New titles just published

by
13 July 2018

God B.C.: God’s grace in the Old Testament by Anthony Phillips (Sacristy Press, £10.99 (£9.90); 978-1-910519-83-7). Revised and expanded edition.

God B.C. is a clear and profound introduction to the spiritual world of the Old Testament, providing a highly readable introduction to the nature of the God whom Jesus called “Father”. It charts the relationship between God and God’s people Before Christ, and how that relationship informs our understanding of grace.”
 

From Good News to Gospels: What did the first Christians say about Jesus? by David Wenham (Eerdmans, £12.99 (£11.70); 978-0-8028-7368-2).

In From Good News to Gospels David Wenham delves into the Gospels, Acts, and the writings of Paul to uncover evidence of a strong and substantial oral tradition in the early church.

Sustaining Leadership: You are more important than your ministry by Paul Swann (BRF, £8.99 (£8.10); 978-0-85746-651-8).

Many books on leadership and ministry are written from the point of view of success and strength. In Sustaining Leadership Paul Swann writes out of the raw experience of failure, getting to the heart of who we are as leaders rather than what we do.

Out of Nothing: A cross-shaped approach to Fresh Expressions by Andrew Dunlop (SCM Press, £19.99 (£18); 978-0-334-05668-3).

“In "Out of Nothing", Andrew Dunlop offers an account of his journey in starting a fresh expression, and along the way proposes an alternative theological foundation for evaluation - the Cross-Shaped approach. Dunlop proposes a theological foundation which goes to the heart of God's action in the world.”
 

Winter of the Heart: Finding your way through the mystery of grief by Paula D’Arcy (Ave Maria Press, £5.99 (£5.40); 978-1-59471-763-5).

In Winter of the Heart, retreat leader, former psychotherapist, and bestselling author Paula D'Arcy shares her life's work, accompanying you through seasons of grief and the emotions that come with the loss of a loved one or after other major changes in life.”

100 Best Christian Books

How many have you read?

Visit the 100 Best Christian Books website to see which books made our list, read the judges' notes and add your own comments.

Job of the Week

Clerical

Situations vacant

Appointments

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

The Church Times Podcast

Interviews and news analysis from the Church Times team. Listen to this week’s episode online

Subscribe now to get full access

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

Non-subscribers can read up to twelve articles for free. (You will need to register.)