Book reviews

Anvil journal of theology and mission

Books reviewed this issue:

Recommended reading

Paul Cudby, The Shaken Path: A Christian Priest’s Exploration of Modern Pagan Belief and Practice (Alresford: Christian Alternative Books, 2017)

R. Daniel Shaw and William R. Burrows, eds., Traditional Ritual as Christian Worship (Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018)

Biblical studies

Judith M. Lieu and Martinus C. DeBoer, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Johannine Studies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

Adele Reinhartz, ed., The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations (London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018)

Stephen Westerholm and Martin Westerholm, Reading Sacred Scripture: Voices from the History of Biblical Interpretation (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016)

Doctrine and philosophy

Wayne Glausser, Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity (New York: OUP, 2018)

Alvin Plantinga, Knowledge and Christian Belief (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2015)

Perry Schmidt-Leukel, Religious Pluralism and Interreligious Theology (Maryknoll: Orbis, 2017)

Ethics and pastoral ministry

Peter Tyler, Christian Mindfulness: Theology and Practice (London: SCM Press, 2018)

Francis Young, A History of Anglican Exorcism: Deliverance and Demonology in Church Ritual (London: IB Tauris, 2018)


Douglas Pratt, Religion and Extremism: Rejecting Diversity (London: Bloomsbury, 2018)

Andrew C. Thompson, The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Vol II: The Long Eighteenth Century, c.1689 – c.1828 (Oxford: OUP, 2018)

Samuel Wells, Incarnational Ministry: Being With the Church (London: Canterbury Press, 2017)


Arani Sen, Holy Spirit Radicals (Welwyn Garden City: Malcolm Down Publishing, 2018)

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