Achieve A Quiet Mind with Eva McIntyre

Achieve A Quiet Mind with Eva McIntyre

Priest, storyteller, actor, songwriter and talented author, Eva McIntyre, just published her first book, ‘A Quiet Mind’. Her book is designed to “help individuals use their faith to free their spirit from the constraints of dogma and self-doubt.” Using experiences from her lifetime and 25 years of working alongside people on their journeys towards spiritual […]

Book review: Methodist Theology

Book review: Methodist Theology

Continuum have launched a new series looking at the theology of major churches with Methodist Theology by Kenneth Wilson, Visiting Research Fellow at Christ Church, Canterbury, and Chichester University. Publication was no doubt timed to coincide with this year’s Methodist Conference at Southport but members of other churches will be fascinated by an account of […]

Book review: God is not a Christian

Book review: God is not a Christian

Archbishop Desmond Tutu remains one of the Christian Church’s most high-profile and best-loved figures. He has not lost his controversial edge with the passing years and in God is Not a Christian (Rider Books) his biographer, the South African journalist, John Allen, has collected his recent speeches, addresses and articles. Barack Obama, Kofi Annan, and […]

Paperback roundup

Paperback roundup

Twenty-five years’ after it was first published to mark the Day of Prayer for Peace called by John Paul II at Assisi and attended by religious leaders from many different faiths, SPCK have reissued the collection Prayers for Peace edited by Basil Hume and Robert Runcie. The book contains prayers and reflections from modern and […]

Book review: Why Trust the Bible?

Book review: Why Trust the Bible?

Why Trust the Bible? Amy Orr-Ewing IVP, pb, £7.99 Your reviewer is going to stick his neck out. Without the work of the Zacharias Trust’s stable of modern Christian apologists (John Lennox, Alister McGrath, Michael Ramsden and Amy Orr-Ewing) the whole discipline of defending the faith would be in a pretty poor state. Over the […]

Book Review-A Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders

Of the 1 million people in the UK who have eating disorders, those in the 14 to 25 age group are most at risk for developing the disorder. While hundreds of books have been written to help the individuals who have developed eating disorders, few books have been written for the parents of eating disorder […]

Book Choice: Ministry re-examined

Book Choice: Ministry re-examined

Reimagining Ministry David Heywood SCM, pb, £19.99 Talking About God, Helen Cameron, Deborah Bhatti, Catherine Duce, James Sweeney and Clare Watkins SCM, pb, £19.99 In the 19th century the ministry of the Church of England came to be seen as a ‘learned profession’. Residential theological colleges were established to train future clergy in the professional […]

Book Choices: Understanding Tom Wright…

Book Choices: Understanding Tom Wright…

Tom Wright’s controversial book For all the Saints in which he argues that the saints, like all the departed, are awaiting the resurrection at the end of time and are unable to join their petitions with ours, has been reissued by SPCK. Bishop Tom disagrees with some current liturgical practices surrounding All Saints’ Day and […]

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