What can we learn from the church’s past? Peter Webster reviews Jane Shaw’s book introducing readers to the spirituality of four Anglicans of the early twentieth century.
Graham Kings reflects on “Out of the Depths: Hope in Times of Suffering” and hopes “it will encourage others also to draw on ancient wells and modern insights for theological and prayer resources in times of persecution”
“If there was no link between Englishness and Christianity, what was the point of the Church of England?” (177). This critique of Rowan Williams’ Sharia lecture gets to the heart of the argument and the problem with Andrew Brown and Linda Woodhead’s book.
This book seeks to “liberate the gospel” from the Western church’s narrow, parochial view of the world, and also perhaps from our limited view of Scripture and its contexts….It’s theological dynamite!
A review of an “indispensable guide” to evangelicals in the Church of England last century
A detailed account and engagement with the eleven chapters exploring aspects of evangelicalism and the Church of England last century.
Review of two of the Michael Ramsey Shortlist – by Francis Spufford and Frances Young
“Tripp has written a genuine Gospel devotional…that reminds you every day of your need for grace and the wonderful mercy of God in making that grace freely available”.
This is “one of the best expositions of Jesus’ command to love our enemies that I have ever read.”
A theological memoir on parenting, love and disability: “Frances Young has given the church a great gift in this book…..You won’t agree with all of her conclusions but you will find yourself both profoundly moved and challenged”.