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The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and Gender
A. P. A. Thatcher, ed.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 719. Hb.
ISBN 978-0-19-966415-3.

Review by Duncan Dormor, United Society Partners in the Gospel, London


Redeeming Gender
A. P. A. Thatcher
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 225. Hb. £25.
ISBN 978-0-19-874475-7.

Review by Elaine Graham, University of Chester


Thinking Again about Marriage: Key Theological Questions.
J. P. Bradbury and S. Cornwall, eds.
London: SCM Press, 2016. Pp. x, 220. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-05369-9.

Revew by Adrian Thatcher, University of Exeter


An Honest Life: Faithful and Gay
G. M. Hooper
Alresford: Christian Alternative Books, 2015. Pp. x, 147. Pb. £9.99.
ISBN 978-1-78279-921-4.

Review by Savitri Hensman, East London


Intimate Jesus: The Sexuality of God Incarnate
A. R. Angel
London: SPCK, 2017. Pp. xvi, 176. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-281-07240-8.

Review by Lisa Isherwood, University of Winchester


Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul
S. J. Gathercole
Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2015. Pp. 128. Pb. £11.99.
ISBN 978-0-8010-4977-4.

Review by Andrew Angel, Burgess Hill


The Day the Revolution Began
N. T. Wright
London: SPCK, 2016. Pp. viii, 440. Hb. £16.99.
ISBN 978-0-281-06145-7.

Review by Doug Chaplin, Diocese of Worcester


The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology
J. R. Farris and C. C. Taliaferro, eds.
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xx, 384. Hb. £90.
ISBN 978-1-4724-1093-1.

Review by Michele Saracino, Manhattan College, New York


Reason and Wonder: Why Science and Faith Need Each Other
E. R. Priest, ed.
London: SPCK, 2016. Pp. xx, 211. Pb. £12.99.
ISBN 978-0-281-07524-9.

Review by Michael Fuller, University of Edinburgh


Citizens of the Broken Compass: Ethical and Religious Disorientation in the Age of Technology.
J. E. Brush,
Alresford: iff Books, 2015. Pp. vi, 124. Pb. £9.99.
ISBN 978-1-78279-954-2.

Review by Ben Humphris, Hodge Hill College, Birmingham


Animals Are Not Ours (No, Really, They’re Not): An Evangelical Animal Liberation Theology
S. W. King
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 184. Pb. £15.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9448-1.

Review by Jennifer Brown, Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, and Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford.


The Spirit of Peace: Pentecost and Affliction in the Middle East
M. C. Grey
Durham: Sacristy Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 146. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-908381-20-0.

Review by Samuel McBratney, Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham


Religious Pluralism and Interreligious Theology: The Gifford Lectures – An Extended Edition
P. Schmidt-Leukel
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xii, 291. Pb. £29.99.
ISBN 978-1-62698-230-7.

Review by Paul Hedges, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


The Soul of Doubt: The Religious Roots of Unbelief from Luther to Marx
D. F. Erdozain
New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 320. Hb. £22.99.
ISBN 978-0-19-984461-6.

Review by Guy Collins, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA


Christ, Church and World: New Studies in Bonhoeffer’s Theology and Ethics.
M. G. Mawson and P. G. Ziegler, eds.
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2016. Pp. x, 201. Hb. £65.
ISBN 978-0-567-66591-1.

Review by Ann Nickson, Mortlake, London


Theology after Lacan: The Passion for the Real
C. C. Davis, M. J. P. Pound and C. S. Crockett, eds.
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2015. Pp. viii, 286. Pb. £22.50.
ISBN 978-0-227-17470-8.

Review by John Reader, Ironstone Benefice, William Temple Foundation and University of Worcester


Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé: Radical Dominican and Vatican II Pioneer.
J. N. A. Bradbury
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Pp. xvi, 249. Hb. £65.
ISBN 978-1-4724-1870-8.

Review by Derrick Witherington, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium


Academic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today: ‘And with All of Your Mind’
S. C. Henson and M. J. Lakey, eds.
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2016. Pp. xii, 235. Hb. £95.
ISBN 978-1-4724-5454-6.
For God’s Sake: Re-Imagining Priesthood and Prayer in a Changing Church
J. H. Martin and S. A. Coakley, eds.
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2016. Pp. xx, 183. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-84825-814-3.

Reviews by Michael Brierley, Worcester Cathedral


Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives
A. Reid, ed.
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2016. Pp. xxvi, 367. Pb. £17.99.
ISBN 978-0-567-66809-7.

Bridget Nichols, Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Dublin