When "Spiritual but Not Religious" Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Suprising Places, Even the Church. Jericho Books
Whether you're preaching the Bible, teaching it, or reading it on your own, there are always new facets to be revealed. Here are a few books that may refresh your perspective.
Truth Speaks to Power: The Countercultural Nature of Scripture. Westminster John Knox
The Woman Who Died A Lot. Viking Adult
From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart: Rekindling My Love for Catholicism. Ave Maria Press
Making Friends Among the Taliban: A Peacemaker's Journey in Afghanistan. Herald Press
The Economy for Desire: Christianity and Capitalism in a Postmodern World. Baker Academic
Bible, Gender, Sexuality calls us to a more honest dialogue about scripture's meaning for us today.
"My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side." - Abraham Lincoln
The need for the common good has never seemed so timely.
Chasing Gideon. The New Press.
Restless Fires: Young John Muir's Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf in 1867-68. Mercer University Press.
The Cry of Tamar: Violence Against Women and the Church's Response. Fortress Press.
Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live & Die for Bigger Things by Ken Wytsma / Girl Rising / Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African by Lamin Sanneh / Old Monk by Mary Lou Kownacki
Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate. New Society.
ReFocus: Living a Life that Reflects God's Heart. Zondervan. / Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious. Beacon Press.
The Catonsville Nine: A Story of Faith and Resistance in the Vietnam Era. Oxford University Press
Adapted from "Women as Compassionate Champions: The Doers and the Leaders," by Nyambura J. Njorage, in Women, HIV, and the Church: In Search of Refuge.
The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto. SmileyBooks
Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War. Palgrave Macmillan.
Excerpt from A Thicker Jesus: Incarnational Discipleship in a Secular Age, by Glen H. Stassen