Reading

There is regularly a good read awaiting on the blogs of two close friends ...

Keith Howard's blog is "Discovering the Spirit in Everyday Life"
Martin Cohen's blog is "The Ruminative Rabbi". Martin's collected writings are found at "The Digital Shtetl of Rabbi Dr. Martin S. Cohen"                     

I have a variety of books on my reading shelf (well, sort of a shelf as all but four are on my kindle) ...

"Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved" by Kate Bowler
"Will Campbell, Preacher Man - Essays in the Spirit of a Divine Provocateur" by Kyle Childress
               and Rodney Wallace Kennedy
"Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels" by Richard B. Hays
"Darkness Is My Only Companion" by Kathryn Greene-McCreight
"The Patient Ferment of the Early Church" by Alan Krieder
"Becoming the Gospel - Paul, Participation, and Mission" by Michael J. Gorman
"Word by Word" Kory Stamper
"Flannery - A Life of Flannery O'Connor" by Brad Gooch
"The Crucifixion - Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ" by Fleming Rutledge
"The Cross and the Lynching Tree" by James H. Cone
"Roots in the Cotton Patch & Fruits of the Cotton Patch - The Clarence Jordan Symposium" edited
               by Kirk Lyman-Barner and Cori Lyman-Barner
"As Kingfishers Catch Fire" by Eugene H. Peterson

Here are three favourites that I regularly return to ...

"The Complete Stories" by Flannery O'Connor
"Conversations with Barth on Preaching" by Will Willimon
"Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson