My Year in Books

Apparently I decided to take a little break from blogging in the second half of 2010, so to catch you up on my life by way of my reading list, here are a few of the titles I was carrying around over the last year. Maybe you’ll notice some themes? Let me know if any of them peeks your interest. I’d love to tell you more.

  • Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation – James K.A. Smith
  • After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters – N.T. Wright
  • Let My People Grow: Reflections on Making Disciples Who Make a Difference in Today’s World – Mark Greene
  • The Other Six Days: Vocation, Work and Ministry in Biblical Perspective – R. Paul Stevens
  • Letters from the Land of Cancer – Walter Wangerin
  • Sexuality & Holy Longing: Embracing Intimacy in a Broken World – Lisa Graham McMinn
  • What Are People For? – Wendell Berry
  • Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty – Mark Winne
  • Real Sex: The Naked Truth About Chastity – Lauren Winner
  • The Essential Agrarian Reader: The Future of Culture, Community, and the Land – Norman Wirzba
  • The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice from the Civil Rights to Today – Charles Marsh
  • Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible – M. Daniel Carroll
  • What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng – Dave Eggers
  • In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto – Michael Pollan
  • Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner – Frederick Buechner
  • The Community of the King – Howard Snyder
  • Introducing the Missional Church: What It Is, Why It Matters, How to Become One – 
    Alan J. Roxburgh, M. Scott Boren

  • Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work – 
    Matthew B. Crawford



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    2 responses to “My Year in Books

    1. Jonathan Roque

      Great titles. I have read two of them… Thanks for sharing.

    2. What a fantastic collection of books. I am intrigued by Shop Class as Soulcraft. I’ll be checking it out.

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