- No Love in War: A Story of Christian NationalismResearch Associate Valerie Hobbs invites us to find out more about her upcoming book.
- Response to Munther Isaac’s ‘The Other Side of the Wall’Research Associate Ashley reflects on the way ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ by Munther Isaac has challenged her to become more aware and active in the Palestinian conflict.
- Book Review: The Things that Make for PeaceCarolyn Whitnall reviews Jesse P. Nickel, “The Things that Make for Peace: Jesus and Eschatological Violence“, (Berlin / Boston: De
- Book Review: God and Guns: The Bible against American Gun CultureCaio Peres reviews “God and Guns: The Bible against American Gun Culture” edited by C. L. Crouch and Christopher B.
- Book review: Texts After Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and The Hebrew BibleAlexiana Fry reviews Rhiannon Graybill’s new book Texts After Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and The Hebrew Bible
- King Saul & Moral InjuryResearch Associate Peter King suggests that we might look at King Saul in a new light, finding new insights in his story for preaching and pastoral care.
- A review of ‘The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill’: On Mark Driscoll, intimidation, and powerThis author highlights the importance of power literacy, the role of intimidation in the culture of Mars Hill, and the centrality of gender in Driscoll’s teaching.
- “Blood had to be Spilt” Scapegoating and the Common GoodPeter King offers a review of the book ‘The Unknown Terrorist’ with particular reference to how it highlights the mechanisms of scapegoating.
- The (American) Civil War as a Crisis of TheologyReview of Mark Noll’s book, by Helen Paynter. Noll, Mark E. The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (The Steven and
- The Christian imagination: Theology and the origins of RaceThe Christian imagination: Theology and the origins of Race, by Willie James Jennings. London: Yale University Press, 2010. Book review
- Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: wrestling with the New Testament evidenceThomas Yoder Neufeld, Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: wrestling with the New Testament evidence (London: SPCK, 2011) Guest blogs
- Bloody, Brutal and Barbaric? Wrestling with troubling war textsWilliam J Webb & Gordon K Oeste, Bloody, Brutal and Barbaric? Wrestling with Troubling War Texts, IVP USA, 2019 Two
- Unspeakable Things UnspokenReview of Isabelle Hamley’s book, by Helen Paynter. This review will be published in a forthcoming edition of the Biblical
- Guest blog: Three reviews of ‘The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents of Divine Judgement in the Book of Revelation’ by Paul Middleton, with response by the author.Reviews by Simon Woodman, Meredith Warren, and Alison Jack, of Paul Middleton, The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents
- Book Review: Out of Control: Couples, conflict, and the capacity for change – Natalie Collins (SPCK, 2019)I first met Natalie Collins last summer, when I heard her speak at a conference I was attending. Her presentation
- Crucifixion of the Warrior God by Gregory Boyd: ReviewGreg Boyd begins his magnum opus by explaining the conundrum of Old Testament violence that drove him to write it.
- A sadomasochistic and megalomaniacal God? Response to Richard Dawkins, chapter 7 of The God Delusion“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it;
God and Guns: The Bible against American Gun Culture edited by C. L. Crouch and Christopher B. Hays, Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2021. Review by Caio Peres
The American Civil War as a Theological Crisis, by Mark Noll. University of North Carolina, 2006. Review by Helen Paynter.
The Christian imagination: Theology and the origins of Race, by Willie James Jennings. London: Yale University Press, 2010. Review by Sara Améstegui Deik.
Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: wrestling with the New Testament evidence by Thomas Yoder Neufeld. Review by Will Moore.
Bloody, Brutal and Barbaric? by William Webb and Gordon Oeste. Reviews by Ashley Hibbard and Howard Peskett.
Unspeakable Things Unspoken by Isabelle Hamley. Review by Helen Paynter
The Violence of the Lamb by Paul Middleton. Reviews by Simon Woodman, Meredith Warren and Alison Jack.
Out of Control: Couples, Conflict and the Capacity for Change by Natalie Collins. Review by Helen Paynter.
Crucifixion of the Warrior God by Greg Boyd. Review by Helen Paynter.
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. Response to chapter 7 by Helen Paynter.