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Spong and His 12 Theses

Review: Unbelievable – Why Neither Ancient Creeds Nor The Reformation Can Produce a Living Faith Today Author: John Shelby Spong  This is Spong’s latest and last...

Navigator between worlds

Review: Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds Author: Philippe Paquet Simon Leys is the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, historian, novelist, critic and expert on Chinese...

A Bewitching Story

Review: Wytches Volume One Written by Scott Snyder Pencils by Jock Colour Art by Matt Hollingsworth Published by Image Comics Moving away for a fresh start, Sailor Rook...

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,...