Duncan Dormor considers philosophical arguments
John Saxbee discovers a fresh approach to getting entangled
Nicolas Goulding reads a doctor’s story with a twist in its tail
A novel of the Early Church almost comes off, says Sara Maitland
Serenhedd James on an ennobled expert in imperial diplomacy
George Price Boyce’s At Binsey, near Oxford, 1862 is in Binsey: Oxford’s Holy Place: Its saint, village, and people, edited by Lydia Carr, Russell Dewhurst, and Martin Henig (Archaeopress, £20; 978-1-905739-84-4): learned essays, with photos and maps, about a place, with its “church...
THE Sacredness of Human Life: Why an ancient biblical vision is key to the world’s future by David Gushee takes “the greatest moral contribution of the Christian tradition to world civilization” as its theme. After a historical survey, from the OT, through the Early Church and Christendom...
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