Reading List 2014

As with all of my reading lists, this is not necessarily a “recommended reading.” Rather, I have chosen to include all or at least most of the books I have read for 2014. Some are good, some are not so good, some I have re-read and some I will not visit again!


Christian Ethics

Kingdom Ethics: Following Jesus in a Contemporary Context, by Glenn H. Stassen and David Gushee

The Sacredness of Human Life: Why an Ancient Biblical Vision is Key to the World’s Future, by David Gushee



Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, by Parker J. Palmer


Biblical Studies

            Truth Speaks to Power, by Walter Brueggemann

Making Sense of the Bible: Adam Hamilton


Missional Studies

Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood, by Alan J. Roxburgh



To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris

The Abominable, by Dan Simmons

The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivie

A Place in Time, Wendell Berry



The End of Your Life Book Club, Will Schwalbe



            The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, by Patrick Lencioni



Our Southern Highlands, by Horace Kephart

Camping and Woodcraft, by Horace Kephart

Stand Up That Mountain, by Jay Erskine Leutze

Zoro’s Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods, by Thomas Rain Crowe


Travel Narrative

Turn Right at Machu Picchu, by Mark Adams

The Last Great Walk, by Wayne Curtis



            The Future of the Mind, by Michio Kaku