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Monday, December 26, 2016

Reading List 2016

January
Keller, Timothy. Encounters with Jesus. New York: Dutton, 2013.

Barrett, Colin. Young Skins: Stories. New York: Grove Press, 2015.

Simenon, Georges. Chez les Flamards. London: Penguin, 1932.

Wilson, Charles Reagan. Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1980.

Leonard, Elmore. Gunsights. New York: Harper Torch, 1979.

Chan, Francis. Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit. Colorado Springs: David Cook, 2009.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. The Cost of Discipleship. London: SCM Press Ltd., 1959.

Simenon, Georges. En Crime En Hollande. Paris: Fayard, 1931.

February
Leonard, Elmore. Get Shorty. New York: William Morrow, 2009.

Plantinga, Cornelius. Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Percy, Walker. Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World. New York: Picador, 1971.

Percy, Walker. The Thanatos Syndrome. New York: Picador, 1987.

Hoagland, Edward. Sex and the River Styx. White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011.

March
Owens, John. Spiritual-Mindedness. New York: Robert Carver, 1884.

Lewis, Clive Staples. Till We Have Faces. Orlando: Harcourt Books, 1980.

Moore, Brian. Catholics. Chicago: Loyola Press, 1972.

West, Christopher. Theology of the Body for Beginners: A Basic Introduction to Blessed John Paul II's Sexual Revolution. West Chester, PA: Ascension Press, 2004.

Simenon, Georges. Pietr the Latvian. New York: Penguin Classics, 2013.

Robinson, Marilynne. The Givenness of Things: Essays. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2015.

Wallace, David Foster. Consider the Lobster and Other Essays. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2006.

DeGroat, Chuck. Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016.

April
Simenon, Georges. The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014.

Simenon, Georges. A Man's Head. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014.

Wallace, David Foster.  The Girl With Curious Hair. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1989.

Classis Grand Rapids East Study Report on Biblical and Theological Support Currently Offered by Christian Proponents of Same-Sex Marriage. Rev. William DeVries et al.  January 2016.

May
Grossman, Paul. Brotherhood of Fear: A Willi Kraus Novel. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2014.

Simenon, Georges. The Yellow Dog. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014.

Simenon, Georges. The Madman of Bergerac. New York: Penguin Classics, 2014.

Simenon, Georges. The Dancer at the Gai-Moulin. New York: Penguin Classics, 2015.

Simenon, Georges. Liberty Bar. New York: Penguin Classics, 2015.

Simenon, Georges. Lock No. 1. New York: Penguin Classics, 2015.

Simenon, Georges. Mr. Hire's Engagement. New York: Penguin Classics, 2015.

June
Shaw, Hayd. Generational IQ. Carol Stream: Tyndale House, 2015.

Hallberg, Garth Risk. City on Fire. New York: Knopf, 2015.

Fujimura, Makoto. Silence & Beauty. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Stott, John. Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today. 2nd edition. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1975.

July
Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. New York: Holt & Co., 2014.

Simenon, Georges. The Shadow Puppet. New York: Penguin, 2015.

Poythress, Vern S. “Modern Spiritual Gifts as Analogous to Apostolic Gifts: Affirming Extraordinary Works of the Spirit within Cessationist Theology,” The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 39/1 (1996): 71-101.

Simenon, Georges. The Two Penny Bar. New York: Penguin, 2015.

August
Simenon, Georges. The Misty Harbor. New York: Penguin, 2015.

September
De Pree, Max. Called to Serve: Creating and Nurturing the Effective Volunteer Board. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

October
McChesney, Chris with Sean Covey and Jim Huling. The Four Disciplines of Execution. New York: Free Press, 2012.

Witvliet, John. Worship Seeking Understanding: Windows Into Christian Practice. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003.

Vogt, Christopher P. Patience, Compassion, Hope, and the Christian Art of Dying Well. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.

Luther, Martin. "A Sermon on Preparing to Die." Luther's Works, Vol. 2: Devotional Writings I. Ed. J.J. Pelikan, H.C. Oswald, and H.T. Lehmann. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1999.

Luy, David. "Dying for the Last Time: Martin Luther on Christian Death." Colloquium on Christian Dying, March 17-18, 2014.

Shteyngart, Gary. Super Sad True Love Story. New York: Random House, 2010.

Maymudes, Victor & Jacob. Another Side of Bob Dylan: A Personal History on the Road and Off the Tracks. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Smith, James K.A. You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2016.

Simenon, Georges. L'Affaire St. Fiacre. New York: Penguin, 2015.

Collins, Jim and Morten T. Hansen. Great By Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All. New York: HarperCollins, 2011.

November
Beck, Richard. The Slavery of Death. Eugene: Cascade Books, 2014.

Husbands, Mark. "The Word Became Flesh: Setting the Context for the Church's Discussion of Issues Involving Sexuality," RCA Commission on Theology, 2016.

Swierenga, Robert P. "Walls or Bridges: The Differing Acculturation Process in the Reformed and Christian Reformed Churches in North America." Morsels in the Melting Pot, eds. George Harinck and Hans Krabbendam. Amsterdam: Free University Press, 2006.

Bird, Warren and Jim Tomberlin. Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work. A Leadership Network Publication. San Fransisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012.

Ambrose, Stephen E. D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. New York: Touchstone, 1994.

December
Keller, Timothy. Hidden Christmas: The Hidden Truth Behind the Birth of Christ. New York: Viking, 2016.

Richter, Sandra L. The Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry into the Old Testament. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2008.






































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