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Gateway to Renewal

MSP recently published Dr John Collin’s book on the problems of clericalism and the understanding of Ministry which is often cited these days as being at the heart of the crisis in the Church.

Dr Claire Renkin (who heads the Department of Christian Thought and History at the Yarra Theological Union at the University of Divinity in Victoria) gave the address at the book launch and we link to it here as it provides a good overview of why this book is valuable and timely.

Click here to read the address.

 

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Rev Dr Arnold on Martin Luther

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Rev Dr Mark Worthing has released a new book entitled Martin Luther: a Wild Boar in the Lord’s Vineyard which explores his passionate and fiery character and introduces us to a colourful cast of friends and enemies, explaining the complex politics of church and empire.

Here is what Rev Dr Lynn  Arnold, former Premier of South Australia, had to say about it.

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Bouncing off Moltmann

In this succinct, inviting volume, Theology – Descent into the Vicious Circles of Death, four Balkan theologians delve into and bounce off the theology of Jurgen Moltmann, whose classic The Crucified God influenced novel theological approaches around the globe, most recently the emerging postwar Christian theology in the Balkans.

With a foreword by Miroslav Volf.

More on and by Jurgen Moltmann here.

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Dostoevsky and O’Connor and the Devil

Giving the Devil His Due walks through all of O’Connor’s stories and looks closely at Dostoevsky’s magnum opus The Brothers Karamazov to show that when the devil rules, all hell breaks loose. Instead of this kingdom of violence, O’Connor and Dostoevsky propose a kingdom of love.

You can find out more about the book here.

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