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Liberalism without Illusions: Renewing an American Christian Tradition

C. H. Evans

Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010. Pp. x, 207. Pb. £20.99.

ISBN 978-1602582088

Review by John Saxbee, Haverfordwest


Theology and Culture: A Guide to the Discussion

D. S. Long

Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2010. Pp. x, 114. Pb. £17.50

ISBN 978-0227173251

Review by Michael W. DeLashmutt, Trinity Lutheran College, Everett, WA


The Ashgate Research Companion to Contemporary Religion and Sexuality

S. J. Hunt and A. K. T. Yip, eds.

Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2012. Pp. xvi, 336. Hb. £85

ISBN 978-1409409496

Review by Jenny Gaffin, Diocese of Portsmouth


Between Philosophy and Theology: Contemporary Interpretations of Christianity

L. Boeve and C. Brabant, eds.

Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2010. Pp. xii, 237. Hb. £50.

ISBN 978-1409400608

Review by John Reader, Ironstone Benefice and William Temple Foundation


God of Salvation: Soteriology in Theological Perspective

I. J. Davidson and M. A. Rae, eds.

Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2011. Pp. x, 198. Pb. £19.99

ISBN 978-1409421672

Review by Tom Greggs, University of Aberdeen


The Invention of the Biblical Scholar: A Critical Manifesto

S. D. Moore and Y. Sherwood

Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2011. Pp. xiv, 138. Pb. £11.99

ISBN 978-0800697747

Review by Adrian Thatcher, University of Exeter


Genesis, Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

W. Brueggemann

Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010. Pp. x, 384. Pb. £16.99.

ISBN 978-0664234379

Review by Paula Gooder, Birmingham


Fantastic Spiritualities: Monsters, Heroes and the Contemporary Religious Imagination

J. Jobling

London and New York: T. and T. Clark International, 2010. Pp. viii, 216. Pb. £14.99

ISBN 978-0567030474

Review by William Gray, Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy, University of Chichester


The Lion’s World: A Journey into the Heart of Narnia

R. D. Williams

London: SPCK, 2012. Pp. xvi, 152. Pb.

ISBN 978-0281068951

Review by Michael Brierley, Tavistock


The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity

E. W. Klink, ed.
London and New York: T. and T. Clark International, 2010. Pp. x, 184. Hb. £65.
ISBN 978-0567045362 (Short review)

Short review by Paula Gooder Birmingham


The Melody of Faith: Theology in an Orthodox Key

V. Guroian

Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2010. Pp. xvi, 158. Pb. £8.99.

ISBN 978-0802864963

Short review by John Clarke, Wells Cathedral