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Faith in Politics? Rediscovering the Christian Roots of our Political Values, 2nd edn.

R. D. Harries.

London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2014. Pp. viii, 168. Pb. £12.99.

ISBN 978-0-232-53181-7.

Reviewed by Ben Ryan, Theos Think Tank, London.


The Crisis and the Kingdom: Economics, Scripture, and the Global Financial Crisis.

E. P. Davis.

Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012. Pp. xxx, 127. Pb. $18.

ISBN 978-1-610-97476-9.

The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Pope Benedict XVI’s Social Encyclical and the Future of Political Economy.

A. Pabst, ed.

Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2012. Pp. xii, 289. Pb. £22.50.

ISBN 978-0-227-68016-2.

Reviewed by Edward J. Carter, Chelmsford Cathedral.


The Unknown God: Responses to the New Atheists.

J. M. D. Hughes, ed.

London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 110. Pb.

ISBN 978-0-334-04982-1.

Reviewed by Ian Markham, Virginia Theological Seminary.


The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism among the Primates.

F. B. M. de Waal.

New York and London: W. W. Norton and Co., 2013. Pp. 289. Pb. £9.99.

ISBN 978-0-393-34779-1.

Reviewed by Robert C. Baldwin, Manchester.


Relating God and the Self: Dynamic Interplay.

Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. viii, 205. Hb. £55.

ISBN 978-1-4094-6548-5.

Reviewed by Jeremy Worthen, Council for Christian Unity, London.


Personal Jesus: How Popular Music Shapes Our Souls.

C. Marsh and V. S. Roberts.

Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012. Pp. xvi, 234. Pb. $22.99.

ISBN 978-0-8010-3909-6.

Reviewed by Steve Knowles, University of Chester.


More Perfect Union? Understanding Same-Sex Marriage.

A. T. L. Wilson.

London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2014. Pp. xx, 172. Pb. £9.99.

ISBN 978-0-232-53125-1.

Covenant and Calling: Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Relationships.

R. Song.

London: SCM Press, 2014. Pp. xviii, 110. Pb. £16.99.

ISBN 978-0-334-05188-6.

Reviewed by Adrian Thatcher, University of Exeter.


Transcendent Vocation: Why Gay Clergy Tolerate Hypocrisy.

S. Maxwell.

Alresford: Christian Alternative, 2013. Pp. x, 155. Pb. £11.99.

ISBN 978-1-78099-918-0.

Reviewed by Bernárd Lynch, Camden, London.


A Polity of Persuasion: Gift and Grief of Anglicanism.

J. W. Driver, Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 171. Pb. £19.50.

ISBN 978-0-7188-9356-9.

Reviewed by Luke Hopkins, University of Divinity, Melbourne.


Silence: A User’s Guide. Volume 1: Process.

M. Ross.

Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2014. Pp. xiv, 233. Pb.

ISBN 978-1-62564-796-2.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Maslen, University of London.


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