Writings by David Pennant

Books

36 Days in Intensive Care (2019) My time in hospital. The plan was for this to be my story plus insights from a medical perspective, but the second element has yet to happen, so in the meantime, here is what it felt like to me. I was as close to death as it is possible to be without actually dying, and then made a full recovery, to the amazement of the doctors.

The Garden of the Galaxy (2018) The vision of Abram the Seer as told to David Pennant. A story set a thousand years in the future.

When That Time Comes (2009) Following a solar flare which knocks out the nation's computer chips, a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator strives to save the local residents from destruction. Only available online - a pleasing irony.

The Piano Teacher (Best Christian Novel 2005 from Christian Broadcasting Council ) The recent discovery of anti-gravity and infinite energy has had a huge impact on the world. Who would have dreamt that this would lead to a frantic dash across space to save humanity by an obscure piano teacher? And why was the precise number of a Rachmaninov Prelude so vital to the future of the cosmos? Hard copy 6-00. Reader feedback. Leads to :

. . . . The Inventor's Folly (2006) Sequel to The Piano Teacher. The Inventor's genius is all very well, but this is ridiculous! Leads to :

. . . . The Investigator's Choice (2006) Conclusion to The Piano Teacher Life appears to have got back to normal. But the difficulty of choosing which girl to pursue gets overtaken by events, namely over-zealous monks cooking up a severe storm...

The Priorities of Jesus (2003) The story of my fifteen year search for how to run a church on first principles. Thought-provoking. Pdf file free download or hard copy 2-99 post free in UK. Reader feedback. It followed on from two earlier versions :-

. . . . Towards A Christian Church (2001):- Main text - - - Appendix - An Imaginary Conversation - - - Notes

. . . . The Church of the Future (1992), A study of Matthew 28:28-30. Main text

My PhD Thesis (CNAA 1989) The Significance of Rootplay, Leading Words and Thematic Links in the Book of Judges, CNAA (1989). Available from https://www.academia.edu/ or email me.

Play

Subcutaneous (2020) An internet play about the coming of the mark of the beast.

Articles

Signs of the Times . . . 1335 days - A Call to Endure . . . More on the Mark of the Beast . . .

Self help . . . On Ear Care . . . Towards a Christian Understanding of Addiction . . . On Dealing with Disappointment . . . On Anxiety . . . How I survived in intensive care in 2018. . . How Can I Get Better? . . .

Environment . . . On Melting Ice . . . On World Population . . .

Bible Issues . . . What is the Biggest sin . . . How could a Loving God authorise the invasion of Canaan? . . . Thoughts on Genesis Chapter One and science . . . The Death Penalty in the Old Testament . . . Unconfessed Sin . . . Am I Guilty of Discrimination? . . . Chapter and Verse . . . What Does the Bible Teach about the Devil? . . . Cast out Demons . . . Some Thoughts on the Nature of Prophecy . . . The Importance of the Sabbath . . . Open letter to Rick Warren . . . What is a prophet . . . Jesus Didn't Play the Guitar . . . God and Terrorists . . . On This Mountain . . . Genesis_38_Considered

Sundry . . . The News Media . . . On Abortion . . . A Musical Alphabetical quiz . . . Celebrating 400 years of the King James Bible (wordsearch puzzle) . . .

Book reviews . . . Review of Mark Lynas' book The Six Degrees . . . Review of Jesus of the Apocalypse by Barbara Thiering . . .