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

Nonviolent Lives – Review

Nonviolent Lives: People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence, by Ken Butigan, November 2016. Pace e Bene Press, 214 pages, ISBN 978-0-9978337-0-6. £16.75 (paperback)

This book is an inspiring catalogue of contemporary compassion, courage and conciliation. It is largely USA centered,

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Rise Up with Wings like Eagles – Review

Rise Up with Wings like Eagles, by Chris Sunderland, December 2016. Earth Books, 220 pages, ISBN 978 1 78535 464 9. RRP £14.99  (paperback)

Recent political changes across the world are leading us into searches for pragmatic solutions to the many environmental problems which they present.

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The Nature of Environmental Stewardship – Review

The Nature of Environmental Stewardship, by Johnny Wei-Bing Lin, December 2016. Lutterworth Press, 326 pages, ISBN 9780718894672. RRP £24.95 (paperback)

In recent decades the Christian Church has rediscovered or reconnected with its theology and spirituality of the environment.  As the reality of climate change has come into sharper focus,

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Grounded – Review

Grounded, by Diana Butler Bass, October 2015. HarperCollins, 304 pages, ISBN 9780062328540. RRP £13.99 (hardback)

This splendid book could be described as slow theology, to be savoured and enjoyed, with its points made through stories and the title fully justified. She writes: “God is … that which grounds us.

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Active Hope – Review

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy, by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, April 2012. New World Library, 288 pages, ISBN 978-1-57731-972-6. RRP £14.99 (paperback)

The tides of populism and the resulting dire state of politics in both Europe and the United States might mean that this book,

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Way of Love – Review

Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity, by Norman Wirzba, March 2016. HarperOne, 258 pages, ISBN 978-0062385819. RRP £7.99 (Kindle) £12.22 (paperback) £23.99 (hardback)

Norman Wirzba is an academic theologian from Duke University in the USA. He is a scholar with a deep interest in environmental questions and has written many books,

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New Book Reviews: May 2017

New Book Reviews on Green Christian’s Website in May 2017:

Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity, by Norman Wirzba, March 2016. Reviewed by Peter Grimwood

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy,

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New Book Reviews: Dec 2016

New Book Reviews on Green Christian’s Website in December 2016:

 

Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered, by Lucy Neal, April 2015. reviewed by Catherine Skipper

Creation Care and the Gospel,

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