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The Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies
M. D. Chapman, S. Clarke and M. W. Percy, eds.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv, 657. Hb.
ISBN 978-0-19-921856-1.

Review by Paul Hedges, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.


The Anglican Imagination: Portraits and Sketches of Modern Anglican Theologians
R. B. Slocum
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xvi, 177. Hb. £60.
ISBN 978-1-4724-4735-7.

Review by Andrew Chandler, University of Chichester


Anglican Cathedrals in Modern Life: The Science of Cathedral Studies
L. J. Francis, ed.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xiv, 267. Hb.
ISBN 978-1-137-55301-0.

Reveiw by Stephen Platten, Ludgate, London


Holy Ground: Cathedrals in the Twenty-First Century
S. G. Platten, ed.
Durham: Sacristy Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 181. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-910519-73-8.

Review by Judith Muskett, York St John University


A Voice to Be Heard: Christian Entrepreneurs Living Out Their Faith
R. A. Higginson and K. P. N. Robertshaw
London: Inter-Varsity Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 212. Pb. £9.99.
ISBN 978-1-78359-565-5

Review by Edward Carter, Chelmsford Cathedral


The Liquidation of the Church
C. N. de Groot
Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. x, 191. Hb. £105.
ISBN 978-1-472-47786-6.

Review by Martyn Percy, University of Oxford


International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies: Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles
D. Albera and P. J. K. Eade, eds.
New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. Pp. xii, 213. Hb. £85.
ISBN 978-1-138-84035-5.

Review by Marion Bowman, Open University, Milton Keynes


Liturgy and Power, Annual Publication of the College Theology Society 62
B. P. Flanagan and J. M. Vento, eds.
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xvi, 208. Pb. £31.99.
ISBN 978-1-62698-217-8.

Review by Bridget Nichols, Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Dublin


Poetry and the Religious Imagination: The Power of the Word
F. Bugliani Knox and D. Lonsdale, eds.
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xii, 268. Hb. £60.
ISBN 978-1-4724-2624-6.
Poetry and Prayer: The Power of the Word II
F. Bugliani Knox and J. F. Took, eds.
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xii, 249. Hb. £65.
ISBN 978-1-4724-2621-5.

Reviews by Mark Pryce, Diocese of Birmingham


The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry
M. D. Oakley
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2016. Pp. xxxvi, 216. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-84825-468-8.

Review by Nicola Slee, Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham


In the Beauty of Holiness: Art and the Bible in Western Culture
D. L. Jeffrey
Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. xxiv, 424. Hb. £40.99.
ISBN 978-0-8028-7470-2.

Review by Richard Harries, Barnes, London


Introducing the New Testament
J. H. Wansbrough
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2015. Pp. xii, 406. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-567-65668-1.

Review by Andrew Angel, Burgess Hill


The Paul Debate: Critical Questions for Understanding the Apostle.
N. T. Wright
London: SPCK, 2016. Pp. x, 110. Pb. £19.99.
ISBN 978-0-281-07411-2.

Review by Doug Chaplin, Diocese of Worcester


Returning to Reality: Christian Platonism for Our Times
P. G. Tyson
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015. Pp. x, 218. Pb. £17.50.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9385-9.

Review by David Leech, University of Bristol


Modern Orthodox Thinkers: From the Philokalia to the Present
A. Louth
London: SPCK, 2015. Pp. xvi, 382. Pb. £25.
ISBN 978-0-281-07127-2.

Review by Gregory Platten, Friern Barnet, London


Reading Barth with Charity: A Hermeneutical Proposal
G. Hunsinger
Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2015. Pp. xvi, 186. Pb. £14.99.
ISBN 978-0-8010-9531-3.

Review by Matthias Grebe, University of Bonn


The Only Mind Worth Having: Thomas Merton and the Child Mind
F. Gardner
Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2015. Pp. xiv, 228. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-4982-3022-3.

Review by Anne Richards, Church of England Mission and Public Affairs Division, London


Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Religion
L. Powell-Jones and F. L. Shults, eds.
London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. Pp. viii, 194. Hb. £85.
ISBN 978-1-4742-6689-5.

Review by John Reader, Ironstone Benefice, William Temple Foundation and University of Worcester


Grounded: Finding God in the World: A Spiritual Revolution
D. Butler Bass
New York: HarperOne, 2015. Pp. xii, 323. Hb. £14.99.
ISBN 978-0-06-232854-0.

Review by Michael Brierley, Worcester Cathedral


Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach
J. B. Martin-Schramm, D. T. Spencer and L. A. Stivers
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. Pp. xxii, 314. Pb. £25.99.
ISBN 978-1-62698-156-0.

Review by Frances Ward, Mirfield


Religion, Violence, and the Secular State
J. C. Caiazza
New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. Pp. xvi, 140. Pb. £40.99.
ISBN 978-1-138-10692-5.

Review by Esther Reed, University of Exeter


Muslim Identity in a Turbulent Age: Islamic Extremism and Western Islamophobia
M. C. Hardy, F. Mughal and S. Markiewicz, eds.
London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017. Pp. xiv, 258. Pb. £14.99.
ISBN 978-1-78592-152-0.

Review by Richard Sudworth, Sparkbrook, Birmingham


Can War Be Just in the 21st Century? Ethicists Engage the Tradition
T. L. Winright and L. E. Johnston, eds.
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. Pp. xxviii, 201. Pb. £23.99.
ISBN 978-1-62698-158-4.

Review by Rosemary Durward, East Horsley, Surrey


Encountering ETI: Aliens in Avatar and the Americas
J. W. Hart
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015. Pp. x, 296. Pb. £21.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9397-2.

Review by Douglas Cowan, Renison University College, Waterloo, ON