from Modern Believing Vol 58:4 • previous edition • next edition

The Changing Soul of Europe: Religions and Migrations in Northern and Southern Europe
H. C. R. Vilaça, E. Pace, I. Furseth and P. Pettersson, eds.
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. Pp. xiv, 265. Hb. £65.
ISBN 978-1-4724-3469-2.

Review by Susanna Snyder, University of Roehampton

Between Kin and Cosmopolis: An Ethic of the Nation
N. J. Biggar
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014. Pp. xii, 109. Pb. £17.50.
ISBN 978-0-227-17472-2.

Review by Stephen Backhouse, St Mellitus College, London

What in God’s Name Are You Eating? How Can Christians Live and Eat Responsibly in Today’s Global Village?
A. Francis
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 157. Pb. £17.50.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9381-1.

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

Exploring Earthiness: The Reality and Perception of Being Human Today
A. V. Primavesi
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014. Pp. xxii, 154. Pb. £17.50.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9339-2.

Review by Graham Usher, Diocese of Worcester

Being as Communion: A Metaphysics of Information
W. A. Dembski
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. Pp. xviii, 218. Pb. £17.99.
ISBN 978-0-7546-3858-2.

Review by Mark Harris, University of Edinburgh

Panentheism across the World’s Traditions
L. Biernacki and P. D. Clayton, eds.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 218. Hb.
ISBN 978-0-19-998989-8.
Finding All Things in God: Pansacramentalism and Doing Theology Interreligiously
H. S. Gustafson, Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 339. Pb. £30.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9490-0.

Reviews by Michael Brierley, Worcester Cathedral

Negating Negation: Against the Apophatic Abandonment of the Dionysian Corpus
T. D. Knepper
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014. Pp. xviii, 151. Pb. £16.50.
ISBN 978-0-227-17455-5.

Review by Marika Rose, University of Winchester

When the Eternal Can Be Met: The Bergsonian Theology of Time in the Works of C. S. Lewis, T. S. Eliot, and W. H. Auden.
J. C. Latta
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014. Pp. vi, 226. Pb. £22.50.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9360-6.

Review by Alexander D. Garton, University of Cambridge

Communion with the Triune God: The Trinitarian Soteriology of T. F. Torrance
D. O. Eugenio
Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2014. Pp. xxii, 242. Pb. £23.50
ISBN 978-0-227-17453-1.

Review by Bobby Grow, Vancouver, WA

Pannenberg on Evil, Love and God: The Realisation of Divine Love
M. D. Hocknull
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. Pp. viii, 201. Hb. £60
ISBN 978-1-4094-6338-2.

Review by Christiaan Mostert, University of Divinity, Melbourne

Marion and Theology
C. M. Gschwandtner
London and New York: Bloomsbury T. and T. Clark, 2016. Pp. x, 159. Pb. £21.99
ISBN 978-0-567-66021-3.

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

Praying to a French God: The Theology of Jean-Yves Lacoste
K. J. Wardley
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. Pp. xii, 246. Hb. £60.
ISBN 978-1-4724-2865-3.

Review by Edmund Newey, Christ Church, Oxford

The Way of Christ-likeness: Being Transformed by the Liturgies of Lent, Holy Week and Easter
M. F. Perham
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2016. Pp. x, 155. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-84825-901-0.

Review by Bridget Nichols, Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Dublin

Wrestling with the Word: Preaching Tricky Texts
K. S. Bruce and J. H. Harrison, eds.
London: SPCK, 2016. Pp. xxii, 159. Pb. £12.99.
ISBN 978-0-281-07648-2.
Waiting on the Word: Preaching Sermons that Connect People to God
L. M. Cavanagh
London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2017. Pp. xii, 147. Pb. £12.99
ISBN 978-0-232-53262-3

Review by Susan Durber, Taunton

SCM Study Guide to Preaching
P. K. Stevenson
London: SCM Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 268. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-04374-4.

Review by Rosalind Brown, Durham Cathedral

Making Nothing Happen: Five Poets Explore Faith and Spirituality
G. D’Costa, E. M. Nesbitt, R. M. Pryce, R. Shelton and N. M. Slee
Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. Pp. xiv, 215. Pb. £19.99.
ISBN 978-1-4094-5515-8.

Review by Emma Mason, University of Warwick

Finding God in the Psalms: Sing, Pray, Live
N. T. Wright
London: SPCK, 2014. Pp. viii, 200. Pb. £9.99.
ISBN 978-0-281-06989-7.

Review by Alison Gray, Westminster College, Cambridge

Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr, 3 vols.
J. Barton, ed.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013-14. Pp. xxxiv, 568; xii, 619; xii, 798. Hb. £355.
ISBN 978-0-19-826192-6.

Review by Richard Briggs, Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham

Playing with Dragons: Living with Suffering and God
A. R. Angel
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014. Pp. xviii, 120. Pb. £16.50.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9348-4.

Review by Marina Hannus, University of Exeter

Conversations with the New Testament
J. I. Holdsworth
London: SCM Press, 2014. Pp. viii, 135. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-04413-0.

Review by Andrew Angel, Burgess Hill

Things Hidden: Scripture as Spirituality
R. Rohr
London: SPCK, 2016. Pp. x, 238. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-281-07516-4.

Review by Gordon Mursell, Kirkcudbright

The Drama of Living: Becoming Wise in the Spirit
D. F. Ford
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2014. Pp. xviii, 216. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-84825-538-8.

Review by Nicola Slee, Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham

Theatrical Theology: Explorations in Performing the Faith
W. Vander Lugt and T. A. Hart, eds.
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015. Pp. xviii, 278. Pb. £21.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9384-2.

Review by Nick Baldock, Lancing College

The Games People Play: Theology, Religion, and Sport
R. A. Ellis
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2014. Pp. x, 323. Pb. £24.
ISBN 978-0-7188-9371-2.
A Brief Theology of Sport
L. Harvey
London: SCM Press, 2014. Pp. xxii, 130. Pb.
ISBN 978-0-334-04418-5.

Review by Christopher Evans, Boston University

Speaking of Faith: The Winchester Dialogues
J. Miller, ed.
London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2016. Pp. x, 229. Pb.
ISBN 978-1-84825-920-1.

Review by Richard Harries, Barnes, London