Books About Shalom – Reader’s Favs

by Christine Sine

We’ve heard from you and have compiled your list of favorite books on/about God’s shalom.

Here they are:

  1. The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right – Lisa Sharon Harper
  2. Drinking from the Wells of New Creation: The Holy Spirit and the Imagination in Reconciliation – Kerry Dearborn
  3. Radical Reconciliation: Beyond Political Pietism and Christian Quietism – Allan Boesak and Curtis Paul DeYoung
  4. Why We Can’t Wait – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. God’s Shalom Project: An engaging look at the Bible’s sweeping story – Bernhard Ott
  6. Mission Between the Times: Essays on the Kingdom – C. René Padilla
  7. Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church – N.T Wright
  8. From Saigon to Shalom: The Pilgrimage of a Missionary in Search of a More Authentic Mission – James E. Metzler
  9. Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life – Henri J.M. Nouwen and Donald P. Mcneill
  10. Justice: Rights and Wrongs Paperback – Nicholas Wolterstorff
  11. Living Toward a Vision: Biblical Reflections on Shalom – Walter Brueggemann and Charles McCollough

And Our Original List:

  1. Embrace, Leroy Barber
  2. Prophetic Lament, Sooong-Chan Rah
  3. Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0, Brenda Salter-McNeil
  4. Shalom and the Community of Creation, Randy Woodley
  5. Sabbath as Resistance, Walter Bruggemann
  6. A New Heaven and a New Earth, Richard Middleton
  7. Ambassadors of Reconciliation: Volume 1, Volume 2, Ched Myers & Elaine Enns
  8. Reconciling All Things, Emmanuel Katongole & Chris Rice
  9. Friendship at the Margins, Christopher Heuertz & Christine Pohl
  10. The Book of Forgiving, Desmond Tutu & Mpho Tutu

1 comment

reflectionsofastargazer November 1, 2016 - 10:04 am

Thank you everyone for the book recommendations! I am eager to get reading them all!

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