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Mrs Thatcher, the Church and her faith

Mrs Thatcher, the Church and her faith

God and Mrs Thatcher Eliza Filby Biteback, hb, £25.00 (or £16.00 from the CEN Shop) Enoch Powell, like Margaret Thatcher a politician of conviction, made the famous claim that the…

A book that was certainly worth the wait!

A book that was certainly worth the wait!

A Kind of Sleepwalking Judy Hirst Darton, Longman and Todd, pb, £9.99 This little book took Judy Hirst six years to complete.   It was worth the wait. So good…

The choice of the new Christian paperbacks

The choice of the new Christian paperbacks

  The Word on the Wind,  Alison Morgan, Monarch Books, pb, £9.99 The Bad Christian’s Manifesto, Dave Tomlinson, Hodder & Stoughton, hb, £13.99 (or £12.78 from the CEN Shop) We need…

History told in a most compelling way.

History told in a most compelling way.

Killers of the King – The men who dared to execute Charles 1 (with illustrations including colour). By Charles Spencer. ISBN 976-1- 4088-5170-8 Bloomsbury.Hardback £20, eBook £17.99 By Penny Nair Price…

Book Review: The Edge of Words by Rowan Williams

Book Review: The Edge of Words by Rowan Williams

Natural theology is now more commonly propagated by philosophers than by theologians. There is a gentle dig at one of the more eminent practitioners of the genre, Richard Swinburne, in…

Book review: A Will To Believe

David Scott Kastan OUP, hb, £25   This slim volume based on lectures originally delivered at Oxford in 2008 has an importance out of all importance to its size. It…

Book Review: Slants and Angles

Book Review: Slants and Angles

Slants and Angles by J Thompson Rowling M.A.  M.D.  M. Chir.  F.R.C.S.  (c) 2011                  Publishing Consultancy – Zoebooks: www.zoebooks.co.uk Including the introduction, this book “by Christians, for Christians” comprises 32…

Book of the week

Book of the week

The Education of David Martin David Martin SPCK, pb, £25.00   For many years David Martin has been a leading writer on the sociology of religion. Together with Peter Berger…

Exploring the theological implications of the Sacraments

Exploring the theological implications of the Sacraments

Why Sacraments? Andrew Davison SPCK, pb, £12.99 So far as I am aware this is the first general Anglican survey of sacramental theology since John Macquarrie published ‘A Guide to…

Let’s Stick Together: A lesson for all the Kate and Wills out there

Let’s Stick Together: A lesson for all the Kate and Wills out there

  By Christina Dierschke This week the first official photograph of Prince George was released. And it has been no Royal-photographer taking it but – in a break with tradition…

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