Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Spirituality Book recs

Here's an updated list of possibilities for spiritual reading for our book club (we've already read some of these). I'd love to get some of your recommendations in the comments here or on our FB page, Living Word Lutheran Church Buda, Texas.  Thanks!

Bell, Rob. Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived. NY: HarperCollins, 2010.
Bolz-Weber, Nadia. Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint. NY:Jericho Books, 2013.
Borg, Marcus. The Heart of Christianity.  NY: HarperCollins, 2004.
Borysenko, Joan. A Woman’s Journey to God. NY: Riverhead Books, 1999.
Chittister, Joan. The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully.  NY: Bluebridge, 2008.
Evans, Rachel Held. Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the AnswersLearned to Ask the Questions. Zondervan, 2010.
Foster, Richard J.  Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World. NewYork: HarperOne, 2005.
Gilbert, Elizabeth. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. NY: Penguin, 2006.
Kidd, Sue Monk. The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman’s Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine. NY: HarperCollins, 1996.
___. Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story. Viking, 2008.
___. When the Heart Waits: Spiritual Direction for Life’s Sacred Questions. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990.
Lamott, Ann. Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith. NY: Anchor Books, 1999.
___.  Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith. NY: Riverhead, 2005.
___. Grace, Eventually: Thoughts on Faith. NY: Riverhead, 2007.
McLaren, Brian. Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?:Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World. Jericho Books, 2012.
Miles, Sara.  Take This Bread: The Spiritual Memoir of a Twenty-first CenturyChristian. NY: Ballantine, 2007
Neumark, Heidi. Breathing Space: A Spiritual Journey in the South Bronx. Beacon, 2004.
Norris, Kathleen. Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith. NY: Riverhead, 1998.
Oliver, Suzanne. The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew—Three Women Search for Understanding. NY: Free Press, 2006.
Palmer, Parker J. Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation. Jossey-Bass, 2000.
Rupp, Joyce. Dear Heart, Come Home: The Path of Midlife Spirituality. NY: Crossroad, 1996.
Sentilles, Sarah. Breaking Up with God: A Love Story. NY: HarperCollins, 2011.
Taylor, Barbara Brown. An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith. NY: HarperCollins, 2009.
Weems, Renita. What Matters Most: Ten Lessons in Living Passionately from the Song of Solomon. NY: Warner Books, 2004.
Williams, Terry Tempest. Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place. NY: Vintage, 1991.
Winner, Lauren F. Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis. NY: HarperCollins, 2012.