I believe by Trevor Huddleston (Fount, £1.75). Archbishop Huddleston is best known for his tireless fight against apartheid and all forms of injustice. This book shows the compassion and faith which are the basis of his concern for others.
Half Way by Jim Thompson (Fount, £2.50). Bishop Thompson writes from wide pastoral experience. He brings his personal insights, firm faith and understanding of human nature to bear on the subject, showing us how the later years can bring renewed activity and spiritual growth.
The Jesus Prayer by Per-Olof Sjogren (Triangle, £1.95). Among the most ancient of recorded Christian prayers, the Jesus prayer remains especially appropriate amid the business and anxiety of our own century. This is a new translation of the original published in 1966.
Along an Inner Shore by Brother Leonard of Taize (Mowbray's, £2.50). This book, by the author of Listening to People of Hope and Belonging, consists of four sections each containing 14 brief meditations. How Can I Find God? by Regis Smith (T. Shand, £4.90). There can be no doubt that two of life's most important questions are: 1. How can I find God? 2. How can I make progress in an attempt to answer these questions? This book relies heavily on the scriptures for its source and inspiration.
Wholeness! The Whole Truth by Trevor Martin (MarshallPickering, £1.75). A successor to his two earlier books Kingdom Healing and Good Health.
Changing the World Within by Joseph A Grassi (Fowler Wright, £5). A challenge to veterans at prayer and beginners. Professor Grassi has many years teaching experience. He uses a holistic approach to help people solve questions pertaining to personal growth. Contemplating Jesus by Robert Fancy, SJ and Robert J Wicks (Fowler Wright, £2.50), In this little book the authors seek to answer questions asked about contemplation. Suggestions for further reading are given too. The Evidence for Jesus by R T France (Hodder and Stoughton, £5.95). Written by the vice principal of the London Bible College this book is a fresh analysis of historical evidence. The author concludes that the primary evidence is that of the canonical gospels.
The Beatings of Jesus by Michael Harper (Hodder and Stoughton, £5.95). Another book in the Jesus Library series, this time about the healings of
Protestant Spiritual Traditions edited by Frank C Senn (Fowler Wright, £8.45). Senn here edits a series of essays on the diverse traditions of Protestant spirituality.
The Confucian Way by Li Fu Chen (Kegan Paul International, £30). A new translation by Shih Shun Liu of the original four books of the Confucian Way.. A Christian Family in Britain by Stephen W Harrison and David Shepherd (Religious and Moral Education Press, £3.20). Intended for young people this book examines the question, 'What is it like to be a Christian in Britain today?': Christianity is seen as part of today's multicultural society.
The Bible and People of Other Faiths by Wesley Ariarajah (World Council of Churches, £2.50). Most Christians in the modern world live in situations of religious pluralism. Is the Bible supportive of a life in dialogue with people of other faiths? That is the question this book seeks to answer.
Marriage Homilies edited by Liam Swords (Fowler Wright, £4.95). The book contains 19 short reflections for use in the preparation of marriage homilies. Arranged under eight headings, they have been contributed by such well known people as Tony Baggot SJ, Jack Dominian and Donal Murray. Single Parent by Maggie Durran (Lion, £1.95). Written from personal experience this book offers practical advice on how and where to find help.
Now and For Ever by Anne Townsend (Fount, £1.95). The former editor of Family Magazine draws on her work as marriage counsellor and reflects on aspects of marriage.
Fight For the Family by Jill Briscoe (Kingsway, £1.95). A plan for rebuilding family life. For Mother With Love compiled by Peter Haining (Souvenir Press, £5.95). Suitable as a gift on Mothering Sunday as an alternative to flowers and chocolates.
Rocking the Boat by William Davies (Marshall Pickering, £2.25). We are told that the House Church movement is growing rapidly. This book aims to show what the House Church is and how it operates.
Build That Bridge by David Coffey (Kingsway, £4.95). In this book Coffey (President of the Baptist Union) asks searching questions about church unity. It has a chapter on how to handle diversity and an appendix on "The cure of church divisions".