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This is a summary of recent books read by Martin Davie, compiling his evaluations and the commendations of others. In this edition:


Reading while Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope

by Esau McCaulley

This book gives voice to a distinctive Black, orthodox, understanding of the Bible. For those who want to engage seriously with these issues from a biblical perspective McCauley’s book is now a must read.


Through a Glass Darkly: Journeys through Science, Faith and Doubt – A Memoir

Alister McGrath

This is a book that will be of interest to anyone who has read McGrath’s numerous other publications and wants to know the story behind them. It is also a book that will be useful as a tool for starting conversations about Christianity with serious intellectual enquirers.


Why Trust the Bible?

Amy Orr-Ewing

This revised and updated version is useful both as a resource to help Christians make sense of the difficult questions they are asked about the Bible, and as tool for Christians to use to explain to non-Christians why the orthodox Christian belief in the authority of the Bible continues to make sense today.


'Here Are Your Gods!': Faithful Discipleship in Idolatrous Times

Christopher J Wright

This is an extremely helpful book that anyone interested in biblical theology and its application to the contemporary world needs to read.


Broken Signposts: How Christianity Makes Sense of the World

Tom Wright

Broken Signposts is a very useful book that will help people to understand better some of the key ideas in John’s Gospel and to see how these relate to the seven key issues of justice, love, spirituality, beauty, freedom, truth and power that are important to all human beings


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Martin Davie is a research fellow with the Latimer Trust. He is the author of several books some of which you can find in our website. Click here to see Martin's books.


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