The following books have been chosen from publishers’ lists of recent releases or those forthcoming in the next few months. Content descriptions are condensed from those supplied by publishers.

Abingdon Press

Harold Ivan Smith, Tear Catchers (October)

The author, director for Tear Catchers, a ministry of compassion in Kansas City, Missouri, writes to help men to explore inner potential, to help women who wish to better understand mates, and to help couples who desire a more intimate marriage.

Albert C. Outler, editor, The Works of John Wesley (May, Vol. 1; other volumes through November 1988)

A series of four volumes of John Wesley’s sermons compiled by the professor emeritus of theology at Perkins School of Theology.

Paul Washburn, An Unfinished Church: A Brief History of the Union of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church

A chronicle of behind-the-scenes events.

Acropolis Books

Sandy Golden, Driving the Drunk Off the Road

A handbook for community action coming from the author’s personal experience.

The Alliance for Prenatal Research and Services, The Father Book: Pregnancy and Beyond

A guide to pregnancy and childbirth, written especially for fathers.

University Of Alabama Press

Dabney Adams Hart, Through the Open Door: A New Look at C. S. Lewis (July)

Focuses on Lewis the scholar, critic, and teacher.

Augsburg Publishing House

Judy Hyland, In the Shadow of the Rising Sun (July)

A story of the author’s imprisonment in the Philippines with 500 American missionaries in 1941.

Christmas: The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art

Volume 54 of a quality annual with poetry, literature, art, and Christmas customs.

Bethany House Publishers

J. W. Jepson, Don’t Blame It All on Adam (June)

A layman’s guide to the theology of Charles ...

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