Although this poem was written almost fifty years ago, the message has a vibrant resonance with modern progressive Christian thinking. Carter was a man ahead of his time, a rebel, who’s hymns have finally reached the mainstream but who’s poetry remains neglected.
The Holy Box, from the collection Love More or Less, was first published by Stainer and Bell in 1971.
The screening, this Saturday, is part of An Unequal Society: What must Christians Do?, a PCN day event taking place in Leeds. All are welcome, you can stay for just the film or take part in discussions afterwards. The film will be introduced by Professor Richard Harris, professor of Social Geography at Bristol University.