Some thoughts on Spiritual Abuse

Ever since Jayne Ozanne (Anglican LGBT* activist and editor of Journeys in Grace and Truth) gave a paper to the Royal College of Psychiatrists last year, the topic of ‘spiritual abuse’ (henceforth ‘SA’) has started to emerge on the scene. Ozanne’s … Continued

Book Review: The Zombie Gospel

  I’ve just finished reading a short book that I didn’t quite expect to enjoy, but that I will now be recommending and commending widely. The Walking Dead (Henceforth TWD) is a cultural phenomenon – massively watched, talked about and discussed, … Continued

Book Review: Lovin’ on Jesus

Ever since I heard about this book, I’ve wanted to read it. I was fortunate to pick up a copy at AAR/SBL, and I finished reading it in mid January. Lovin’ on Jesus: A Concise History of Contemporary Worship is a … Continued

Book Review: The Goldilocks Zone

Standard disclaimer – this book is published by IVP, part of SPCK, for whom I work. I was a keen advocate for the book internally, and am delighted to see it in print. This is an interesting book to review … Continued

Book Review: God and the Transgender Debate

One of the most contentious conversations in our culture continues to be at the intersection of faith, identity, and what it means to be human. One particular flashpoint is issues under the umbrella of ‘Trans*’, and questions of Gender Identity. … Continued

Building a Bibliography: On Aging and Older People

Throughout my blogging career, as I’ve turned my library card and reading time to different questions, I’ve compiled bibliographies of books I’ve read or intend to read about different topics. Thus far, I’ve scribbled lists on: Sexuality and Gender Being … Continued