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Note: The courses listed may also include additional readings that will be provided to students on reserve, in print, or electronically. In addition, some professors may add additional textbooks to their syllabi after the registration period. As you select a textbook vendor, you should keep in mind that textbook lists are subject to change, courses are occasionally canceled, and that students sometimes need to drop courses in the first two weeks of the term. Therefore, it is advisable to purchase books from vendors that will allow you to return books if necessary.

 

Summer 2017

TEC 421 Liberation Theology in Reactionary Times: Susan Thistlethwaite and Cheryl Townsend-Gilkes

Required:

  • Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite and Mary Potter Engel, eds. Lift Every Voice: Constructing Christian Theologies from the Underside (Orbis, 1998 or later edition)
  • Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, “Jesus Must Needs Go Through Samaria,” in Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do? George Yancy, ed. (Routledge, 2012).
  • Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, If It Wasn’t For the Women (Orbis 2001)
  • Kelly Brown Douglas, Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God (Orbis, 2015)
  • The Hope of Liberation in World Religions, edited by Miguel A. De La Torre (Baylor Univ., 2008).
  • William Barber with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement (Beacon Press, 2016).

Required to read ONE of the following:

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison (all editions acceptable)
  • Gutiérrez, Gustavo 1971 A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation (revised edition, 1988). Orbis.
  • Rosemary Radford Ruether, Sexism and Godtalk: Toward a Feminist Theology (all editions acceptable)
  • James Cone, God of the Oppressed (revised edition 1997) Orbis.
  • Dolores Williams, Sisters in the Wilderness 1995, Orbis (all editions acceptable)

Strongly Recommended:

  • Emilie Townes, Womanist Ethics and the Cultural Production of Evil(Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)
  • Carter Heyward, Saving Jesus from Those who are Right: Rethinking what it Means to be Christian (1999)
  • Kwok, Pui-lan. “Liberation Theology in the Twenty-First Century,” in Opting for the Margins: Postmodernity and Liberation in Christian Theology. (Oxford University Press, 2003).
  • Rita Nakashima Brock and Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, Casting Stones: Prostitution and Liberation in Asia and the United States (Part II only—Christian and Buddhist approaches to liberation analysis of prostitution)

LM 464 Mobilizing for Justice: Advocacy Ministry with Children and Youth: Christophe Ringer with Janet Wolf and others (Offered through the Children’s Defense Fund, at the Alex Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee. Course meets online May 22-August 18, plus conference July 17-21.)

  • Campbell, Simone.  (2015)  A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change and Community. ISBN-10: 0062273558
  • Daley-Harris, Shannon.  (2016) Hope for the Future: Answering God’s Call to Justice for Our Children. ISBN-10: 0664261639
  • Emdin, Chris.  (2016) For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Ya’ll Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. ISBN-10: 0807028029
  • Fluker, Walter. (2016) The Ground Has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post Racial America. ISBN-10: 147981038X
  • Francis, Leah Gunning. (2015) Ferguson & Faith: Sparking Leadership & Awakening CommunityISBN-10: 0827211058
  • Powery, Luke. (2012)  Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death and HopeISBN-10: 0800698223
  • Reyes, Patrick. (2016) Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood. ISBN-10: 0827225318
  • See Proctor Institute website at http://www.childrensdefense.org/programs/faithbased/faith-based-action-programs-pages/Samuel-DeWitt-Proctor-Institute.html for more information about this course.

LM 460O Pastoring Your First Church: Mark Winters

  • Open Secrets, by Richard Lischer, Harmony, 2002 OR This Odd and Wondrous Calling, Daniel and Copenhaver, Eerdmans, 2009
  • A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix, by Edwin H. Friedman, Seabury, 2007
  • Church Administration in the Black Perspective, Massey and McKinney, Judson 2003
  • One Family’s Story: A Primer on Bowen Theory, Michael Kerr, Bowen Center, 2008
  • Beyond the White Noise: Mission in a Multi Cultural World by Tom Montgomery-Fate, Chalice, 1997
  • Faith Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World, Alexia Salbatierra & Peter Heltzel, InterVarsity, 2014
  • Speak To Me That I May Speak, Dow Edgerton, Pilgrim, 2006 OR They Like To Never Quit Praisin’ God, Frank Thomas, Pilgrim 1997

RH 497O Women and Christian Mysticism: History and Experience: Cynthia Stewart 

  • Mystics, visionaries, and prophets : a historical anthology of women's spiritual writings, ed. Shawn Madigan. Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c1998. ISBN0800631455
  • Christian mysticism : an introduction to contemporary theoretical approaches. Nelstrop, Louise. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009. ISBN0754686957; ISBN9780754686958.

RH 475O Queer Feminist Biblical Interpretations: Stephanie Powell

  • Butler, Judith.Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York: Routledge, 1990.
  • Guest, Deryn.When Deborah Met Jael: Lesbian Biblical Hermeneutics. London: SCM Press, 2005.
  • Martin, Dale B.Sex and the Single Savior: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.
  • Winterson, Jeanette. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. New York: Grove, 1985.
  • Additional readings to be posted on Moodle. 

 

Fall 2017

Monday

LM 422 Religious Education in a Multicultural World: Speller

Note: Subject to change

  • Flunder, Yvette A., Where the Edge Gathers:  Building a Community of Radical Inclusion, The Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, 2005. ISBN 978-0829816389 ($23.00)
  • Law, Eric H. F., The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership in a Multicultural Community, Chalice Press, St. Louis, MO 1993. ISBN 0-8272-4231-X ($13.91)
  • Pak, Su Yon, Lee, Unzu, Kim, Jung Ha and Cho, Myung Ji, eds., Singing the Lord’s Song in a New Land: Korean American Practices of Faith, Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville KY, 2005. ISBN 978-0664228781 ($18.00)
  • Robert W. Pazmino. Latin American Journey: Insights for Christian Education in North America, Wipf and Stock Publishers, Eugene OH, 2002. ISBN 9-781592-440344. ($25.00)
  • Robinson, Anthony B. Transforming Congregational Culture, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI 2003. 0-8028-0518-3 ($4.90)
  • Tigert, Leanne McCall, Coming Out While Staying In:  Struggles and Celebrations of Lesbian, Gays, and Bisexuals in the Church, United Church Press, Cleveland OH, 1996. ISBN 0-8298-1150-8 ($2.00)
  • Wilkersons, Barbara, ed., Multicultural Religious Education, Religious Education Press, Birmingham, AL 1997. 0-89135-101-9 ($5.99)
  • Wimberly, Anne. Soul Stories: African American Christian Education, Abingdon Press, Nashville TN, 2005. ISBN 0-687-49432X ($13.50)

TEC 595A Master's Writing Seminar: Seo

  • No course texts.

 

Tuesday

RH 301 Interpreting the Hebrew Bible: Stone

Please be sure to buy the specific editions that are listed, as content has changed from earlier editions.

  • Collins, John J. A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible. 2nd ed. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014.
  • Matthews, Victor H., and Don C. Benjamin. Old Testament Parallels (New Revised and
  • Expanded Third Edition): Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2007.
  • Knight, Douglas, and Amy-Jill Levine. The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us. New York: HarperOne, 2011.
  • New: Wilda C. Gafney, Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017 – Available late summer 2017
  • Students should choose one of the following study Bibles:
    • Berlin, Adele, and Marc Zvi Brettler, eds. Jewish Study Bible. 2nd ed. Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 2014.
    • The Harper Collins Study Bible, Including Apocryphal Deuterocanonical Books: Student Edition New Revised Standard Version.  HarperOne, 2006.

  • Additional reading will be provided to students.

TEC 400 Constructive Theology: Ringer

  • Jones, Serene, and Paul Lakeland, eds. Constructive Theology: A Contemporary Approach to Classical Themes, (Fortress Press, 2005). ISBN 978-0-800-63683-8

RH 321 Interpreting the Gospels: Yang

  • The New Oxford Annotated Bible New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
    with the Apocrypha. An Ecumenical Study Bible
    . (* Other Study Bible would be fine - e.g., The Harper Collins Study Bible)
  • American Bible Society. Synopsis of the Four Gospels. American Bible Society. 2010 (You can buy Synopsis of the Four Gospels, United Bible Societies; 1st Revised edition, 1985 or earlier.  These could be cheaper.)
  • Sugirtharajah, R. S. ed., Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World. 25th Adversary Edition.  November, 2016.  Orbis Books. ISBN-13: 978-1626982055
  • Levine, Amy-Jill. The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of
    the Jewish Jesus
    . San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 2006.
  • Carter, Warren. The Roman Empire and the New Testament: An Essential
    Guide.
    Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2006.

TEC 414 Theology of Art: Seo 

  • Brown, Frank Burch. Good Taste, Bad Taste and Christian Taste: Aesthetics in Religious Life. Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 9780195158724  $23.33
  • Scruton, Roger, Beauty: A Very Short Introdution. Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • Thiessen, Gesa Elsbeth. Theological Aesthetics: A Reader. Eerdmans, 2004.

 

Wednesday

TEC 447 Public Witness of Michael Eric Dyson: Ringer

  • Dyson, Michael Eric. The Michael Eric Dyson Reader ISBN-10: 0465017711
  • Dyson, Michael Eric. The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America  (ISBN-10: 0544811801)
  • Dyson, Michael Eric. Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster (ISBN-10: 046501772X)
  • Dyson, Michael Eric. Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost its Mind? (ISBN-10: 0465017207)
  • Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America (ISBN-10: 1250135990)

RH 344 History of Christian Thought: Speller

  • Miles, Margaret R.,The Word Made Flesh:  A History of Christian Thought. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, MA, 2005. ISBN 1-4051-0845-2 $27.00
  • Carr, Hugh T., ed., Readings in Christian Thought, 2nd edition, Abingdon Press, 1990. ISBN 13-978-0-687-35547-1 $17.55

LM 365 Global Sensitivity in Ministry: Seo

  • Diana Eck, Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2003.
  • Shusaku Endo, Silence. Trans. by William Johnston. New York, NY: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1980.
  • John Parratt, ed., An Introduction to Third World Theologies. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Joerg Rieger, No Rising Tide: Theology, Economics, and the Future. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2009.
  • Tzvetan Todorov, The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1984.

LM 331 Introduction to Pastoral Care: Butler

Required Texts:

  • Butler, Lee H., Jr., Listen My Son: Wisdom to Help African American Fathers. Publisher: Abingdon Press (March 2010). ISBN-13: 978-0-687-46749-5, Kindle Edition.
  • Doehring, Carrie. The Practice of Pastoral Care, Revised and Expanded Edition. Westminster John Knox Press (December 2014). ISBN-13: 978-0664238407. Kindle Edition available
  • Gorsuch, Nancy, Pastoral Visitation. Publisher: Fortress Press (November 1, 1999). ISBN-10: 9780800631901; ISBN-13: 978-0800631901
  • Kelcourse, Felicity, Human Development and Faith. Publisher: Christian Board of Publication (October 1, 2004). ISBN-10: 0827214421; ISBN-13: 978-0827214422
  • Lartey, Emmanuel. Pastoral Theology in an Intercultural World. Publisher: Wipf and Stock (March 13, 2013). ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-973-3
  • McGarrah Sharp, Melinda, Misunderstanding Stories. Publisher: Pickwick Publications (2013). ISBN-978-1-61097-226-0

Recommended Texts

  • Fowler, Gene, Caring Through the Funeral. Publisher: Chalice Press (February 1, 2004). ISBN-10: 9780827204935; ISBN-13: 978-0827204935
  • Graham, Larry Kent, Discovering Images of God: Narratives of Care Among Lesbians and Gays. Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press; 1st edition (March 1, 1997). ISBN-10: 0664256260; ISBN-13: 978-0664256265.

 

Online Courses

LM 332O Introduction to Pastoral Theology – Zachary Moon 

  • Doehring, Carrie. The Practice of Pastoral Care, Revised and Expanded Edition. Westminster John Knox Press (December 2014). ISBN-13: 978-0664238407. Kindle Edition available
  • Lartey, Emmanuel. Pastoral Theology in an Intercultural World. Publisher: Wipf and Stock (March 13, 2013). ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-973-3

LM 365O Global Sensitivity in Ministry – Bo Myung Seo 

  • Diana Eck, Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2003.
  • Shusaku Endo, Silence. Trans. by William Johnston. New York, NY: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1980.
  • John Parratt, ed., An Introduction to Third World Theologies. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Joerg Rieger, No Rising Tide: Theology, Economics, and the Future. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2009.
  • Tzvetan Todorov, The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1984.

LM 400O Leadership & Ministry in Context – Stephanie Crowder 

  • Chittister, Joan. Welcome to the Wisdom of the World and Its Meaning for You. Eerdmans Publishing, 2010 (ISBN 978-0-8028-6646-2).
  • Detweiler, Craig. iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives. Brazos Press, 2013 (ISBN 978-1-5874-3344-3).
  • Floding, Matthew. Engage: A Theological Field Education Toolkit, 2017 (ISBN 978-1-442-7350-4)
  • Flunder, Yvette. Where the Edge Gathers. Pilgrim Press, 2005 (ISBN 978-0829816389).
  • Frances, Leah Gunning. Faith and Ferguson: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community. Chalice Press, 2015 (ISBN: 978-0827211056).
  • Lipsky, Laura Van Dernoot, and Connie Burk. Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009 (ISBN 978-1576759448).
  • Prothero, Stephen. God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World. HarperOne Publishing, 2011 (ISBN: 978-0061571282).
  • Rah, Soong-Chan. Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church. Moody Press, 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-8024-5048).
  • Taylor, Barbara Brown. An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith. HarperOne Publishing, 2010 (ISBN: 978-0061370472).

LM 405O Leading Congregations: Principles and Practices – John Thomas

  • Anita L. Bradshaw, Change and Conflict in Your Congregation (Skylight Paths Publishing, 2015)
  • Walter Earl Fluker, Ethical Leadership: The Quest for Character, Civility, and Community (Fortress, 2009)
  • Ann M. Garrido, Redeeming Administration (Ave Maria Press, 2013)
  • Nannerl Keohane, Thinking About Leadership (Princeton, 2010)
  • Margaret J. Marcuson, Money and Your Ministry (Marcuson Leadership Circle, 2014)
  • Jaco J. Hamman, Becoming a Pastor:  Forming Self and Soul for Ministry (Pilgrim Press, 2014)
  • Henri J. M. Nouwen, The Living Reminder:  Service and Prayer in Memory of Jesus Christ, Harper Collins,1977/2009

LM 415O Ritual Studies – Scott Haldeman 

Required:

  • Bell, Catherine. Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions, revised edition (reprint; Oxford, 2010). ISBN 978-0-199-73510-5.
  • Driver, Tom. Liberating Rites (BookSurge, 2006). ISBN 978-1-419-64210-4.
  • Grimes, Ronald. The Craft of Ritual Studies (Oxford, 2013). ISBN 978-0-195-30143-4.
  • Grimes, Ronald (editor). Readings in Ritual Studies (Pearson, 1995). ISBN 978-0-023-47253-4.

Recommended:

  • Bell, Catherine. Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice (reprint; Oxford, 2009). ISBN 978-0-199-73362-0.
  • Berger, Teresa. Women’s Ways of Worship (Pueblo, 1999). ISBN 978-0-814-66173-4.
  • Grimes, Ronald. Beginnings in Ritual Studies, revised edition (CreateSpace, 2010). ISBN 978-1-453-75262-3.
  • _____. Deeply into the Bone: Re-inventing Rites of Passage (University of California, 2002). ISBN 978-0-520-23675-2.
  • _____. Marrying and Burying. (CreateSpace, 2010). ISBN 978-1-453-77897-5.
  • _____. Ritual Criticism. (CreateSpace, 2010). ISBN 978-1-453-75262-3.
  • _____. Reading, Writing and Ritualization (Pastoral Press, 1995) ISBN 978-1-569-29007-1.
  • Lathrop, Gordon. Holy Things (Fortress, 1993). ISBN 978-0-800-63131-4.
  • Moore, Robert. The Archetype of Initiation. Ex Libris, 2001. ISBN 978-0-738-84764-1.
  • Northrup, Lesley A. ritualizing women (Pilgrim Press, 1997). ISBN 978-0-829-81213-8.
  • Turner, Victor. The Ritual Process (reprint, Aldine, 1995). ISBN 978-0-202-01190-5.
  • van Gennep, Arnold. Rites of Passage (reprint; University of Chicago, 1961). ISBN 978-0-226-84849-5.

LM 481O Marriage Rites and Wrongs – Scott Haldeman 

  • Cott, Nancy, F. Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation, revised edition. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2000; 978-0674008755.
  • Ellison, Marvin. Same-sex marriage? a Christian ethical analysis. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2004; 978-0829816594.
  • Ingraham, Chrys. White weddings: romancing heterosexuality in popular culture, second edition. New York: Routledge, 2008; 978-0415951333.
  • Jordan, Mark D. Blessing same-sex unions: the peril of queer romance and the confusions of Christian marriage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005; 978-0226410333.
  • Long, Kimberly Bracken, and David Maxwell (eds.), Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook. Louisville: WJK, 2015; 978-0664260316.
  • Long, Kimberly Bracken, From This Day Forward: Rethinking the Christian Wedding. Louisville: WJK, 2015; 978-0664239305.
  • Nussbaum, Martha. From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law. New York: Oxford, 2010; 978-0195305319.
  • Witte, John, Jr., From Sacrament to Contract: marriage, religion and law in the western tradition, second edition. Louisville: WJK, 2012; 978-0664234324.

RH 301O Interpreting the Hebrew Bible – Ken Stone

Please be sure to buy the specific editions that are listed, as content has changed from earlier editions.

  • Collins, John J. A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible. 2nd ed. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014.
  • Matthews, Victor H., and Don C. Benjamin. Old Testament Parallels (New Revised and
  • Expanded Third Edition): Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2007.
  • Knight, Douglas, and Amy-Jill Levine. The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us. New York: HarperOne, 2011.
  • New: Wilda C. Gafney, Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017 – Available late summer 2017
  • Students should choose one of the following study Bibles:
    • Berlin, Adele, and Marc Zvi Brettler, eds. Jewish Study Bible. 2nd ed. Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 2014.
    • The Harper Collins Study Bible, Including Apocryphal Deuterocanonical Books: Student Edition New Revised Standard Version.  HarperOne, 2006.

  • Additional reading will be provided to students.

RH 321O Interpreting the Gospels – Seung Ai Yang 

  • The New Oxford Annotated Bible New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
    with the Apocrypha. An Ecumenical Study Bible
    . (* Other Study Bible would be fine - e.g., The Harper Collins Study Bible)
  • American Bible Society. Synopsis of the Four Gospels. American Bible Society. 2010 (You can buy Synopsis of the Four Gospels, United Bible Societies; 1st Revised edition, 1985 or earlier.  These could be cheaper.)
  • Sugirtharajah, R. S. ed., Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World. 25th Adversary Edition.  November, 2016.  Orbis Books. ISBN-13: 978-1626982055
  • Levine, Amy-Jill. The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of
    the Jewish Jesus
    . San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 2006.
  • Carter, Warren. The Roman Empire and the New Testament: An Essential
    Guide.
    Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2006.

RH 344O History of Christian Thought – Cynthia Stewart 

  • Miles, Margaret R.,The Word Made Flesh:  A History of Christian Thought. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, MA, 2005. ISBN 1-4051-0845-2 $27.00

RH 402O Jewish Thought: Traditionally Rooted, Radically Engaged – Rachel Mikva 

  • Barry Holtz, ed.  Back to the Sources (Simon and Schuster, 1984)
  • Judith Plaskow, Standing Again at Sinai (HarperOne reprint, 1991)
  • Martin Buber, I and Thou, trans. by Walter Kaufmann (Free Press, 1971)
  • Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath (any edition)
  • Jonathan Sacks, To Heal a Fractured World (Schocken, 2007)
  • I prefer that you work with The Jewish Study Bible (Oxford University Press, either edition) as your reference text for biblical citations.

RH 586 The Myths Told to Make America Great – Lee Butler 

  • Aimé Césaire. Discourse on Colonialism. Monthly Review Press (2001). ISBN-10: 1583670254. ISBN-13: 978-1583670255.
  • Karen E. and Barbara J. Fields. Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life. Verso; Reprint edition (March 4, 2014). ISBN-10: 1781683131. ISBN-13: 978-1781683132.
  • Eric Foner. A Short History of Reconstruction. Harper Perennial Modern Classics; Updated edition (January 6, 2015). ISBN-10: 0062370863. ISBN-13: 978-0062370860.
  • Richard T. Hughes. Myths America Lives By. University of Illinois Press (June 15, 2004). ISBN-10: 0252072200. ISBN-13: 978-0252072208.
  • Gary Nash. Red, White & Black: Peoples of Early North America, 6TH EDITION. Prentice Hall (2010). ASIN: B0042NIXPA.
  • James Treat. Native and Christian: Indigenous Voices on Religious Identity in the United States and Canada. Routledge; 1 edition (November 12, 2012). ASIN: B00ABL6AEIby.

TEC 395O Interreligious Engagement – Rachel Mikva 

  • Eboo Patel, Interfaith Leadership (Beacon, 2016).
  • Paul F. Knitter, ed., The Myth of Religious Superiority (Orbis, 2005).
  • Kate McCarthy, Interfaith Encounters in America (Rutgers, 2007).     
  • Jonathan Sacks, The Dignity of Difference (Continuum, 2003).
  • If you do not participate in all of the face-to-face sessions, then you should also purchase Bud Heckman and Rori Picker Neiss, eds., Interactive Faith (Skylight Paths, 2010).
  • You will also need to access/acquire several books for your theology of religions and developing religious literacy projects (dependent on your religious identity and choice of tradition to study).

TEC 400O Constructive Theology – Christophe Ringer

  • Jones, Serene, and Paul Lakeland, eds. Constructive Theology: A Contemporary Approach to Classical Themes, (Fortress Press, 2005). ISBN 978-0-800-63683-8

TEC 595O MA/STM Thesis Seminar – Staff