Reading List for Adult Learning and Christian Spirituality

Bold face indicates that I have read it. This is a reading project in progress…

Anderson, Herbert, and Edward Foley. Mighty Stories, Dangerous Rituals: Weaving Together the Human and the Divine. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Ashley, J. Matthew. “Furthering Humanity: Theology of Culture.” Modern Theology 22, no. 1 (2006): 162-164.

________. “Reading the Universe Story Theologically: The Contribution of a Biblical Narrative Imagination.” Theological Studies 71, no. 4 (2010): 870-902.

Barnes, Michael. “The Work of Discovery: Interreligious Dialogue as Life-Long Learning.” Spiritus 11, no. 2 (2011): 224-246.

Bass, Diana Butler. Christianity after Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening. 1st ed. New York: HarperOne, 2012.

Beckman, Patricia Zimmerman. “Swimming in the Trinity: Mechthild of Magdeburg’s Dynamic Play.” Spiritus 4, no. 1 (2004): 60-77.

Bender, Courtney, and Omar McRoberts. “Mapping a Field: Why and How to Study Spirituality.” In Social Science Research Council. Brooklyn, NY: SSRC Working Papers, 2012. my notes…

Blair, Christine Eaton. The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults. 1st ed. Louisville, KY: Geneva Press, 2001.

Brookfield, Stephen. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. 1st ed. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Brown, Jeannine K., Carla M. Dahl, and Wyndy Corbin Reuschling. Becoming Whole and Holy: An Integrative Conversation About Christian Formation. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2011.

Burrows, Mark S. “Spirituality.” American Baptist Quarterly 16, no. 1 (1997): 3-97.

________. “”There the Dance Is” : The Dynamics of Spirituality in a Turning World.” American Baptist Quarterly 16, no. 1 (1997): 3-11.

________. “”To Taste with the Heart”: Allegory, Poetics, and the Deep Reading of Scripture.” Interpretation 56, no. 2 (2002): 168-180.

Chan, Simon. Spiritual Theology: A Systematic Study of the Christian Life. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998.

Clark, Carolyn, and Marsha Rossiter. “Narrative Learning in Adulthood.” New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education 119, no. Fall (2008): 61-70.

Courtenay, Bradley C., and Judy Milton. “Spirituality in Adult Education: From the Voices of Educators and Learners.” In Proceedings of the Joint International Conference of the 45th Annual Adult Education Research Conference and the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, edited by D. E. Clover. Victoria, Canada: University of Victoria, 2004.

Cunningham, Lawrence S. “Religion and Autobiography : A Bibliographical Note.” Horizons 5, no. 2 (1978): 211-214.

Dale, Janet L. “Reflective Judgment: Seminarians’ Epistemology in a World of Relativism.” Journal of Psychology & Theology 33, no. 1 (2005): 56-64.

Davenport, Joseph, and Judith A. Davenport. “A Chronology and Analysis of the Andragogy Debate.” Adult Education Quarterly 35, no. 3, Spring (1985): 152-159.

Davis, Dent C. “Dialogue of the Soul: Transformative Dimensions of the Experience of Spirit.” In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Transformativ Learning, edited by S. R. Weissner, Meyer S.R., N.L. Pfhal and P.G. Neaman, 130-135. New York, 2003. my notes…

Dirkx, John M. “Images, Transformative Learning the Work of Soul.” Adult Learning 12, no. 3 (2001): 15. my notes…

Dreyer, Elizabeth. “How to Remain Faithful in a Consuming Culture and Is New Age Spirituality All That New?” Religious Studies Review 34, no. 1 (2008): 1-8.

Dreyer, Elizabeth, and Mark S. Burrows. Minding the Spirit: The Study of Christian Spirituality. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. my notes…

Fenwick, Tara, and Leona English. “Dimensions of Spirituality: A Framework for Adult Educators.” Journal of Adult Theological Education 1, no. 1 (2001): 49-64. my notes…

Fleischer, Barbara J. “From Individual to Corporate Praxis: A Systematic Re-Imagining of Religious Education.” Religious Education 99, no. 3 (2004): 316-333. my notes…

Foltz, Nancy T. Handbook of Adult Religious Education. Birmingham, AL: Religious Education Press, 1986.

Fowler, James W. Stages of Faith: The Psychology of Human Development and the Quest for Meaning. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1981.

Frohlich, Mary. “Critical Interiority.” Spiritus 7, no. 1 (2007): 77-81. My notes…

G√∂tz, Ignacio L. “Spirituality and the Body.” Religious Education 96, no. 1 (2001): 2-19.

Goetz, David L. Death by Suburb: How to Keep the Suburbs from Killing Your Soul. 1st ed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2006.

Greenman, Jeffrey P., and George Kalantzis. Life in the Spirit: Spiritual Formation in Theological Perspective. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2010.

Groome, Thomas H. Sharing Faith: A Comprehensive Approach to Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry: The Way of Shared Praxis. 1st ed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

Grothe, Rebecca, and Augsburg Fortress (Publisher). Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Adult Education in the Church. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1997.

Hansen, Tricia. “What Is Critical Theory? An Essay for the Uninitiated Organizational Communication Scholar.” In Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association. Miami Beach, FL, 1993.

Helland, Roger, and Len Hjalmarson. Missional Spirituality: Embodying God’s Love from the inside Out. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2011.

Hindmarsh, D. Bruce. “”End of Faith as Its Beginning”: Models of Spiritual Progress in Early Evangelical Devotional Hymns.” Spiritus 10, no. 1 (2010): 1-21.

Hoffman, Paul E. Faith Forming Faith: Bringing New Christians to Baptism and Beyond. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012.

Howard, Barbara B., Precious Guramatunhu-Mudiwa, and Stephen R. White. “Spiritual Intelligence and Transformational Leadership: A New Theoretical Framework Journal of Curriculum and Instruction (JoCI) 3, no. 2 (2009): 54-67.

Howard, Evan B. The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2008.

Howells, Edward. “Appropriating the Divine Presence: Reading Augustine’s on the Trinity as a Transformative Text.” Spiritus 11, no. 2 (2011): 201-223. my notes…

Hsu, Albert Y. The Suburban Christian: Finding Spiritual Vitality in the Land of Plenty. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books/InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Jarvis, Peter. Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning. London New York: Routledge, 2006.

Kang, Dae Joong. “Rhizoactivity: Toward a Postmodern Theory of Lifelong Learning.” Adult Education Quarterly 57, no. May (2007): 205-220.

Kegan, Robert. In over Our Heads: The Mental Demands of Modern Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994. my notes…

Kegan, Robert, and Lisa Laskow Lahey. How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work: Seven Languages for Transformation. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Killen, Patricia O’Connell, and John De Beer. The Art of Theological Reflection. New York: Crossroad, 1994.

Kim, Kyong-jae, and Sharan B. Merriam. “Methodological Challenges in Studying Transformative Learning.” In The Fifth International Conference on Transformative Learning, 364-370. Teachers College, Columbia University, 2003.

Knowles, Malcolm S., Elwood F. Holton, and Richard A. Swanson. The Adult Learner: The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. 7th ed. Amsterdam ; Boston: Elsevier, 2011.

Merriam, Sharan B., Rosemary S. Caffarella, and Lisa Baumgartner. Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide. 3rd ed. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007my notes…

Mezirow, Jack. Learning as Transformation : Critical Perspectives on a Theory in Progress. 1st ed. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, . my notes…

Mulholland, M. Robert. Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1993.

Newman, Barbara. “On Being Spiritual but Not (Yet? Ever?) Religious.” Spiritus 10, no. 2 (2010): 282-287.

Palmer, Parker J. To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey. 1st HarperCollins pbk ed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993. my notes…

________. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. 10th anniversary ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Pettit, Paul. Foundations of Spiritual Formation: A Community Approach to Becoming Like Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2008.

Sawyer, L.L. “Transformative Learning at the Intersection of Body, Mind, and Spirit.” In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Tranformative learning, edited by S. R. Weissner, meyer and N.L. Pfhal, 385-390. New York, 2003.

Schneiders, Sandra M. “Biblical Spirituality.” Interpretation 56, no. 2 (2002): 133-142.

________. “Religion Vs. Spirituality: A Contemporary Conundrum.” Spiritus 3, no. 2 (2003): 163-185.

________. “Spirituality and the God Question.” Spiritus 10, no. 2 (2010): 243-250.

Sheldrake, Philip. Spirituality and Theology : Christian Living and the Doctrine of God. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1998. my notes…

________. “Practicing Catholic “Place”: The Eucharist.” Horizons 28, no. 2 (2001): 163-182.

________. A Brief History of Spirituality Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion Series. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2007.

________. “Spirituality and the Integrity of Theology.” Spiritus 7, no. 1 (2007): 93-98.

________. “Spirituality and Social Change: Rebuilding the Human City.” Spiritus 9, no. 2 (2009): 137-156. my notes…

________. Explorations in Spirituality : History, Theology, and Social Practice. New York: Paulist Press, 2010.

________. The Study of Spirituality. Theological Trends: 162-172. see my notes…

Steffe, Leslie P., and Jerry Edward Gale. Constructivism in Education. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1995.

Steffe, Leslie P., and Patrick W. Thompson. Radical Constructivism in Action : Building on the Pioneering Work of Ernst Von Glasersfeld Studies in Mathematics Education Series. New York: Falmer, 2000.

Sternberg, Robert J., Linda Jarvin, and Elena L. Grigorenko. Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press, 2009.

Sternberg, Robert J., and Jennifer Jordan. A Handbook of Wisdom : Psychological Perspectives. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University, 2005.

Sternberg, Robert J., James C. Kaufman, and Elena L. Grigorenko. The Essential Sternberg : Essays on Intelligence, Psychology, and Education. New York: Springer Pub. Co., 2009.

Taylor, Edward W., and Patricia Cranton. The Handbook of Transformative Learning : Theory, Research, and Practice. 1st ed. Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012.

Thomas, Owen C. “Interiority and Christian Spirituality.” Journal of Religion 80, no. 1 (2000): 41-60.

Tisdell, Elizabeth J. Exploring Spirituality and Culture in Adult and Higher Education The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. my notes…

Tyson, John R. Invitation to Christian Spirituality: An Ecumenical Anthology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Vella, Jane Kathryn. Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults. Rev. ed. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Vogel, Linda Jane. Teaching and Learning in Communities of Faith: Empowering Adults through Religious Education. 1st ed. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991.

Volf, Miroslav, and Dorothy C. Bass. Practicing Theology: Beliefs and Practices in Christian Life. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans, 2002.

Waldie, D. J. “Ordinary Time: The Making of a Catholic Imagination.” Spiritus 7, no. 1 (2007): 59-67.

Wickett, R. E. Y. “Adult Learning and Spiritual Growth.” Religious Education 75, no. 4 (1980): 452-461.

________. Models of Adult Religious Education Practice. Birmingham, Ala.: Religious Education Press, 1991.

Wiggins, Grant P., and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Expanded 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005.

Wilhoit, Jim. Spiritual Formation as If the Church Mattered: Growing in Christ through Community. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.

Willard, Dallas. Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2002. my notes…

Wuthnow, Robert. Sharing the Journey: Support Groups and America’s New Quest for Community. 1st Free Press pbk. ed. New York: Free Press : Distributed by Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Zohar, Danah, and I. N. Marshall. Sq : Spiritual Intelligence, the Ultimate Intelligence. London: Bloomsbury, 2000.

Zscheile, Dwight J. Cultivating Sent Communities: Missional Spiritual Formation Missional Church Series. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2012.