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The project has disseminated reviews and other information about Christian books since the start of the Millennium. We regret that it is no longer possible to sustain it.

Reviews of good Christian books about:- Bible Background
Commentaries on Bible text, pilgrim guides of Bible places and descriptions of life in Bible times.

Archive - Book Titles reviewed - S


A Scripture Commentary

- Common Worship Lectionary Year A

Edited by Leslie Houlden and John Rogerson

Paperback
Price: £20.00
Publisher: SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)
Published: 24 August 2001
ISBN: 0-281-05325-1
Reviewed by Mary Bartholomew  (21/08/01)

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A Short Introduction to Hermeneutics


by David Jasper

Paperback
Price: £12.99
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press from Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Published: 01 September 2004
ISBN: 0-664-22751-1
Reviewed by Ian Gibbs  (01/11/06)

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A Sweet and Bitter Providence

- Sex, Race and Sovereignty in the Book of Ruth

by John Piper

Paperback
Price: £7.99
Publisher: IVP(Inter Varsity Press)
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 978-1-844-74424-4
Reviewed by Barbara Stoneham  (29/10/10)

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Sailing Through Acts

- Across the Mediterranean in the Wake of St Paul

by Linford Stutzman

Paperback
Publisher: Monarch imprint of Lion Hudson
Published: 2007
ISBN: 978-1-854-24832-9
Reviewed by Helen Hancox  (05/01/08)

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Samson

- Man of Strength Man of Weakness – Face to Face

by Colin D Jones

Paperback
Price: £7.00
Publisher: Day One Publications
Published: 2007
ISBN: 978-1-846-25089-7
Reviewed by Bryan Nicholls  (11/09/07)

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Samuel

- Encountering Samuel the King-Maker: Face to Face

by Roger Ellsworth

Paperback
Price: £5.00
Publisher: Day One Publications
Published: 2006
ISBN: 978-1-846-25039-2
Reviewed by Bryan Nicholls  (26/09/07)

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Sarah Laughed

- Women’s Voices in the Old Testament

by Trevor Dennis
ISBN: 978-0-281-06374-1
Price: £10.99
Published: 19 August 2010
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Saul and Sons

- Decline and Fallout in the Family of Israel’s First King – People in the Bible series

by Brian H Edwards
ISBN: 978-1-846-25226-6
Price: £7.00
Published: 10 October 2010
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Sennacherib

- Encountering Assyria’s Great and Terrifying Ruler

by Clive Anderson
ISBN: 978-1-846-25076-7
Price: £5.00
Published: Summer 2007
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Sermons on the Acts of the Apostles Chapters 1 - 7


by John Calvin translated by Rob Roy McGregor
ISBN: 978-0-851-51968-5
Price: £18.00
Published: 2008
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Sharing God’s Passion

- Prophetic Spirituality

by Paul Hedley Jones
ISBN: 978-1-842-27745-4
Price: £14.99
Published: May 2012
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Simon Peter

- The Reed And The Rock

by David Pawson
ISBN: 978-1-909-88603-2
Price: £11.99
Published: December 2013
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Simply Jesus

- His Life and Teachings in Historical Order

Notes and Commentary by Jonathan Ziman
ISBN: 978-0-801-07247-5
Price: £8.99
Published: 23 March 2012
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Son of God


by Angela Tilby introduced by Jeremy Bowen
ISBN: 0-340-78646-9
Price: £7.99
Published: 21 March 2002
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Songs of the Servant King

- A Prophetical Anthology - A Study in Isaiah's Servant Songs

by Samuel Carson
ISBN: 1-840-30110-4
Price: £7.99
Published: 2001
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Straight to the Heart of 1 & 2 Samuel

- 60 Bite-Sized Insights

by Phil Moore
ISBN: 978-0-857-21252-8
Price: £8.99
Published: 2012
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Straight to the Heart of Genesis

- 60 Bite-sized Insights

by Phil Moore
ISBN: 978-0-857-21001-2
Price: £8.99
Published: 19 November 2010
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Straight to the Heart of John

- 60 bite-sized insights

by Phil Moore
ISBN: 978-0-857-21253-5
Price: £8.99
Published: May 2012
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Straight to the Heart of Matthew: 60 Bite-sized Insights


by Phil Moore
ISBN: 978-1-854-24988-3
Price: £8.99
Published: July 2010
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Strange Story of the Gospels

- Finding Doctrine through Narrative

by Leslie Houlden
ISBN: 0-281-05436-3
Price: £9.99
Published: 22 February 2002
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Studying the Ancient Israelites

- A Guide to Sources and Methods

by Victor H Matthews
ISBN: 978-1-844-74225-7
Price: £11.99
Published: 2007
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Summon’s Bible Miscellany


by Parminder Summon
ISBN: 1-853-11679-3
Price: £9.99
Published: Summer 2006
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Supernatural Living for Natural People

- The Life-Giving Message of Romans 8

by Raymond C Ortlund Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-781-91139-6
Price: £8.99
Published: March 2013
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Surprised by Scripture


by Tom Wright
ISBN: 978-0-281-06985-9
Price: £12.99
Published: August 2014
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The Scriptures Testify About Me

- Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament

by D A Carson
ISBN: 978-1-844-74628-6
Price: £9.99
Published: 19 April 2013
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The Song Of Songs

- A Contemplative Guide

by Graeme Watson
ISBN: 978-0-281-06690-2
Price: £12.99
Published: May 2013
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The Story of Romans


by Katherine Grieb
ISBN: 0-664-22525-X
Price: £12.99
Published: November 2002
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The Story of the Ark of the Covenant

- from Mount Sinai to Mount Moriah

by Hugo Bouter
ISBN: 978-1-853-07192-8
Price: £3.95
Published: 2002
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The Story of the Book

- The Bible: Your Questions Answered

by Terence Copley
ISBN: 1-844-27131-5
Price: £8.99
Published: 12 December 2004
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The Story We Live By

- A Readers Guide to the New Testament

by R. Alistair Campbell
ISBN: 1-841-01359-5
Price: £12.99
Published: 19 March 2004
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