Sunday, January 11, 2009

22 new recommended books : Jan 14th 2009

Now in the Colenso Library :


Robert Harrison, John Walker : A Man for the 21st Century - story of a great Bishop of Washington.

Ben Witherington III : What have they done with Jesus ? - one of the best moderate conservative authors whom liberal Christians should read - and question !

Rupert Shortt, Rowan's Rule : The Biography of the Archbishop

Dave Tomlinson, Re-enchanting Christianity, by the author of The Post-Evangelical

Julie Galambush, The Reluctant Parting : How the New Testament's Jewish Writers Created a Christian book - by a former Baptist minister and scholar who has converted to her father's Jewish faith

Roger Haight SJ, The Future of Christology, by the author of the larger work, Jesus : Symbol of God, no longer allowed to teach Protestants let alone Roman Catholics

Leslie J.Francis and Philip Richter, Gone for Good ? : Church-Leaving and Returning in the 21st Century

Louise Nelstrop and Martyn Percy, Evaluating Fresh Expressions

Bp John Colenso, Natal Sermons, 2nd series, 1868 - at last re-printed !

Keith Ward, The Big Questions in Science and Religion - by outstanding scholar

David Hay, Something There : The Biology of the Human Spirit


Timothy Radcliffe O.P., Why Go To Church ? : The Drama of the Eucharist

Diarmaid MacCulloch, The Later Reformation in England, 1547-1603

Hugh Trevor-Roper, The Invention of Scotland : Myth and History

William O'Connor and William J.Lines, Overloading Australia : How governments and media dither and deny on population'

David Stancliffe, The Lion Companion to Church Architecture - delightful !

Sarah Brown and Peter de Figueiredo, Religion and Place : Liverpool's historic places of worship - well illustrated and comprehensive coverage of the churches and the two cathedrals of England's Liverpool

Moyra Dooley, No Place for God : The Denial of the Transcendent in Modern Church Architecture

Clive Dewey, The Passing of Barchester - interesting study of one major aspect of the 19th century Church of England

Paul Avis, The Identity of Anglicanism - revised

Kenneth Stevenson, ed., A Fallible Church

Stephen Games, ed., Tennis Whites and Teacakes - some of John Betjeman's work in short bites, a nice gift