CATEGORY: Book Lists & Reviews

Paracletos Reading List

Brownson, James V. et al: Storm Front: The Good News of God. Eerdmans 2003 Butler Bass, Diana: Christianity After Religion. Harper One 2012 Hudson, Jill M.: When Better Isn’t Enough: Evaluation Tools for the 21st Century Church. Alban 2004 Kitchens, Jim: The Postmodern Parish: New Ministry for a New Era. Alban 2003 Mancini, Will: Church […]

A Passion for the Reign of God–A Review of Emergence Christianity

by Elizabeth Michael I heard Phyllis Tickle speak at the Festival of Homiletics this spring.  The speaker introducing her went through a long list of her credentials and accolades and then asked her, “What is your passion?” I expected to hear that Tickle was passionate about her small farm in Tennessee, knitting, rock-hopping, and sea-salted […]

Essential Reading for the NEXT Church

A theological memoir. A scriptural guide to community organizing. A collection of stories and reflections from young clergy women. A cheeky look at the end times. These are just a few of the books featured at our two Author Luncheons during the 2013 NEXT National Gathering in Charlotte. During the lunch, authors shared a few […]