#Reviews from Modern Believing

Warmest regards to our friends at Modern Believing who have published a number of reviews of our titles in the most recent edition (57.2) of their highly respected journal.

Communicating the Faith Indirectly
Selected Sermons, Addresses, and Prayers

“These collections will appeal especially to those who knew Holmer personally and sat at his feet as students and colleagues. But the main reason that the editors and publishers have taken such trouble to bring these papers together is because they believe that they deserve a wider audience. They are right…”
John Saxbee, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Lutheran Identity and Political Theology

“Overall, the collection demonstrates that Lutheran scholarship is alive and aware of the same challenges of the twenty-first century that other denominational bodies are beginning to address. Those who are looking for glimpses of how these questions are being addressed will find a diverse set of answers between the covers, unified in their optimism.”
Claire Hein Blanton, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

The Practice of the Body of Christ
Human Agency in Pauline Theology after MacIntyre

“Those familiar with MacIntyre will appreciate the well-developed section on his reading of Augustine, not to mention the mature deconstruction of the modern moral tradition.
… For my own part, I find him persuasive.”
Michael Lakey, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Confessing the Faith Yesterday and Today
Essays Reformed, Dissenting, and Catholic

“Sell writes well, often with a twinkle in his eye and usually generous when treating thinkers with whom he takes issue. He displays a refreshing humility for a Reformed Theologian…. This book deserves a wide audience….
It ought to be read by church leaders and all thinking Christians…”
David Peel, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Milton’s Inward Liberty
A Reading of Christian Liberty from the Prose to Paradise Lost

“Falcone makes his case reasonably well…. There are some good insights…”
Theo Hobson, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Reading Auschwitz with Barth
The Holocaust as Problem and Promise for Barthian Theology

“…this is an interesting, readable, and important book that provides a fitting capstone to Lindsay’s trilogy. One of the most significant contributions of this book is its willingness to face what Lindsay calles the tremendum of the holocaust and to continue to rethink Christian theology, liturgy, and practise in light of the horror of those events.”
Ashley Cocksworth, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Looking Unto Jesus
The Christ-Centered Piety of Seventeenth-Century Baptists

Yuille’s Looking unto Jesus is another valuable publication that seeks to bring more obscure theological writings to modern readers…. Yuille provides the means by which modern readers can engage with these works, expounding on themes, issues and biblical passages in order to show more clearly how much can be gained from reading the work of such passionate preachers.
Rachel Adcock, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox
An Interpretation and Refinement of the Theological Apologetic of Cornelius Van Til

…Bosserman’s lucid and insightful monograph provokes [important questions on vindicating paradoxes].
Cory Brock, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

The Fifteen Confederates

As the author of an important monograph on Eberlin, Dipple is well qualified to rectify that deficiency by offering a translation and introduction which reflect the most recent scholarship. …a fine edition, which will be of great use to students of the Reformation who do not have German.
Tom Scott, Modern Believing (57.2), March 2016

Monthly Special Offers!

Check out our monthly special offers, one title 20% off and three more at 10% off!

March’s monthly offers are:

Jesus and the Son of Man

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By A.J.B. Higgins

Was £47.50, now £40.38
Book of the Month: 20% Discount
A study of the relationship between early Christian belief about Jesus and Jesus’ own teaching, and the problem that the Gospels, while professing to record the teaching of Jesus, do so through the eyes of early Christians.

Essays on the Lord’s Supper

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By Oscar Cullmann and Franz J. Leenhardt

Was £19.75, now £17.78
Special Offer: 10% Discount
Two essays by distinguished Reformed scholars that present original interpretations of the central meaning of the Lord’s Supper.

He Ascended into Heaven

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By John Gordon Davies
Was £26.25, now £23.63
Special Offer: 10% Discount
A key theological work in the doctrine of the Ascension that deals with the origin and significance of the Apostles’ Creed.

The Progress of Dogmaprogress

By James Orr

Was £47.50, now £42.75
Special Offer: 10% Discount
A study of the development of doctrine in the unfolding history of the Christian church.

BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND 2013 (25Nov-1Dec 2013): happy reading to you!

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Events, competitions, book lists and more for Book Week Scotland, 25 Nov to 1 Dec 2013. Click on the image for more details!

Book Week Scotland is about celebrating books and reading in every part of Scottish life.

Between 25 November and 1 December 2013, people of all ages and of every walks of life will be able to come together in libraries, schools, community  venues and their work places to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of free projects and events to life.

Book week Scotland is your occasion to share with lots of people the plasure of good books and reading!

Although based a little south of the Pennines, below are some of our own Scottish titles we thought you might enjoy. Simply click on the image for more details.

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The Free Church of Scotland and American Slavery

By Iain Whyte

ISBN: 9780227173893

An insightful investigation of Scotland’s role in the abolition of slavery, focusing on a little-recognised episode in which the Free Church of Scotland became split over the the acceptance of financial aid from the slave states of America.

StoryOfQuakerism 9780718891763The Story of Quakerism in Scotland 1650–1850

By G.B. Burnet

ISBN: 9780718891763

The fascinating and troubled history behind Scottish Quakerism is charted in impressive detail in this pioneering study.

 

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By Ian Scarlett

ISBN: 9780718819309

An illustrated guide to the Scottish tartan, including a brief history of the costume and a              comprehensive listing of the major clans and their tartans.