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Book Reviews

  • The Jesus of Asian women

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Muriel Orevillo-Montenegro, Orbis Books, £12.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-533-0 This is a difficult, challenging, academic and personal book which sets out to redress the imbalance between Western and Eastern Christologies through the stories and...

  • The mission of God

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    The mission of God: unlocking the Bible’s grand narrative By Christopher C J Wright, IVP 2006, £21.99 ISBN: 978-0-83082-571-4 This is a blockbuster of a book in every sense of the word. It’s huge – almost 600 pages. It’...

  • The Roland Allen collection

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    The Roland Allen Collection: Missionary Methods Missionary Principles Ministry of the Spirit Spontaneous Expansion of the Church and Reform of the Ministry By Roland Allen, (some edited by David M Paton), Lutterworth Press, £15 each This...

  • The sky is crying

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Cheryl A Kirk-Duggan, Abingdon Press, £16.99 ISBN: 978-0-68733-473-5 This book is an anthology from more than 20 scholars, clergy and activists, who respond well to the socio-cultural, historical, religious and ethical issues that underlie...

  • The story of evangelism

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    The story of evangelism: A history of the witness to the gospel By Robert Tuttle, Abingdon Press, £16.99 ISBN 0-68735-203-7 It is commonly accepted that we live in a ‘global village’, yet histories of the Church too often focus...

  • The spirit of China

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By David Burnett, Monarch, £10.99 ISBN: 978-1-85424-751-3 This book provides a concise description and analysis of the development of religious thought in China. It proves that a deep understanding of China’s whole historical, political...

  • The Spirit of Hinduism

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By David Burnett, Monarch, £11.99       ISBN: 1-85424-739-5 Readers of this periodical will be familiar with previous works by this author including The Spirit of Buddhism. Here the author offers a Christian...

  • The true cost of low prices

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    The true cost of low prices – the violence of globalization By Vincent A Gallagher, Orbis Books, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-669-6 This book is clearly intended for the American market. While there are a few examples from Asia and Africa,...

  • The 'West', Islam and Islamism

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    by Caroline Cox and John Marks, Civitas, £6.00 ISBN: 1-90338-629-2 The aim of this book “is to encourage mutual understanding between the Islamic and Western worlds”. The introduction compares the world-views and the concluding two...

  • This immoral trade

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Baronness Caroline Cox & Dr John Marks, Monarch, £8.99 ISBN: 1-85424-765-4 This book on the horrors of the present-day slave trade is a call to answer Jesus’ command to build his kingdom by actively standing up for love, justice...

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