Further Reading on “God”

So many people have asked me for the references/further reading for the sermon from July 17 2016 (“What We Call God, Or Don’t”), I thought I’d compile a list.  This is definitely partial, but it’s a good start! The ones with * can be borrowed from the church library.

  • James Luther Adams, On Being Human Religiously, 1976
  • *Paul Rasor, Faith Without Certainty, 2005
  • Henry Nelson Wieman, Religious Experience and Scientific Method, Orig 1926, reprinted in 1971
  • *Nancy Ellen Abrams, A God that Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our Planet, 2015
  • Friedrich Schleiermacher, On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers, 1799
  • Paul Tillich, Dynamics of Faith, orig. 1957, reprinted many times, including 2009
  • Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father, revised edition, 1993
  • Charles Hartshorne, Omnipotence, and Other Theological Mistakes, 1984
  • James Cone, God of the Oppressed, 1975
  • *Galen Guengerich, God Revised, 2013

About Rev. Gretchen Haley

Gretchen Haley is relentlessly curious about most things, especially the big stuff of theology, the beauty of creation, the magic of collaboration, and the great joy of pop culture (reflected in this blog by random posts on Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Scandal, Orphan Black, or the latest Marvel movie). She has an audacious ambition for the liberal church, believing in its capacity to transform lives and our world by way of hyper-local relationships and partnerships that inspire the unleashing of courageous love. She's all in on adrienne maree brown's emergent strategy, and finds solace in the trails in and around Fort Collins Colorado where she serves with the brilliant Rev. Sean Neil-Barron as one of the ministers of the Foothills Unitarian Church. She and her amazing partner of over 20 years, Carri, have 2 children, Gracie (14) and Josef (12) who both relish and resent being PKs, and who keep her grounded, frustrated, inspired, and humbled, everyday. She is basically obsessed with her puppy, a large sized mutt, Charlie.
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4 Responses to Further Reading on “God”

  1. Marypat says:

    Is Inside the Large Congregation by Susan Beaumont available? Mary Pat

    Sent from my iPhone



  2. Steven Hoyt says:

    to the general public, where’s the sermon? i’d like to hear/read it.


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