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

Complete Darkness

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Trigger warning – this book contains extreme violence, speculative demonology, worryingly possible future scenarios, strong language, and lots of things I thoroughly disapprove of. An edited version of this post appears at Christian Today. One of the dangers of being … 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

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