"Richard Tetlow has been a community and social caseworker in inner London and a lecturer in Social and Community work at Lancaster University. Then after being ordained in mid-life as an Anglican priest he was vicar of the multi-racial, inner-city parish of St John and St Peter, Ladywood, Birmingham. There he led the church?s restoration and redevelopment as a multi-faith arts and education centre. After 20 years, he retired with his wife, Ruth, to the nearby multi-faith community of Moseley. He currently convenes two local inter faith groups and also the Birmingham branch of the Progressive Christianity Network, Britain. This is his first book. Ruth has also long been engaged in inter faith life and they have now two children and four grandchildren. He is keen on mountain walking, gardening, singing and classical music, theatre, film, most sport and CND."