My Top Ten Books of 2019

I’ve been watching with interest various people and organisations post their ‘book of the year’ lists, and have held off doing my own largely because I was finishing up a few books that I wondered if they MIGHT sneak into … Continued

Book Review: History and Eschatology

Reviewing books by N. T., or Tom, Wright is always an adventure. Partly because there are so many of them, partly because he has fans and detractors in similar numbers, and partly because his output is so broad, covering both … Continued

Book Review: God in the Whirlwind

The name David Wells will likely be known to one subset of readers of this blog, and an unknown one to others. This book, though, should be of interest to anyone who reads this blog and/or is interested in issues … Continued

Book Review: Prayer, A Guide for the Perplexed

I begin this review with some words from the end of the book: “Prayer is revolutionary. As Christians stand before God in prayer, they stand for the flourishing of common life.” This rather beautiful phrase captures a lot of the … Continued

Book Review: On the road with Saint Augustine

Smith should need no introduction, though if you have not come across him and his Cultural Liturgies project, or introductions to major themes in Christian thought, then this book would be a good place to start. On the Road is … Continued

Book review: The Christian Doctrine of Humanity

Readers should have realised by now that one of my biggest theological interests is ‘theological anthropology’, or rather understanding what it is to be human in an explicitly Christian way, informed by Scripture. This book, then, represents the proceedings of … Continued

An Interview with Alexander Venter

You might have seen my review of Alexander Venter’s new book, Doing Spirituality. As it is quite a long, meaty and beautiful book, I asked Alexander a few questions to help explain and explore what he’s written. I hope it … Continued

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