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Book Reviews

  • Doctor at the cutting edge

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by bms_editor

    by David Wilson, Bound Biographies, £24.99 (hardback) ISBN: 0-95349-714-3 This autobiography would interest anyone involved in mission work in D R Congo and/or the NHS. The description of David’s early life in Congo is often fun followed...

  • Deep

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Frog & Amy Orr-Ewing, Authentic Media, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-85078-811-9 Deep is a book for those who want more than a theological experience. It is a book that will appeal to ministers who want to engage practically with a culture that may...

  • Dictionary of mission theology

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by Anonymous

    By John Corrie (ed), IVP, £24.99 ISBN: 978-1-84474-213-4 This new dictionary explores the missiological implications of a wide range of Christian doctrines and practices in different parts of the world. One of the most noteworthy features...

  • A Muslim view of Christianity

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    By Mahmoud Ayoub, edited by Irfan A Omar, Orbis Books, £13.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-690-0 This fascinating book was written by a Muslim scholar based in America to show that the Qur’an accepts religious diversity but censures religious...

  • A Muslim's Pocket Guide To Christianity

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    By Malcolm Steer, Christian Focus, £2.99 ISBN 1-84550-107-1 This is an essential and low cost book for any Christian who wants to help their Muslim friend discover the central beliefs of Christianity. It uses familiar language for anyone...

  • A pocket guide to sects and new religions

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    by Nigel Scotland, Lion, £6.99 ISBN 978-0-74595–159-1 This book is an ideal work for basic information about better-known religions such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Latter Day Saints (Mormons), as well as newer sects such as...

  • African Women, Religion and Health

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    Edited by: Phiri and Nadar, Orbis Books, £14.99 ISBN 1-57075-635-X This book is a collection of 14 essays, written largely by African women theologians, that celebrate the work of Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye, perhaps Africa’s foremost...

  • After the heavy rain

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    By Sokreaksa S Himm, Monarch, £7.99 ISBN: 978-1-85424-824-4 You witness your family tortured, then clubbed to death. Covered by their bodies you are left for dead in the grave, but somehow, you survive and escape. Your mind is programmed by...

  • Applied ethics in a world church

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    By Linda Hogan, Orbis Books, £15.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-759-4 Here is a volume of 30 papers by Roman Catholic moral theologians from all over the world who met in Italy in 2006 for a cross-cultural conversation on theological ethics. This book...

  • Beyond Christendom

    Posted: 6 May 2010 by Anonymous

    Beyond Christendom: globalisation, African migration and the transformation of the West by Jehu Hanciles, Orbis Books, £23.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-790-7 Hanciles draws attention to the reshaping of global Christianity in the last 50 years...

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