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Modern Orthodox Thinkers

- From the Philokalia To The Present

by Andrew Louth

Large paperback
Price: £25.00
Publisher: SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)
Published: August 2015
ISBN: 978-0-281-07127-2
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (31/07/15)

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The Crucified God

- 40th Anniversary Edition

by Jurgen Moltmann

Paperback
Price: £19.99
Publisher: SCM imprint of Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Published: July 2015
ISBN: 978-0-334-05330-9
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (31/07/15)

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Law And The Bible

- Justice, Mercy and Legal Institutions

by Ed. Robert F Cochran Jr. & David VanDrunen

Paperback
Price: £16.99
Publisher: Apollos imprint of IVP
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 978-1-844-74923-2
Reviewed by Tim Hupfield  (19/06/15)

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The Elephant In The Church

- A Womans Tract For Our Times

by Mary T Malone

Paperback
Price: £10.99
Publisher: Columba Press
Published: 28 December 2014
ISBN: 978-1-782-18132-3
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (27/04/15)

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Mission On The Road To Emmaus

- Constants, Context and Prophetic Dialogue

by Ed. Cathy Ross & Stephen B Bevans

Paperback
Price: £35.00
Publisher: SCM imprint of Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Published: January 2015
ISBN: 978-0-334-04909-8
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (05/03/15)

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The Cross Of Christ

- With Study Guide

by John Stott

Hardback
Price: £17.99
Publisher: IVP(Inter Varsity Press)
Published: November 2006
ISBN: 978-1-844-74155-7
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (31/01/15)

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Anglicanism

- Confidence, Commitement And Communion

by Martyn Percy
ISBN: 978-1-409-47036-6
Price: £17.99
Published: September 2013
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The Beauty And Glory Of The Holy Spirit


by ed. Joel R Beeke
ISBN: 978-1-601-78184-0
Price: £18.99
Published: 16 August 2012
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Priest, Poet and Theologian

- Essays In Honour Of Anthony Kelly CSsR

by ed. neil Ormerond & Robert Gascoigne
ISBN: 978-1-743-24039-7
Price: £22.99
Published: May 2013
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Christ Crucified

- Understanding The Atonement

by Donald Macleod
ISBN: 978-1-783-59101-5
Price: £16.99
Published: March 2014
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Gathering Those Driven Away

- A Theology Of Incarnation

by Wendy Farley
ISBN: 978-0-664-23321-1
Price: £19.99
Published: September 2011
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The Big Book Of Christian Apologetics

- An A - Z Guide

by Norman L Geisler
ISBN: 978-0-801-01417-8
Price: £15.99
Published: February 2013
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A Faithful Guide To Philosophy

- A Christian Introduction To The Love Of Wisdom

by Peter S Williams
ISBN: 978-1-842-27811-6
Price: £13.99
Published: June 2013
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The Study Of Religion (2nd Edition)

- An Introduction To Key Ideas And Methods

by George D. Chryssides & Ron Greaves
ISBN: 978-1-780-93840-0
Price: £22.99
Published: January 2014
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Interpretation Of Scripture

- Theory (VTT 3)

by Ed. Franklin T harkins & Frans Van Liere
ISBN: 978-1-565-48478-8
Price: £27.50
Published: April 2013
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Between A Rock And A Hard Place

- Public Theology In A Post-Secular Age

by Elaine Graham
ISBN: 978-0-334-04598-4
Price: £55.00
Published: November 2013
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The Image Of Christ In Modern Art


by Richard Harries
ISBN: 978-1-409-46382-5
Price: £19.99
Published: October 2013
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Theology And Sexuality

- SCM Core Texts

by Susannah Cornwall
ISBN: 978-0-334-04530-4
Price: £25.00
Published: April 2013
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Soundings in the Religion of Jesus

- Perspectives and Methods In Jewish and Christian Scholarship

Ed. Bruce Chiltern, Anthony le Donne, Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 978-0-800-69801-0
Price: £32.99
Published: August 2012
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Translating Religion

- (College Theology Society Annual Volume 58)

Ed. Mary Doak & Anita Houck
ISBN: 978-1-626-98018-1
Price: £23.99
Published: June 2013
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Being Human

- Groundwork For A Theological Anthropology For The 21st Century

by Ed. David G Kirchhoffer
ISBN: 978-1-743-24040-3
Price: £25.99
Published: July 2013
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Paradigm Shift

- A Scientist's Journey Through Experiment To Faith

by Roy Peacock
ISBN: 978-1-780-78098-6
Price: £8.99
Published: October 2013
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Immense, Unfathomed, Unconfined

- The Grace Of God In Creation, Church and Community

ed. Sean Winter
ISBN: 978-1-743-24046-5
Price: £27.99
Published: July 2013
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Paul and the Law

- Keeping the commandments of God

by Brian S Rosner
ISBN: 978-1-844-74891-4
Price: £14.99
Published: June 2013
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From the Future

- Getting to Grips with Pannenberg's Thought

by John McClean
ISBN: 978-1-842-27756-0
Price: £9.99
Published: April 2013
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The Life and Witness of Peter


by Larry Helyer
ISBN: 978-1-844-74600-2
Price: £16.99
Published: November 2012
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Compassion or Apocalypse?

- A comprehensible guide to the thought of René Girard

by James Warren
ISBN: 978-1-782-79073-0
Price: £17.99
Published: May 2013
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Visions of Hope

- Emerging Theologians and the Future of the Church

edited Kevin J Ahern
ISBN: 978-1-626-98016-7
Price: £26.99
Published: May 2013
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Believing


by Eugene Kennedy
ISBN: 978-1-626-98017-4
Price: £12.99
Published: May 2013
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Why are Women more Religious than Men?


by Marta Trzebiatowska and Steve Bruce
ISBN: 978-0-199-60810-2
Price: £25.00
Published: September 2012
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The Historical Character of Jesus

- Canonical insights from outside the Gospels

by David M Allen
ISBN: 978-0-281-06470-0
Price: £16.99
Published: March 2013
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The Tortoise Usually Wins

- Biblical Reflections On Quiet Leadership for Reluctant Leaders

by Brian Harris
ISBN: 978-1-842-27787-4
Price: £9.99
Published: April 2013
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Redcrosse

- Remaking Religious Poetry for Today's World

editor Ewan Fernie
ISBN: 978-1-441-13899-6
Price: £16.99
Published: November 2012
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Interpreting Deuteronomy

- Issues and Approaches

edited by David G Firth & Philip S Johnston
ISBN: 978-1-844-74597-5
Price: £19.99
Published: 16 November 2012
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Christian Social Teachings

- A Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present

editor George Wolfgang Forell
ISBN: 978-0-800-69860-7
Price: £25.99
Published: September 2012
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The Wound and the Blessing

- Economics, Relationships, and Happiness

by Luigino Bruni
ISBN: 978-1-565-48428-3
Price: £12.50
Published: May 2012
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Ethics Matters


by Peter and Charlotte Vardy
ISBN: 978-0-334-04391-1
Price: £9.99
Published: 30 November 2012
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Exploring the Religion of Ancient Israel

- Prophet, priest, sage and people

by Aaron Chalmers
ISBN: 978-0-281-06481-6
Price: £14.99
Published: September 2012
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Moral Choice

- A Christian View of Ethics

by Dolores L Christie
ISBN: 978-0-800-69802-7
Price: £23.99
Published: September 2012
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True Feelings

- Perspectives on Emotions in Christian Life and Ministry

Edited by Michael P Jensen
ISBN: 978-1-844-74593-7
Price: £14.99
Published: September 2012
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Making Love Just

- Sexual Ethics For Perplexing Times

by Marvin M Ellison
ISBN: 978-0-800-69884-3
Price: £11.99
Published: June 2012
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Unity In Process

- Reflections on Ecumenism

by Clive Barrett (ed)
ISBN: 978-0-232-52943-2
Price: £18.99
Published: September 2012
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Is Christianity Good for You?


by David Fontana
ISBN: 978-1-846-94441-3
Price: £12.99
Published: 30 September 2011
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By Faith And Reason: The Essential Keith Ward


by Ed. Wm Curtis Holtzen and Roberto Sirvent
ISBN: 978-0-232-52898-5
Price: £25.99
Published: July 2012
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The Mythology of Evolution


by Chris Bateman
ISBN: 978-1-780-99649-3
Price: £14.99
Published: August 2012
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Why Religions Work

- God's Place In The World Today

by Eleanor Stoneham
ISBN: 978-1-780-99496-3
Price: £9.99
Published: November 2012
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Existentialism and Christian Zen

- An East/West Way To Christ

by A. William McVey
ISBN: 978-1-780-99593-9
Price: £9.99
Published: October 2012
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Beyond the Pale

- Reading Theology from the Margins

Editors Miguel A De La Torre & Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
ISBN: 978-0-664-23679-3
Price: £27.99
Published: 2011
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On Love

- Victorine Texts in Translation: Exegesis, Theology & Spirituality From The Abbey of St.Victor

by Ed. Hugh Feiss OSB
ISBN: 978-1-565-48434-4
Price: £27.50
Published: September 2012
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The Practice of Prophetic Imagination

- Preaching An Emancipating Word

by Walter Brueggemann
ISBN: 978-0-800-69897-3
Price: £16.99
Published: March 2012
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The Words of Jesus

- A Gospel Of The Sayings Of Our Lord

Reflections by Phyllis Tickle
ISBN: 978-0-281-06920-0
Price: £12.99
Published: 08 August 2012
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Saving Paradise

- Recovering Christianity’s Forgotten Love for This Earth

by Rita Nakashima Brock & Rebecca Ann Parker
ISBN: 978-1-848-25209-7
Price: £24.99
Published: July 2012
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Creator Spirit

- The Holy Spirit and the Art of Becoming Human

by Stephen R. Guthrie
ISBN: 978-0-801-02921-9
Price: £14.99
Published: 01 May 2011
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Grand Entrance

- Worship on Earth As In Heaven

by Edith M. Humphrey
ISBN: 978-1-587-43252-1
Price: £12.99
Published: 01 June 2011
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Luther

- A Guide for the Perplexed

by David M. Whitford
ISBN: 978-0-567-03279-9
Price: £14.99
Published: 2011
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If God, Then What?

- Wondering Aloud About Truth, Origins and Redemption

by Andrew Wilson
ISBN: 978-1-844-74569-2
Price: £8.99
Published: March 2012
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Science and Belief

- The Big Issues

by Russell Stannard
ISBN: 978-0-745-95572-8
Price: £8.99
Published: June 2012
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Psalms As Torah

- Reading Biblical Song Ethically – Studies in Theological Interpretation

by Gordon J. Wenham
ISBN: 978-0-801-03168-7
Price: £12.99
Published: 01 February 2012
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Making Sense of Sex

- Modern Church Series

by Adrian Thatcher
ISBN: 978-0-281-06406-9
Price: £7.99
Published: May 2012
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Turning to God

- Reclaiming Christian Conversion as Unique, Necessary and Supernatural

by David F Wells
ISBN: 978-0-801-09700-3
Published: May 2012
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Fear and Friendship

- Anglicans Engaging With Islam

Edited by Frances Ward and Sarah Coakley
ISBN: 978-1-441-10149-5
Price: £14.99
Published: March 2012
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Gift or a Given?

- A Theology of Healing for the 21st Century

by John P. Atkinson
ISBN: 978-1-780-99426-0
Price: £9.99
Published: June 2012
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Resilient Pastors

- The Role of Adversity in Healing and Growth

by Justine Allain-Chapman
ISBN: 978-0-281-06383-3
Price: £12.99
Published: 07 July 2012
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Jesus the Christ

- New Edition

by Walter Kasper
ISBN: 978-0-567-20964-1
Price: £14.99
Published: September 2011
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7 Truths That Changed the World

- Discovering Christianity’s Most Dangerous Ideas

by Kenneth Richard Samples
ISBN: 978-0-801-07211-6
Price: £10.99
Published: June 2012
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