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.

C. Amos, ed., The Bible in the Life of the Church. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013. Pp. xvi, 197. Pb. ISBN 978-1-84825-228-8.


M. J. Bauer, Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God’s People. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xxiv, 328. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6928-9.


T. R. Beeson, Priests and Politics: The Church Speaks Out. London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 220. Pb. ISBN 978-0-334-04657-8.


M. L. Bendroth, The Spiritual Practice of Remembering. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 132. Pb. £10.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6897-8.


L. Boff, Christianity in a Nutshell, tr. P. Berryman. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. x, 122. Pb. £11.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-030-3.


O. Bogdashina, Autism and Spirituality: Psyche, Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum. London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013. Pp. 272. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-84905-285-6.


M. C. R. Braybrooke, Christianity: The Explorer’s Guide. Abingdon: Braybrooke Press, 2013. Pp. 300. Pb. £15. ISBN 978-1-291-55714-5.


T. Bremer, Cross and Kremlin: A Brief History of the Orthodox Church in Russia, tr. E. W. Gritsch. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 178. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6962-3.


S. S. Bullivant, Faith and Unbelief. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013. Pp. xx, 156. Pb. ISBN 978-1-84825-280-6.


H. Cameron and C. Duce, Researching Practice in Ministry and Mission: A Companion. London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. xxxii, 165. Pb. ISBN 978-0-334-04624-0.


L. K. Cobb, Mark and Empire: Feminist Reflections. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. xiv, 194. Pb. £22.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-047-1.


P. G. Coleman, D. Koleva and J. Bornat, eds., Ageing, Ritual and Social Change: Comparing the Secular and Religious in Eastern and Western Europe. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xviii, 283. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-4094-5215-7.


J. Cowburn, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: A Selective Summary of His Life. Preston, Australia: Mosaic Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 130. Pb. £14.99. ISBN 978-1-74324-085-4.


D. J. Downs and M. L. Skinner, eds., The Unrelenting God: God’s Action in Scripture: Essays in Honor of Beverly Roberts Gaventa. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xvi, 323. Pb. £29.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6767-4.


J. D. G. Dunn, The Oral Gospel Tradition. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 390. Pb. £29.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6782-7.


M. R. Earey, Beyond Common Worship: Anglican Identity and Liturgical Diversity. London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 164. Pb. ISBN 978-0-334-04739-1.


Br. Émile of Taizé, Faithful to the Future: Listening to Yves Congar, tr. K. Scott and Br. Émile. London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2013. Pp. xviii, 214. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-0-567-02548-7.


W. Granberg-Michaelson, From Times Square to Timbuktu: The Post-Christian West Meets the Non-Western Church. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xiv, 175. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6968-5.


M. Harding and A. Nobbs, eds., All Things to All Cultures: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xx, 406. Pb. £32.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6643-1.


R. D. Harries, The Image of Christ in Modern Art. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xii, 176. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-4094-6382-5.


T. Hobson, Reinventing Liberal Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. viii, 332. Hb. £19.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6840-4.


R. Holman, Woodbine Willie: An Unsung Hero of World War One. Oxford: Lion Hudson, 2013. Pp. 222. Pb. £9.99. ISBN 978-0-7459-5561-2.


R. A. Horsley and T. Thatcher, John, Jesus, and the Renewal of Israel. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. vi, 201. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6872-5.


P. J. Howson, Muddling Through: The Organisation of British Army Chaplaincy in World War One, Helion Studies in Military History 25. Solihull: Helion and Co., 2013. Pp. 237. Hb. ISBN 978-1-909384-20-0.


J. M. D. Hughes, ed., The Unknown God: Responses to the New Atheists. London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 110. Pb. ISBN 978-0-334-04982-1.


D. T. Hughson, Connecting Jesus to Social Justice: Classical Christology and Public Theology. Lanham, MD, and Plymouth: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013. Pp. xxvi, 313. Hb. £51.95. ISBN 978-1-4422-2395-0.


E. L. Jenkins, Free to Say No? Free Will and Augustine’s Evolving Doctrines of Grace and Election. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. xiv, 131. Pb. £15. ISBN 978-0-227-17423-4.


D. G. Kirchhoffer, ed., Being Human: Groundwork for a Theological Anthropology for the 21st Century. Preston, Australia: Mosaic Press, 2013. Pp. 345. Pb. £25.99. ISBN 978-1-74324-040-3.


J. A. Knight, Liberalism versus Postliberalism: The Great Divide in Twentieth-Century Theology. Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 313. Hb. ISBN 978-0-19-996938-8.


K. Knott, E. A. Poole and T. Taira, Media Portrayals of Religion and the Secular Sacred: Representation and Change. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xvi, 233. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-4094-4806-8.


J. R. Levison, Inspired: The Holy Spirit and the Mind of Faith. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xiv, 246. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6788-9.


R. Lundin, ed., Christ across the Disciplines: Past, Present, Future. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 232. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6947-0.


M. Michael, Christian Theology and African Traditions. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 259. Pb. £18.50. ISBN 978-0-7188-9294-4.


C. Moseley, Nationhood, Providence, and Witness: Israel in Modern Theology and Social Theory. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. xxxiv, 267. Pb. £22.50. ISBN 978-0-227-17397-8.


M. S. Northcott, A Political Theology of Climate Change. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 335. Pb. $30. ISBN 978-0-8028-7098-8.


L. E. Oglesby, C. G. Jung and Hans Urs von Balthasar: God and Evil - A Critical Comparison. Hove and New York: Routledge, 2014. Pp. xiv, 217. Hb. £85. ISBN 978-0-415-87057-3.


D. F. Ottati, Theology for Liberal Protestants: God the Creator. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 365. Pb. £25.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6967-8.


M. W. Percy, Thirty-Nine New Articles: An Anglican Landscape of Faith. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013. Pp. xiv, 193. Pb. ISBN 978-1-84825-525-8.


C. Plantinga, Reading for Preaching: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and Journalists. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xiv, 133. Pb. £8.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-7077-3.


S. D. Podmore, Struggling with God: Kierkegaard and the Temptation of Spiritual Trial. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. 293. Pb. £25. ISBN 978-0-227-17343-5.


V. K. Robbins, Who Do People Say I Am? Rewriting Gospel in Emerging Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. x, 259. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6839-8.


A. P. F. Sell, Confessing the Faith Yesterday and Today: Essays Reformed, Dissenting, and Catholic. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 305. Pb. £24. ISBN 978-0-227-17419-7.


D. G. Stroud, ed., Preaching in Hitler’s Shadow: Sermons of Resistance in the Third Reich. Grand   Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 203. Pb. £14.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6902-9.


J. E. Toews, The Story of Original Sin. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 132. Pb. £17.50. ISBN 978-0-227-17414-2.


K. Treston, Emergence for Life Not Fall from Grace: Making Sense of the Jesus Story in the Light of Evolution. Preston, Australia: Mosaic Press, 2013. Pp. 133. Pb. £14.99. ISBN 978-1-74324-043-4.


P. and C. Vardy, God Matters. London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 287. Pb. ISBN 978-0-334-04392-8.


J. J. Vincent, Christ in the City: The Dynamics of Christ in Urban Theological Practice. Sheffield: Urban Theology Unit, 2013. Pp. 168. Pb. £12. ISBN 978-0-907490-13-5.


G. A. Walter, Being Promised: Theology, Gift, and Practice. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xiv, 110. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6415-4.


J. D. Weaver, The Nonviolent God. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 304. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6923-4.


A. Wessels, The Torah, the Gospel, and the Qur’an: Three Books, Two Cities, One Tale, tr. H. Jansen. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. xxii, 312. Pb. £18.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6908-1.


S. Westerholm, Justification Reconsidered: Rethinking a Pauline Theme. Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013. Pp. viii, 104. Pb. £9.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-6961-6.


H. Willmer and K. J. White, Entry Point: Towards Child Theology with Matthew 18. London: WTL Publications, 2013. Pp. 234. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-0956475732.


N. T. Wright, Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God. London: SPCK, 2013. Pp. xxviii, 1658. Pb. ISBN 978-0-281-05554-8.


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