Conversations, VOLUME 8

Wild Goose Festival 2015 – Read Along at Home!

Wish you could be at the Wild Goose Festival?

(Or, just returned home and want to dive into a speaker’s work?)

Here are twelve essential recent / forthcoming books by authors speaking at Wild Goose:

(We hope these books stir conversations in the communities where you live!)

 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0830843175″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51jKkpvNw8L.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”0830843175″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Lessons in Belonging from a Church-Going Commitment Phobe[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Erin Lane
(IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0827244940″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51RIxxcA8QL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”0827244940″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Rev. William Barber
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00VS9364O” cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bAfFtsWrL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”218″][easyazon_link asin=”B00VS9364O” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Thomas Merton Peacemaker[/easyazon_link]

 
 

John Dear
(Orbis Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0827211058″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51EXzUFJS2L.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”0827211058″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Leah Gunning Francis
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”083083639X” cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51OpnPqbuQL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”083083639X” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations About Sexuality and Spirituality[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Deb Hirsch
(IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1620320665″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Pn5r8fl0L.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”1620320665″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Chanequa Walker-Banes
(Cascade Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00J8V80WC” cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51K78j6Cs6L.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”0830841156″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches Are Transforming Mission, Discipleship and Community[/easyazon_link]

 

Tim Soerens (Also Dwight Friesen and Paul Sparks)
( IVP Books)

ALSO, look for my book [easyazon_link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus[/easyazon_link] as I will be speaking with Tim and our books go very well together!
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”150112403X” cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51FRacdpHIL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”218″][easyazon_link asin=”150112403X” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Reba Riley
(Howard Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”159471486X” cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51HKubkqLtL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”216″][easyazon_link asin=”159471486X” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]When Saint Francis Saved the Church: How a Converted Medieval Troubadour Created a Spiritual Vision for the Ages[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Jon Sweeney
(Ave Maria Books)

 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0830836918″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61ovlPLkbPL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”222″][easyazon_link asin=”0830836918″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Where the Cross Meets the Street: What Happens to the Neighborhood When God Is at the Center[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Noel Castellanos
( IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0827202997″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51MfyrcoPfL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”220″][easyazon_link asin=”0827202997″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family and Church[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Sarah Griffith Lund
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1426794134″ cloaking=”default” height=”333″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61eD-fbCZPL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”216″] [easyazon_link asin=”1426794134″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Gifts of the Dark Wood: Seven Blessings for Soulful Skeptics (and Other Wanderers)[/easyazon_link]

 
 

 Eric Elnes
(Abingdon Press)

 
 
 
 
 
 
If you are at Wild Goose, do drop by one of my (ERB Editor Chris Smith) two talks on Slow Church (Friday 3PM, Saturday 11AM)…

Regardless here’s to meaningful reading and conversation!

 





C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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