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Reviews of Books, some of which have appeared in the Green Christian Magazine

New Book Reviews: October 2018

New Book Reviews on Green Christian’s Website in October 2018:

Radical Prayers on Peace, Love and Nonviolence, by John Dear, November 2017. Reviewed by Andrew Norman

ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature, by Nick Baker, 

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Out of the Wreckage – Review

Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis, by George Monbiot, September 2017. Verso, ISBN: 9781786632883 (paperback), 224 pages. RRP 9.99 (paperback)

 

I always look forward to reading a new book by George Monbiot, usually for its clarity, passion and vision. 

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Mere Science and Christian Faith – Review

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, IVP Books, Illinois, 2018. ISBN 978-0-8308-3814-1 (print), ISBN 978-0-8308-8741-5 (digital)

The interface between Christian Faith and Science is multifaceted not least because of the various facets of the constituent parts. In this case the author offers us an exploration which is targeted at a constituency he refers to as emerging adults,

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Nothing More and Nothing Less – Review

Nothing More and Nothing Less: A Lent course based on the film I, Daniel Blake, by Virginia Moffatt, November 2017. Darton, Longman & Todd, ISBN 978-0232533446, 128 pages. 

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ReWild – Review

ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature, by Nick Baker, June 2017. Aurum Press, ISBN  978-1781316559, 304 pages. RRP £16.99 (hardback)

 

Nick Baker, an expert naturalist and TV presenter, inspires us to reconnect with nature and so rediscover the inner being (beast) in all of us.

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Just Food? – Review

Just Food? Food and Farming for a Sustainable Futureedited by Barbara Butler, Spring 2018. Christians Aware, ISBN 978 0 9955 5428 6 0, 229 pages. RRP £12 + £4 p&p from Christians Aware, 2 Saxby St, Leicester, LE2 0ND. www.christiansaware.co.uk

 

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Feast or Famine – Review

Feast or Famine: How the Gospel Challenges Austerity – an Ekklesia Lent Course for Groups and Individuals, edited by Simon Barrow, November 2017. Darton, Longman & Todd, ISBN 978- 0 232 53261 6, 128 pages. RRP £6.99 (paperback)

 

This small and interesting book is a five week Lent course for left wing Christians.

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They Will Inherit the Earth – Review

They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, by John Dear, March 2018. Orbis Books, ISBN: 978-1626982642, 176 pages. RRP £16.99 (paperback)

 

John Dear, a US Catholic priest who campaigned for more than three decades against nuclear weapons,

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