This week’s great bargains at the CEN shop

This week’s great bargains at the CEN shop

Lift High the Cross, John Gunstone Canterbury, pb, £25.00 John Gunstone has not written a perfect book but he does deserve congratulations for hitting on an important subject and exploring it with enthusiasm. Between the First and Second World Wars Anglo-Catholics held a series of Congresses that drew thousands of people, lay and ordained, to […]

This week’s Book and CD Choices

This week’s Book and CD Choices

For The Parish Andrew Davison and Alison Milbank SCM, pb, Our price: £16.46 ‘Fresh Expressions’ is a ‘motherhood and apple pie’ issue in the Church of England. Just about everyone supports it from the Archbishop of Canterbury downwards. Church attendance figures may have steadied after a long period of decline but there is no room for […]

Our top picks to buy from the CEN shop

Our top picks to buy from the CEN shop

Religion and Youth Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion Ashgate pb, Our price: £17.09 Love Now, Pay Later Nigel Yates SPCK, pb, £14.44 According to received wisdom the 1960s and 1970s were a period of religious and social change in Britain in which the baby boomer, post war generation rejected many of the moral and religious […]

This week’s Book and CD Bargains

This week’s Book and CD Bargains

The Papacy since 1500, James Corkery and Thomas Worcester CUP Our price: hb £51, pb £17.09 Benedict XVI’s state visit to Britain has aroused a good deal of debate about whether the Pope should be treated as a head of state. According to Geoffrey Robertson QC the Vatican does not fulfil the requirements laid down […]

London’s Best 100 Churches

London’s Best 100 Churches

London’s Best 100 Churches Leigh Hatts Canterbury, pb, £14.99 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £12.74) Well-produced with excellent illustrations and reasonably priced this book fulfils a real need and is to be welcomed. This does not mean that it is perfect. Although the author edited the newspaper of the Diocese […]

Anglo-Catholics in Religion: TS Eliot and Christianity,

Anglo-Catholics in Religion: TS Eliot and Christianity, Barry Spurr Lutterworth, pb, £25.00 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £23.75) Betjeman and the Anglican Imagination Kevin J Gardner SPCK, pb, £14.99 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £10.49) Christianity was well represented in 20th Century English Literature. Among […]

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Faith Maps, Michael Paul Gallagher DLT, pb £12.95 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £11.66) Karl Barth, D Densil Morgan SPCK, pb £12.99 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £9.09) Michael Paul Gallagher is a Catholic writer who deserves to be widely known and read beyond the […]

Christ the Key

Christ the Key

Christ the Key, Kathryn Tanner CUP, paperback, £16.99 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £14.44) Based on the Warfield Lectures delivered at Princeton Seminary this important work by an American theologian in the Reformed tradition is already attracting a good deal of attention. It is the sequel to a brief systematic […]

This week’s book reviews

This week’s book reviews

Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906 -1945 Ferdinand Schlingensiepen Continuum, hb, £19.99 (Buy it from the CEN Shop at www.churchnewspaper.com for just £13.99) During the early phases of his imprisonment, Ferdinand Shlingensiepen tells us, nothing helped Dietrich Bonhoeffer more than the experience he had gained of monastic life, first among Benedictine monks then at the Confessing Church seminary […]

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