Category: Read This

Do you know a miracle when you see one?

Review: Miracles: A Very Short Introduction Author: Yujin Nagasawa You may know a miracle when you see one, but they are not so easy enough to define. Or so it seems...

Lions’ Tale Remains Relevant

Review: Pride of Baghdad Written by Brian K Vaughn with Art by Niko Henrichon Published by Vertigo In 2003, when the Iraq War started, four lions escaped from the...

Christianity’s wave of enthusasim

Review: On the Ocean – The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500 Author: Barry Cunliffe Barry Cunliffe is an archaeologist familiar with both...

The complexity of how culture survives

Review: Taboo Author: Kim Scott At the beginning and in an afterword to Kim Scott’s new novel, Taboo he writes about the difficulty of conveying indigenous culture in...

What renowned scientists teach us about Christianity

Reviews Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker by A N Wilson Freud: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews The grand theories of Darwin and Freud, along with that of...

The poet who tried to see people like Jesus did

Review: Milosz: A Biography Author: Andrzej Franaszek The idea of literature as a counter to totalitarianism and war may seem a quaint notion to some. In saying this,...

A City’s Heart, A Country’s Soul

Review: The Harbour: A City’s Heart, A Country’s Soul Author: Scott Bevan Sydney Harbour is a magnificent place, its twists and turns offering glimpses, then vistas,...

A reviled image or an embodiment of hope?

Review:  The Cross: History, Art and Controversy  Author: Robin Jensen For the first decades of the church symbols such as fish, anchors, ships and doves were far more...

What does effective cross-cultural ministry look like?

Review: Changing Lanes, Crossing Cultures: Equipping Christians & Churches for Ministry in a Culturally Diverse Society Authors: Andrew Schachtel, Choon-Hwa Lim and...

The passionate verbosity of David Bentley Hart

Review: The Dream-Child’s Progress & Other Essays The Hidden and the Manifest: Essays in Theology and Metaphysics Author: David Bentley Hart David Bentley Hart is...