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Book reviews in 2016 

Book reviews published by The Baptist Times in 2016 


January

Detox Your Ego: 7 Easy Steps to Achieving Freedom, Happiness and Success in Your Life
By Steven Sylvester

The Undivided Heart: Reflections, Stories and Scriptures to Evangelise the Heart
By Florence Joseph

The Trial of Jesus: Victim of bigotry and cowardice
By Elio Palombi

Creating a Culture of Invitation in Your Church
By Michael Harvey

God’s Fingerprints - The Evidence is Everywhere
By John Samways

Magna Carta Unravelled. The Case for Christian Freedoms Today
Baroness Cox, and others


 

February

Jars of Clay - What the West needs to learn from the persecuted church
By Kenneth Harrod

The Song of Songs. Exploring the divine romance
By Charlie Cleverly

Preaching
By Timothy Keller

Choose Life: Christmas and Easter Sermons in Canterbury Cathedral
By Rowan Williams

Baptists in America: a history
By Thomas S Kidd & Barry Hankins

 

March

Hebrews and James. 60 Bite-sized insights. Straight to the Heart series
By Phil Moore

Messy Grace
By Caleb Kaltenbach

Essentials for a deeper Spiritual life
By Ken Cetton

Complete in Him: Finding Hope in Disability and Child Loss
By Chizor Akisanya

 

April 

The Challenge of Jesus
By N. T. Wright

Revelation Road: One man's journey to the heart of the Apocalypse and back again
By Nick Page

Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality: Making Space for God
by Tim Stead

Wounded by God's People
By Anne Graham Lotz



May

The Holy Spirit
by Stanley Hauerwas and William H Willimon

Truth That Never Dies: The Dr. G. R. Beasley-Memorial Lectures 2002-2012
Nigel Wright (ed.)

All Questions Great and Small
By Adrian Plass and Jeff Lucas

The Heaven Promise. Engaging the Bible's Truth about Life to Come
By Scot McKnight

Soulfulness: Deepening the mindful life 
By Brian Draper

Rowan Williams Meeting God in Meeting God in Paul
by Rowan Williams

Pioneer Ministry in New Housing Areas
By Penny Marsh & Alison Boulton



June

Inventing the Universe
By Alister McGrath

Baptists and War: Essays on Baptists and Military Conflict, 1640s-1990s
Edited by Gordon Heath and Michael Haykin

Don’t Beat Yourself Up
By Tania Bright

God is watching you: how fear of God makes us human
By Dominic Johnson

Church in Hard Places How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy
By Mez McConnell & Mike McKinley

Suffering: if God exists, why doesn't he stop it?
By John Morris

 


July 

Fight the Good Fight: Voices of Faith from the First World War
by John Broom

The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions
Roger Wagner & Andrew Briggs

Short Answers to Big Questions about God, the Bible and Christianity
By Clinton E. Arnold and Jeff Arnold

The Passion and the Cross
Ronald Rolhesier

Found by love
By Rahil Patel

Daniel Hughes: The Sledgehammer Pastor
By Ivor Thomas Rees

 


August

I am N The voice of the martyrs
Published by David C Cook

The Promise of Blessing
By Kate Patterson

Simplify: ten practices to unclutter your soul
By Bill Hybels

The Earth Will Teach You 
By Kevin Durrant 

How To Be A Mindful Christian: 40 simple spiritual practices
By Sally Welch

The Invention of God
By Thomas Römer
 



September 

Isaiah for Everyone
By John Goldingay

Flora and Fauna of the Bible
By Peter Goodfellow

The Church in Exile: Living in hope after Christendom
By Lee Beach

Abundant Life: The Churches and Sexuality
Chitando, Ezra & Nyambiura Njoroge (eds),WCC Publications




October

Blessed are the poor? Urban poverty and the church
By Laurie Green

The Search for God – and the Path to Persuasion
By Peter May

Making Peace with the Earth - Action and Advocacy for Climate Justice
Edited by Grace Ji-Sun Kim (ed) WCC Publications

Body: Biblical spirituality for the whole person 
By Paula Gooder 

Systematic Theology
By Anthony C. Thiselton

Letting in the Light
By Kenneth Steven




November

Redeeming Gender
By Adrian Thatcher

Christian Self-Understanding in the Context of Hindu Religion
Chunakara, Mathews George (ed),
Tiruvalla, India

The Bible from Scratch
By Simon Jenkins

Arab Evangelicals in Israel
By Azar Ajaj, Duane Miller & Philip Sumpter

Growing In Circles: learning the rhythms of discipleship
By Paul Harcourt




December

The Vicar’s Secret Wallpaper - moments, meanderings and meaning in Christian ministry 
By Malcolm Nicholas 

Discovering Romans – content, interpretation, reception
By Anthony C. Thiselton

Liberating the Gospel: Translating the Message of Jesus in a Globalised World
By David Smith

A Faithful Presence - Working Together for the Common Good
By Hilary Russell

The Thomas the Tank Engine Man: The life of Reverend W. Awdry
By Brian Sibley

Hidden Christmas: The Surprising Truth behind the Birth of Christ
By Timothy Keller


 
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