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

Review by Robin Parry, Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene, OR


Science and Religion in the Twenty-First Century: The Boyle Lectures.
R. Re Manning and M. Byrne, eds.,
London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. lx, 190. Pb. .,
ISBN 978-0-334-04594-6.

Review by Michael Fuller, University of Edinburgh


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

Review by Mike Parsons, Gloucester


Emergence for Life Not Fall from Grace: Making Sense of the Jesus Story in the Light of Evolution.
K. Treston,
Preston, Australia: Mosaic Press, 2013. Pp. 133. Pb.
£14.99. ISBN 978-1-74324-043-4
The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution, and the Power of Love.
I. Delio,
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. xxvi, 230. Pb.
£12.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-029-7.

Review by Christopher Southgate, University of Exeter


The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational Account of Providence.
T. J. Oord,
Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. Pp. 228. Pb.
$22. ISBN 978-0-8308-4084-7.
Suffering and the Christian Life.
R. W. Miller, ed.,
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. viii, 152. Pb.
£14.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-013-6.
Citizen of the World: Suffering and Solidarity in the Twenty-First Century.
D. H. and J. A. Dunson,
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. xiv, 162. Pb.
£14.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-045-7.

Review by Jonathan Clatworthy, Liverpool


Salvation as Praxis: A Practical Theology of Salvation for a Multi-Faith World.
W. Morris,
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2014. Pp. x, 197. Pb.
£19.99. ISBN 978-0-5675-3209-1.

Review by Simon Taylor, Derby Cathedral


Led into Mystery: Faith Seeking Answers in Life and Death.
J. W. de Gruchy,
London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 247. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-04736-0.

Review by Paul Badham, University of Wales, Trinity St David.


Ethnographies of Doubt: Faith and Uncertainty in Contemporary Societies.
M. E. Pelkmans,
London and New York: I. B. Tauris and Co., 2013. Pp. xii, 276. Hb.
£54.50. ISBN 978-1-84885-810-7.

Review by Guy Collins, Hanover, NH


Found Theology: History, Imagination and the Holy Spirit.
J. B. Quash,
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2013. Pp. xviii, 317. Pb.
£19.99. ISBN 978-0-567-51792-0.

Review by Christopher Brewer, Colossian Forum on Faith, Science and Culture, Grand Rapids, MI


Biblical Criticism: A Guide for the Perplexed.
E. W. Davies,
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2013. Pp. x, 165. Pb.
£14.99. ISBN 978-0-567-14594-9.

Review by Hannah Strømmen, University of Chichester


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

Review by Marina Hannus, University of Exeter Marina Hannus


From Creation to Babel: Studies in Genesis 1-11.
J. Day,
London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. Pp. xvi, 230. Hb.
ISBN 978-0-56721-509-3.

Review by Andrew Angel, Burgess Hill


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

Review by Derek Tovey, Auckland, New Zealand


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

Review by Neil Richardson, Orleton, Herefordshire


Order and (Dis)order in the First Christian Century: A General Survey of Attitudes.
F. G. Downing,
Leiden: Brill, 2013. Pp. xiv, 395. Hb.
$171. ISBN 978-90-04-25175-5.
Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries.
M. J. Edwards,
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. viii, 220. Pb.
£19.99. ISBN 978-1-4094-0671-6.

Review by Alvyn Pettersen, Worcester Cathedral


Theologizing Friendship: How Amicitia in the Thought of Aelred and Aquinas Inscribes the Scholastic Turn.
N. Lefler,
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2015. Pp. xvi, 178. Pb.
£20. ISBN 978-0-227-17481-4.

Review by Peter Atkinson, Worcester Cathedral


Theological Reflection and the Pursuit of Ideals: Theology, Human Flourishing and Freedom.
D. Jasper and D. S. Wright, eds.,
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xii, 220. Hb.
£55. ISBN 978-1-4094-5239-3.

Review by Frances Ward, St Edmundsbury Cathedral


Shellshocked Prophets: Former Anglican Army Chaplains in Interwar Britain, Wolverhampton Military Studies 6.
L. M. Parker,
Solihull: Helion and Co., 2015. Pp. 249. Hb.
ISBN 978-1-909982-25-3.
A Fool for Thy Feast: The Life and Times of Tubby Clayton, 1885-1972.
L. M. Parker,
Solihull: Helion and Co., 2015. Pp. 282. Hb.
ISBN 978-1-910777-35-0.

Review by Michael Brierley, Worcester Cathedral


Making Memory: Jewish and Christian Explorations in Monument, Narrative, and Liturgy.
A. M. Vincent,
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014. Pp. xii, 194. Pb.
£20. ISBN 978-0-227-17431-9.

Review by Georgina Byrne, Worcester Cathedral


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

Review by Mike Higton, Durham University


Archbishop Ramsey: The Shape of the Church.
P. J. Webster,
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xii, 255. Pb.
£25. ISBN 978-0-7546-6596-0.

Review by Mark Dorsett, King’s School, Worcester


Faithful to the Future: Listening to Yves Congar,
Br. Émile of Taizé, 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.

Review by Kristin Colberg, College of St Benedict / St John’s University, MN


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

Review by Ellen K. Wondra, Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation, Chicago, IL


The Gift of Mission: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Maryknoll Centennial Symposium.
J. H. Kroeger, ed.,
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013. Pp. xii, 268. Pb.
£31.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-012-9.

Review by Janice Price, Church House, Westminster


Religion in Consumer Society: Brands, Consumers and Markets.
F. Gauthier and T. Martikainen, eds.,
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013. Pp. xviii, 250. Hb.
£55. ISBN 978-1-4094-4986-7.
Review by John Drane, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

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

Review by Kevin Ward, University of Leeds


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

Review by Angus Ritchie, Centre for Theology and Community, East London


An Idol Unmasked: A Faith Perspective on Money.
P. S. M. Selby,
London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2014. Pp. xvi, 140. Pb.
£10.99. ISBN 978-0-232-53111-4.
Theonomics: Reconnecting Economics with Virtue and Integrity.
R. A. Lightbown and P. M. Sills, eds.,
Durham: Sacristy Press, 2014. Pp. xxii, 154. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-908381-18-7.

Review by Edward Carter, Chelmsford Cathedral


Place, Ecology and the Sacred: The Moral Geography of Sustainable Communities.
M. S. Northcott,
London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. Pp. viii, 233. Pb.
£22.99. ISBN 978-1-4411-3406-6.

Review by John Inge, Diocese of Worcester


The Global Guide to Animal Protection.
A. Linzey, ed.,
Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 323. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-252-07919-1.

Review by Celia Deane-Drummond, University of Notre Dame, IN


Gods and Arms: On Religion and Armed Conflict.
K.-A. Nordquist, ed.,
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013. Pp. x, 163. Pb.
£15. ISBN 978-0-7188-9316-3.

Review by Rosemary Durward, King’s College, London


Theology and Sexuality.
S. Cornwall,
London: SCM Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 195. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-04530-4.
Intersex, Theology, and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text, and Society.
S. Cornwall,
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. x, 241. Hb.
£63. ISBN 978-1-137-36615-3.

Review by Jenny Gaffin, Hayling Island


Miss Marple: Christian Sleuth
I. Anders
Winchester and Washington: Circle Books, 2013. Pp. viii, 103. Pb.
£9.99. ISBN 978-1-78099-543-4.

Review by Nick Baldock, Birmingham