Publishers know that Modern Believing's team of book reviewers, led by the Reviews Editor, Rev. Dr. Michael Brierley, do an outstanding job in providing constructive, critical, fair and discerning reviews.

A. U. Adogame, E. Chitando and B. O. Bateye, eds.,  African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality  and the Interface with Other World Religions: Essays in Honour of Jacob Kehinde Olupona.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2012.  Pp. xiv, 264. Hb. £55.  ISBN 978-1-4094-1970-9.


A. U. Adogame, E. Chitando and B. O. Bateye, eds., African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora and Gendered Societies:  Essays in Honour of Jacob Kehinde Olupona.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.  Pp. xiv, 192. Hb. £55.  ISBN 978-1-4094-4614-9.


R. Ambler, The Quaker Way: A Rediscovery.   Alresford: Christian Alternative, 2013. Pp. viii, 159. Pb. £11.99.  ISBN 978-1-78099-657-8.


J. Astley and L. J. Francis, eds., Exploring Ordinary Theology: Everyday Christian Believing and the Church.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.  Pp. xvi, 238. Pb. £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-4257-8.


A. Berg-Sørensen, ed., Contesting Secularism: Comparative Perspectives.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.  Pp. xii, 249. Hb. £55.  ISBN 978-1-4094-5740-4.


M. C. R. Braybrooke, Christians and Jews Building Bridges. Abingdon: Braybrooke Press, 2013.  Pp. 170. Pb. £12.50.  ISBN 978-1-291-37948-8.


M. C. R. Braybrooke, Widening Vision: The World Congress of Faiths and the Growing Interfaith Movement.  Abingdon: Braybrooke Press, 2013. Pp. 345. Pb. £15.   ISBN 978-1-291-36232-9.


D. S. Brown, ed., Interfaith Dialogue in Practice: Christian, Muslim, Jew. Kansas City, MO: Rockhurst University Press, 2013.  Pp. xvi, 160.  Pb. £21.99.  ISBN 978-1-886761-32-2.


D. A. Cheetham, Ways of Meeting and the Theology of Religions.   Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. x, 224. Pb. £19.99.   ISBN 978-0-7546-6359-1.


P. J. Colyer, The Pre-Scientific Bible: A Study of Cultural Influences on the Biblical Writers, and How These Affect Our Reading of the Bible Today. Alresford: Circle Books, 2013.  Pp. x, 215. Pb. £12.99.  ISBN 978-1-78099-914-2.


D. J. Corbin, Equipping the Believer.   Alresford: Circle Books, 2013.  Pp. x, 98. Pb. £9.99.  ISBN 978-1-78099-996-8.


S. J. L. Croft and P. R. Gooder, eds.,  Women and Men in Scripture and the Church: A Guide to the Key Issues.  London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013. Pp. xxiv, 91.  Pb.  ISBN 978-1-84825-510-4.


C. H. Dickinson, ed.,  The Postmodern Saints of France: Refiguring 'The Holy' in Contemporary French Philosophy.  London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2013. Pp. xii, 264. Pb. £19.99.   ISBN 978-0-5671-7058-3.


M. J. Fuller, ed., Inspiration in Science and Religion.   Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Pp. xiv, 163.  Pb.  ISBN 978-1-4438-4718-6.


R. M. Gill, Society Shaped by Theology: Sociological Theology, vol. 3. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. viii, 252. Pb.  £19.99. ISBN 978-1-4094-2600-4.


P. W. Goodwin, Translating the English Bible: From Relevance to Deconstruction. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. 244. Pb. £25.   ISBN 978-0-227-17391-6.


M. Hanby, No God, No Science?  Theology, Cosmology, Biology.   Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.  Pp. xviii, 435.  Hb. £70.  ISBN 978-1-4051-5801-5.


D. Hankore, The Abduction of Dinah: Genesis 28:10 - 35:15 as a Votive Narrative. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. x, 262. Pb. £20.   ISBN 978-0-227-17396-1.


S. J. Harvey and S. M. H. Newcombe, eds.,  Prophecy in the New Millennium: When Prophecies Persist.   Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xvi, 295. Pb. £25.   ISBN 978-1-4094-4996-6.


L. D. Harwood,  Denuded Devotion to Christ: The Ascetic Piety of Protestant True Religion in the Reformation.   Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013.  Pp. xxiv, 146. Pb. £17.50.  ISBN 978-0-227-17408-1.


J. Jonson, Wounded Visions: Unity, Justice, and Peace in the World Church after 1968, tr. N. A. Hjelm. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 192. Pb. £16.99.   ISBN 978-0-8028-6778-0.


P. Kavanagh, Huldah: The Prophet Who Wrote Hebrew Scripture. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013.  Pp. xx, 201. Pb. £17.  ISBN 978-0-7188-9312-5.


Kwok P. L., J. A. Berling and J. P. Te Paa, eds.,  Anglican Women on Church and Mission.   London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013.  Pp. xx, 209.  Pb.  ISBN 978-1-84825-193-9.


P. Longson, God in the Dark: Rebuilding Faith When Bad Stuff Happens. Glasgow: Wild Goose Publications, 2012. Pp. 179. Pb.  ISBN 978-1-84952-215-1.


S. Maxwell, Transcendent Vocation: Why Gay Clergy Tolerate Hypocrisy. Alresford: Christian Alternative, 2013.  Pp. x, 155.  Pb. £11.99.  ISBN 978-1-78099-918-0.


A. McManus, Only Say the Word: Affirming Gay and Lesbian Love.  Alresford: Christian Alternative, 2013. Pp. xiv, 117. Pb. £9.99.   ISBN 978-1-78099-309-6.


D. S. Nah, Christian Theology and Religious Pluralism: A Critical Evaluation of John Hick. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. viii, 234. Pb. £22.50.  ISBN 978-0-227-68015-5.


E. Newman, Attending to the Wounds on Christ's Body: Teresa's Scriptural Vision. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. x, 217. Pb. £19.50.   ISBN 978-0-227-17403-6.


D. J. Nixon, Stories from the Street: A Theology of Homelessness. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xii, 202.  Pb. £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-3746-8.


G. L. Pattison, Heidegger on Death: A Critical Theological Essay.   Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xii, 170.  Pb. £17.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-6695-6.


J. Puckett, The Apologetics of Joy: A Case for the Existence of God from C. S. Lewis's Argument from Desire.   Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013. Pp. xx, 160.  Pb. £16.  ISBN 978-0-7188-9311-8.


M. Ross, Writing the Icon of the Heart: In Silence Beholding.  Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2013.  Pp. xxiv, 139. Pb.   ISBN 978-1-62032-693-0.


C. C. Rowland and J. J. Vincent, eds., British Liberation Theology: For Church and Nation. Sheffield: Urban Theology Unit, 2013. Pp. 140. Pb. £8.50.   ISBN 978-0-907490-10-4.


A. R. Rozelle-Stone and L. W. Stone, Simone Weil and Theology. London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2013.  Pp. x, 238. Pb. £17.99.  ISBN 978-0-5674-5383-9.


A. Skotnicki, The Last Judgment: Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2012. Pp. xiv, 197.  Hb. £55.  ISBN 978-1-4094-3574-7.


R. B. Slocum and M. W. Percy, eds., A Point of Balance: The Weight and Measure of Anglicanism. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013. Pp. xx, 140. Pb.  ISBN 978-1-84825-512-8.


M. F. Snape and E. Madigan, eds.,  The Clergy in Khaki: New Perspectives on British Army Chaplaincy in the First World War. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xvi, 222.  Hb. £65.  ISBN 978-1-4094-3000-1.


P. M. Thompson, Returning to Reality: Thomas Merton's Wisdom for a Technological Age. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013.  Pp. xxii, 112. Pb. £15.  ISBN 978-0-7188-9295-1.


R. Vincent, Chasing an Elusive God: The Bible's Quest and Ours.  Alresford: Christian Alternative, 2013. Pp. x, 203. Pb. £12.99.   ISBN 978-1-84694-714-8.


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