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Good Books

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Which books, articles or magazines do you find most helpful and inspiring? To suggest more books and publications, journals and articles, please make suggestions on our Facebook page or email us.


Here are some books we think you’ll enjoy:

Grounded: Finding God in the World. A Spiritual Revolution – Diana Butler Bass

New Life: Rediscovering Faith: Stories From Progressive Christians – John W H Smith and Rex A E Hunt

Lloyd Geering Reader: Prophet of Modernity Ed Paul Morris

Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words Brian D McLaren

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science – Mike McHargue

Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in GOD: How to Give Love, Create Beauty and Find Peace – Frank Schaeffer

Nigel Leaves (ed) – Encountering God: Face to Face with the Divine, Morning Star Publishing

Gregory Jenks Jesus then and Jesus now: looking for Jesus, finding ourselves 2014 Morning Star Publishing, Melbourne http://gregoryjenks.com/about/

Marcus Borg Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most 2014 www.marcusjborg.com/my-books

Rex Hunt and Gregory Jenks, editors Wisdom & Imagination: Religious Progressives and the Search for Meaning 2014 Morning Star Publishing, Melbourne

Bernard Brandon Scott The Trouble with Resurrection: From Paul to the Fourth Gospel 2010 Polebridge Press

Bruce Sanguin The Emerging Church (revised and expanded edition) 2014 WoodLake Publishing, Canada

John Dominic Crossan The Power of Parable: How Fiction By Jesus Became Fiction About Jesus 2012 www.johndominiccrossan.com

Bronwyn Angela White You who delight me: words of spirit and faith 2012 Steele Roberts Aotearoa www.spirit-and-faith.com

John Shelby Spong Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World 2011

Val Webb Like Catching Water in a Net, Human Attempts to Describe the Divine 2007 Continuum NY

Lloyd Geering Christianity without God 2002

Bernard Brandon Scott Re-Imagine the World: An Introduction to the Parables of Jesus 2001 Polebridge Press

2 thoughts on “Good Books”

  1. I have written a book “Adult sexual abuse in religious institutions” No one is interested except libraries. I feel it addresses the Church from the perspective of available knowledge in the community. It is a change agent and the Church does not seem to want to change. I guess I am asking for the sacred / secular divide to cease so that the Churches may yet find integrity in this difficult matter. I have set up my web site so that people can access information. I had 600 hits last month- largely from NZ but also from all over the world.

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