2020 Reading Challenge

My 2020 TBR (To Be Read) Pile

It should be noted that my actual TBR pile is HUGE, because I have a book buying problem and the books I plan to read, in any given year, changes with the wind. Strike lines mean that I have completed the listed book in 2020.

  • Religion and Empire By Richard A. Horsley
  • I Saw Satan Fall Like Lightening by Rene Girard
  • Toward A Womanist Ethic of Incarnation by Eboni Marshall Turman
  • Crafting A Rule of Life by Stephen A Macchia
  • Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus by Christopher Smith and John Pattison
  • The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian by Brian D. McLaren
  • Process and Reality: A Philosophy of Organism by Alfred North Whitehead
  • The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale
  • The Didache
  • The Practice of Spiritual Direction by William A. Barry and William J. Connolly
  • The Divine Millue by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • The Phenomenon of Man by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • Toward a Pentecostal Theology of the Lord’s Supper by Chris E.W. Green
  • The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
  • Strange New Land: Africans in Colonial America Peter H. Wood
  • All Things in Common: The Economic Practices of the Early Christians by Roman A Montero
  • On the Mystery: Discerning Divinity in Process by Catherine Keller
  • Preaching Re-Imagined: The Role of the Sermon in Communities of Faith by Doug Pagitt
  • The Dinner Church Handbook by Vernon Fosner
  • The Simple Feeling of Being by Ken Wilber
  • A Theology in outline: Can These Bones Live? By Robert Jenson
  • Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber
  • Nature as Event by Didier Debaise
  • Come Out MY People!”: God’s Call Out of Empire in the Bible and Beyond by Wes Howard-Brook
  • We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship, and the Community of God by Kendall Vanderslice
  • Black Pentecostal Breath by Ashton T. Crawley
  • Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes by Mitri Raheb
  • Christ and the End of Meaning by Paul Hessert
  • Jesus and the Cosmos by Denis Edwards
  • The Apocalyptic Trinity by Thomas J. Altizer
  • Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado
  • Welcoming and Affirming: A Guide to Supporting and Working with LGBTQ+ Christian Youth edited by Leigh Finke
  • Jesus and Non-violence by Walter Wink
  • The God of Evolution: A Trinitarian Theology by Denis Edwards
  • Gilgamesh: A New English Version by Stephen Mitchell
  • Breakthrough, Meister Eckhart’s Creation Spirituality by Meister Eckhart Translated by Matthew Fox
  • The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching by Thich Nhat Hahn
  • Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials by Malcolm Harris
  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
  • An Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a Strange Land by William Stringfellow
  • Suffering by Dorothee Sölle
  • Pagans in the Promised Land by Steven Newcomb
  • Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery by Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
  • Parenting Forward by Cindy Wand Brandt
  • The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
  • Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle.
  • Pentecostal Formation: A Pedagogy Among the Oppressed by Cheryl Bridges Jones
  • Short Stories by Jesusby Amy-Jill Levine
  • Mystical Theology: The Silence of Love by William Johnston
  • Awaiting God by Simone Weil
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Hammer and Hoe by Robin Kelley
  • The Prayer of the Universe by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • The Long loneliness by Dorothy Day
  • Naming the Powers by Walter Wink
  • Spiritual Direction 101: The basics of spiritual guidance by Teresa Blythe.
  • Dynamics of Faith by Paul Tillich
  • Meditations of the Heart by Howard Thurman
  • Race and the Cosmos: An Invitation to View the World Differently by Barbara A. Holmes
  • Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition by John Cobb
  • Whitehead Word Book: A glossary to technical terms in Process and Reality by John Cobb
  • Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brahman and Rod A. Beckstrom
  • Mystics by William Harmless
  • Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans
  • The Art of Self-Directed Learning: 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education by Blake Boles
  • Pentecostal Ecclesiology:A Reader Edited by Chris E.W. Green
  • Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber
  • What do we do with the Bible? by Richard Rohr
  • How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • What do we Dow it’s Evil? by Richard Rohr
  • Sacred is the Call: Formation and Transformation in Spiritual Direction Programs by Suzanne M. Buckley.
  • The Church as Movement: Starting and Sustaining Missional-Incarnational Communities by JR Woodward and Dan White Jr.
  • The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities Into Soulful Practices by Casper Ter Kuile
  • Neighborhood Mapping: How to Make Your Church Invaluable to the Community by John Dr. Fude
  • Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi by Richard Rohr