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The Age of Reason
4.12
liked it
Paine utilizes what he considers pure reason to tear apart the Bible, and therefore Christianity, while arguing for the precepts of Deism. I found it ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
The New Handbook of the Christian Year: Based on the Revised Common Lectionary
4.08
it was ok
I found it particularly difficult to apply this text to my ministry. It focuses strongly upon the Christian liturgical year and the ways in which we c ...more
Mar 04, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Getting to Yes: Negotiating an Agreement Without Giving In
3.88
really liked it
This book just makes sense. Its examples of mostly business and real-estate negotiations were less helpful in the context of the class "Conflict in th ...more
Feb 15, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
Doing Local Theology: A Guide for Artisians of a New Humanity
3.93
liked it
Sedmak presents 50 theses to shape an approach to doing local theology. I found some difficulty applying it to my setting because of its solidly Chris ...more
Mar 05, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Culturally-Conscious Worship
3.43
liked it
As suspected, multi-cultural congregations are tricky, as is creating meaningful worship for everyone. Black presented a good approach to the theory o ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
Paul: The Man and the Myth
3.76
did not like it
This author needs an editor. I'm sure that he makes some really fine points in this book - if only it were readable. A background in Greek and/or Hebr ...more
Feb 14, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Democratization of American Christianity
4.00
really liked it
Hatch sets out to demonstrate that the spread of individualism and democratic ideas was inextricably connected to the rise in evangelical religion in ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
The World That Shaped the New Testament
3.71
it was ok
A sad reminder that I thoroughly dislike Roetzel's writing style. It would be a really useful background book if it were easier to read.
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
Preaching Without Contempt: Overcoming Unintended Anti-Judaism
4.18
really liked it
Marilyn (one of my professors) presents her driving arguments for reading the Newer Testament without imposing Anti-Jewish sentiment. She argues that ...more
Sep 21, 2011
Feb 22, 2010
 
Prophetic Sisterhood: Liberal Women Ministers of the Frontier, 1880-1930
3.86
really liked it
None
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 18, 2009
 
A Stream of Light: A Short History of American Unitarianism
3.77
it was ok
None
Apr 18, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
The Unitarians and the Universalists
3.78
liked it
None
May 05, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
The Larger Faith: A Short History Of American Universalism
3.46
liked it
None
May 10, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
The Epic of Unitarianism
3.86
it was ok
None
Apr 25, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
4.01
it was amazing
None
Mar 09, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
Hope in Pastoral Care and Counseling
3.83
really liked it
None
Mar 04, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
American Transcendentalism: A History
3.86
it was ok
None
Apr 28, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
Worship Without Words: The Signs and Symbols of Our Faith, Expanded Edition
3.87
None
Sep 21, 2011
Mar 03, 2010
 
An Introduction to Pastoral Care
3.41
really liked it
None
May 12, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
 
The Work of the People: What We Do in Worship and Why
3.59
None
Sep 21, 2011
Mar 07, 2010
 
African American Christian Worship: 2nd Edition
3.60
None
Sep 21, 2011
Mar 07, 2010
 
Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution" in the Antebellum South
3.97
None
Sep 21, 2011
Mar 07, 2010
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