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Theological & Religious Interpretation (TR)
TR105 Constructive Theology
Spring 2014
TR107 Christian Ethics
Fall 2013
TR150 Theologies of Atonement
Spring 2014
TR248 Theology & Spiritual Reflections on 20th Century Art
Fall 2013
TR249 Engaging Theology and Religious Information through the Arts (online only course)
Spring 2014
TR250 Bearing Witness: The Power of Story
Fall 2013
TR271 Theological Interpretation of the Arts
Fall 2013
TR272 Arts Practicum
Fall 2013
TR408 Introduction to Feminist Theologies
Fall 2013
TR421 Black Theology and Womanist Theology
Summer 2014
TR509 Comparative Religious Ethics
Spring 2014
TR522 Theories of Justice and Reconciliation
Fall 2013
TR537 Justice
TR545 Process Thought and Christian Faith: Theology of John B. Cobb, Jr.
Winter 2014
TR526 Hammering at the Gates of Heaven: Religions, Science and Certainty in Modernity
Spring 2014
TR555 Professional Ethics for Religious Liberals
TR617 Process Theology
Summer 2014
TR624 Theology of Paul Tillich
Summer 2013
TR632 Race, Sexuality, & Gender: Analyze! Preach!
Summer 2013
TR637 Theology of Rudolf Bultmann
Fall 2013
TR650 Theology in Contemporary Film
Spring 2014
TR675 Seminar on Unitarian Universalist Theology
Spring 2014
TR736 Introduction to Judaism for Christians
Fall 2013
TR749 Buddhism in America
Spring 2014
TR750 Global Christianities
Spring 2014
TR771 Approaches to the Study of Religion
Spring 2014
 
TR105 Constructive Theology
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Body of God; An Ecological Theology McFague, Sallie 9780800627355
Faith Seeking Understanding: Introduction to Christian Theology Migliore, Daniel 9780802827876
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Reimagining the Human Fernandez, Eleazar 9780827232525
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Burning Center, Porous Borders: The Church in a Globalized World Fernandez, Eleazar 9781610974264
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Jesus and the Other Names: Christian Mission and Global Responsibility Knitter, Paul 9781570750533
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We Have Been Believers Evans, James 9780800698782
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TR107 Christian Ethics
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Strength to Love Martin Luther King, Jr. 9780800697402
Doing Right and Being Good: Catholic and Protestant Readings in Christian Ethics Peter Gathje and David Ahearn, eds 9780814651797
The Politics of Jesus John Howard Yoder 9780802807342
Ethics: A Liberative Approach Miguel de la Torre, ed. 9780800697877
Christian Ethics: An Essential Guide Robin W. Lovin 9780687054626
Sexuality and the Black Church: A Womanist Perspective Kelly Brown Douglas 9781570752421
Recommended
From Christ to the World: Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics Wayne G. Boulton and Thomas Kennedy, eds. 9780802806406
TR150 Theologies of Atonement
Spring 2014
Required      
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Crucified God Jurgen Moltmann 9780800628222
The Role of Women's Experience in Feminist Theologies of Atonement Linda D. Peacore 9781556358036
I See Satan Fall Like Lightening Rene Girarad and James G. Williams 9781570753190
Saved from Sacrifice: A Theology of the Cross Mark S. Heim 9780802832153
The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views James Beilby, ed 9780830825707
A Community Called Atonement Scot McKnight 9780687645541
The Sacrifice of Jesus: Understanding Atonement Biblically (Facets) Christian A. Eberhart 9780800697389
Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering and the Search for What Saves Us Rita Nakashima Brock 9780807067970
TR248 Theological & Spiritual Reflections on 20th Century Art
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Learning to Look: A Handbook for the Visual Arts Joshua Taylor 9780226791548
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Visual Theology: Forming and Transforming the Community Through the Arts

Vrudny and Jensen, eds.

9780814653999

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Arts, Theology, And The Church: New Intersections

Vrudny and Yates, eds.

9780829816518

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Styles, Schools and Movements

Amy Dempsey

9780500288443

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TR249 Engaging Theology and Religious Imagination through the Arts
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Sacred Gaze: Religious Visual Cutlture in Theory and Practice David Morgan 9780520243064
Religion, Art & VIsual Culture: A Cross Cultural Reader S. Brent Plate, ed 9780312240295
Contemplations of the Spiritual in Art Rina Arya, ed 9783034307505

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TR271 Theological Interpretation of the Arts
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Jacob Lawrence: The Complete Prints (1963-2000), a Catalogue Raisonne Peter T. Nesbett 9780295985596
Letters to a Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke (Author), Stephen Mitchell (Foreword, Translator) 9780394741048
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Arts, Theology, and the Church: New Intersections Kimberly J. Vrudny and Wilson Yates, eds. 9780829816518
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The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, ad the Christian Community Robin M. Jensen 9780802827968
The Christian Story: Five Asian Artists Today Patricia D. Pongracz, Voker Kuster, John W. Cook 9781904832201
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Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf Cost (MP3 Download or CD) Various Artists ASIN: B000BNTM0U
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Recommended
Performing the Sacred: Theology and Theatre in Dialogue Todd E. Johnson and Dale Savidge 9780801029523
Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice Christine Valters Paintner 9781933495545
TR250 Bearing Witness: The Power of Story
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Mountaintop Katori Hall 9781408147030
Theatre of the Oppressed Augusto Boal 9780930452490
Thou Art That Joseph Campbell 9781608681877
The Ground on Which I Stand August Wilson 9781559361873
TR272 Arts Practicum
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Spirituality of Art Lois Huey-Heck and Jim Kalnin 9781896836782
Recommended
The Vocation of the Artist Deborah J. Haynes 9780521589697
Creative Spirituality: The Way of the Artist Robert Wuthnow 9780520239166
Art Lessons: Meditations on the Creative Life (Icon editions) Deborah J. Haynes 9780813365985
Literary Expressions of African Spirituality Carol P. March-Lockett and Elizabeth J. West 9780739181423
TR408 Introduction to Feminist Theologies
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Memories of God Roberta Bondi 9780687038923
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Mighty Be Our Powers Leymah Gbowee 9780984295197
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Sisters of Dust, Sisters of Spirit Karen Baker-Fletcher 9780800630775
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Introducing Feminist Theologies Anne M. Clifford 9781570752384
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Introducing Feminist Theology Stephanie Y. Mitchem 9781570754210
Choose one of the following:
Just a Sister Away: The Timeless Connections Between Women of the Bible and Women of Today Renita J. Weems 9780446578943
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Just a Sister Away: A Womanist Vision of Women's Relationships in the Bible Renita J. Weems 9780931055522
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TR421 Black Theology & Womanist Theology
Summer 2014
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TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
       
TR509 Comparative Religious Ethics
Spring 2014
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
The Hope of Liberation in World Religions Miquel A. de la Torre 9781932792508
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World Dalai Lama 9780547844282
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Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule Mohandas Gandhi  9781449922214
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Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, ed.  9781570757471
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The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness Simon Wiesenthal  9780805210606
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TR522 Theories of Justice and Reconciliation
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
What Money Can't Buy Michael Sandel 9780374533656
Six Theories of Justice Karen Labacqz 9780806622453
Exclusion and Embrace Miroslav Volf 9780687002825
The Debt Randall Robinson 9780452282100
Interracial Justice Eric Yamamoto 9780814796962
Journey Toward Reconciliation John Paul Lederach 9780836190823
Recommended
Love Your Enemies Lisa Sowle Cahill 9780800627003
Human Rights in Cross Cultural Perspectives Abdullahi An-naim 9780812215687
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TR526
Hammering at the Gates of Heaven: Religion, Science and Certainty in Modernity
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter between Crhistianity and Science David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers 9780520056923
Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues Ian G. Barbour 9780060609382
Blue Twilight: Nature, Creationism and American Religion Landgon Gilkey 9780800632946
How God Acts: Creation, Redemption and Special Divine Action (Theology and the Sciences Denis Edwards 9780800697006
Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship John Polkinghorne 9780300138405
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Creationaism on Trial: Evolution and God at Little Rock (Studies in Religion and Culture) Langdon Gilkey 9780813918549
Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives John Hedley Brooke 9780521283748

TR537 Justice: Social, Legal, Economic  
WARNING! The textbook list is given as an example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Six Theories of Justice Lebacqz, Karen 9780806622453
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Religion in Public Life: A Dilemma in Democracy Thiemann, Ronald F. 9780878406104
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Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope Cardenas, Sonia 9780812241976
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Less Than Two Dollars a Day Van Til, Kent 9780802817679
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Recommended
Human Rights in Cross Cultural Perspective An-Na'im, Abdullahi ed. 9780812215687  
In Justice: Women and Global Economics Jarl, Ann-Cathrin 9780800635688  
The Marx-Engels Reader Tucker, Robert C., ed 9780393090406  
TR545 Process Thought and Christian Faith: Theology of John B. Cobb, Jr. Winter 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Reclaiming the Church John B. Cobb, Jr. 9780664257200
Is It Too Late? (available from the Process & Faith Bookstore: processandfaith.org John B. Cobb, Jr. 9780962680731
A Christian Natural Theology John B. Cobb, Jr. 9780664230180
Christ in a Pluralistic Age John B. Cobb, Jr. 9781579103002
Spiritual Bankruptcy John B. Cobb, Jr. 9781426702952
TR555 Professional Ethics for Religious Liberals  
Textbook list TBA
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
TR617 Process Theology
Summer 2014
Textbook list TBA
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
TR624 Theology of Paul Tillich
Summer 2013
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Systematic Theology vol. I  Paul Tillich  9780226803371
Systematic Theology vol. II  Paul Tillich  9780226803388
TR632 Race, Sexuality, & Gender: Analyze! Preach!
Summer 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Omnigender: A Trans Religious Approach Virginia R. Mollenkott 9780829817713
Boy-Wives and Female Husbands Will Roscoe, Stephen Murray 9780312238292
Marriage, a History Stephanie Coontz 9780143036678
Where the Edge Gathers Yvette Flunder 9780829816389
TR637 Theology of Rudolf Bultmann
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Primitive Christianity in its Original Setting Rudolf Bultman 9780500272978
New Testament and Mythology and Other Basic Writings Bultman, Rudolf; selected, edited and translated by Schubert M. Ogden 9780800624422
Jesus and the Word Rudolf Bultman 9780684143903
Theology of the New Testament Rudolf Bultman 9781932792935
TR650 Theology in Contemporary Film
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Daughters of the Dust: The Making of an African American Woman's Film Julie Dash with Bells Hooks 9781565840300
The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers Cathleen Falsani 9780310292463
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Twelve Years a Slave - Enhanced Edition by Dr. Sue Eakin Based on a Lifetime Project Wolomon Northup, Sue Eakin 9780989794817
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Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-Creation of the World S. Brent Plate 9781905674695
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A Gravestone Made of Wheat Will Weaver 9781555971250
TR675 Seminar on Unitarian Universalist Theology
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Prophetic Encounters Dan McKanan 9780807013151
Drawing Down the Moon Margot Adler 9780143038191
Reason and Reverence Wm. R. Murry 9781558965188
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Soul Work Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley, Nancy Palmer Jones 9781558964457
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Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism Wayne Arnason, Sam Trumbore, ed. 9781558967069
Jewish Voices in Unitarian Universalism   TBA-published in January 2014
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Christian Voices in Unitarian Universalism Kathleen Rolenz 9781558965065
Recommended
End of God-Talk Anthony Pinn 9780195340839
A House of Hope John Buehren, Rebecca Ann Parker 9780807001509
God Revised Galen Guengerich 9780230342255
Supplemental
Religious Naturalism Today Jerome A Stone 9780791475386
A Common Faith John Dewey 9780300000696
TR736 Introduction to Judaism for Christians
Fall 2013
Warning. This textbook list is given as example. Changes in the list for the current term are possible. Please wait to purchase textbooks until the instructor's current textbook list is published.
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice Michael L. Satlow 9780231134897
A Short History of Judaism Lavinia and Dan Cohn-Sherbok 9781851680696
Judaism: Revelation and Traditions Michael A. Fishbane 9780060626550
Recommended
The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism Jacob Neusner 9780534516031
The Jewish Bible Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures - The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text (1985 edition) Jewish Publication Society 9780827603660
A Book of Life: Embracing Judaism as a Spiritual Practice Michael Strassfeld 9781580232470
TR749 Buddhism in America
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of American Buddhism Rick Fields 9780877736318
One Dharma: The Merging Western Buddhism Joseph Goldstein 9780062517012
Buddhism Through American Women's Eyes Karma Lekshe Tsomo 9781559390477
Beneath a Single Moon: Buddhism in Contemporary American Poetry Kent Johnson 9781570626029
Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism Wayne Arnason and Sam Trumbore 9781558967069
When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advise for Difficult Times Pema Chodrom 9781570623448
Zen Flesh Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki 9780804831864
TR750 Global Christianities
Spring 2014
Book list updated on January 7, 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Whose Religion is Christianity? Almin Sanneh 9780802821645
The Next Christendom Philip Jenkins 9780199767465
Global Pentecostalism Donald Miller, Tetsunao Yamamori 9780520251946
The Next Evangelicalism Soong-Chan Rah 9780830833603
The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion Dyron B. Daughrity 9781433104527
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Christianity as World Religion Sebastian Kim and Kirsteen Kim 9780826498410
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TR771 Approaches to the Study of Religion
Spring 2014
Required
TITLE
AUTHOR
ISBN
AMAZON
Studying Religion: An Introduction Through Cases, third edition Gary Kessler 9780073386591
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The Sacred Canopy Peter Berger 9780385073059
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Islam Observed: Religious Developoment in Morocco and Indonesia Clifford Geertz 9780226285115
The Sacred and the Profane Mircea Eliade 9780156792011
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The Meaning and End of Religion Wilfred Cantwell Smith 9780800624750
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Recommended:

HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion Jonathan Smith 9780060675158
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Elementary Forms of the Religious Life Durkheim, Emile (Trans by Karen Fields) 9780029079379
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Religious Studies: Making of a Discipline Capps, Walker 9780800625351
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