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Personal/Theological Notebook: Reading List 2012-2013 School Year

What I've Been Reading
Reading List 2012-2013 School Year:

I get asked about this every so often, and I'm always willing to recommend a good book, so some years ago I thought I'd follow the lead of one of my favourite authors, Diane Duane, who has something similar up on her page. Books I re-read are heartily endorsed!

* denotes a re-read **denotes a book I'm teaching in a class
The Making of the Pope: 2005, Andrew M. Greeley
America's Second Revolution: How George Washington Defeated Patrick Henry and Saved the Nation, Harlow Giles Unger
Theological Investigations, XVIII: God and Revelation, Karl Rahner
The Making of the Popes 1978: The Politics of Intrigue in the Vatican, Andrew M. Greeley
Pilgrim Fellowship of Faith: The Church as Communion, Joseph Ratzinger
Theological Investigations, IV: More Recent Writings, Karl Rahner *
Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine, and the Mystery of Baptism, Garry Wills
The Cambridge Companion to the Trinity, Peter Phan, ed.
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card *
The Church in the Making: Lumen Gentium, Christus Dominus, Orientalium Ecclesiarum, Richard Gaillardetz
The History of Vatican II, Vol. 1: Announcing and Preparing Vatican Council II, Giuseppe Alberigo, ed.
The Complete Julian of Norwich, Fr. John-Julian, OJN
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Secrets of God: Writings of Hildegard of Bingen, Sabina Flanagan, ed. and trans.
The History of Vatican II, Vol. 2: The Formation of the Council's Identity, First Period and Intercession, October 1962-September 1963, Giuseppe Alberigo, ed.
Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning, Massimo Faggioli
State of War: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1945-2011, Paul A. C. Koistinen
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E. L. Konigsburg (read to the nieces) *
The History of Vatican II, Vol. 3: The Mature Council, Second Period and Intercession, September 1963-September 1964, Giuseppe Alberigo, ed.
The History of Vatican II, Vol. 4: Church as Communion, Third Period and Intercession, September 1964-September 1965, Giuseppe Alberigo, ed.
Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ: A Model Theologian, 1918-2008, Patrick W. Carey
Some Bolitho novels, Alexander Kent
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle (read to the nieces) *
Karl Barth, Catholic Renewal and Vatican II, Benjamin Dahlke
An Historian's Approach to Religion: Based on Gifford Lectures Delivered in the University of Edinburgh in the Years 1952 and 1953, Arnold Toynbee
The Logic of Liberty: Reflections and Rejoinders, Michael Polanyi
Systematic Theology, Wolfhart Pannenberg *
A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Reason for Hope: The Systematic Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg, 2nd Ed., Stanley J. Grenz
Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis *
Perelandra, C.S. Lewis *
The Rise and Decline of the Scholastic 'Quaestio Disputata': With Special Emphasis on its Use in the Teaching of Medicine and Science, Brian Lawn
Ratzinger's Faith: The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI, Tracey Rowland
Trapped in the Ice, Ruth Harnden (read to Haley) *
Grace: The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Revised Edition, David M. Coffey
The Historicity of Nature: Essays on Science and Theology, Wolfhart Pannenberg
The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage, Paul Elie
Universal Father: A Life of John Paul II, Garry O'Connor
Essays Presented to Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, ed.
The Jeweler's Shop, Karol Wojtyla
My Witness for the Church, Bernard Häring
A Life with Karol: My Forty-Year Friendship with the Man Who Became Pope, Stanislaw Dziwisz
The Hideous Strength, C.S. Lewis *
Christological Name Theology in Three Second Century Communities, Michael D. Harris
Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality, Elizabeth Spearing, ed.
The Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life (2nd Edition), Ingrid Mattson
The Showings of Julian of Norwich, Critical Edition ed. Denise N. Baker
Crossing To Safety, Wallace Stegner
A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson *
Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction, Jonathan T. Pennington
John Adams, David McCollough *
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