Justin Champion considers the notion of friendship from life in antiquity to the present day.

012007022620070618Cicero claimed 'When a man thinks of a true friend, he is looking at himself in the mirror'.
022007022720070619'Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends' (John 15:13).
Professor Justin Champion considers what friendship meant to the early Christian scholars.
032007022820070620Francis Bacon wrote 'Those that want friends to open themselves unto, are cannibals of their own hearts'.
Professor Justin Champion assesses the writings of Michel de Montaigne and Francis Bacon, and the importance of friendship in political life.
04 LAST2007030120070621Justin Champion ponders the notion of friendship in the 21st century.