What I’m Reading

Throughout 2017

Anne Lamott, Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy
 
Eugene Peterson, As Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Conversation on the Ways of God Formed by the Words of God
 
Michael G. Long and Chris Lamb, Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography
 
H.C. Palmer, Feet of the Messenger: Poems
 
Frederick Buechner, The Remarkable Ordinary: How to Stop, Look, and Listen to Life
 
Frederick Smock, On Poetry: Palm-of-the-Hand Essays
 
Jared E. Alcantara, Learning from a Legend: What Gardner C. Taylor Can Teach Us About Preaching
 
Judson Mitcham, This April Day: Poems
 
Michael Eric Dyson, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon for White America
 
Tracy K. Smith, Life on Mars: Poems
 
Pat Conroy: A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life

As of June 2016

A Small Porch – Sabbath Poems 2014-2015 together with The Presence of Nature in the Natural World: A long Conversation by Wendell Berry

Crossing the Line: Black Major Leaguers, 1947-1959 by Larry Moffi and Jonathan Kronstadt

As of May 2016

Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author by Herman Wouk

The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New by Annie Dillard

Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder, edited by Chad Wriglesworth

Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in  America by Tanner Colby

The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and The Rise of the New Justice Movement by WIlliam J. Barbour II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgove

As of April 2016

Heaven: Poems by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Song for My Fathers: A New Orleans Story in Black and White by Tom Sancton

As of March 2016

Crime Czar by Tony Dunbar

Theology and The Arts: Engaging Faith by Ruth Illman ad W. Alan Smith

Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World by Alexia Salvatierra & Peter Wetzel

As of February 2016

The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis

Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Gluck

Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet by Christian Wiman

As of January 2016

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam

The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall by Donald  Hall

Gratitude by Oliver Sacks

As of December 2015

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence by Jonathan Sachs

As of November 2015

Felicity: Poems by  Mary Oliver

The Givenness of Things: Essays by Marilynne Robinson

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