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Reviews

Kenneth Wilkinson-Roberts finds much to recommend in this edited volume on the connections between spirituality and well-being, not least its global and interdisciplinary approach. In recent years, the study of spirituality and wellbeing has become increasingly popular, especially this year with the struggles and stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic. Academic study of wellbeing and spirituality […]


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Greg Smith reviews Chris Wright’s recent book on idolatry. He applauds Wright’s critique of the idols that dominate our contemporary politics, and wonders whether the solution lies in a conception of politics that is much broader than our current election dramas and celebrity leaders. Our ‘new normal’ may be perplexing and frustrating, but it can […]


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Greg Smith reviews this edited volume by Shamim Miah, Pete Sanderson and Paul Thomas. He applauds the authors’ focus on the particularities of multiculturalism in northern former mill towns but wonders whether religious identity needs to be addressed more explicitly in this study of societal make-up in northern England. The subtitle of this book could […]


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