Found 9 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for February 2020.
Reviews (all) for February 2020Saying Yes to Life – The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2020 Reflections for Lent 2020 The Heart Of It All – the Bible’s Big Picture You Are Mine: Daily Bible readings from Ash Wednesday to Easter Day A Prayer A Day – From Lent To Easter Looking Shame in the Eye The Jesus Way... (1038 words)
Saying Yes to Life – The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2020By Ruth Valerio £7.99 SPCK Saying Yes to Life lifts our focus from natural, everyday concerns to issues that are having an impact on millions of lives around the world. As people made in the image of God, we are entrusted to look after what He has created: to share in God’s joy and ingenuity in... (97 words)
Reflections for Lent 2020By Steven Croft, Christopher Herbert and John Pritchard, CHP, £4.99 Reflections for Lent is designed to enhance your spiritual journey through the forty days from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday (26 February – 11 April 2020). Covering Monday to Saturday each week, it offers reflections on readings from the Common Worship Lectionary, written by some... (112 words)
The Heart Of It All – the Bible’s Big PictureBy Samuel Wells, BRF, £9.99 As a collection of 66 books spanning thousands of years, the Bible can be daunting in size and scope. In The Heart of It All, the Canterbury Press Lent book for 2020, Samuel Wells simplifies the Bible’s complexity and presents the entire sweep of its narrative in 18 key themes.... (145 words)
You Are Mine: Daily Bible readings from Ash Wednesday to Easter DayBy David Walker, BRF, £8.99 At this time of Lent, David Walker explores different aspects of human belonging through the medium of scripture and story, in order to help us recognise the different ways in which we are God’s beloved. And as we recognise ourselves and our own lives in the narrative of God’s engagement... (75 words)
A Prayer A Day – From Lent To EasterBy David Adam, Kevin Mayhew, £9.99 The six weeks of Lent are a time of preparing: a time when we seek to understand the fullness of Christ’s offering on the cross and rejoice in the resurrection. Lent is a time to improve our prayer life and to make sure we spend some time each day... (103 words)
Looking Shame in the Eye – A Path to Understanding, Grace and FreedomBy Simon Cozens, IVP, £9.99 Shame, humiliation and stigma are all around us. Online shaming reminds us of the power of shame, the crisis of self-worth, the weight of judgement and the need for freedom. At the same time, people are becoming less responsive to gospel messages about guilt, morality and sin. If we want... (113 words)
The Jesus Way – Learning to Live the Christian LifeBy Peter Walker, Lion Hudson, £15.99 This book teaches the basics of the Christian faith, looking first at what Jesus himself taught, and then at what His apostles had to say. It is for anyone who wants to follow Jesus, but who is not sure or would like to be reminded of the way. In... (95 words)
God’s HostageBy Andrew Brunson, Authentic, £9.99 In 1993, Andrew Brunson was asked to travel to Turkey, the largest un-evangelised country in the world, to serve as a missionary. Though hesitant because of the daunting and dangerous task that lay ahead, Andrew and his wife, Norine, believed this was God’s plan for them. What followed was a... (164 words)
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