This essay might well begin with, ‘Have you heard the one about the Scottish Episcopalian and the Scottish Presbyterian?’ Last year Richard Holloway, our Scottish Episcopalian, had his book entitled Stories We Tell Ourselves: Making Meaning in a Meaningless Universe published.[i] The book recounts how he came to have doubts about his Christian faith, doubts … Continue Reading
This book, by a master historian, is exceptional and well worth buying, reading, and referencing. No theological or historical library should be without it.
Christopher Landau reviews a new study of reconciliation by Muthuraj Swamy.
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