The Edge of Words: God and the habits of language by
Including The Psalms: A commentary for prayer and
reflection by Henry Wansbrough
Jesus the storyteller by Stephen I.
Jesus: Evidence and argument or mythicist myths? by
Stirred by a Noble Theme: The book of Psalms in the life of
the Church - Andrew G. Shead,
The Ten Commandments: A short history of an ancient
text by Michael Coogan
Journey Through the Old Testament: The five books of Moses:
A family storybook with masterpieces of art by
Suzanne E. Lier
The Question of Canon: Challenging the status quo in the New
Testament debate by Michael J.
Image from The Handy Bible Answer Book: Understanding the
world's all-time bestseller by Jennifer R.
The Bible and Asia: From the Pre-Christian era to the
postcolonial age by R. S.
Including What Matters Most? Finding spiritual treasure in
everyday life by Brian Draper
Press: THE Roman Catholic synod was a story
that got even better as the week rolled on. It is also an
interesting example of how little even the very best journalists
can understand of what is happening in fast-moving stories - not
because we are particularly stupid or ill-informed, but because no
Radio: Matt Thompon's documentary was a joy:
full of bonkers theories, and plenty of archive material. And, in
case you thought that this was all a bit of a laugh, there was
Professor Diane Purkiss, of Oxford University, to remind us that
conspiracy theories are, in fact, one of the most dangerous aspects
of the modern media age
Television: I waited until the second episode
of Grantchester, ITV's new detective series, lest the
opener was atypical of the series, but, alas, it does not fill me
Our pick of the best television and radio for the coming
WHEN the artist Paul Nash published his gazetteer to Dorset in
1935 as one of the first Shell Guides, he dedicated it "to all
those Courageous Enemies of 'Development' to whom we owe what is
left of England". Edwin Smith (1912-71) was one of the
photographers invited by John...
Including Theology and Issues of Life and Death by
John Heywood Thomas; Susan F.
The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences: How understanding NDEs
can help us live more fully by Penny
Medicine and Religion: A historical introduction
by Gary B. Ferngren
Beyond Human? Science and the changing face of humanity
by John Bryant