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. Alker, ed., Being Honest to God.  Sheffield: St Marks CRC Press, 2014.  Pp. 80.  Pb.  ISBN 978-1905278667.


L. Biernacki and P. D. Clayton, eds., Panentheism Across the World’s Traditions.  New York: OxfordUniversity Press, 2014.  Pp. xii, 218.  Hb.  ISBN 978-0-19-998989-8.


B. W. Breed, Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception History.  Bloomington, IN: IndianaUniversity Press, 2014.  Pp. xiv, 299.  Hb.  £39.  ISBN 978-0-253-01252-4.


S. M. Cherry and H. R. Ebaugh, eds., Global Religious Movements Across Borders: Sacred Service.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xvi, 220.  Pb.  £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-5688-9.


P. S. Chung, Church and Ethical Responsibility in the Midst of World Economy: Greed, Dominion, and Justice.  Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014.  Pp. xxvi, 294.  Pb.  £25.  ISBN 978-0-227-67999-9.


B. R. Clack, Love, Drugs, Art, Religion: The Pains and Consolations of Existence.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xiv, 191.  Pb.  £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-0676-1.


S. D. Cox, American Christianity: The Continuing Revolution.  Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2014.  Pp. xii, 258.  Hb.  £16.99.  ISBN 978-0-292-72910-0.


D. J. Davies and N. A. Warne, eds., Emotions and Religious Dynamics.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.  Pp. xii, 220.  Hb.  £60.  ISBN 978-1-4724-1502-8.


K. D. Eilers and K. C. Strobel, eds., Sanctified by Grace: A Theology of the Christian Life.  London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2014.  Pp. xiv, 264.  Pb.  £22.99.  ISBN 978-0-567-38343-3.


C. M. Fletcher, The Artist and the Trinity: Dorothy L. Sayers’ Theology of Work.  Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014.  Pp. xx, 141.  Pb.  £17.50.  ISBN 978-0-7188-9334-7.


R. R. Ganzevoort, M. A. C. de Haardt and M. Scherer-Rath, eds., Religious Stories We Live By: Narrative Approaches in Theology and Religious Studies.  Leiden: Brill, 2014.  Pp. xii, 296.  Hb.  €110.  ISBN 978-90-04-26405-2.


J. B. Hill, Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation.  Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2013.  Pp. x, 179.  Pb.  £16.99.  ISBN 978-0-8028-6977-7.


M. D. Hocknull, Pannenberg on Evil, Love and God: The Realisation of Divine Love.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. viii, 201.  Hb.  £60.  ISBN 978-1-4094-6338-2.


M. Johnson, Seditious Theology: Punk and the Ministry of Jesus.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xiv, 231.  Hb.  £60.  ISBN 978-1-4094-6701-4.


M. Kinnamon, Can a Renewal Movement Be Renewed?  Questions for the Future of Ecumenism.  Grand Rapids, MI, and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2014.  Pp. viii, 167.  Pb.  £16.99.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7075-9.


R. Lundin, Beginning with the Word: Modern Literature and the Question of Belief.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014.  Pp. x, 260.  Pb.  $24.99.  ISBN 978-0-8010-2726-0.


A. J. Moore, ed., God, Mind and Knowledge.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xii, 190.  Pb.  £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-6210-1.


H. Oppenheimer, Christian Faith for Handing On.  Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2013.  Pp. x, 161.  Pb.  ISBN 978-1-62564-234-9.


D. Pitman, Twentieth Century Christian Responses to Religious Pluralism: Difference is Everything.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. x, 235.  Hb.  £60.  ISBN 978-1-4724-1090-0.


S. J. Plant, Taking Stock of Bonhoeffer: Studies in Biblical Interpretation and Ethics.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xvi, 166.  Pb.  £19.99.  ISBN 978-1-4094-4106-9.


S. Prickett, The Edinburgh Companion to the Bible and the Arts.  Edinburgh: EdinburghUniversity Press, 2014.  Pp. xxxii, 576.  Hb.  ISBN 978-0-7486-3933-5.


R. J. Snell and S. D. Cone, Authentic Cosmopolitanism: Love, Sin, and Grace in the Christian University.  Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014.  Pp. xii, 190.  Pb.  £17.50.  ISBN 978-0-227-17416-6.


C. Swift, Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-First Century: The Crisis of Spiritual Care on the NHS, 2nd edn.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xx, 201.  Pb.  £17.99.  ISBN 978-1-4724-1051-1.


J.-C. G. Usunier and J. Stolz, eds., Religions as Brands: New Perspectives on the Marketization of Religion and Spirituality.  Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.  Pp. xx, 256.  Hb.  £65.  ISBN 978-1-4094-6755-7.


N. Vahanian, The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language.  New York: FordhamUniversity Press, 2014.  Pp. xiv, 150.  Hb.  £28.99.  ISBN 978-0-8232-5695-2.


M. M. Yadlapati, Against Dogmatism: Dwelling in Faith and Doubt.  Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2013.  Pp. x, 204.  Pb.  £12.99.  ISBN 978-0-252-07945-0.


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