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A. Autiero and L. Magesa, eds., The Catholic Ethicist in the Local Church. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. x, 341. Pb. £37.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-274-1.


K. J. Barnes, Redeeming Capitalism. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xiv, 233. Hb. $25. ISBN 978-0-8028-7557-0.


M. D. Barram, Missional Economics: Biblical Justice and Christian Formation. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xviii, 263. Pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7507-5.


R. M. Ellis, The Christian Middle Way: The Case against Christian Belief but for Christian Faith. Alresford: Christian Alternative Books, 2018. Pp. xiv, 307. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-1-78535-756-5.


C. Greenough, Undoing Theology: Life Stories from Non-normative Christians. London: SCM Press, 2018. Pp. x, 219. Hb. £65. ISBN 978-0-334-05621-8.


J. M. Houston and J. Zimmermann, eds., Sources of the Christian Self: A Cultural History of Christian Identity. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xxvi, 694. Hb. $55. ISBN 978-0-8028-7627-0.


S. C. Ilo, A Poor and Merciful Church: The Illuminative Ecclesiology of Pope Francis. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. xii, 308. Pb. £33.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-265-9.


E. A. Johnson, Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. xviii, 238. Hb. £23.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-266-6.


C. R. Koester, Revelation and the End of All Things, 2nd edn. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xii, 214. Pb. $24. ISBN 978-0-8028-7578-5.


P. Lewis and S. Hamid, British Muslims: New Directions in Islamic Thought, Creativity and Activism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018. Pp. xiv, 250. Pb. £14.99. ISBN 978-1-4744-3276-4.


I. S. Markham and J. T. K. Daniel, eds., Reasonable Radical? Reading the Writings of Martyn Percy. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2018. Pp. xviii, 354. Pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-1783-6.


J. L. McLaughlin, An Introduction to Israel’s Wisdom Traditions. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xii, 217. Pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7454-2.


S. Mitralexis, ed., Polis, Ontology, Ecclesial Event: Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2018. Pp. xviii, 259. Hb. ISBN 978-0-227-17669-6.


S. W. Murray, Post-Christendom: Church and Mission in a Strange New World, 2nd edn. London: SCM Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 253. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-0-334-05704-8.


M. F. Perham, One Unfolding Story: Biblical Reflections through the Christian Year, ed. P. R. Gooder and J. Moriarty. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2018. Pp. viii, 200. Pb. £14.99. ISBN 978-1-78622-049-3.


A. S. G. Platten, Grasping the Heel of Heaven: Liturgy, Leadership and Ministry in Today’s Church. London: Canterbury Press, 2018. Pp. xviii, 179. Pb. £22.99. ISBN 978-1-78622-002-8.


A. Riccardi, To the Margins: Pope Francis and the Mission of the Church, tr. D. Livingstone. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. vi, 184. Pb. £20.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-277-2.


R. Rohr, Essential Teachings on Love, ed. J. Chase and J. Traeger. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. xxii, 263. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-269-7.


R. D. Shaw and W. R. Burrows, eds., Traditional Ritual as Christian Worship: Dangerous Syncretism or Necessary Hybridity?, American Society of Missiology Series 56. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. xxiv, 278. Pb. £41.99. ISBN 978-1-62698-262-8.


J. D. Small, Flawed Church, Faithful God: A Reformed Ecclesiology for the Real World. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xx, 242. Pb. $35. ISBN 978-0-8028-7612-6.


D. I. Smith, On Christian Teaching: Practicing Faith in the Classroom. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. x, 172. Pb. $22. ISBN 978-0-8028-7360-6.


D. K. Thompson and D. C. Murchison, eds., Mentoring: Biblical, Theological, and Practical Perspectives. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xii, 244. Pb. $30. ISBN 978-0-8028-7499-3.


J. E. Turner, The Labour Church: Religion and Politics in Britain 1890–1914. London and New York: I. B. Tauris and Co., 2018. Pp. xii, 273. Hb. ISBN 978-1-78453-943-6.


S. M. B. Wells, Incarnational Mission: Being with the World. London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2018. Pp. x, 254. Pb. ISBN 978-1-78622-036-3.


D. Wenham, From Good News to Gospels: What Did the First Christians Say about Jesus? Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018. Pp. xx, 124. Pb. $16. ISBN 978-0-8028-7368-2.


G. D. Westhaver, ed., A Transforming Vision: Knowing and Loving the Triune God. London: SCM Press, 2018. Pp. xx, 252. Pb. £35. ISBN 978-0-334-05568-6.