Book Recommendations

Below you will find a list of suggested books for your reading pleasure with links to Amazon in case you would like to purchase them.  I have read all of them and because they are included here, they have had some kind of influence on my life and my journey.

Martin Bell,Way of the Wolf

______, Return of the Wolf

Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow

______, A Place on Earth: A Novel

______, The Memory of Old Jack (Port William)

______, A Timbered Choir: The Sabbath Poems 1979-1997

Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking: A Seeker’s ABC

______, Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Who’s Who

______, Whistling in the Dark: An ABC Theologized

______, The Alphabet of Grace

______, Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale


Anthony DeMello, The Song of the Bird

______, Wellsprings: A Book of Spiritual Exercises



Richard FosterCelebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

______, Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home

______, Devotional Classics: Revised Edition: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups

______, Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World


Matthew FoxOriginal Blessing: A Primer in Creation Spirituality Presented in Four Paths, Twenty-Six Themes, and Two Questions


Stanley Hauerwas, The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer In Christian Ethics

______, Unleashing the Scripture: Freeing the Bible from Captivity to America

Stanley Hauerwas and Will WillimonResident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony

Garrison Keillor, Lake Wobegon Days

______, Leaving Home

Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality

______, Searching for God Knows What

Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain

______, New Seeds of Contemplation

______, Contemplative Prayer

Thomas Moore, A Life at Work: The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born to Do

______, Care of the Soul : A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

Henri NouwenThe Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society

______, Making All Things New

Leonard Sweet, The Church of the Perfect Storm

______, Post-Modern Pilgrims: First Century Passion for the 21st Century Church

______, SoulTsunami

______, Quantum Spirituality: A Postmodern Apologetic


Jim Wallis, The Call to Conversion

______, Faith Works: How to Live Your Beliefs and Ignite Positive Social Change

Walter WangerinRagman – reissue: And Other Cries of Faith (Wangerin, Walter)

Will Willimon, Remember Who You Are: Baptism and the Christian Life

______, Sunday Dinner

______, Lord Teach Us: The Lord’s Prayer & the Christian Life

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