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Books Podcast: The Minister and the Murderer

Books Podcast: The Minister and the Murderer
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My guest on this week’s books podcast is the author and critic Stuart Kelly. His new book, The Minister and the Murderer: A Book of Aftermaths, tells the story of the only convicted murderer ever to become a minister of the Church of Scotland. We talk about the Ten Commandments, faith and doubt, Stuart’s experiences of being stalked by evil and nearly struck by lightning — and quite how you combine the multiple universe hypothesis in quantum physics, Jorge Luis Borges and a back issue of the DC comic The Flash.

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Written bySam Leith

Sam Leith is an English author, journalist and literary editor of The Spectator.

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