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All reviews by Andrew Wheeler

Andrew ministers at Keswick Congregational Church, Cumbria.

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The Chocolate Club
Mary Weeks Millard

I’m torn about this novella aimed at 7-13 year olds. On the plus side, the author writes with a warm heart and clearly loves children. She is eager to help and encourage them, both to begin and persevere in the…

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A cobweb covered conspiracy
Jill Silverthorne

There is a lot to like about this story for young adults. Written in the first person, from the standpoint of a boy from a disadvantaged family, it shows great compassion in opening readers’ eyes to the problems he faces.…

Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully
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Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully
John Piper

Seeing beauty and saying beautifullyJohn PiperIVP158 pages, £7.99ISBN: 978-1783591107Star rating : 3 The subtitle of this book is ‘The power of poetic effort: George Herbert, George Whitefield and C. S. Lewis’. The book’s central argument is that ‘poetic effort’, or…

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Deep magic, dragons & talking mice
Alister McGrath

Deep magic, dragons & talking mice Alister McGrath Hodder & Stoughton 208 pages, £14.99 ISBN: 978-1-444-75030-0 Star Rating: 4 This book engages with C. S. Lewis’ thinking. It has chapters on the meaning of life, friendship, Narnia and stories, Aslan and…

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Salvation by Crucifixion
Philip Graham Ryken

Salvation by Crucifixion Philip Graham RykenChristian Focus Publications96 pages, £5.99ISBN: 978-1-78191-307-9Star Rating: 4 stars   This little book is deceptively simple to read, yet leaves the reader with a fresh appreciation of the wonder of our salvation and how it…

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