The Peaceable Kingdom – Stanley Hauerwas

I’ve just finished another one in a long line of books I’m set to plough my way through. Last year I was given Resident Aliens by Hauerwas and William Willimon, and Hauerwas’ memoir Hannah’s Child, both of which I read very quickly. This year for my birthday I was given The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics. I got a … More The Peaceable Kingdom – Stanley Hauerwas

Unexpected finds

It is something of a coincidence that not long after I wrote my last post about Roger Olson on Relational Theology, I by chance discovered a book by him while on holiday in Derbyshire. Perhaps I’m a pessimist, but I didn’t really expect to find a theological book in a store advertised as a tourist … More Unexpected finds

In praise of coffee

Virtually anyone who knows me knows that I am a huge fan – and most definitely a snob – when it comes to coffee. Those who would identify with that, read on. I bought a book on Amazon recently just on a whim: Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World … More In praise of coffee