Reading Ruth from the dirtIn an excerpt from his new book Losing Ground: Reading Ruth in the Pacific, Jione Havea introduces us to the lenses he uses as he reads the book of Ruth.
Coming in September and OctoberSeptember and October see some great new titles published by SCM Press. Here's a taster:
Why read Judges today?Isabelle Hamley reflects on why we should take Judges seriously.
Why should the church care about modern day slavery?Dan Pratt on why Christians should engage with a hidden crime
Seven lessons we should learn about theology in a new normalIn an exclusive extract from his introduction to Doing Theology in the New Normal, Jione Havea considers what global theology might look like in a post-pandemic world.
Recognising Jesus as a Victim of Sexual AbuseJayme Reaves talks to David Tombs about Jesus as a victim of sexual abuse and why this matters. (CW: Sexual violence)
Summer with SCM PressHere's a sneak peek at what is coming this summer...
When did you last hear a sermon on Huldah?Kate Bruce on why we need to hear the voices of the hidden women of scripture
Towards a theology of disagreementFormer BBC correspondent Christopher Landau, on why he wrote A Theology of Disagreement
"I needed a pastoral theology of childlessness, so I wrote one myself"Emma Nash reflects on the journey that led to her writing 'A Pastoral Theology of Childlessness'
8 reasons for thinking theologically about surveillance.Eric Stoddart, author of The Common Gaze, on why surveillance should be on Christians’ radar.
5 reasons we should rethink ministerial formationDavid Heywood, author of 'Reimagining Ministerial Formation', on why now is the time for us to rethink what ministerial formation looks like.
"As fresh and groundbreaking as ever..."Thia Cooper on why the work of Marcella Althaus-Reid matters today - perhaps more than ever.
Spring 2021 at SCM PressHere's an early look at some of the titles we have coming over the horizon this spring...
Jesus as a Victim of Sexual AbuseJayme Reaves and David Tombs explain why it matters that we acknowledge Jesus as a victim of sexual abuse.