Book Review: Including the Stranger

David Firth was one of my favourite lecturers whilst I was doing my Masters at St John’s in Nottingham, and it has been a priviliege working on some of his books whilst I’ve been working for his publisher, IVP. His … 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: Looking Shame in the Eye

Having read Curt Thompson’s The Soul of Shame and Paul Mallard’s Invest Your Disappointments, I’ve been keenly aware of the need for theologically and emotionally honest books about the reality of life. Today I want to share some thoughts and quotes on … 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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