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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. read more

Reading List for The Congregation

I start my final course this week. It is The Congregation with Dr. Patrick Kiefert.

These are the books assigned: (I’ll created annotated bibliography links as I read them throughout the semester)

Ammerman, Nancy Tatom. Studying Congregations : A New Handbook. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1998.

Ammerman, Nancy Tatom, and Arthur Emery Farnsley. Congregation & Community. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1997.

Chaves, Mark. Congregations in America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. read more

Book | The Action Research Dissertation

authors: Kathryn Herr
Gary L. Anderson

“unlike traditional dissertations that insist on a dispassionate, distanced attitude toward one’s research, acction research is often chosen by doctoral students because they are passionate about their topic, theiir setting, and coparticipants.” (xvii)

“action research is inherently interdisciplinary and seldom fits neatly into the norms of a particular discipline or field.” (2)

“The approach is only Action Research when it is collaborative, though it is important to realize that the Action Research of the group is achieved through the critically examined action of the individual group members.” (4-5) read more