Course Book Lists for Summer and Fall Sessions 2022

Students obtain required course texts from a vendor of their choice. The full list price (publisher’s price or suggested retail price) for a print version of each book is listed below for reference. Your actual cost to purchase may differ and in many cases, may be less than the list price.
 
Commonly used book sellers include:
Bookshop (independent bookstores collective)
Abe Books (used books)
Alibris (used books)
Better World Books (used books)
Biblio (used books from independent bookstores)
 
In addition, a copy of each course text will be accessible through the CRCDS library either electronically (UR guest account sign-in required) or on print reserve in the CRCDS library. If you have questions about selecting a book (choosing alternate editions or formats, etc.), please check with the course instructor.
 
Texts listed below do not represent all required reading for a course. Nearly every course will include additional readings posted on that course’s Populi page.
 

Note:  This list will be updated as information becomes available for courses whose materials are listed “TBA” below. 

Download a copy of the Summer Session 2022 Book list HERE.

Download a copy of the Fall 2022 Semester Book list HERE.

MS 230: From Protest to Formation: African American Religious Traditions, Instructor: Dr. Kishundra King
Required Books:

Dorsey, Lilith. Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens: The Divine Feminine in the African Religious Tradition. Weiser Books, 2020. ISBN: 9781578636952. List Price: $16.95.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey, Juan Floyd-Thomas and others, editors. Black Church Studies: An Introduction. Abingdon Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780687332656. List Price: $28.99.

Fluker, Walter Earl. The Ground Has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America. New York University Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781479897186. List Price: $20.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Ross, Rosetta E. Witnessing & Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights. Augsburg Fortress, 2003. ISBN: 9780800636036. List Price: $26.00

INT 740: The Theory and Practice of Peace Building; Instructor: Professor Prashan De Visser

Required Books:

Cortright, David. Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism. 1st edition. ParadigmPublishers/Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 9781594512667. List price: $42.36.

Lederach, John Paul. The Little Book of Conflict Transformation. Good Books/Simon and Schuster, 2003. ISBN: 9781561483907. List price: $5.99.

McEvoy-Levy, Siobhán. Troublemakers or Peacemakers?: Youth and Post-Accord Peace Building. University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780268034948. List price: $35.00.

Philpott, Daniel. Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation. Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780199827565. List price: $33.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Zelizer, Craig. Integrated Peace Building: Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict. Westview Press/Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 9780813345093. List price: $42.36. Available online through UR Libraries.*

INT 748: From Protest to Formation: African American Religious Traditions; Instructor: Dr. Kishundra King

Dorsey, Lilith. Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens: The Divine Feminine in the African Religious Tradition. Weiser Books, 2020. ISBN: 9781578636952. List Price: $16.95.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey, Juan Floyd-Thomas and others, editors. Black Church Studies: An Introduction. Abingdon Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780687332656. List Price: $28.99.

Fluker, Walter Earl. The Ground Has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America. New York University Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781479897186. List Price: $20.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Ross, Rosetta E. Witnessing & Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights. Augsburg Fortress, 2003. ISBN: 9780800636036. List Price: $26.00

Fall 2022 (M.A./M.Div) 

PT 299: Illness, Grief, and Dying, Instructor: Dr. Jamie Eaddy
TBA
PT 250: Theological Lab, Instructors: Dr. Deborah Rogers & Dr. Shazetta Thompson-Hill
Required Books:

Brown, Stuart. Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. With Christopher Vaughan. Avery, 2009/2010. ISBN: 9781583333334, 9781583333785. List Price: $17.00.
 
Fox, Matthew. Creativity: Where the Divine and Human Meet. TarcherPerigee (now Penguin Random House), 2004. ISBN: 9781585423293. List Price: $14.95.
 
Gunderson, Gary. Leading Causes of Life. With Larry Pray. Abingdon Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780687655335. List price: $17.49.

Lewis, Stephen, and Kimberly R. Daniel. A Way Out of No Way: A Christian Approach to Innovation. FTE (Fund for Theological Exploration), 2022. ISBN: 9781667824420. List Price: $23.98

Lewis, Stephen, Matthew Wesley Williams, and Dori Grinenko Baker. Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose. Chalice Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780827200838. List Price: $19.99.

Lincoln, Timothy D. Qualitative Research: A Field Manual for Ministry Students. Atla Open Press, 2021. ISBN: 9781949800197, 9781949800210. Available as free download from: https://books.atla.com/atlapress/catalog/book/24.

Recommended Book:

Leavy, Patricia. Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice. 3rd edition. Guilford Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781462538973. List price: $47.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*
PT 218: Introduction to Preaching, Instructor: Dr. Shazetta Thompson-Hill
Required Books:

Brooks, Gennifer Benjamin. Good News Preaching: Offering the Gospel in Every Sermon. Pilgrim Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780829819175. List price: $20.00.

Brueggemann, Walter. Preaching from the Old Testament. Working Preacher Books series. Fortress Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781506458557. List price: $18.99.

Cressman, Lisa K. The Gospel People Don't Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages. Working Preacher Books series. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781506456393. List price: $18.99.

Huguley, Ryan. 8 Hours, or Less: Writing Faithful Sermons Faster. Moody Publishers, 2017. ISBN: 9780802415080. List price: $12.99.

Kim, Matthew D. Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons. Baker Academic, 2017. ISBN: 9780801049620. List price: $26.00.

Willimon, William H. Leading with the Sermon: Preaching as Leadership. Working Preacher Books series. Fortress Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781506456379. List price: $18.99.

Wilson, Paul Scott. The Four Pages of the Sermon, Revised and Updated: A Guide to Biblical Preaching. Revised and updated edition. Abingdon Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781501842405. List price: $34.99.

Recommended Books:
Brueggemann, Walter. Preaching Jeremiah: Announcing God's Restorative Passion. Foreword by Carolyn J. Sharp. Working Preacher Books series. Fortress Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781506466019. List price: $19.99.

Lewis, Karoline M. A Lay Preacher's Guide: How to Craft a Faithful Sermon. Working Preacher Books series. Fortress Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781506462738. List price: $18.99.

PT 202: Supervised Ministry I, Instructor: Professor Jacqueline Nelson
Required Books:
Friedman, Edwin H. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. Guilford Press, 1985/2011. ISBN: 9781609182366. List price: $35.00.

Peterson, Eugene H. The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction. Eerdmans, 1993. ISBN: 9780802801142. List price: $19.00.

Stucky, Nathan T. Wrestling with Rest: Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath. Eerdmans, 2019. ISBN: 9780802876263. List price: $24.00.

Thurman, Howard. Disciplines of the Spirit. Friends United Press, 1963 and reprints. ISBN: 9780913408353. List price: $13.00.

Weems, Renita J. Listening for God: A Minister’s Journey through Silence and Doubt. Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2000. ISBN: 9780684863139. List price: $14.99.

MS / CF 280: Women & Gender Perspectives on Faith, Understanding & Belief, Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May
Required Books:
Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid’s Tale. Knopf Doubleday Publishing, 1985/1998/2017. ISBN: 9780385490818, 9780525435006. List price: $15.95.

Christ, Carol P., and Judith Plaskow, editors. Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion.  HarperOne. 1979/1992.  ISBN: 9780060613853, 9780060613778. List price: $15.99.

Clark, Elizabeth, and Herbert Richardson, editors. Women and Religion: A Feminist Sourcebook of Christian Thought. Harper & Row, 1977. ISBN: 9780060613983. List price: out of print; prices for used copies vary.

Lightsey, Pamela. Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology. Pickwick/Wipf and Stock, 2015. ISBN: 9781498206648. List price: $18.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Oden, Amy. In Her Words: Women’s Writings in the History of Christian Thought. Abingdon Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780687459728. List price: $35.99. 

O’Donnell, Karen, and Katie Cross, editors. Feminist Trauma Theologies: Feminist: Body, Scripture & Church in Critical Perspective. SCM Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780334058724. List price: $40.00.  

Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History. University of California Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780520250055. List price: $28.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Other required readings (not for purchase; excerpts posted in course on Populi):

Busby, Margaret, editor. Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Words and Writings by Women of African Descent from the Ancient Egyptian to the Present. Pantheon Books, 1992; Ballantine Books, 1994. ISBN: 9780679416340, 9780345382689. List price: out of print; prices for used copies vary.

Cannon, Katie G. Katie’s Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community. Continuum/Bloomsbury Publishing, 1995/1996/1998. ISBN: 9780826408341, 9780826410344. List price: $31.45.

Chung, Hyun Kyung. Struggle to Be the Sun Again: Introducing Asian Women’s Theology. Orbis Books, 1990. ISBN: 9780883446843. List price: $24.00.

Galawdewos. The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman. Translated and edited by Wendy Laura Belcher and Michael Kleiner. Princeton University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780691164212. List price: $39.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Isasi-Díaz, Ada María. En la Lucha/In the Struggle: Elaborating a Mujerista Theology. Fortress Press, 1993/2004 ISBN: 9780800626105, 9780800635992. List price: $23.00.

Nussbaum, Emily. “A Cunning Adaptation of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’” The New Yorker. May 15, 2017.

Peterson, Anna M. “From Commonplace to Controversial: The Different Histories of Abortion in Europe and the United States.” Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective. November 2012. 

Tolentino, Jia. “We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse.” The New Yorker. July 4, 2022.

MS / CF 204: Violence: Resisting, Responding, Transforming, Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books:
Fortune, Marie M. Sexual Violence: The Sin Revisited. Pilgrim, 2005. ISBN: 9780829816686. List price: $24.00.

Fortune, Marie M., and others. Responding to Clergy Misconduct: A Handbook. FaithTrust Institute. 2009. ISBN: 9781724633798. List price: prices for used copies varies. Available as free download from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

Freyd, Jennifer, and Pamela Birrell. Blind to Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves We Aren’t Being Fooled. Wiley, 2013. ISBN: 9780470604403. List price: $21.99.

Herman, Judith. Trauma and Recovery: The Afterman of Violence — From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. Revised edition. Basic Books, 2015. ISBN: 9780465061716. List price: $17.99.

And choose and acquire 1 of the following:
Brock, Rita Nakashima, and Rebecca Ann Parker. Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us. Beacon, 2002. ISBN: 9780807067970. List price: $25.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Burke, Tarana. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the MeToo Movement. Flatiron, 2021. ISBN: 9781250621740. List price: $17.99.

Laymon, Kiese. Heavy: An American Memoir. Scribner, 2019. ISBN: 9781501125669. List price: $16.00.

Terr, Lenore. Unchained Memories: True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found. Basic Books, 1995. ISBN: 9780465095391. List price: $21.99.

van Dernoot Lipsky, Laura, and Connie Burk. Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others. Berrett-Koehler, 2009. ISBN: 9781576759448. List price: $21.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. Originally published by Harcourt, 1982; reprinted by Penguin, 2022 and others. ISBN: ‎9781690382690 and many others. List price: varies by edition.

MS / CF 170: Intersectional Theology

See CF / MS 170.

MS / CF 131: Introduction to Black Religious Thought and Life, Instructor: Dr. Kishundra King
Required Books:
Dorsey, Lilith. Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens: The Divine Feminine in the African Religious Tradition. Weiser Books, 2020. ISBN: 9781578636952. List Price: $16.95.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey, Juan Floyd-Thomas and others, editors. Black Church Studies: An Introduction. Abingdon, 2007. ISBN: 9780687332656. List Price: $28.99

Marbury, Herbert. Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation. New York University, 2015. ISBN: 9781479812509. List Price: $27.00.

Townes, Emilie M. In a Blaze of Glory: Womanist Spirituality as Social Witness. Abingdon, 1995. ISBN: 9780687187577. List Price: $22.99.

Wright, Almeda M. The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans. Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780190664749. List Price: $35.95.

CS 223: Pauline Politics, Instructor: Dr. Jin Young Choi
Required Books:
Blanton IV, Thomas R., and Raymond Pickett, editors. Paul and Economics: A Handbook. Fortress Press, 2017. ISBN: 9781506406039. List price: $39.00.

Horsley, Richard, editor. Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society. Trinity Press International/Bloomsbury Publishing, 1997. ISBN: 9781563382178. List price: $29.65.

Marchal, Joseph A. Studying Paul’s Letters: Contemporary Perspectives and Methods. Fortress Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780800698188. List price: $32.00.

Wright, N. T. Paul: In Fresh Perspective. Fortress Press, 2008/2009. ISBN: 9780800663575. List price: $29.00.

Recommended Books:
Eisenbaum, Pamela. Paul Was Not a Christian: The Original Message of a Misunderstood Apostle. HarperCollins, 2009. ISBN: 9780061349911. List price: $15.99.
Elliott, Neil. Liberating Paul: The Justice of God & the Politics of the Apostle. Fortress Press, 1994/2006. ISBN: 9780883449813, 9780800623791. List price: $26.00.

Horsley, Richard, editor. Paul and Politics: Ekklesia, Israel, Imperium, Interpretation. Trinity Press International/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 9781563383236. List price: $46.75.

Nanos, Mark D., and Magnus Zetterholm, editors. Paul within Judaism: Restoring the First-Century Context to the Apostle. Fortress Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781451470031. List price: $39.00.

Schüssler Fiorenza, Elisabeth. Rhetoric and Ethic: The Politics of Biblical Studies. Fortress Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780800627959. List price: $18.40.

CS 203: The Gospel of Mark, Instructor: Dr. Jin Young Choi
Required Books:

Anderson, Janice A., and Stephen Moore. Mark and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800638511. List price: $27.00.

Donahue, John, and Daniel Harrington. The Gospel of Mark. Sacra Pagina series. Liturgical Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780814659656. List price: $29.95.

Myers, Ched. Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus. Orbis, 2008. ISBN: 9781570757976. List price: $30.00.

Synopsis of the Four Gospels. Revised Standard Version. American Bible Society, 2010. ISBN: 9781585169429. List price: $49.99.

Recommended Books:
Blount, Brian K. Go Preach!: Mark’s Kingdom Message and the Black Church Today. Orbis Books, 1998. ISBN: 9781570751714. List price: $25.00.

Choi, Jin Young. Postcolonial Discipleship of Embodiment: An Asian and Asian American Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ISBN: 9781137541543 (print), 9781137526106 (e-book). List price: $119.00 (e-book).

Duran, Nicole W. The Power of Disorder: Ritual Elements in Mark’s Passion Narrative. T&T Clark/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009. ISBN: 9780567033062 (print book), 9780567444059 (e-book). List price: $136.80 (e-book). Available online through UR Libraries.*

Duran, Nicole W., Teresa Okure, and Daniel M. Patte, editors. Mark. Texts @ Contexts series. Fortress Press, 2011/2013. ISBN: 9780800659981, 9780800699345. List price: $32.00.

Horsley, Richard. Hearing the Whole Story: The Politics of Plot in Mark’s Gospel. Westminster John Knox, 2001. ISBN: 9780664222758. List price: $40.00.

Kotrosits, Maia, and Hal Taussig. Re-reading the Gospel of Mark Amidst Loss and Trauma. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ISBN: 9781349473649. List price: $99.99.

Mendoza, Manuel Villalobos. Abject Bodies in the Gospel of Mark. Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781910928271. List price: $28.50.

St. Clair, Raquel Annette. Call and Consequences: A Womanist Reading of Mark. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800639020. List price: $23.00.

Tolbert, Mary Ann. Sowing the Gospel: Mark’s World in Literary-Historical Perspective. Fortress Press, 1989, 1996. ISBN: 9780800624125, 9780800629748. List price: $30.00.

CS 110: Biblical Greek I, Instructor: Prof. Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet
Required Books:
Harris, Dana. An Introduction to Biblical Greek Grammar: Elementary Syntax and Linguistics. Zondervan Academic, 2020. ISBN: 9780310108573. List price: $41.99.

Robinson, Maurice A., and House, Mark A., editors. Analytical Lexicon of New Testament Greek. Revised and updated edition. Hendrickson Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 9781598567014. List price: $39.95.

CF 562: Anglican and Episcopal History, Instructor: Dr. Cindy Rasmussen
Required Books:

Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer. https://www.bcponline.org.

Episcopal Church, Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music. Index to “Lesser Feasts and Fasts and New Commemorations.” https://lectionarypage.net/CalndrsIndexes/TxtIndexLFF.html.

Marshall, Peter. Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. Yale University Press, 2017/2018. ISBN: 9780300234589. List price: $25.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Pritchard, Robert W. A History of the Episcopal Church. 3rd revised edition. Morehouse Publishing/Church Publishing, 2014. ISBN: 9780819228772. List price: $44.95.

Schmidt, Richard H., editor. Glorious Companions: Five Centuries of Anglican Spirituality. William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2002. ISBN: 9780802822222. List price: $34.50.

Sykes, Stephen, John Booty, and Jonathan Knight, editors. The Study of Anglicanism. Fortress Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780800631512. List price: $44.00.

Other Required Readings (not for purchase; excerpts posted in course on Populi):

Booty, John E. The Church in History. Morehouse Publishing/Church Publishing, 2003. ISBN: 9780819219237.

Rowell, Geoffrey, Kenneth Stevenson, and Rowan Williams. Love’s Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness. Oxford University, 2001. ISBN: 9780191070587. Available online through UR Libraries.*
CF / MS 280: Women & Gender Perspectives on Faith, Understanding & Belief

See MS / CF 280.

CF 244: The Life and Thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May
Required Books:

Green, Clifford J., and Michael P. DeJonge, editors. The Bonhoeffer Reader. Fortress Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780800699451. List price: $39.00.

Schlingensiepen, Ferdinand. Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906-1945: Martyr, Thinker, Man of Resistance. Translated Isabel Best. T&T Clark International, 2010. ISBN: 9780567493194. List price: $36.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Other required readings (not for purchase; excerpts posted in course on Populi):

Barker, Gaylon, and Mark S. Brocker, editors. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works. Volume 14. Theological Education at Finkewalde, 1935-1937. Translated by Douglas W. Stott. Fortress Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780800698393.

Barnett, Victoria J., editor. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works. Volume 15. Theological Education Underground, 1937-1940. Translated by Claudia D. Bergmann and others. Fortress Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780800698157.

Barnett, Victoria J., editor. “After Ten Years:” Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Our Times. Fortress Press, 2017. ISBN: 9781506433387.

Best, Isabel, editor. The Collected Sermons of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Fortress Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780800699048.

Bismark, Ruth-Alice, and Ulrich Kabitz, editors. Love Letters from Cell 92: The Correspondence Between Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Maria von Wedemeyer, 1943-1945. Translated by John Brownjohn. Abingdon Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780687010981.

Cooper-White, Pamela. The Psychology of Christian Nationalism: Why People Are Drawn In and How to Talk Across the Divide. Fortress Press, 2022. ISBN: 9781506482118.

DeGruchy, John W., editor. The Cambridge Companion to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Cambridge University Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780521587815. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Green, Clifford J., editor. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works. Volume 10. Barcelona, Berlin, New York: 1929-1931. Translated by Douglas W. Stott. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800683306.

Hale, Lori Brandt, and Reggie L. Williams. “Is This a Bonhoeffer Moment? Lessons for American Christians from the Confessing Church in Germany.” Sojourners. February 2018, 16-20.

Hedges, Chris. American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America. Free Press, 2006/2008. ISBN: 9780743284462.


Stanley, Jason. How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them. Random House, 2018. ISBN: 9780525511830.

CF / MS 204: Violence: Resisting, Responding, Transforming

See MS / CF 204.

CF / MS 170: Intersectional Theology, Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books: 
Greenough, Chris. Queer Theologies: The Basics. Routledge, 2019. ISBN: 9781138604711. List price: $24.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Harris, Melanie L. Ecowomanism: African American Woman and Earth-Honoring Faiths. Orbis Books, 2017. ISBN: 9781626982017. List price: $29.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Mitchem, Stephanie Y. Introducing Womanist Theology. Orbis Books, 2002. ISBN: 9781570754210. List price: $22.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

And choose and acquire 1 of the following:
Eisland, Nancy L. The Disabled God: Toward a Liberatory Theology of Disability. Abingdon, 1994. ISBN: 9780687108015. List price: $22.99.

Lightsey, Pamela R. Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology. Pickwick/Wipf and Stock, 2015. ISBN: 9781498206648. List price: $18.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

McFague, Sallie. The Body of God: An Ecological Theology. Fortress Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780800627355. List price: $25.00.

Pineda-Madrid, Nancy. Suffering and Salvation in Ciudad Juarez. Fortress Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780800698478. List price: $18.00.

Pui-lan, Kwok. Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology. Westminster John Knox, 2005. ISBN: 9780664228835. List price: $35.00.

CF / MS 131: Introduction to Black Religious Thought and Life

See MS / CF 131.

CF 128: Ancient and Medieval Church History, Instructor: Dr. Cindy Rasmussen
Required Books:
 
Byron, Gay L. Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature. Routledge, 2002. ISBN: 9780415243698. List price: $37.56. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Coakley, John W., and Andrea Sterk, editors. Readings in World Christian History, Volume 1: Earliest Christianity to 1453. Orbis Books, 2005. List price: $36.00.

Esler, Philip F. Ethiopian Christianity: History, Theology, Practice. Baylor University Press, 2019/2021. ISBN: 9781481306744, 9781481306751. List price: $39.99. Available UR Libraries Online.*

Irvin, Dale T., and Scott W. Sunquist. History of the World Christian Movement, Volume 1: Earliest Christianity to 1453. Orbis Books, 2001 and reprints. ISBN: 9781570753961. List price: $38.00.

Maza, Sarah C. Thinking About History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780226109336. List price: $20.00.

McGowan, Anne, and Paul F. Bradshaw. The Pilgrimage of Egeria: A New Translation of the Itinerarium Egeriae with Introduction and Commentary. Liturgical Press, 2018. ISBN: 9780814684214. List price: $29.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Sundstrom, Linea, and Warren DeBoer, editors. Enduring Motives: The Archaeology of Tradition and Religion in Native America. University of Alabama Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780817357153. List price: $39.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*
CF 100: Christian Belief Today, Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May
Required Books: 

Abhishiktananda (Swami). Prayer. New Edition. Canterbury/Hymns Ancient and Modern, 2006. ISBN: 9781853117503. $13.00.

Augustine, Sarah. The Land is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery. Herald Press or APG. 2021. ISBN: 9781513808291. List price: $16.99.

Geitz, Elizabeth Rankin. Gender and the Nicene Creed. Church Publishing, 2004. ISBN: 9780898694710. List price: $17.95.

Jennings, Willie J. The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. Yale University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780300171365. List price: $27.50. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Johnson, Elizabeth A. Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God the Love. Continuum/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. ISBN: 9781472924018. List price: $24.00.

Johnson, Maxwell E. Praying and Believing in Early Christianity: The Interplay Between Christian Worship and Doctrine. Liturgical Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780814682593. List price: $24.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Leith, John H., editor. Creeds of the Christian Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine from the Bible to the Present. 3rd edition. (Westminster) John Knox Press, 1982 and reprints. ISBN: 9780804205269. List price: varies by printing. 

McGann, Mary E. The Meal that Reconnects: Eucharistic Eating and the Global Food Crisis. Liturgical Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780814660317. List price: $29.95.

Other required readings (not for purchase; excerpts posted in course on Populi):: 

Abelard, Peter. “Exposition of the Epistle to the Romans.”

Anselm (Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury). Cur Deus Homo.

Baldwin, James. “White Racism or World Community.” 1968.

Keller, Catherine. Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming. Routledge, 2002. ISBN: 9780415256490.

 

Fall 2022 (D.Min.)

INT 731: Violence: Resisting, Responding, Transforming, Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books:
Fortune, Marie M. Sexual Violence: The Sin Revisited. Pilgrim, 2005. ISBN: 9780829816686. List price: $24.00.

Fortune, Marie M., and others. Responding to Clergy Misconduct: A Handbook. FaithTrust Institute. 2009. ISBN: 9781724633798. List price: prices for used copies varies. Available as free download from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

Freyd, Jennifer, and Pamela Birrell. Blind to Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves We Aren’t Being Fooled. Wiley, 2013. ISBN: 9780470604403. List price: $21.99.

Herman, Judith. Trauma and Recovery: The Afterman of Violence — From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. Revised edition. Basic Books, 2015. ISBN: 9780465061716. List price: $17.99.

And choose and acquire 1 of the following:
Brock, Rita Nakashima, and Rebecca Ann Parker. Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us. Beacon, 2002. ISBN: 9780807067970. List price: $25.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Burke, Tarana. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the MeToo Movement. Flatiron, 2021. ISBN: 9781250621740. List price: $17.99.

Laymon, Kiese. Heavy: An American Memoir. Scribner, 2019. ISBN: 9781501125669. List price: $16.00.

Terr, Lenore. Unchained Memories: True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found. Basic Books, 1995. ISBN: 9780465095391. List price: $21.99.

van Dernoot Lipsky, Laura, and Connie Burk. Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others. Berrett-Koehler, 2009. ISBN: 9781576759448. List price: $21.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. Originally published by Harcourt, 1982; reprinted by Penguin, 2022 and others. ISBN: ‎9781690382690 and many others. List price: varies by edition.

INT 719: The Art of Creative Preaching, Instructor: Dr. Anne Henning Byfield
Required Books:
Brown, Teresa L. Fry. Delivering the Sermon: Voice, Body, and Animation in Proclamation. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800604479. List price: $15.00.

Eslinger, Richard L. The Web of Preaching: New Options in Homiletical Method. Abingdon Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780687012978. List price: $33.99.

Kim, Matthew D. Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons. Baker Academic, 2017. ISBN: 9780801049620. List price: $26.00.

Simmons, Martha J., and Frank A Thomas, editors. Preaching with Sacred Fire. W.W. Norton, 2010. ISBN: 9780393058314. List price: out of print; prices for used copies vary.

Travis, Sarah. Unspeakable: Preaching and Trauma-Informed Theology. Foreword by Paul Scott Wilson. Cascade Books/Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2021. ISBN: 9781725267978. List price: $19.00.

Recommended Readings:
Allen, Donna E. Toward a Womanist Homiletic: Katie Cannon, Alice Walker and Emancipatory Proclamation. Peter Lang, 2013. ISBN: 9781433113611. List price: $71.35.

Cannon, Katie G. Teaching Preaching: Isaac Rufus Clark and Black Sacred Rhetoric. Continuum/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9780826428974. List price: $31.45.

Gilbert, Kenyatta R. The Journey and Promise of African American Preaching. Fortress Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780800696276. List price: $20.00.

Lowry, Eugene L. The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form. Expanded edition. Westminster John Knox Press, 2000/2001. ISBN: 9780664222642. List price: $28.00.

Proctor, Samuel D. The Certain Sound of the Trumpet: Crafting a Sermon of Authority. Judson Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780817012021. List price: $16.99.

INT 706: Theological Lab, Instructors: Dr. Deborah Rogers & Dr. Shazetta Thompson-Hill
Required Books:

Brown, Stuart. Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. With Christopher Vaughan. Avery, 2009/2010. ISBN: 9781583333334, 9781583333785. List Price: $17.00.

Fox, Matthew. Creativity: Where the Divine and Human Meet. TarcherPerigee (now Penguin Random House), 2004. ISBN: 9781585423293. List Price: $14.95.

Gunderson, Gary. Leading Causes of Life. With Larry Pray. Abingdon Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780687655335. List price: $17.49.

Lewis, Stephen, and Kimberly R. Daniel. A Way Out of No Way: A Christian Approach to Innovation. FTE (Fund for Theological Exploration), 2022. ISBN: 9781667824420. List Price: $23.98

Lewis, Stephen, Matthew Wesley Williams, and Dori Grinenko Baker. Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose. Chalice Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780827200838. List Price: $19.99.

Lincoln, Timothy D. Qualitative Research: A Field Manual for Ministry Students. Atla Open Press, 2021. ISBN: 9781949800197, 9781949800210. Available as free download from: https://books.atla.com/atlapress/catalog/book/24.


Recommended Book:

Leavy, Patricia. Method Meets Art: Arts-Based Research Practice. 3rd edition. Guilford Press, 2020. ISBN: 9781462538973. List price: $47.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*
INT 705: Intersectional Theology, Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books: 
Greenough, Chris. Queer Theologies: The Basics. Routledge, 2019. ISBN: 9781138604711. List price: $24.95. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Harris, Melanie L. Ecowomanism: African American Woman and Earth-Honoring Faiths. Orbis Books, 2017. ISBN: 9781626982017. List price: $29.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

Mitchem, Stephanie Y. Introducing Womanist Theology. Orbis Books, 2002. ISBN: 9781570754210. List price: $22.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

And choose and acquire 1 of the following:
Eisland, Nancy L. The Disabled God: Toward a Liberatory Theology of Disability. Abingdon, 1994. ISBN: 9780687108015. List price: $22.99.

Lightsey, Pamela R. Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology. Pickwick/Wipf and Stock, 2015. ISBN: 9781498206648. List price: $18.00. Available online through UR Libraries.*

McFague, Sallie. The Body of God: An Ecological Theology. Fortress Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780800627355. List price: $25.00.

Pineda-Madrid, Nancy. Suffering and Salvation in Ciudad Juarez. Fortress Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780800698478. List price: $18.00.

Pui-lan, Kwok. Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology. Westminster John Knox, 2005. ISBN: 9780664228835. List price: $35.00.