Reviews

Book Reviews:

Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Communication by Michael Agar
(Review by Carol Orwig, Issue 46)

Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development, 2nd Edition by Bryant Myers
(Review by Catherine Young, Issue 46)

The Language of Science and Faith by Karl W. Giberson & Francis Collins
(Review by Dr Dan Button, Issue 46)

Translating Cultures: An Introduction for Translators, Interpreters and Mediators by David Katan
(Review by David Gray, Issue 46)

Basic Linguistic Theory, Vols 1-3 by R. M. W. Dixon
(Review by Howard Jackson, Issue 46)

Job for Everyone by John Goldingay
(Review by Tim Davey, Issue 46)

God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that run the World – and Why their Differences Matter by Stephen Prothero
(Review by Hugh Kemp, Issue 46)

Pathway to Jesus: Crossing the thresholds of faith by Don Everts and Doug Schaupp
(Review by Ted pilling, Issue 46)

A Carnival Kingdom: biblical Justice for Global Communities edited by Marijke Hoek, Jonathan Ingleby, Andy Kingston-Smith & Carol Kingston-Smith
(Review by Dr. Christopher Marshall, Issue 45)

Compassionate Justice: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Two Gospel Parables on Law, Crime, and Restorative Justice by Christopher D. Marshell
(Review by Rev Ruth Adams, Issue 45)

Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of our Daily Choices by Julie Clawson (Review by Janet Parsons, Issue 40)

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin (Review by Chris Ducker, Issue 39)

Mentoring to Develop Disciples and Leaders by John Mallinson (Review by Patricia Wick, Issue 39)

Leading Out of Who You Are by Simon P. Walker (Review by Chris Ducker, Issue 39)

The Leaderless Revolution by Carne Ross (Review by Jonathan Ingleby, Issue 39)

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Hayley-Barton (Review by Irene McMahon, Issue 39)

Where Egos Dare by B. Mcfarlin & Paul D. Sweeney (Review by Francis Williams, Issue 39)

A Tale of Three Kings – A Study in Brokenness by Gene Edwards (Review by Cees van Leuwen, Issue 39)

Relational Leadership: A Biblical Model for Influence and Service by Walter Wright (Review by Edward Pilling, Issue 39)

Bad Leadership by Barbara Kellerman (Review by Simon Caudwell, Issue 39)

Leading with a Limp by Dan Allender (Review by Simon Cozens, Issue 39)

In His Image: Understanding and Embracing the Poor by Andy Matheson (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 35)

Cross and Crescent: Responding to the Challenges of Islam by Colin Chapman (Review by Dr Robert Dutch, Issue 34)

Transformation after Lausanne: Radical Evangelical Mission in Global-local by Al Tizon (Review by Rev Dr Darrell Jackson, Issue 33)

Understanding and Using the Bible edited by Christopher J.H. Wright and Jonathan Lamb (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 33)

Total Abandon by Gary Witherall with Elizabeth Cody Newenhuyse (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 32)

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future by Martha Nussbaum (Review by Rabbi Jayakaran, Issue 30)

A Conversation Between Biblical Studies and Missiology edited by Rollin G. Grams, I. Howard Marshall, Peter F. Penner and Robin Routledge (Review by  Tim Davy, Issue 29)

Power and Poverty: Divine and Human Rule in a World of Need by Dewi Hughes (Review by Andy Kingston-Smith, Issue 29)

‘L’ is for Lifestyle: Christian living that doesn’t cost the earth by Ruth Valerio (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 28)

Audrey Featherstone, I Presume by Tim Shenton (Review by Paul Tanner, Issue 27)

Invisible Servant by Richard Welch (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 27)

Christian Theology in Asia edited by Sebastian C.H. Kim (Review by Dr Kang-San Tan, Issue 26)

The Day is Yours: Slow Spirituality in a Fast-Moving World by Ian Stackhouse (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 26)


Just Walk With Me: A True Story of Inner-City Youth Work by Jude Simpson and e:merge (Review by Amanda Pink, Issue 24)

The New Conspirators: Creating the Future One Mustard Seed at a Time by Tom Sine (Review by Rob Hay, Issue 24)

The Soul of Mission: Perspectives on Christian Leadership, Spirituality and Mission in East Asia edited by Tan Kang-San (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 23)

Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations edited by John Corrie (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 23)


Darwin’s Angel: An angelic riposte to The God Delusion by John Cornwell (Review by David Ingleby, Issue 22)

Grove Books: A selection of books received (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 22)


Freud and the Non-European by Edward Said (Review by Jonathan Ingleby, Issue 20)

SCM Studyguide to Christian Mission: Historic Types and Contemporary Expressions by Stephen Spencer (Review by Chris Ducker, Issue 20)

Exiles: Living missionally in a post-Christian culture by Michael Frost (Review by Rev Darrell Jackson, Issue 20)


Jesus Says Go by Robin Wells (Review by Joanne Appleton, Issue 18)

Eat This Book: The Art of Spiritual Reading by Eugene H. Peterson (Review by  Tim Davy, Issue 18)


Africa Bible Commentary edited by Tokunboh Adeyemo (Review by  Derek Foster, Issue 17)

Bases Bíblicas de la Misión: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas (Spanish)  edited by C. René Padilla (Review by Julio, Issue 17)

Bases Bíblicas de la Misión: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas (English) edited by C. René Padilla (Review by Julio, Issue 17)

A History of Christianity in Asia by Samuel Hugh Moffett (Review by Dr Kang San Tan, Issue 16)

Shining Like Stars: The Power of the Gospel in the World’s Universities by Lindsay Brown (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 16)


Exploring Culture: Exercises, Stories and Synthetic Cultures by Gert Jan Hofstede, Paul B. Pedersen & Geert Hofstede (Review by  Dr Jonathan Ingleby, Issue 15)

Borderless Church: Shaping the Church in the 21st Century by David Lundy (Review by  Rev Dr Colin Bulley, Issue 14)

Israel and the Nations: A Mission Theology of the Old Testament by James Chukwuma Okoye (Review by Tim Davy, Issue 14)

Islam the Challenge to the Church by Patrick Sookhdeo (Review by Rev Dr Colin Bulley, Issue 13)

Kissing Cousins? and Touching the Soul of Islam by Bill Musk (Issue 13)

The Changing Face of World Missions: Engaging Contemporary Issues and Trends by Michael Pocock, Gailyn Van Rheenen and Douglas McConnell (Review by  Christopher, a Redcliffe student, Issue 13)

Living as People of Hope: Faith, Hope & Vision for 21st Century Europe by Jeff Fountain (Review by  Richard Tiplady, Issue 12)

Faith and New Frontiers:  A Story of Planting and Nurturing Churches, 1823-2003 by Brian Underwood (Review by  Tim Davy, Issue 12)


Truth with a Mission: Reading Scripture Missiologically by Scott Moreau, Gary Corwin and Gary McGee (Review by Dr Cathy Ross, Issue 11)

Introducing World Missions:  A Biblical, Historical and Practical Survey by Christopher J H Wright (Review by  Tim Davy, Issue 11)

A brief summary of other books received (Issue 11)

Latin America & World Mission Today by Samuel Escobar (Review by Julio, a Redcliffe student, Issue 10)

A Conversation Between Biblical Studies and Missiology by Ross and Gloria Kinsler (Review by  Dr Jonathan Ingleby, Issue 10)

For the Beauty of the Earth:  A Christian Vision for Creation Care by Steven Bouma-Prediger (Review by  John Hathaway, Issue 8)


Watching the English:  ‘The hidden rules of English Behaviour’ by Kate Fox (Review by  Rose Dowsett, Issue 7)

Film Reviews:

Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair (Review by Claire (from the UK) and Shemil (from India), Issue 15)

The Constant Gardener by Fernando Meirelles (Review by Dr Jonathan Ingleby, Issue 14)

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