Reading List 2010

Cultural Exegesis Series:

Everyday Theology: How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends by Kevin Vanhoozer (editor)

Entertainment Theology: New-Edge Spirituality in a Digital Democracy by Barry Taylor

Church/Ministry Related:

Quitting Church: Why the Faithful Are Fleeing and What To Do About It by Julia Duin

What Americans Really Believe by Rodney Stark

Introducing the Missional Church: What It Is, Why It Matters, How to Become One by Alan J. Roxburgh and M. Scott Boren

Theology/History:

The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why by Phyllis Tickle

Apprentice: Walking the Way of Christ by Steve Chalke

Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith by Shane Hipps

Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know — And Doesn’t by Stephen Prothero

The Open Door: Entering the Sancturary of Icons and Prayer by Frederica Mathewes-Green

Jesus With Dirty Feet: A Down-To-Earth Look at Christianity for the Curious & Skeptical by Don Everts

Drops Like Stars: Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering by Rob Bell

The Bible as Improve: Seeing & Living the Script in New Ways by Ron Martoia

Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Non-Fiction:

Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kids Who Changed the World of Oil from Wall Street to Dubai by Ben Mezrich

Jumping Through Fires:  The Gripping Story of One Man’s Escape from Revolution to Redemption by David Nasser

Survival of the Sickest: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease by Sharon Moalem

The Year of Living Like Jesus by Ed Dobson

Blind Descent: The Quest to Find the Deepest Place on Earth by James Tabor

Ah-Choo!: The Uncommon Life of the Common Cold by Jennifer Ackerman

The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power by Jeff Sharlet

Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street and Your Street by Jim Wallis

Why We Make Mistakes by Joseph Hallinan

Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Blowing Smoke: Why The Right Keeps Serving Whack -Job Fantasies About the Plot to Euthanize Grandma, Outlaw Christmas, and Turn Junior Into A Raging Homosexual by Michael Wolraich

Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures by Robert Wittman

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester

The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine

What Would Jesus Buy?  Fabulous Prayers in the Face of the Shopocalypse by William Talen

Family/Parenting:

Raising Respectful Children In a Disrespectful World by Jill Rigby

Daughters and Dads: Building a Lasting Relationship by Chap and Dee Clark

So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids by Diane Levin

Fiction:

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century by Addison Steele

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