Posted in May 2009

Michael Ramsey Prize 2009: And the winner is… #Hay

Congratulations to Richard Bauckham, who has been awarded the Michael Ramsey Prize 2009 for his book, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses.      The winning book — selected from a strong shortlist including, amongst others, Richard Burridge’s Imitating Jesus — was announced yesterday, Thursday May 28th 2009, by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, at an awards ceremony held at the … Continue reading

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Stories from the Edge

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Christian Life & Discipleship > Stories from the Edge Stories from the Edge  A theology of grief Greg Garrett  ISBN 9780664232047 (0664232043)  Westminster John Knox Press, 2008  £11.99 Category: Christian Life & Discipleship  Reviewed by: Áine Ryan This short book is a useful introduction to exploring the issues of pain and suffering and our questions about … Continue reading

Zondervan Eliminates UK Sales and Marketing Role

I was both saddened and shocked tonight to discover the following message sent by Zondervan on Friday evening: Subject: Changes At Zondervan Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 19:25:24 +0100 From: Danz, Tracy Due to the current economic climate, internal changes within Zondervan have been necessary. It is with regret that I must announce the elimination … Continue reading

Jesus and the Eyewitnesses

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Doctrine and Theology > Jesus and the Eyewitnesses Jesus and the Eyewitnesses  The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony Richard Bauckham  ISBN 9780802863904 (0802863906)  Eerdmans, 2006 (538pp)  £14.99 Category: Doctrine and Theology  Subcategory: New Testament  Reviewed by: Phil Groom  Jesus and the Eyewitnesses  is one of five titles shortlisted for the 2009 Michael Ramsey Prize, due to be awarded … Continue reading

Just Cards Direct

My first contact with Just Cards Direct was via an email from Anne Horrobin, company Director and co-founder. Since then I’ve had the privilege of meeting Anne at CRE/CBC. I invited her to tell us a little about the company. She writes: Two years ago a friend suggested that we start a Kingdom business that would … Continue reading

Church House Publishing: Where did the money go? #CHP

Following on from my earlier post about the proposed handover of Church House Publishing to Hymns Ancient & Modern, I am now, if you’ll forgive the phrase, gobsmacked. Some thoughts from wannabepriest which may explain, to some extent at least, why Church House Publishing has reached crunch point financially: With the publication of the Common Worship library between … Continue reading

Imitating Jesus

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Ethics & Morality > Imitating Jesus Imitating Jesus  An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics Richard Burridge  ISBN 9780802844583 (0802844588)  Eerdmans, 2007 (490pp)  £23.99 Category: Ethics & Morality  Subcategory: New Testament  Reviewed by: Kevin Ellis Imitating Jesus is one of five titles shortlisted for the 2009 Michael Ramsey Prize, due to be awarded at the Hay Festival on Thursday 28th May … Continue reading

Rising to the Challenge in Chelmsford #CBC09 #CRE09

I’m still at the draft stage with my own thoughts on this year’s combined CBC/CRE, but in the meantime here’s an accolade for the Chelmsford  Diocesan Resource Centre and some food for thought from Dave Faulkner. Commenting on his visit to CRE, Dave wrote: There were a few personal interests I wanted to look up. I always … Continue reading