Four Gospels, One Jesus? A Symbolic Reading was released as an SPCK Classic in March 2013. The 3rd edition was released in 2014. In this modern classic Richard Burridge offers an engaging introduction to the New Testament Gospels. Using the ancient visual symbols for the Gospels – human face, lion, ox, and eagle – Burridge presents
Four Ministries, One Jesus: Exploring Your Vocation With The Four Gospels was released by SPCK in November 2017. Combining the skills of a leading biblical scholar with the wisdom derived from years of pastoral experience in guiding vocation and ordination training, Richard Burridge invites the reader to consider four key aspects of Christian ministry, as depicted
Jesus Now and Then, co-authored by Richard Burridge and Graham Gould, engagingly traces the changing images of Jesus in scholarship and popular culture from the time of the early church to the present day. Who did Jesus think he was? Did the early church take a man and make him into God? Was Christianity actually
Faith Odyssey is a Bible study unlike any other written. Richard Burridge invites readers to explore the journey of faith through fifty short devotional readings that combine Scripture with stories from science fiction and popular culture. For each day, passages from the Bible are placed alongside stories drawn from literature, television, and film – from
Faith Odyssey is a Lent book like none ever written. Richard Burridge here invites readers to journey through the season of Lent with devotional readings that combine Scripture with stories from science fiction and popular culture. For each day, beginning with Ash Wednesday, passages from the Bible are placed alongside stories drawn from literature, television,
John: The People’s Bible Commentary was first published by the Bible Reading Fellowship in 1998. John was highly influential both in the preparation for (and during) the 2008 Lambeth Conference, which was attended by over 800 bishops from across the Anglican Communion. A new edition of the commentary was issued specifically for the conference and
Sunni and Shia in Iran, Iraq, or Syria. Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland. Afrikaners and black churches in South Africa. The rising tide of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia across Europe. Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land. The fear of immigrants and those who are different. The surge of nationalism. Violence, religious violence, violence done
Imitating Jesus: An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics was shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing in 2009. The prize was inaugurated by Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, to encourage the most promising theological writing and to identify it for a wider Christian readership.