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Book reviews [ANVIL vol 33 issue 1]

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1. Recommended Reads: Death and bereavement

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Dale C. Allison Jr., Night Comes: Death, Imagination and the Last Things (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016)

Frits de Lange, Loving Later Life: An Ethics of Aging (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015)

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, A Long Letting Go: Meditations on losing someone you love (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015)

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, A Faithful Farewell: Living your last chapter with love (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015)

John Wyatt, Right to Die? Euthanasia, assisted suicide and end-of-life care (Nottingham: IVP, 2015)

2. Biblical Studies

Larry Hurtado, Destroyer of the gods: Early Christian distinctiveness in the Roman world (Waco, Baylor University Press, 2016)

Susan E. Hylen, A Modest Apostle: Thecla and the History of Women in the Early Church (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Cedric E. W. Vine, The Audience of Matthew: An Appraisal of the Local Audience Thesis (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)

3. Doctrine and Philosophy

Mark J. Cartledge, The Mediation of the Spirit (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015)

Mike Higton and Jim Fodor (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Practice of Christian Theology (London and New York: Routledge 2015)

Darla Y. Schumm and Michael Stoltzfus (eds.), Disability and World Religions: An Introduction (Waco: Baylor University Press, 2016)

Graham Tomlin, The Widening Circle: Priesthood as God’s way of blessing the world (London: SPCK, 2014)

Leslie Williams, Emblem of Faith Untouched: A Short Life of Thomas Cranmer (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016)

4. Ethics and Pastoral Ministry

Ollie Baines & Liam Flint, Cross the Line: Christian footballers talk God, faith and the beautiful game (London: SPCK, 2016)

Andrew Chandler, George Bell, Bishop of Chichester: Church, State, and Resistance in the Age of Dictatorship (Grand Rapids & Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2016).

R. T. Kendall, Prepare your heart for the Midnight Cry: A call to be ready for Christ’s return (London: SPCK, 2016).

Mark Oakley, (ed.) A Good Year (London: SPCK, 2016)

Malcolm Patten, Leading a Multicultural Church (London: SPCK, 2016)

5. Mission

John Dougill, In Search of Japan’s Hidden Christians: A Story of Suppression, Secrecy and Survival (London: SPCK, 2016)

Mike Pears and Paul Cloke (eds.), Mission In Marginal Places: The Theory (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2016).

Nabeel Qureshi, No God But One: Allah or Jesus? (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016)