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World Book Day 2017: What We're Reading
World Book Day 2017: What We’re Reading   If you haven't guessed already, here at Eden, we love books. We think reading is hugely important, not only for growing in faith, but in learning about life in someone else’s shoes. Books can breathe whole universes into life, th...
2nd March

March 2nd, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

The Shadow Doctor Review
It took me 3 attempts to read The Shack. Don’t get me wrong, I found it very powerful when I did eventually finish it, but I’ve never put down and picked back up a book as much.
27th February

February 27th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Eden Awards 2017: Full List of Nominees and Winner
Welcome to the Eden Awards 2017. An opportunity to celebrate the best of Christian books, music, film, Bibles, Children’s books and more all of which had an impact in 2016. So without further ado, the awards. Book & Bible Categories  Bible of the Year The nominees for Bib...
20th February

February 20th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Eden Awards 2017: Book Categories
The annual Eden awards are back for 2017! This past year has been one of fresh voices and absolute favourites. We've had new books from big name authors such as Tim Keller and Max Lucado, as well as promising new books from some truly brilliant debut authors. We’ve seen stories that ...
15th February

February 15th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Eden Awards 2017: Film Categories
The annual Eden awards are back for 2017. What a fantastic year 2016 was in Christian film. War Room stole our hearts from the end of 2015 and proved to a be a popular choice the whole year through. The summer saw blockbuster, God’s Not Dead 2 but the Autumn heralded smash hits: Freedo...
14th February

February 14th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

What are the Eden Awards?
After a three year break, the annual Eden Awards are back. The Eden Awards are an annual celebration of some of the best Christian books, music, film, and more. They encompass the bestsellers, thought-provokers, joy-bringers and in some cases, the downright quirky. The decision to host them...
7th February

February 7th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review: Silence by Shusaku Endo
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Silence is not a novel with message. It does not proclaim or preach in manner similar to the missionaries of its historic setting, but rather is a stirring novel of questions that in their nature are unanswerable - all the while remaining a simple story of conflicted and desperate faith. ...
15th December

December 15th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

What Happened to Terry Waite?
Upon meeting Terry Waite, it’s hard to believe this man spent close to 5 years in captivity. Facing the harsh reality of mock executions and the loss of contact with his family. Yet, if you watched the news between 1987-1991 his face will be instantly recognisable. For 1763 days, Terry Wai...
8th November

November 8th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review: The Floating Body by Kel Richards
The Floating Body by Kel Richards is a thrilling mystery filled with twists and turns. Set in 1935, it follows C. S. “Jack” Lewis as he finds himself embroiled in a police investigation after witnessing what seems to be an impossible murder, where the victim’s body fal...
7th July

July 7th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review: The Well of the North Wind
Kenneth Steven is a Scottish poet, author and illustrator responsible for works such as Island, Iona, Making the Known World New, Salt and Light, Columba, Imagining Things, Wild Horses, The Missing Days and Evensong. His children’s book The Dog’s Nose (published in Norwegian, English ...
30th June

June 30th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Review: Knowing Anna by Sarah Meyrick
Knowing Anna follows her (Anna's) family and friends as they venture along the Pilgrims Way, her final request before she died from cancer. Each pilgrim is battling their secrets, heartaches and dramas as well as grieving for their wife, mum, friend, or daughter.  Then a stranger ...
23rd June

June 23rd, 2016 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Gods Needle: The Story of Lily Gaynor
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If someone walked up to you at a Christian Conference and asked if you’d write a biography, what would you say? John Butterworth answered “of course I will!”
9th September

September 9th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

New Kingsbury and Lewis: Who tells the Best Story?
Queen of romantic fiction, Karen Kingsbury, and premier Amish storyteller, Beverley Lewis, each add a new title to their bestseller catalogue; but who tells the best story?
3rd September

September 3rd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Plass and Lucas: Serious and Funny Too
Cartoons of the wisest wits in Christian literature smile from the cover of Jeff Lucas and Adrian Plass' second Seriously Funny book as the two pen-pals deliver another collection of letters on life, love and God.
2nd September

September 2nd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

Andy Robb asks the question: 'Does God LOL? '
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A few months ago I was asked to contribute to a book with the same title as this feature; ‘Does God LOL?’ Or, if you're not user of social media terminology: ‘Does God Laugh Out Loud?’
29th August

August 29th, 2013 - Posted & Written by The Editor

Being Single, Whole and Living Life to the Full
We interview local vicar Kate Wharton about her new book Single-Minded, an honest account of living life to the full as a 'single' follower of Jesus. Whatever your single situation is or even if you aren't single there is definitely something for everyone to learn from this book.
4th July

July 4th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Bunn

10 of the Best Biblical Fiction
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Looking for an accessible way into the Bible? Perhaps a gift for someone on the fringes of faith or maybe just a gripping read for the holidays then why not take a look at the best of the best in Biblical Fiction. Packed full of stories of love, faithfulness, dishonour, broken relationships, bat...
24th June

June 24th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Bunn

Eden's Top 5 Supernatural Fiction Books
Joint 4th: Magnificent Malevolence & Operation Screwtape Two recent works of supernatural fiction draw their inspiration from the works of C.S. Lewis. Darker than his ‘Narnia Chronicles’ but with the spiritual insight of his non-fiction, Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters detail ...
9th June

June 9th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

Oprah's Lifeclass: Nick Vujicic Takes the Stage
Unstoppable, Nick Vujicic, took the stage at Oprah's 'Lifeclass' chat show giving a literally 'step by step' testimony of his life and faith.
2nd June

June 2nd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

Prepare to See the Miraculous in Father of Lights
Darren Wilson and the team at Wanderlust have created one of our bestselling DVDs Father of Lights. An insight into miraculous and inspiring stories from around the world of God's healing power. It documents spiritual encounters and lives changed from the most surprising of characters. Third in t...
21st May

May 21st, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Bunn

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