Understanding Jesus by Mister McGrath (Kingsway Publications, £4.95). A book that offers the believer a clear reason for the faith he or she has, while to the enquirer it explains simply and clearly what Christians believe.
Life in Christ by, Graham Leonard (Mowbray, £2.50). The bishop of London shows how our relationship to Christ should extend to every aspect of our daily life. Among the subjects the bishop discusses in this book are: human life and Christian life; the mind of a Christian; the body of a Christian and the heart of a Christian.
Confessions of a Reluctant Mystic by Sue Talbot (Marshall, £2.45). Tracing the shadows that have fallen across her own and many other lives, the author finds that endurance is the fruit of the Spirit which produces strength to recognise the hidden Christ.
A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life by William Law (Hodder & Stoughton, £2.95). This popular paperback edition of a religious classic is most welcome to us as it was to Dr Johnson who said of it, "The finest piece of encouraging theology in any language."
God's Mission: Healing the Nations by David Burnett (Marc Europe, £2.75) The author argues that the Church should spread the Word across cultures and in the face of conflict. He also explains how mission should be right at the centre of the Church's identity instead of being a poor relation.
Understanding Divine Healing by Richard M. Sipley (Scripture Press, £2.25). From his own experience of God's healing touch the author answers many of our puzzling questions about divine healing.
Sheila: A Healing through Dying by Saxon Walker (Arthur James, £2.95). This book is not only the record of a dying, gloriously embraced. It is also a devotional document that is the product of a dying woman's profound spirituality and that of her husband.
Healing Miracles by Rex Gardner (Darton, Longman & Todd, £4.95). An experienced doctor and practising Christian examines a series of cures which claim to be healing miracles. The theology and spirituality of healing are discussed in some detail and the reader is shown how to relate them to his or her own experience.
The Last Eight Days Compiled by Donald Coggan & Paul Rooke Ley (Churchman Publishing, £1.95). A collection of Gospel readings and commentaries arranged for daily meditation during Holy Week. Approaching Easter by Joyce Huggett (Lion Publishing, £3.95). An illustrated collection of readings, reflections and prayers for the forty days of Lent.
Love and Life's Journey by Mark Gibbard (Mowbray, £2.50). This books spells out the mystery of God and that of man in practical terms, as the author shares with us the discoveries he has made in his life as a priest and the discoveries he has made in the lives and writings of many whom he has met.
Windows of the Heart by Barbara Blake (Fount, £1.75). This gentle book of meditations bring a message of hope and consolation to all who suffer from loneliness, doubt and
Seven to Flee, Seven to Follow by Richard Holloway (Mowbray, £2.50). This book is concerned with two elements in the quest for Christian maturity: the struggle to renounce what is evil, and the more important struggle to follow what if good. Evil is summarised in the tradition of sin as sevenfold, and the gifts that come from the Holy Spirit to subdue and balance evil are also sevenfold.