The Earth Cries Glory: Daily prayer with creation, by Steven Shakespeare (Canterbury Press, £12.99 (£11.70); 978-1-78622-228-2).
“Rooted in one of the most pressing concerns of our age, it offers a fourfold pattern for prayer throughout the day to renew attention, understanding, compassion and delight towards creation.”
A Kingdom of Love, by Rachel Mann (Carcanet, £9.99 (£9); 978-1-78410-857-1).
“A Kingdom of Love is a lyrical interrogation of the place of the sacred and profane in a demythologised world from poet and Anglican parish priest, Rachel Mann.”
When Poets Pray, by Marilyn McEntyre (Eerdmans, £14.99 (£13.50); 978-0-8028-7658-4).
“Two dozen select prayer poems to learn from and live with Poetry and prayer are closely related.”
A Future that’s Bigger than the Past: Catalysing Kingdom communities, by Samuel Wells (Canterbury Press, £14.99 (£13.50); 978-1-78622-177-3).
“This book comprises his six talks. It shares the vision of the church as imagined by HeartEdge, the growing network of churches established by St Martin-in-the-Fields, with its fourfold focus for renewing the mission activity of the church: commerce, culture, congregation and compassion.”
Haunted by Christ: Modern writers and the struggle for faith, by Richard Harries (SPCK, £9.99 (£9); 978-0-281-07934-6). New in paperback.
“Richard Harries considers the work of twenty writers, painting vivid pictures of their lives and times. He also provides numerous critically sympathetic insights into the spiritual dimension of their writings.”
Selected by Frank Nugent, of the Church House Bookshop, which operates the Church Times Bookshop.