Reading List 2011

C Street:  The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy by Jeff Sharlet

Journey to the Common Good by Walter Brueggemann

Radical:  Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream by David Platt

The Last Word: Beyond the Bible Wars to A New Understanding of the Authority of Scripture by N.T. Wright

Common Nonsense:  Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance by Alexander Zaitchik

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N.T. Wright

2007 – Eleven: and Other American Comedies by Frank Cammuso

Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour by David Bianculli

Homo Evolutis: Please Meet the Next Human Species by Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans

The Orthodox Heretic: And Other Impossible Tales by Peter Rollins

Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto by Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe

Spirituality of the Psalms by Walter Brueggemann

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them by James Garbarino

Jesus Matters: Good News for the 21st Century edited by David W. Shenk

Talking Right: How Conservatives Turned Liberalism into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, Volvo-Driving, New York Times-Reading, Body-Piercing, Hollywood-Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show by Geoffrey Nunberg

Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell

The Emo Bunny that Should – A Story for Demented Children by John H. Carroll

Why?  Making Sense of God’s Will – by Adam Hamilton

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz

Adland: Searching for Meaning on a Branded Planet by James P. Othmer

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Revolution of Hope: The Life, Faith, and Dreams of a Mexican President by Vincente Fox

Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

Following Jesus:  Biblical Reflections on Discipleship by N.T. Wright

Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tatoo by Heather Wardell

A Community Called Atonement by Scot McKnight

Everything You Know About Evangelicals is Wrong by Don Thorsen

Escape From the World Trade Center by Leslie Haskin

Situations Matter:  Understanding How Context Transforms Your World  by Sam Sommers

Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

Girls on the Edge: The Four Factos Driving the New Crisis for Girls – Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins by Leonard Sax

The Pastors’ Wife by Jennifer AlLee

Ad Nauseam:  A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture by Carrie McLaren

The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time by Judith Shulevitz

The Seraph Seal by Leonard Sweet

TOUCH:  Pressing Against the Wounds of a Broken World by Rudy Rasmus

Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger

A Simple Government:  Twelve Things We Really Need From Washington by Mike Huckabee

Baseball Before We Knew It by David Block

The 30 Greatest Sports Conspiracies of All-Time by Elliot Kalb

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