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June 2016

Persecution India – Hindu fanaticism

A pastor and his pregnant wife were assaulted by two Hindu extremists on Sunday 17 April, in yet another attack…

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June 2016

Politics – Lord Dannatt speaks out

The former head of the army has warned that the government’s controversial out-of-schools settings plans could affect cadet training courses.…


June 2016

Event – 50th anniversary in Cardiff

On 23 April 2016, precisely 50 years to the day, 200 or more of God’s people joined together to celebrate…


June 2016

The Trinity for the church today

There is so much religious confusion today in the Western world. For the first time in almost 1500 years, Christianity…


June 2016

Media – John Knox film

A documentary film to commemorate the life of radical Scottish reformer John Knox was nominated for best factual film at…

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Insects of the Bible
Tom H. Ratcliffe

The author of this edifying little volume is a decades-long entomology enthusiast. Taking nine types of insects, he aims to set out ‘their spiritual significance, as they appear in the Word of God’. A readable style, coupled with colour illustrations…

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The Banner of Truth magazine August -September 2015 issue (with Iain Murray article on Scotland)
Various contributors

It is difficult for modern readers to grasp the impact of the first issues of The Banner of Truth magazine, when it was published in a Britain almost bereft of Reformed truth. This anniversary issue assures us of the relevance…

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Dementia: Pathways to Hope
Louise Morse

The aim of this book is ‘to help give understanding and point out pathways of hope. And also to tell the stories of people who have found hope — and even joy — in lives touched by dementia’ (p.19). A…

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Valkyrie: the plot to kill Hitler
Philipp von Boeselager

The plethora of books about the Second World War, and especially Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime in Germany, is indicative of an ongoing fascination with this subject, from both modern readers and authors. Far too many of these books,…