Letters to the Earth, edited by Anna Hope, Jo McInnes, Kay Michael and Grace Pengelly (William Collins, £10 (£9); 978-0-00-837444-0).
“Letters to the Earth is the beginning of a new story. It is an invitation to act and an opportunity to extend the invitation. These letters are the result of a callout from Culture Declares Emergency to the public to write a response to climate and ecological emergency.”
Gifted: Women in leadership, by Debbie Duncan (Monarch, £9.99 (£9); 978-0-85721-953-4).
“This is a resource book and one of encouragement for women leaders. It is written by a woman speaking into the lives of women, and features the testimonials of genuine women leaders. This is a blend of theology, theory and testimony.”
I Saw Eternity the Other Night: King’s College Choir, the Nine Lessons and Carols, and an English singing style, by Timothy Day (Penguin, £12.99 (£11.70); 978-0-141-98859-7). New in paperback.
“It has been widely assumed that the King's style essentially continues an English choral tradition inherited directly from the Middle Ages. In this book, Timothy Day shows that this could hardly be further from the truth.”
God Visible: Patristic Christology reconsidered, by Brian Daley (OUP, £20 (£18); 978-0-19-884589-8). New in paperback.
“This book considers the early development and reception of what is today the most widely professed Christian conception of Christ. The development of this doctrine admits of wide variations in expression, understanding, and interpretation that are as striking in authors of the first millennium as they are among modern writers.”
That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, hell and universal salvation, by David Bentley Hart (Yale, £20 (£18); 978-0-300-24622-3).
“A reexamination of one of the essential tenets of Christian belief from one of the most provocative and admired writers on religion today.”
Selected by Frank Nugent, of the Church House Bookshop, which operates the Church Times Bookshop.