Publishers know that Modern Believing's team of book reviewers, led by the Reviews Editor, Rev. Dr. Michael Brierley, do an outstanding job in providing constructive, critical, fair and discerning reviews.


A. E. Barlow, Kempe: The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe: Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2018. Pp. xxii, 312. Pb. ISBN 978-0-7188-9463-4.


A. Barrera, Catholic Missionaries and Their Work with the Poor: Mitigating Market-Government Failure in Emerging Nations: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. x, 265. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-0-367-02918-0.


J. Barton, The Bible: The Basics, 2nd edn: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. xii, 194. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-1-138-35908-6.


J. P. Caperon, A. J. Todd and J. A. Walters, eds., A Christian Theology of Chaplaincy: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 174. Pb. £18.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-090-5.


L. B. Carey and B. A. Mathisen, eds., Spiritual Care for Allied Health Practice: A Person-Centered Approach: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 277. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-220-6.


D. M. Cohn-Sherbok, G. D. Chryssides and U. Hasan, People of the Book: An Interfaith Dialogue about How Jews, Christians and Muslims Understand Their Sacred Scriptures: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019. Pp. 288. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-104-9.


B. D. Colasacco, ed., Sightings: Reflections on Religion in Public Life: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xvi, 280. Pb. $24. ISBN 978-0-8028-7665-2.


S. L. Cuff, Love in Action: Catholic Social Teaching for Every Church: London: SCM Press, 2019. Pp. xxvi, 188. Pb. £15.99. ISBN 978-0-334-05793-2.


G. A. Fitchett and S. Nolan, eds., Case Studies in Spiritual Care: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 285. Pb. £19.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-783-6.


G. A. Fitchett, K. B. White and K. A. Lyndes, Evidence-Based Healthcare Chaplaincy: A Research Reader: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 432. Pb. ISBN 978-1-78592-820-8.


P. J. P. Gonzales, Reimagining the Analogia Entis: The Future of Erich Przywara’s Christian Vision: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xxii, 381. Hb. $80. ISBN 978-0-8028-7671-3.


J. L. Gorman, J. W. Childers and M. W. Hamilton, eds., Slavery’s Long Shadow: Race and Reconciliation in American Christianity:  Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xii, 271. Pb. $32. ISBN 978-0-8028-7623-2.


F. Grewe, Time to Talk about Dying: How Clergy and Chaplains Can Help Senior Adults Prepare for a Good Death: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 168. Pb. £18.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-805-5.


D. M. Gustafson, Gospel Witness: Evangelism in Word and Deed: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xii, 301. Pb. $32. ISBN 978-0-8028-7680-5.


S. J. Hance, ed., Forgiveness in Practice: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019. Pp. 264. Pb. £17.99. ISBN 978-1-84905-552-9.


A. M. Johnson, Human Rites: The Power of Rituals, Habits, and Sacraments: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xiv, 148. Pb. $17. ISBN 978-0-8028-7600-3.


P. C. H. Kollontai, S. E. Yore and S. C. H. Kim, eds., The Role of Religion in Peacebuilding: Crossing the Boundaries of Prejudice and Distrust: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 416. Pb. £35. ISBN 978-1-78592-336-4.


J. A. Lunn, The Theology of Sanctification and Resignation in Charles Wesley’s Hymns: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. xvi, 232. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-0-8153-4830-6


S. McKnight and J. B. Modica, eds., Preaching Romans: Four Perspectives:Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xii, 191. Pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7545-7.


T. C. B. McLeish, The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. xvi, 355. Hb. £25. ISBN 978-0-19-879799-9.


R. J. Myles, ed., Class Struggle in the New Testament: Lanham, MD: Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, 2019. Pp. xvi, 282. Hb. £70. ISBN 978-1-9787-0207-3.


P. Nash, M. Bartel and S. A. Nash, eds., Paediatric Chaplaincy: Principles, Practices and Skills: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. Pp. 320. Pb. £22.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-076-9.


G. O’Neill and E. A. Shercliff, Straw for the Bricks: Theological Reflection in Practice: London: SCM Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 197. Pb. £25. ISBN 978-0-334-05500-6.


G. L. Pattison and K. A. Kirkpatrick, The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought: Being, Nothingness, Love: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. vi, 222. Hb. £105. ISBN 978-1-138-09237-2.


B. S. Powers, Full Darkness: Original Sin, Moral Injury, and Wartime Violence: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xvi, 186. Pb. $30. ISBN 978-0-8028-7651-5.


M. R. Raphael, Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm: Being and Becoming in the Women’s Liberation Movement: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. x, 295. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-1-138-71007-8.


R. Rohr, The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope for and Believe. London: SPCK, 2019. Pp. xii, 260. Pb. ISBN 978-0-281-07862-2.


E. H. Shagan, The Birth of Modern Belief: Faith and Judgment from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment: Princeton, NJ, and Woodstock: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 385. Hb. £27. ISBN 978-0-691-17474-7.


C. S. Smith, Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can’t Deliver: New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. viii, 159. Hb. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-19-088092-7.


B. N. Sollereder, God, Evolution, and Animal Suffering: Theodicy without a Fall: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. x, 205. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-1-138-60847-4.


J. R. Strawbridge, J. A. Mercer and P. J. Groves, Love Makes No Sense: An Invitation to Christian Theology: London: SCM Press, 2019. Pp. viii, 136. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-0-334-05728-4.


S. K. Tseng, Barth’s Ontology of Sin and Grace: Variations on a Theme of Augustine: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. x, 166. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-0-367-02393-5.


A. Wagner, God’s Body: The Anthropomorphic God in the Old Testament: tr. M. R. Salzmann. London and New York: T. and T. Clark, 2019. Pp. xviii, 187. Pb. £28.99. ISBN 978-0-567-65598-1.


J. A. Walters, Loving Your Neighbour in an Age of Religious Conflict: A New Agenda for Interfaith Relations: London and Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019. Pp. 168. Pb. £16.99. ISBN 978-1-78592-563-4.


J. S. K. Ward, Religion in the Modern World: Celebrating Pluralism and Diversity: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. viii, 213. Pb. £21.99. ISBN 978-1-108-71684-0.


J. P. Ware, Paul’s Theology in Context: Creation, Incarnation, Covenant, and Kingdom: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xiv, 270. Pb. $30. ISBN 978-0-8028-7678-2.


S. E. Waters, Addiction and Pastoral Care: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2019. Pp. xiv, 226. Pb. $25. ISBN 978-0-8028-7568-6.


S. M. B. Wells, Face to Face: Meeting Christ in Friend and Stranger: London: Canterbury Press Norwich, 2019. Pp. xii, 97. Pb. £12.99. ISBN 978-1-78622-129-2.


A. R. Woolley, Women Choosing Silence: Relationality and Transformation in Spiritual Practice: Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. xvi, 283. Hb. £115. ISBN 978-1-138-57460-1.