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

Blue Sky God – Review

Blue Sky God: The Evolution of Science and Christianity, by Don MacGregor, July 2012. Circle Books, 285 pages, ISBN 978-1-84694-937-1. RRP £14.99 (paperback), £6.99 (e-book) This is not a book concerned with green issues. It begins with an esoteric summary of current scientific issues and … Continue reading

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Walking with Gosse – review

Walking with Gosse: Natural History, Creation and Religious Conflicts, by Roger S. Wotton, September 2012. Clio Publishing, 214 pages, ISBN 978-0-95569-839-2. RRP £11.95 (paperback) In this fascinating and highly-readable book, Roger S. Wotton, Emeritus Professor of Biology at UCL, introduces us to the life and … Continue reading

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Love for the Future – review

Love for the Future: A Journey, by David Osborne, June 2013. Wild Goose Publications, 280 pages, ISBN: 978-1-8495-2263-2. RRP £13.50 Literary accounts of journeys have a long history, and are as popular today as ever. They often include personal, social or spiritual reflections associated with places … Continue reading

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Hope in an Age of Despair – review

Hope in an Age of Despair: The gospel and the future of life on earth, by Jonathan Moo and Robert White, June 2013. Inter-Varsity Press, 224 pages, ISBN 978-1-84474-877-8. RRP £11.99 (paperback and ebook) This book was written out of the conviction that “our view of … Continue reading

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Love Beyond Measure and Nonviolent Communication – reviews

Love Beyond Measure: a spirituality of nonviolence, by Mary Lou Kownacki OSB, 1993. Pax Christi USA, 58 pages (Available from Pax Christi, St. Joseph’s, Watford Way, Hendon, London N24 4TY, £5 plus p&p) Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, by Marshall B. Rosenberg, 2nd Edition 2003. PuddleDancer Press, 240 … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough – review

Enough is Enough: Building a sustainable economy in a world of finite resources, by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill, January 2013. Earthscan from Routledge, 240 pages, ISBN 978-0-415-82095-0. RRP £12.99 A paramount fallacy of today is the repetitive refrain of ‘economic growth’ in a finite … Continue reading

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Urban eco-mission – review

Urban eco-mission: Healing the land in the post-industrial city, by Paul Ede, April 2013. Grove Books, 27 pages, ISBN 978-1-85174-861-7. RRP £3.95 (ebook) Paul Ede’s booklet of 27 pages provides an easily digestible well-argued case for mission in the west to … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Species – review

Requiem for a Species: Why we resist the truth about climate change, by Clive Hamilton, April 2010. Earthscan, 286 pages, ISBN 978-1-8497-1081-7. RRP £14.99 Anyone who has ever addressed the issues raised by environmentalists and climate change scientists in the … Continue reading

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