Here you will find all the books I’m reading for the current semester and the prior ones.


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Spring 2015:

Introduction to Pastoral Ministry:
Good Grief: 50th Anniversary Edition
Hope in Pastoral Care and Counseling
Our Home Is Over Jordan
Cultivating Wholeness: A Guide to Care and Counseling in Faith Communities
Caring: A Relational Approach to Ethics and Moral Education
On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy
Genograms: Assessment and Intervention (Third Edition) (Norton Professional Books)
Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue (Guilford Family Therapy)

Hebrew Scriptures:
The Peoples’ Bible
The Africana Bible: Reading Israel’s Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora
The Peoples’ Companion to the Bible
The Women’s Bible Commentary – expanded


Fall 2014:
Community Studies:
A Feminist Ethic of RISK (Other Feminist Voices) Revised Edition by Welch, Sharon published by Fortress Press (1990)
Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago (Crown Journeys)
Brown Girl Dreaming (Newbery Honor Book)

Liberal Theology:
After God (Religion and Postmodernism)
Womanist Ethics and the Cultural Production of Evil (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)
Longing for Running Water: Ecofeminism and Liberation (Biblical Reflections on Ministry)
The Sacred Depths of Nature
A Common Faith (The Terry Lectures Series)
Process-Relational Philosophy: An Introduction to Alfred North Whitehead
Faith Without Certainty: Liberal Theology In The 21st Century

Bringing Texts Alive:
The Right to Speak: Working with the Voice
Liberating Rites: Understanding the Transformative Power of Ritual
Mighty Stories, Dangerous Rituals: Weaving Together the Human and the Divine

Digital / Spiritual Literacy:
The Social Media Gospel: Sharing the Good News in New Ways
Click 2 Save: The Digital Ministry Bible


Summer 2014:

Public Ethics:
A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

Creative Expressions in Ministry: Improv:
Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre
Theatre for Community Conflict and Dialogue: The Hope Is Vital Training Manual
Games for Actors and Non-Actors
Improvising Real Life: Personal Story in Playback Theatre