LAURIE'S LIBRARY

NO TIME TO READ ALL THOSE IMPORTANT BOOKS?

Here's my answer:

I've made outline notes of some key textbooks. You'll fiind some of them here.  Some  are detailed, others sketchy, and none do justice to the actual book. But I hope they help busy people.

MORE BOOKS ARE ADDED EACH MONTH.

                  ANGLICANISM


Ian Douglas & Kwok Pui-Lan (eds): Beyond Colonial Anglicanism. 2001


Miranda Hassett:  The Anglican Communion in Crisis.  2007


Rowan Strong: Anglicanism and the British Empire 1700 - 1850 



BIBLE:

                1  HEBREW SCRIPTURES  (i.e. Old Testament)


Walter Brueggemann: The Psalms & the Life of Faith. 1995


                2   NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES


Crossan & Reed: Excavating Jesus. 2001


Crossan & Reed: In Search of Paul


Michael Goulder: A Tale of Two Missions. 1994


Lucas Grollenberg: Paul  1978


William Herzog: Jesus, Justice and the Reign of God 2000


Horsely & Silbermann: The Message and the Kingdom. 1997


Richard Horsley: Hearing the Whole Story. 2001


Richard Horsely: Jesus and Empire. 2003


Jane Kopas: Outsiders in the Gospels (paper in The Way)


David Rhoads: The Challenge of Diversity.  1996


Sawicki: Crossing Galilee (thoughts drawn from this book)


Theissen & Merz: The Historical Jesus ~ a comprehensive guide.  1996/8


Sam Wells: A Nazareth Manifesto. 2015


John J Vincent (Ed) Mark's Gospel of Action. 2006


Rowan Williams: Meeting God in Mark. 2014


Tom Wright :  Lecture on Apocalyptic




           THE CHURCH


Leonardo Boff: Ecclesiogenesis:  1986


Ian Douglas: Fling our the Banner


Dan Hardy: Finding the Church.  2001


Early Church History ~ Major figures.


Eduardo Hoornaert: The Memory of the Christian People. 1989


Lambeth Essays: Fallible Church 2008


Stuart Murray: A Vast Minority. 2015


Timothy Radcliffe: Address to English Bishops 2007


Sachs: Transformation of Anglicanism


Peter Selby: BeLonging


Keith Ward: History of Global Anglicanism



              CULTURE


Benjamin Barber: Jihad vs. McWorld.  1992


Elizabeth Bounds: Coming Together and Apart. 97


Clifford Geertz: The Interpretation of Cultures 1973


Will Kymlicka: Rights of Minority Cultures  95


Louis Luzbetak: The Church and Culture  1988


Tarik Modood: Politics of Multiculturalism 97


Richard Schreiter: Constructing Local Theologies Chapter 3. 


Cornell West: Politics of Difference  93



               DOING THEOLOGY


Paul Ballard & John Prichard: Practical Theology in Action. 2006


Stephen Bevans: Models of Contextual Theology.  2002


Elaine Graham, Heather Watson, Frances Ward: Theological Reflection Methods


Robert Kinast: Let Ministry Teach. 1996


Robert Kinast: What are they saying about Theological Reflection? 2000


Patricia O'Connell Killen & John de Beer: The Art of Theological Reflection. 1994


John Reader: Local Theology.  1994


Robert Schreiter: Constructing Local Theologies.  1985


Clemens Sedmak: Doing Local Theology. 2002


Judith Thompson, Stephen Pattison, Ross Thompson: Theological Reflection. 2008


Terry Veling: PracticaL Theology. 2005


James Whitehead & Evelyn Whitehead: Method in Ministry.  1995




       THE HOLY TRINITY


Leonardo Boff:  Trinity and Society.  1988


Leonardo Boff: Chapter in Systematic Theol (Sobrino & Ellacuria) Orbis


Nicholas Lash: Believing Three Ways in God.  1992


Miroslav Volf: After our Likeness.  1998



      IMPERIAL~  POSTCOLONIAL


Brueggemann: Always in the Shadow of Empire (2000)


Douglas & Pui-Lan: Beyond Colonial Anglicanism (2001)


Laurie Green: Unity and Diverstity ((2007)


Hassett to Jenkins (open letter) New Faces of Christianity


Philip Jenkins: The Next Christendom. (2002)


Keller, Hausner, et al: Postcolonial Theologieds (2004)


Kopas: from Outsiders in the Gospel.


Briant Myers: Walking with the Poor (2011)


Keith Ward: Rethinking Christianity (2007)



             INTER-FAITH STUDIES


Hewer CTR: Understanding Islam


Sen K M:  Hinduism (Pelican 1961)


Keith Ward:  Religion and Creation 96



            MISSION & MINISTRY


A C Abraham: Liberative Solidarity Chapter 1


A C Abraham: Liberative Solidarity Chapter 9


A C Abraham: Liberative Solidarity Chapter 10


Christopher Duraisingh: World Mission 2008


Robin Greenwood: Practising Community


Robin Greenwood: Transforming Priesthood


David Heyward: Reimagining Ministry


Hoekendijk: Church Inside Out


Peterson: Under the Unpredictable Plant - Vocational Holiness (1992)



            SPIRITUALITY:


Teasdale: The Mystic Heart: discovering a Universal Spirituality (1999)


Neville Ward:  The Use of Praying (1976)


         

           THEOLOGY ~ GENERAL


LaCugna: Freeing Theology in Feminist Perspective


John Robinson: Honest to God.   1963


Miroslav Volf: Exclusion and Embrace. 1996


Keith Ward: Rethinking Christianity (2007)


Sam Wells: A Nazareth Manifesto (2015)


Rowan Williams: Resurrection. 1982


Brian Wren: What language shall I borrow? Feminist Theol from Male



             URBAN


LCC: Planned Residential Developments (2010)


Lynsey Hanley: The Estates (2007)


Owen Jones: Chavs (2011) 


Jones & Murie: The Right to Buy (2006)



              URBAN MISSION & MINISTRY


Raymond Bakke: A Theology as big as the City (1997)


Tim Chester: Unreached.  (2012)


Harvey Conn & Manual Ortiz: Urban Ministry 


Elaine Graham & Stephen Lowe: What makes a good city? (2009)


Laurie Green: Building Utopia? the theology of the book.


Laurie Green: The Challenge of the Estates (1999)


Laurie Green: Urban Ministry & the Kingdom of God (2003)


Joe Hasler: Mind Body and Esates (2000)


Kilpin & Murray: Church Planting in the Inner City (2007)


Ken Leech: Through our Long Exile (2001)


Trevor Lockwood: The Church on the Housing Esate (1993)


Adrian Newman: So Yesterday (2010)


David Sheppard: Built as a City (1974)


John Vincent: Faithfulness in the City (2003)



              URBAN GLOBALISATION


Rod Garner: Facing the City (2004)


Habitat 2001: Cities in a Globalising World  (report)


David Harvey: Spaces of Hope (2000)


Doreen Massey: World City (2007)


Massey, Allen & Pile: Understanding Cities - World Cities (1999)


Andy Merrifield: Metro-Marxism (2002)


Eleonor Myers: Envisioning the New City (2004)


Potter & Lloyd & Evans: The City in teh Developing World (1998)


Graham Ward: Cities of God (2000)


Titles still to be uploaded.





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