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Doubt, Faith, and Certainty
A. C. Thiselton
Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. viii, 160. Pb. £16.99.
ISBN 978-0-8028-7353-8.

Review by Guy Collins, Hanover, NH

Liberal Religion: Progressive Versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
E. J. de Kadt
Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. x, 143. Hb. £115
ISBN 978-0-815-39458-7

Review by Keith Ward, University of Roehampton

Interreligious Encounters: Opportunities and Challenges
M. Amaladoss, ed. J. Y. Tan
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xxxvi, 250. Pb. £37.99
ISBN 978-1-62698-221-5

Review by Paul Hedges, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Spiritual Guides: Pathfinders in the Desert
F. R. Dallmayr
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Pp. x, 186. Hb. $45
ISBN 978-0-268-10258-6

Review by Fiona Gardner, Bath

The Grace of Waiting
M. J. Whipp
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2017. Pp. vi, 104. Pb. £10.99
ISBN 978-1-84825-977-5

Review by Sarah Schnitker, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

Silence: A User’s Guide. Volume 2: Application
M. Ross
London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2018. Pp. x, 140. Pb
ISBN 978-0-232-53348-4

Review by Elizabeth Maslen, University of London

Animating Liturgy: The Dynamics of Worship and the Human Community
S. G. Platten
Durham: Sacristy Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 188. Pb
ISBN 978-1-910519-54-7

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

Women’s Voices and the Practice of Preaching
N. L. Gross
Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. xxiv, 158. Pb. £16.99
ISBN 978-0-8028-7322-4

Review by Susan Durber, Taunton

Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry
A. L. Blazer
New York and London: New York University Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 233. Pb. £18.99
ISBN 978-1-4798-1813-6

Review by Robert Ellis, Regent’s Park College, Oxford

Mothering, Public Leadership, and Women’s Life Writing: Explorations in Spirituality Studies and Practical Theology, Theology in Practice 3
C. E. Wolfteich
Leiden: Brill, 2017. Pp. x, 208. Pb.ISBN 978-90-04-35066-3
Mothers of Faith: Motherhood in the Christian Tradition
W. M. Sumani
Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xviii, 298. Pb. £23.99
ISBN 978-1-62698-257-4

Reviews by Emma Percy, University of Oxford

Marriage, Family and Relationships: Biblical, Doctrinal and Contemporary Perspectives
T. A. Noble, S. K. Whittle and P. S. Johnston, eds.
London: Apollos, 2017. Pp. xii, 291. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-78359-539-6

Review by Adrian Thatcher, University of Exeter

In a Glass Darkly: The Bible, Reflection and Everyday Life
Z. Bennett and C. C. Rowland
London: SCM Press, 2016. Pp. vi, 234. Pb
ISBN 978-0-334-05422-1

Review by James Woodward, Sarum College, Salisbury, and University of Winchester

A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels
J. R. D. Kirk
Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2016. Pp. xviii, 638. Hb. £40.99
ISBN 978-0-8028-6795-7

Review by Doug Chaplin, Diocese of Worcester

Angelology: Recovering Higher-Order Beings as Emblems of Transcendence, Immanence, and Imagination
D. D. Potter
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2017. Pp. xii, 214. Pb. £18
ISBN 978-0-227-17631-3

Review by Andrew Angel, Burgess Hill

All Things New: The Trinitarian Nature of the Human Calling in Maximus the Confessor and Jürgen Moltmann
B. Bingaman
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2015. Pp. xvi, 194. Pb. £17.50
ISBN 978-0-227-17515-6

Review by Ian McIntosh, Church of England Ministry Division, London

Theological Radicalism and Tradition: ‘The Limits of Radicalism’ with Appendices
H. E. Root, ed. C. R. Brewer
Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. xii, 165. Hb. £105
ISBN 978-1-138-09246-4

Review by Sam Brewitt-Taylor, University of Oxford

Theology Reforming Society: Revisiting Anglican Social Theology
S. C. Spencer ed.
London: SCM Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 188. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-05373-6

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

Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago
H. W. Carter
New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 277. Hb. £22.99
ISBN 978-0-19-938595-9

Review by Mark Chapman, Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford

Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920
J. E. Kirby
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 257. Hb
ISBN 978-0-19-876815-9

Review by Mark Dorsett, King’s School, Worcester

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and Its Global Expansion, 1829–c.1914
R. G. W. Strong, ed.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv, 490. Hb
ISBN 978-0-19-969970-4

Review by David Thompson, University of Cambridge

Parish: An Anglican Theology of Place
A. P. Rumsey
London: SCM Press, 2017. Pp. x, 203. Pb
ISBN 978-0-334-05484-9

Review by Ian Duffield and Keith Hebden, Urban Theology Union, Sheffield