Antisemitism: What it is. What it isn’t. Why it matters by Julia Neuberger (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £8.99 (£8.10); 978-1-4746-1240-1).
“In this urgent and timely book, Rabbi Julia Neuberger uses contemporary examples, along with historical context, to unpack what constitutes antisemitism, building a powerful argument for why it is so crucial that we come to a shared understanding now.”
Of Time and Lamentation: Reflections on transience by Raymond Tallis (Agenda Publishing, £20 (£18); 978-1-78821-174-1). New in paperback.
“The culmination of some twenty years of thinking, writing and wondering about (and within) time, it is a bold, original and thought-provoking work. With characteristic fearlessness, Tallis seeks to reclaim time from the jaws of physics.”
Flexible Church: Being the church in the contemporary world by Helen D. Morris (SCM Press, £25 (Church Times SPECIAL OFFER PRICE £20); 978-0-334-05813-7).
“Engaging with the work of key church thinkers and critical New Testament scholarship, Morris introduces a framework for church that facilitates both flexibility and faithfulness; faithfulness to the church’s Christian heritage and identity, and the flexibility to fashion new forms of church that can connect more effectively with those who currently find church irrelevant and inaccessible.”
The Book of Common Prayer: A biography by Alan Jacobs (Princeton, £13.99 (£12.60); 978-0-691-19178-2). New in paperback.
Selected by Frank Nugent, of the Church House Bookshop, which operates the Church Times Bookshop.
NOTICEBOARD: TIM NAISH has written the booklet Mission and Evangelism: a theological introduction (Grove, Ev116, £3.75 (£3.55); 978-1-85174-993-5).