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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for November 2020.
Reviews (all) for November 2020In the Shadow of the Shahs – Finding Unexpected Grace Where Do I Come From? What Good is God? – Crises, faith and resilience But Where Are You Really From? – on Identity, Humanhood and Hope Closing Ranks – my Life as a Cop Frequencies of God – Walking Through Advent with R S Thomas... (1082 words)
In the Shadow of the Shahs– Finding Unexpected Grace By Farifteh V. Robb, Lion Hudson, £9.99 Have you ever wondered what it is like to survive a revolution? To be a religious convert, adopting a different nationality and starting afresh in a new discipline? To fall deeply in love, despite some major obstacles to your growing relationship? All of these... (130 words)
What Good is God?– Crises, faith and resilience By Roger Abbott and Robert White FRS, Monarch, £9.99 The world’s natural disasters are increasingly impacting upon our lives. This book explores how we might respond practically and faithfully to such tragedies. The perspectives of survivors, responders, and academics are brought together, providing a multi-layered and compassionate examination of a... (80 words)
Where Do I Come From?By Bob Hartman, Lion Children, £7.99 This would good for children. It will help them understand “how you are created by God through the clever set of instructions, DNA, and how this connects you with the big family of living things through God’s imaginative and creative plan.” The children will learn about the passing on... (93 words)
But Where Are You Really From?– on Identity, Humanhood and Hope By Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, SPCK, £5.99 This book about identity comes from CEO of Christian Aid, Amanda Khozi Mukwashi. She shares her experience of life as a Christian black woman with Zambian heritage, born and living in the UK. She explores issues of race and culture and how it... (128 words)
Closing Ranks– my Life as a Cop By Leroy Logan, SPCK, £12.99 This book tells of an illustrious career, giving a behind the scenes look at the workings of the Metropolitan Police. One of the founder members of the Black Police Association Charitable Trust, Leroy Logan has had first-hand experience of race relations in modern-day Britain, and... (109 words)
Frequencies of God– Walking Through Advent with R S Thomas By Carys Walsh, Canterbury Press, £12.99 With the season of Advent, the coming of Christ is imminent. It is a season of preparation and hope for the arrival of God-with-us in the Incarnation. R.S. Thomas, a poet of waiting and anticipation, can be a profound guide for... (112 words)
Come Let Us Adore Him– a Daily Advent Devotional By Paul David Tripp, Crossway/10ofThose, £4.99 Every time the Christmas season comes around, we look forward to putting up a tree, giving and receiving gifts, and participating in other traditions that make this wonderful time of year so special. But sometimes the most significant aspect of the season—focusing on the... (117 words)
One True Light– Daily Advent Readings from The Gospel of John By Tim Chester, The Good Book Company/10ofThose, £4.24 We may be familiar with the baby in the manger, but have you met the Word who was in the beginning with God? Have you met the One True Light who is full of grace and truth? Or... (101 words)
Journey to Contentment– Pilgrimage Principles for Everyday life By Sally Welch, BRF, £8.99 Using the metaphor of pilgrimage, Sally Welch explores how we can understand this biblical principle and make it our own. This book is divided into sections of a journey, beginning with the preparations necessary before setting out, exploring the obstacles which might be put... (97 words)
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