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Reiterating a theme, Peter Lineham

Reimagining God: The Faith Journey of a Modern Heretic
Lloyd Geering
Polebridge Press, $37.00,
ISBN 9781598151565

Professor Lloyd Geering wrote his first book in 1968. Fifty-six years later, the grand old man is just shy of 100 years old and has published his 17th book, at least on my reckoning! Quite an achievement, and well worthy of celebration. Those who have heard Geering lecture will, on opening this book, recognise the scintillating clarity which has always been his mark as a lecturer.

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The life of Brian, Paul Morris

Destiny: The Life and Times of a Self-Made Apostle  Peter Lineham Penguin Books, $38.00, ISBN 9780143568919 A Rising Tide: Evangelical Christianity in New Zealand 1930-65   Stuart Lange Otago University Press, $40.00, ISBN 9781877578557 Recently, the International Association of Religion

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Communal faith, shared vision, Peter Lineham

Prophetic Histories: The People of the Maramatanga Karen Sinclair Bridget Williams Books, $49.95, ISBN 1877242926 This remarkable book is written by an American anthropologist from Eastern Michigan University. Over a period of 30 years, she entered the world of a

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Religions under scrutiny, Peter Lineham

Religions of New Zealanders Peter Donovan Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1991, $39.95 The objective of this study is to further understanding of the broad variety of religions now present in New Zealand, looking at them both in the context of

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