Potent, poetic, prophetic and helpful

Looking for some summer reading? Check out these books and podcasts, for your living, and if you preach or lead, for your reflection there too. Thanks to the Revs. Lisa Wiens Hiensohn, LeeAnne Watkins, Susan Moss, and Anna Ostenso Moore for some of these tips.interrupting

Interrupting Silence: God’s Command to Speak Out, A Bible Study for Adults by Walter Brueggeman

Experiences of God by Jürgen Moltmann

Backstory Preaching by Lisa Cressman (and, check out the School for Formation’s courses with Lisa — introductory Homiletics and the Preaching Lab course for those with experience)

 Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How an Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World by James Carroll

Christ Actually, The Son of God for the Secular Age by James Carroll

Podcasts

Ear Hustle  brings you the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

The Liturgists‘ work is centered around compelling discussion, non-judgmental community, and thoughtful, evocative art. We believe there is room at the table for all who are hungry.

 

Television

The KeepersNetflix. An astounding portrait of the tenacity of women solving a decades-old crime and living with the legacy of sexual and spiritual abuse in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.