Justification – God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision (Tom Wright)

Paperback: 256 pages; Publisher: SPCK Publishing (20 Feb 2009); ISBN-10: 0281060908; ISBN-13: 978-0281060900 Available in the SPH Bookshop Amazon: “This sprightly and gracious, yet robust, work is Tom Wright’s carefully argued and scripturally based response to those who think that he has deeply misunderstood Paul’s doctrine of justification… This is definitely one of the most […]

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Chasing the dragon (Jackie Pullinger)

Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton; Rev. ed. edition (16 Feb 2006) ISBN-10: 0340908807 ISBN-13: 978-0340908808 Nicky Gumbel, Holy Trinity Brompton: ‘Truly inspiring … a wonderful book.’ Mike Pilavachi, Soul Survivor: ‘Jackie Pullinger has helped to turn a city around and has saved lives, all because of the compassion that she’s received from Jesus. […]

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Confessions (Saint Augustine)

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks (14 Aug 2008) ISBN-10: 0199537828 ISBN-13: 978-0199537822 In this new translation the brilliant and impassioned descriptions of Augustine’s colourful early life are conveyed to the English reader with accuracy and art. Augustine tells of his wrestlings to master his sexual drive, his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm […]

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The Pilgrim’s Progress (John Bunyan)

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: OUP Oxford; Reissue edition (11 Dec 2008) ISBN-10: 0199538131 ISBN-13: 978-0199538133 Amazon: This new edition does full justice to the text for modern readers. The notes are helpful and scholarly. The introduction is warm and up to date. This is now the best reading edition available. (Roger Pooley, Keele University )

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The Screwtape Letters (C.S.Lewis)

Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Harper (1 July 2008) ISBN-10: 000727355X ISBN-13: 978-0007273553 Amazon: The world-famous satirical novel in which a Senior Devil tutors a Junior Devil in a series of sly but increasingly frustrated letters. This new edition, heralding the release of Screwtape as a new cinema film, is beautifully illustrated with humorous cartoons by […]

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Mere Christianity (C.S.Lewis)

Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Collins; (Reissue) edition (12 April 2012) ISBN-10: 0007461216 ISBN-13: 978-0007461219 2012 marks the 60th Anniversary of the publication of C.S.Lewis’s classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many time, but never bettered. The book is compiled of […]

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Celebration of Discipline (Richard Foster)

Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (27 Nov 2008) ISBN-10: 0340979267 ISBN-13: 978-0340979266 Amazon: Arguably the most established contemporary spiritual classic by our most profound living religious writer. This timeless classic has helped well over a million people discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace and a deeper understanding of God. The […]

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Cafe Theology (Michael Lloyd)

Publisher: Alpha International (2 April 2012) ISBN-10: 1905887906 ISBN-13: 978-1905887903 In Cafe Theology, Michael Lloyd invites us to grab a cappuccino, and travel with him on a relaxed yet mind-stretching journey from Creation to new Creation, offering a rich and human view of life and the Life-Giver. Michael has an inimitable gift for mixing insightful […]

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The Gospel in a pluralist society (Lesslie Newbigin)

Paperback: 264 pages Publisher: SPCK Publishing; New edition edition (23 July 2004) ISBN-10: 0281057028 ISBN-13: 978-0281057023 How does the gospel relate to a pluralist society? What is the Christian message in a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural relativism? Should Christians encountering today’s pluralist society concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue? How […]

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The Cross of Christ (John Stott)

Hardcover: 448 pages; Publisher: Inter-Varsity Press; Anniversary Edition (20 Oct 2006); ISBN-10:1844741559; ISBN-13:978-1844741557 Warmly commended by ministers and scholars worldwide John Stott’s remarkable and timeless classic has stood the test of time. As sharp and relevant as ever this twentieth anniversary edition is essential reading for any who are unclear about the meaning of the […]

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Under the Unpredictable Plant (Eugene Peterson)

Paperback: 206 pages; Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co (31 Dec 1996); ISBN-10: 0802808484; ISBN-13: 978-0802808486 Like Eugene Peterson’s other books on pastoring,Under the Unpredictable Plant is full of stimulating insights, candid observations, and biblically grounded prescriptions. Yet this book emanates with a special poignancy out of Peterson’s own crisis experience as a pastor. Peterson […]

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The Message (Eugene Peterson)

There are literally dozens of editions of The Message, you can spend £90 on a leatherbound, or £4 on a paperback New Testatment. This, the first successful translation of the bible into contemporary English disregards “literal transcription”, and embraces “literary paraphrase”. SW

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The Challenge of Jesus (N.T.Wright)

Paperback: 173 pages; Publisher: SPCK Publishing (21 Jan 2000); ISBN-10: 0281052867; ISBN-13: 978-0281052868 “We cannot assume that by saying the word Jesus,” writes NT Wright–Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and formerly Dean of Lichfield Cathedral–“still less the word Christ, we are automatically in touch with the real Jesus who talked in first-century Palestine.” Even less […]

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Divine Conspiracy (Dallas Willard)

Hardcover: 448 pages; Publisher: HarperOne; 1 edition (March 24, 1998) ISBN-10: 0060693339; ISBN-13: 978-0060693336 A renowned teacher and writer of the acclaimed The Spirit of the Disciplines, Dallas Willard, one of today’s most brilliant Christian thinkers now offers a timely and challenging call back to the true meaning of Christian discipleship. In The Divine Conspiracy, […]

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The Christian Faith (Colin E Gunton)

Paperback: 212 pages; Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (October 10, 2001) ISBN-10: 0631211829;ISBN-13: 978-0631211822 Amazon: This book offers a comprehensive and lively look at the Christian faith by internationally–respected theologian, Colin Gunton. Distilling a lifetime′s experience of teaching and thought, this is a book for those who wish to understand the meaning and relevance of the […]

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