THE 23 essays in International Religious
Networks range from the medieval period to the 20th
century, from the Teutonic Knights to Swedish sewing circles, and
from John Knox's network to the ecumenical movement of the 1920s to
1940s. Edited by Jeremy Gregory and Hugh McLeod, this is the 14th
of the Ecclesiastical History Society's Studies in Church History
(The Boydell Press, £40 (£36); 978-0-9546810-0-5).
In The Local Church and Generational Change in
Birmingham 1945-2000, Ian Jones addresses his theme
through the eyes of congregations and their clergy (The Boydell
Press, £50 (£45); 978-0-86193-317-4).