Book News and Reviews
New books, and book reviews from customers and staff
|Posted on 5 April, 2018 at 4:05|
I have recently been reading Paradoxology by Krish Kandiah.
Like, I suspect, most Christians, I have often been puzzled when reading the Bible. How can a God of love ask Abraham to sacrifice his son? Or why is God sometimes so present people hear His voice, but sometimes apparently distant or even absent? In Paradoxology, Kandiah arg...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 11 January, 2018 at 5:00|
Book Sale now on! Some books half price or less, some 2017 release, some classic, some fiction, some non-fiction and lots of NIV bibles.
Come and have a look through, but hurry: sale ends 17th March!
|Posted on 3 November, 2017 at 9:15|
John Durant, Vicar of the Vale Benefice, writes…
I have been reading the book I Married a Soldier by Brenda Hale, which was published this summer by LION.
It tells us of Brenda’s experiences, both as an army wife and then as an army widow after her husband Captain Mark Hale died in Afghanistan. It ends with her re-election l...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 10 October, 2017 at 11:40|
Claire Wong, The Runaway (Lion Fiction, 2017, ISBN 1782642420)
We wanted to give our 13-year old granddaughter something for her baptism. Her mum suggested a book and so we browsed in Cornerstone, and we found this debut novel published by Lion. And we bought it. I couldn’t find what age, if any, it’s suitable for. It seemed a good idea to ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 5 October, 2017 at 5:55|
Call in to get your copies of these recent titles.
- Paul Kerensa was recently at Shush in Wantage, making people’s sides ache. His new book Hark! The biography of Christ...
|Posted on 21 September, 2017 at 5:55|
|Posted on 4 September, 2017 at 9:25|
Just Where You Stand by Sandra Marie Lewis follows the ladies of three generations of her family starting just down the road from Cornerstone in 1840s’ Abingdon and finishing in 1990s’ Toronto. It deals with their Baptist roots and deep questions of faith among other things.
We are delighted that S...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 22 June, 2017 at 6:05|
"Money is the key to happiness… Work hard, play hard… Look out for number one… But what if there was another way to live?"
"Can I encourage you all today to pick up a copy and read Guvna B's book just published "Unpopular Culture" and then hand it to a young person in your Church or Bookshop and hig...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 9 March, 2017 at 7:25|
Do you have any big questions? We probably have a good book that can help you answer them!
Titles include "Why read the Bible?", "Why go to church?", and "Who was Jesus?" and prices start at £3.99.
|Posted on 9 March, 2017 at 7:15|
What a refreshing book! I don’t know what I was expecting. I suppose it was some improbable tales of missionaries bringing light to the benighted pagans, a string of evangelistic triumphs against all the odds. But not at all. This is an entirely believable down-to-earth account of one family serving the local Thai church, well written and easy to read.
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