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01 February 2019

The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: A true story by Jeremy Dronfield (Michael Joseph, £12.99 (£11.70); 978-0-241-35919-8).

“The inspiring true story of a father and son’s fight to stay together and survive the Holocaust.”

80 Reflective Prayer ideas: A creative resource for church and group use by Claire Daniel (BRF, £9.99 (£9); 978-0-85746-673-0).

“Following the success of the author’s 80 Creative Prayer Ideas, this ready-to-use resource book contains 80 further ideas on setting up reflective and creative prayer stations or responses.”

God, Gender, Sex and Marriage by Mandy Ford (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, £9.99 (£9); 978-1-78592-475-0).

“An accessible introduction to important topics that are deeply contested within the Church of England: marriage, gender equality and sexuality. It draws on sources displaying an inclusive perspective whilst staying respectful to those who take a different view.”

The Significance of Singleness: A theological vision for the future of the Church by Christina Hitchcock (Baker, £13.99 (£12.60); 978-1-5409-6029-0).

“Challenging prevailing Evangelical assumptions about ‘the problem’ of singleness, this book explains why the Church needs single people, and offers a contemporary theology of singleness relevant to all members of the Church.”

The Urban Myths of Popular Modern Atheism: How Christian faith can be intelligent by Paul Hill (Christian Alternative, £14.99 (£13.50); 978-1-78904-032-6).

“How Atheists rely on urban myths about religion to buttress their case against God.”


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