Practical theology

Take & Read

Transforming Congregations through Community: Faith Formation from the Seminary to the Church, by Boyung Lee. In this highly accessible work, pastor and seminary professor Lee offers readers a vision, plus practical guidance for helping mainline congregations become vital and faithful communities in the 21st century.


Transforming Scriptures, by Katherine Clay Bassard

Katherine Clay Bassard's book on the use of scripture by African-American women writers begins with Balaam's ass and the Song of Songs. One is compelled to keep reading.


Making sense of our lives

Feminist and Womanist Pastoral Theology, edited by Bonnie Miller-McLemore and Brita Gill-Austern