*** DEBUG END ***

New titles just published

05 May 2017

Saint Augustine on the Resurrection of Christ: Teaching, rhetoric and reception by Gerald O’Collins (OUP £16.99 (£15.30); 978-0-19-879954-2).

"Examines Augustine's thought on Christ's resurrection and the reception of those ideas in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and fills a gap in Augustine studies by focusing on his sophisticated account and defence of Christ's resurrection in ancient Christianity."


Experiencing Christ’s Love: Establishing a life of worship, prayer, study, service and reflection by John Twisleton (BRF, £6.99 (£6.30); 978-085746-517-7).

"Well-known writer John Twisleton reminds us of Jesus' gracious challenge to love God with heart, soul and mind, and to love our neighbour and ourselves. Against the backdrop of the message of God's unconditional love in Jesus Christ, the author delivers a wake-up call to the basic Christian patterns of worship, prayer, study, service and reflection."


The Burning Time: The story of the Smithfield martyrs by Virginia Rounding (Macmillan, £20 (£18); 978-0-230-77231-1).

"Smithfield, settled on the fringes of Roman London, was once a place of revelry. Yet in Tudor England, Smithfield had another, more sinister use: the public execution of heretics. Spanning the reigns of British history's most remarkable dynasty, The Burning Time is a vivid insight into an era in which what was orthodoxy one year might be dangerous heresy the next."


Protestants: The radicals who made the modern world by Alec Ryrie (William Collins, £25 (£22.50); 978-0-00-746503-3).

"On the 500th anniversary of Luther's rebellion, this spectacular global history traces the revolutionary faith that shaped the modern world. Five hundred years ago Protestant Christianity began with one stubborn monk. Today, it includes a billion people across the globe. The upheaval Martin Luther triggered inspired one of the most creative and destructive movements in human history."


Preaching: Communicating faith in an age of scepticism by Timothy Keller (Hodder, £9.99 (£9); 978-1-444-70218-7). New in paperback.

"Timothy Keller is known for his insightful, down-to-earth sermons and talks that help people understand themselves, encounter Jesus and apply the Bible to their lives. In this accessible guide for pastors and laypeople alike, Keller helps readers learn to present the Christian message of grace in a more engaging, passionate and compassionate way."

Church Times Bookshop

Save money on books reviewed or featured in the Church Times. To get your reader discount:

> Click on the “Church Times Bookshop” link at the end of the review.

> Call 0845 017 6965 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm).

The reader discount is valid for two months after the review publication date. E&OE

Forthcoming Events

24 May 2022
Disability and Church: Intersectionality
A joint webinar from HeartEdge and Church Times.

2 July 2022
Bringing Down the Mighty: Church, Theology and Structural Injustice
With Anthony Reddie, Azariah France-Williams, Mariama Ifode-Blease, Luke Larner, Will Moore, Stewart Rapley and Victoria Turner.

More events

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)