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BibleItself

Let the Bible Be Itself: Learning to Read it Right

R. Vincent

Winchester and Washington: O Books, 2008. Pp. viii, 149. Pb

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Reviewed by Helen-Ann Hartley, Ripon College Cuddesdon

 

 

ChurchAngTheo

The Church in Anglican Theology: A Historical, Theological and Ecumencial Exploration

K. A. Locke

Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2009. Pp. xii, 219. Hb.

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Reviewed by Mark D. Chapman, Ripon College Cuddesdon

 

 

IranXty

Iran and Christianity: Historical Identity and Present Relevance

M. Bradley

London: Continuum, 2008. Pp. xii, 197. Hb.

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Reviewed by Guli Francis-Dehqani, Diocese of Peterborough

 

 

FutureLove

The Future of Love: Essays in Political Theology

J. Milbank

London: SCM Press, 2009. Pp. xxii, 382. Pb.

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Reviewed by Steven Shakespeare, Liverpool Hope University

 

 

TheoWomenPriest

A Theology of Women's Priesthood

A. M. Green

London: SPCK, 2009. Pp. vi, 186. Pb.

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Reviewed by Jean Mayland, Hexham

 

 

AgeingSpirituality

Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures

E. B. MacKinlay (ed.)

London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010. Pp. 272. Pb.

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Reviewed by James Woodward, College of St George, Windsor Castle

 

 

HybridChurchCity

The Hybrid Church in the City: Third Space Thinking

C. Baker

London: SCM Press, 2009. Pp. x, 166. Pb.

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Reviewed by Andrew Davey, New Cross Gate

 

 

BeaconLight

Beacons of the Light: One Hundred People who have Shaped the Spiritual History of Humankind

M. C. R. Braybrooke

Winchester and Washington: O Books, 2009. Pp. x, 681. Pb.

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Reviewed by Alan Race, St. Philip's Centre, Leicester

Publisher's description: Beacons of Light introduces 100 of the world's most influential  spiritual teachers - some like Jesus, the Buddha or Muhammad are well known; others like Rabia,  Manikkavacakar, Guru Arjan Dev or Hildegard deserve to be better known. The story of their lives  is clearly set in the historical and religious context of their time. A summary is given  of their message and continuing influence. Often inspiring quotations from their prayers or poems  are included.

   
WhoTheyWere

Who They Were: In the Reformed Churches of England and Wales

C. Binfield and J. Taylor (eds.)

Donington, Shaun Tyas, 2007. Pp. xii, 254. Hb.

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Reviewed by Michael Brierley, Tavistock