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

Reclaiming the common good – book launch and reviews

One of the visitors at our Greenbelt stall was Virginia Moffatt who told us about the book “Reclaiming the Common Good – How Christians Can Re-Build Our Broken World” that she had just finished editing. She said  that there were copies on sale in the Church Publishing House Tent and that the formal launch would be on 20 Sept. 

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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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