Castlefield Manchester Sermon
The seventh Manchester Sermon, 'Lights', was written by author Kamila Shamsie and delivered at Manchester Cathedral on 14th October 2016. Kamila was joined by host Jeanette Winterson for a discussion about resistance, despair, faith and how literature creates hope in times of conflict. The Manchester Sermon was co-commissioned by Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Cathedral, and supported by Castlefield. Listen to an audio recording of Kamila reading the sermon here.
Previous Manchester Sermons have been delivered by Lionel Shriver, Ali Smith, Sir Andrew Motion, Jeanette Winterson, Audrey Niffenegger and Elif Shafak.
You can download the text of the sermons above.