Malcolm Guite is a poet-priest, Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge, and teaches in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He has published poetry (including two anthologies for Lent and Advent), theology, and literary criticism. Amongst his books are The Singing Bowl, Sounding the Seasons, Parable and Paradox, Theology and the Poetic Imagination and Love, Remember. Malcolm writes Poet’s Corner, a weekly column in the Church Times.
Mark Oakley is Dean of St John’s College, Cambridge, and was formerly Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral. He is an author, lecturer and broadcaster, whose themes include human rights, the arts, and the place of faith in contemporary life. His book The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry was recently shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize and his new book My Sour Sweet Days: George Herbert and the Journey of the Soul, will be published later this year