving sermons and healing the sick. One year after his death, four narrators – his mother, best friend, the High Priest and a rebel leader – offer their own versions of events “…and either something miraculous happened, or someone lied”.

John Kampfner and Giles Fraser on The Rich
The super-rich inhabit a parallel world, competing with each other for power and influence. They mesmerise and horrify us in equal measure. But is this globalised and gilded class something new? In The Rich John Kampfner researches over 2,000 years of history that starts with Ancient Egypt and Rome and culminates with the oligarchies of modern Russia and China, the tech giants of Silicon Valley and, of course, with the bankers. John ...
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Giles Fraser, priest, columnist, broadcaster and educator talks to Richard Harries about his upbringing as the child of a Christian-born mother and Jewish-born father, describing his faith, his passions, his politics, and his hopes and qualms for the future. A man of high principles, he nevertheless admits to time spent on the naughty step.