New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Articles > 2014 > 6 June > Reviews > Book reviews >

Church life with a sociological slant

George Westhaver on a historian with one question to the fore

SCM Studyguide: Church History
Stephen Spencer
SCM Press £19.99
(978-0-334-04645-5)
Church Times Bookshop £18 (Use code CT998 )

IN HIS SCM Studyguide: Church History, Stephen Spencer offers a chronological overview of the great events, people, ideas, and controversies that have shaped the life of the Church over 20 centuries, focusing especially on Western Europe. As the book is intended ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Most popular
Reforms needed to halt decline, says Archbishop Welby

Reforms needed to halt decline, says Archbishop Welby

PLANS to transform the Church of England were trailed...

Episcopal cloud over conversion of civil partnerships

Episcopal cloud over conversion of civil partnerships

THE Revd Richard Haggis always regarded his civil...

Appointments

BANCROFT. The Revd Patricia Bancroft, Assistant Curate...

C of E leaders respond to ‘turbulence’ over Green report

C of E leaders respond to ‘turbulence’ over Green report

THE Archbishop of Canterbury and other bishops this...

Views on long-awaited episcopal appointments

From the Revd James Paice and others Sir, - We are...

Job of the week

Lecturer in Biblical Studies

New Zealand

THE COLLEGE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST LECTURER IN BIBLICAL STUDIES (known as 'The Sir Paul Reeves' Lecturer') St John's Theological College (An Anglican Seminary of the Province of Aotearoa, New ...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

I was there when the tsunami struck

I was there when the tsunami struck

Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Should sanctions be imposed on clergy who marry a same-sex partner?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

There is no divine right of managers

Business should be learning from the Church rather than the other way round, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Subscribe to read more

Sat 20 Dec 14 @ 17:32
RT @StevenSaxbyThat's it: household chores done, I am off to @BrodiesBeers pub with bumper edition of @churchtimes !

Fri 19 Dec 14 @ 19:00
Pakistani Taliban condemned for Peshawar school massacre http://t.co/YN0ofY7Rlf