The Newsletter


Welcome to the latest edition of the James Clarke & Co and The Lutterworth Press newsletter!

Keep reading for details of our upcoming events or skip below for the list of our just published titles.


A few dates for your diary:

R.W.H. Miller will be giving a presentation of his book Dr Ashley’s Pleasure Yacht by R.W.H. Miller. It will take place the 13th May at 11:15 AM at the Dulverton Catholic Church, High St, Dulverton, TA22 9HB.


Sophie Neville will be signing copies of her book The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)] at the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree in Suffolk.

The event is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Nancy Blackett Trust and will take place on Saturday 13th May, 12 noon to 5pm at Pin Mill, IP9, Suffolk (Google Maps).

Advance copies of the book will be available at the event, as well as copies of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome by Julian Lovelock, also published by the Lutterworth Press.

Events taking place include a visit to Arthur Ransome’s yacht, photograph exhibitions, a series of talks from various biographers of Arthur Ransome and children’s author Julia Jones at the Pin Mill Sailing Club and more! Please see the event’s page on Facebook for more details.


The Liminality & Theology Seminar will be taking place on Thursday, 18th May, at St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ.

This will be hosted by Rev Dr Nigel Rooms and Canon Rosemary Fairhurst, the authors of our upcoming title Crossing Thresholds: A Practical Theology of Liminality in Christian Discipleship, Worship and Mission, alongside Dr Timothy Carson, author of our title Liminal Reality and Transformational Power.  The event will be exploring interdisciplinary and theological perspectives on liminality.

To book, please call the cathedral office on 0116 261 5373. 


Please click the links below for more information and extracts on our newly published titles:

Embracing Vulnerability: Human and Divine

By Roberto Sirvent

A study in moral theology that argues that the doctrine of divine impassibility is incompatible with the notion of God as moral exemplar.


Interpreting Ancient Israelite History, Prophecy, and Law

By John H. Hayes and Brad E. Kelle (editor)

A challenging selection of essays from a prominent Old Testament scholar on the interpretation of biblical texts in their historical context.


Radical Grace: Justice for the Poor and Marginalized – Charles Wesley’s Views For the Twenty-First Century

By S.T. Kimbrough Jr

An exploration of the radical theology found in the sermons, journal, poems and letters of the great Methodist preacher Charles Wesley.


Reading Faithfully: Volume 1: Writings from the Archives: Theology and Hermeneutics

By Hans W. Frei, Mike Higton and Mark Alan Bowald (editors)

The first volume of a two-part anthology of previously uncollected writings by the influential American theologian Hans W. Frei.


Reading Faithfully:Volume 2: Writings from the Archives: Frei’s Theological Background

By Hans W. Frei, Mike Higton and Mark Alan Bowald (editors)

The second volume of a two-part anthology of previously uncollected writings by the influential American theologian Hans W. Frei.


The Social World of Deuteronomy: A New Feminist Commentary

By Don C. Benjamin

A discussion of the social context of Deuteronomy, using feminist theory to give voice to the marginalised people of the ancient Hebrew world.


Warfare and Waves: Calvinists and Charismatics in the Church of England

By Peter Herriot

A study of the influence of Calvinism and Charismatism within the Church of England and how the challenges of these movements can be met.


The Wisdom of Jesus: Between the Sages of Israel and the Apostles of the Church

By Charles W. Hedrick

An exploration of the sayings of the historical Jesus and how they can be distinguished within the later mythologising of the Gospels.


Women and Worship at Corinth: Paul’s Rhetorical Arguments in 1 Corinthians

By Lucy Peppiatt

A new reading of Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinithians, offering an alternative to traditional misogynistic interpretations.



Don’t forget, we always have a great selection of titles on special offer:

Click here to see offers on Academic titles from James Clarke & Co

Click here to see offers on Adult Non-Fiction and Children’s titles from The Lutterworth Press


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