Challenging, noticing and nurturing

James Butler explores insights that put the Spirit’s work and everyday life at the centre of learning and discipleship.

“Looking out for the small things”

Clare Watkins highlights the many ways in which rural churches, though small and fragile, have much to offer.

Researching the grassroots experience of faith learning

James Butler gives the context for this issue, introducing theological action research and what went into this research project.

Editorial: learning faith

James Butler introduces the main themes of this issue of Anvil journal.

Book review: Young, Woke and Christian

Vicki Gale both loves and hates a book that demands a response

Book review: Using a Missional Framework

Katrina Hutchins on a perfect source of missional inspiration as we seek to reimagine and re-energise our post-pandemic priorities

Book review: Trust in Theological Education

Sue Hart celebrates Eve Parker’s ground-breaking book, which dissects theological education with a decolonising eye

Book review: Resurrection Hope

Kelly Brown Douglas offers deeper insight into racism, challenging, informing and enabling us to make a difference, says Cathy Ross

Book review: A Redemption Song

Rosie Hopley encourages us to read Delroy Hall’s much-needed exploration of Black British pastoral theology

Book review: A Place at the Table

Idina Dunmore recommends a beautiful combination of memoir, biography, lived-theology and missional reminder of God’s ever-welcoming love

Book review: Postcolonial Politics and Theology

Cathy Ross commends Kwok Pui-Lan on engaging theology with current issues such as #BLM, climate change and political struggles in Hong Kong

Book review: Introducing James H. Cone

James Butler highly recommends Anthony Reddie's introduction to Cone, to Black theology and to Reddie’s own life and work