The Reverend Fergus Butler-Gallie is a writer and priest who has ministered in parishes in Liverpool and Central London. He grew up amidst a large family of maniacs, was then educated at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and has spent time living and working in the Czech Republic and South Africa. He is the author of the bestselling Times and Mail on Sunday Book of the Year A Field Guide to the English Clergy and the Spectator Book of the Year Priests de la Resistance! He speaks regularly on radio, has written numerous articles for The Times, Independent, Guardian, Church Times, The Critic and The Fence, and won the 2022 P. G. Wodehouse Essay Prize.
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A laugh-out-loud memoir of becoming a 21st-century priest, Touching Cloth is also a love letter to the Prayer Book, Liverpool, lager, funerals, homemade lemon curd, and, above all, to what the Church of England can be at its ...[SEE MORE]