Academy #40 Required Reading

Session One: July 29 - August 3, 2018

Wilkie Au: Attentiveness to the Word

1. God's Unconditional Love: Healing Our Shame, by Wilkie Au and Noreen Cannon  Au (Paulist Press, 2016)
2. Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God, by Macrina Wiederkehr (Liturgical Press, 2011)

Roger Owens:  Traditions of Christian Spirituality

1. We Drink from Our Own Wells, by Gustavo Gutierrez
2. Thirsty for God, by Bradley Holt

Session Two:  October 28 - November 2, 2018

Marjorie Thompson:  Spiritual Disciplines

Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life, by Marjorie J Thompson, (preferably the Newly Revised Edition, WJK Press 2014)
Invitation to the Journey, by Robert Mulholland

Rabbi David Horowitz:   Hebrew Spirituality

God Was In This Place and I, i Did Not Know by Lawrence Kushner
The Message of the Psalms by Walter Bruggeman

 

Session Three:  February 17-22, 2019

Sr. Kathleen Flood:  Roman Catholic Spirituality

Simon Tugwell, Ways of Imperfection (Templegate Publishers, 1994) Link to publisher to order for $18.95 plus shipping: https://www.templegate.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=154&osCsid=fc21541433241b12596de1ef3896a98b
Mary T. Malone,  Four Women Doctors of the Church: Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015)

Ruth Duck:  Liturgy and Spirituality

Ruth Duck, Worship for the Whole People of God (Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Kentucky, 2013).
Eunjoo Mary Kim, Christian Preaching and Worship in Multicultural Contexts (Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 2017)

Session Four:  May 5-10, 2019

Fr. John Mefrige:  Orthodox Spirituality

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Marilyn McEntyre:  Spiritualitly and Embodiment

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Session Five:  July 28 - August 2, 2019

Robert Benson:  Prayer and the Art of Discernment

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Leticia Guardiola-Saenz:  New Testament Spirituality

Barton,  Stephen  C., The  Spirituality  of  the  Gospels.  Eugene,  OR:  Wipf  and  Stock Publishers,  2005.  
Matera,  Frank  J., The  Spirituality  of  Saint  Paul:  A  Call  to  Imitation.  New  York:  Paulist  Press,  2017.

 

Session Six:  November 10-15, 2019

Amy Oden:  Protestant Spirituality

Barbara  Holmes,  Joy  Unspeakable:  Contemplative  Practices  of  the  Black  Church.  Fortress  Press,  2017  (revised  edition).  
Gregory  Clapper,  As  If  the  Heart  Mattered:  A  Wesleyan  Spirituality

Hy Le:  Spirituality and Ways of Healing

David  Steindl-Rast,  Gratefulness,  the  heart  of  prayer:  An  approach  to  life  in  fullness.  (Ramsey,  NJ:  Paulist  Press, 1984).  
Ronald  Rolheiser. Sacred  Fire:  A Vision  for  a  Deeper  Human  and  Christian  Maturity.  2014.

Session Seven:  February 16-21, 2020

Elaine Heath:  Spiritual Leadership in Local Faith Communities

Elaine  Heath, The  Mystic  Way  of  Evangelism:  A  Contemplative  Vision  for  Christian  Outreach  (Revised  and  Updated  2nd  Edition,  2017)  
Peter  Block,  Community

Hee Soo Jung:  Christian Spirituality in Global Context

Diana  L.  Eck, Encountering  God:  A  Spiritual  Journey  from  Bozeman  to  Banares,  Beacon  Press,  1993  
Philip  Jenkins, The  New  Faces  of  Christianity, Oxford  University  Press,  2006
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Session Eight:  April 26 - May 1, 2020

Ray Buckley:  Bearing Witness to the Reign of God in the World

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Luther Smith:  Sustaining Our Life in Christ

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