Anne Spalding assesses two different visions
David Winter compares popular introductions
The cover of The Conversion of the Maori: Years of religious and social change, 1814-1842 by Timothy Yates
Exuberant worship is not for everyone, says Naomi Starkey
Rachel Mann reads a gay priest’s memoirs
two of David Hayward’s pointed cartoons from his memoir Questions are the Answer: naked-pastor and the search for understanding
Peter Day considers the end of capitalism as we knew it — and new talk of ‘sharing’
JÜRGEN MOLTMANN’s second “big book”, The Crucified God: The cross of Christ as the foundation and criticism of Christian theology
Including Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Walter Brueggemann
Nicholas Cranfield on a court artist who rarely painted royalty
"A story from India in The New York Times shows just how controversial completely unassisted suicide can be"
"Co-op sausages are one thing, but a genuine Vermeer is another"
"I don’t think I am spoiling anything by revealing that, by the end of the show, he did not quite achieve the big, Kleenex-drenching shot we were all hoping for"
28 August 2015: Our pick of the best television and radio for the coming week
But a shame about the prose, says John Saxbee
Fiona Hook reads a moving historical novel by Anna Hope
Christopher Hill finds a cardinal’s memoirs frank and fascinating
Yes to meditation, but no to mysticism? Peter Forster reflects
Helen Burrows finds holes in an argument about cathedral music
This thriller tries too hard, Alexander Lucie-Smith finds