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Booklist Fall 2019

JST Booklist Fall 2019

Below, you will find textbook information for courses offered at JST. You can order these books on Amazon or any other booksellers.

Please bear in mind the length of time it takes to receive your books when ordering, so that you will have them when you need them for your class.

Professor Jerome Baggett

Joseph O. Baker and Buster G. Smith, American Secularism: Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems (New York: NYU Press, 2015).
*Required

Jerome P. Baggett, The Varieties of Nonreligious Experience: Atheism in American Culture (New York: NYU Press, 2019)
*Required

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley, The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019)
*Required

Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion (New York: W. W. Norton, 1961)
*Required

Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation (New York: Knopf, 2007)
*Required

Christel Manning, Losing Our Religion: How Unaffiliated Parents are Raising Their Children (New York: NYU Press, 2015)
*Required

R. Laurence Moore and Isaac Kramnick, Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life (New York: W. W. Norton, 2018)
*Required

Christian Smith, Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can’t Deliver (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019)
*Required

*There will also be a modest number of articles / book chapters, which I will distribute to students; these are listed in the course schedule (in the order that I recommend that you read them) and identified as such with an asterisk.

Professor Jerome Baggett

Jerome P. Baggett, Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009)
*Required

Robert Brenneman, Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)
*Required

Christian Smith, Moral, Believing Animals: Human Personhood and Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003)
*Required

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb, Religion and AIDS in Africa (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)
*Required

Marsha G. Witten, All is Forgiven: The Secular Message in American Protestantism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993)
*Required

Geneviève Zubrzycki, Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016)
*Required

*There will also be a modest number of articles / book chapters that will be available to students electronically via the GTU’s Moodle site; they are listed in the course schedule (in the order I recommend you reading them) and identified as such with an asterisk.

Professor Stephanie Dixon

Professor Lisa Fullam

Spohn, William C. Go and Do Likewise. Jesus and Ethics. New York: Continuum, 2000
ISBN-10: 0826412912
*Required

Mahoney, John, SJ. The Making of Moral Theology. A Study of the Roman Catholic Tradition. Oxford: Clarendon Paperbacks, Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, 1987
ISBN-10: 0198267304
*Required

Professor Lisa Fullam

Tom L. Beauchamp and James F. Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 7th edition. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-19-992458-5
*Required

Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, New York: Broadway Books, 2010, 2011.
ISBN: 978-1400052189
*Required

Emilie Townes, Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African American Health Issues and a Womanist Ethic of Care, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2006.
ISBN: 978-1597525374
*Required

Madison Powers and Ruth Faden, Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy (Issues in Biomedical Ethics), 1st Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN: 978-0195375138
*Required

Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
ISBN: 978-0374533403
Optional

Professor Julie Rubio

Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation(rev. ed. 1993, original 1973)
ISBN: 9780807015032
*Required

Linda Hogan & A.E. Orobator, eds., Feminist Catholic Theological Ethics: Conversations in the World Church (2014)
ISBN: 9781626980785
*Required

Elizabeth Johnson, She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse (2002)
ISBN: 9780824519254
*Required

Dolores Williams, Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk (2013 ed., original 1993)
ISBN: 978-1-62698-038-9
*Required

Andolsen, Gudorf, & Pellaur, Women’s Consciousness, Women’s Conscience: A Reader in Feminist Ethics (1985)
ISBN: 0-06-254102-1
*Required

Colleen Carroll Campbell, My Sisters, The Saints: A Spiritual Memoir (New York: Image, 2012).
*Required

Professor Robert McCann

Please DO NOT purchase the required texts until you meet with the professor in the first class. As the syllabus notes, much can be found online and there are many copies around to borrow.

New Commentary of the Code of Canon Law. Commissioned by the Canon Law Society of America. Ed. John P. Beal, James A. Coriden, Thomas J. Green, New York/Mahway, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000. [hence NCOMM]
ISBN 0-8091-0502-0
*Required

The Pastoral Companion: A Canon Law Handbook for Catholic Ministry, new series, fifth edition. John M. Huels, OSM, Montreal,Canada: Wilson & LaFleur, 2016 [hence PC]
ISBN 978-2-89689-354-6
*Required

Professor William Dohar

Chidester, David. Christianity: A Global History. HarperOne; Reprint edition (November 27, 2001)
ISBN# 13:978-0062517708
*Required
 
 

Professor William Dohar

Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: the Reformation to the Present Day. HarperOne; 2nd edition (December 7, 2010)
ISBN# 13:978-0061855894
*Required
 

Professor Patrick Coogan

Thomas Wolf, Managing a Nonprofit Organization (updated Twenty-First Century Edition)
ISBN 1451608462
*Required

 

Professor Mary McGann

*All books required

Francis, Mark R. Local Worship, Global Church. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-8146-1879.

Peter C. Phan. In Our Own Tongues: Perspectives from Asia on Mission and Inculturation. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2003
ISBN: 1-57075-502-7 (pbk)

Laurenti Magesa, Anatomy of Inculturation: Transforming the church in Africa. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2004
ISBN: 1-57075-529-9 (pbk)

Robert J. Schreiter, The New Catholicity: Theology between the Global and the Local. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1997
ISBN: 1-57075-120-X (pbk)

Aylward Shorter, Toward a Theology of Inculturation. Eugene OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009.
ISBN: 0-88344-536-0
*ISBN may have changed, this is from the original publication by Orbis

Virgilio P. Elizando and Timothy M. Matovina, Mestizo Worship: A Pastoral Approach to Liturgical Ministry. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1998
ISBN: 0-8146-2490-1

Diego Irarrazaval, Inculturation: New Dawn of the Church in Latin America. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2008 (2000)
ISBN: 13:978-1-55635-831-8 or 10: 1-55635-831-8.

Mary E. McGann, Let It Shine! The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-8232-2992-5 (pbk)

Professor Thomas Cattoi

Professor Jean-Francois Racine

Gorman, Michael. Apostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.
ISBN-10: 0802874282
ISBN-13: 978-0802874283.
*Required

Professor Jean-Francois Racine

Breed, Brennan W. Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2014
ISBN: 025301252X.
*Required

 

Professors James Nati and Gina Hens-Piazza

Norman K. Gottwald , The Hebrew Bible: A Brief Socio-literary Introduction, Paperback – Abridged, November 1, 2008. Fortress Press, Edition: Abridged Edition
*Required

Steven McKenzie and Stephen Haynes, To Each Its Own Meaning, Paperback, Revised edition, Westminister John Knox Press, 1999.
*Required

*BIBLE - NAB, NRSV, JBS, NJ, are all acceptable.


HarperCollins Bible Dictionary - Revised & Updated Hardcover – March 8, 2011 by Mark Allan Powell (Author) OR
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible Hardcover – October 23, 2000 by David Noel Freedman (Editor), Astrid B. Beck (Editor), Allen C. Myers (Editor)
*Recommended

Professor Gina Hens-Piezza

Phyllis Tribble and Letty M. Russel Ed., Hagar, Sarah, and Their Children: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives, Paperback, March 2, 2006 Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press (March 2, 2006)
*Required

Eboo Patel, Interfaith Leadership: A Primer Paperback. Publisher: Beacon Press, July 2016
*Required

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John Esposito Ed., Daughters of Abraham: Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Paperback – October 9, 2002. Publisher: University of Florida Press (October 2002)
*Required

Islam: What Non-Muslims Should Know by John Kaltner (Fortress Press 2004).
*Recommended for anyone who needs a primer in Islam- this little book is a brief and excellent overview – a fast and interesting read.

 

Required Uploads for Ipads/Iphone

-Exploring Jerusalem's Mea Shearim: A Walking Tour Kindle Edition by Bob Martin $0.99
-Jerusalem Audiotours The Old City of Jerusalem Audio Walking Tours
The Jerusalem Development Authority (not on Amazon. This is a FREE download – not for kindle) Download from the site as titled above.

*Required Moodle - There will be weekly readings on Moodle as well as video sites and assignments

Professor John Endres

Bellinger, W. H. Psalms: A Guide to Studying the Psalter. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012
ISBN 978-0-8010-4855-5
*Required

Sarna, Nahum. On the Book of Psalms: Exploring the Prayers of Ancient Israel. New York: Schocken, 1993
ISBN 9780805210231
*Required

Zenger, E. A God of Vengeance: Understanding the Psalms of Divine Wrath. Translated by Linda M. Maloney. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1996
ISBN 978-0664256371
*Required

Nowell, Irene. Sing a New Song: The Psalms in the Sunday Lectionary. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 1993.
*Recommended

Daly-Denton, Margaret M. Psalm-Shaped Prayerfulness: A Guide to the Christian Reception of the Psalms. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2011
ISBN 978-0814634028
*Recommended

Professor Gerdenio Manuel

Jung, Patricia Beattie, & Stephens, Darryl W. (2013) Professional sexual ethics, a holistic ministry approach. New York: The Fortress Press
ISBN:9780800699437
*Required

Rohr, Richard. (2011) Breathing Under Water.  Cincinnati: Franciscan Media
ISBN: 1616361573
*Required

Teyber, Edward. (2017). Interpersonal Process in Therapy, 7thEdition. Belmont: Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 1305856007, 9781305856004
*Required

Yalom, Irvin. (1989). Love’s Executioner. New York: Basic Books
ISBN-13: 9780465020119
*Required

Professor Jerome Baggett

Professor Julie Rubio

 

Cathleen Kaveny, Law's Virtues: Fostering Autonomy and Solidarity in American Society 

ISBN: 978-1589019324

*Required

 

Cavanaugh, Bailey, & Hovey, eds., An Eerdmans Reader in Contemporary Political Theology 

ISBN: 978-0-802864406

*Required

 

William T. Cavanaugh, Migrations of the Holy: God, State, and the Political Meaning of the Church

ISBN: 978-0-8028-6609-7

*Required

 

Tisha M. Rajendra, Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration 

ISBN: 978-0-8028-6882-4

*Required

Professor George Murphy

Augustine. Confessions. trans. H. Chadwick. New York: Oxford Univ.Press, 1992.
*Required

Loyola. The Autobiography of Ignatius of Loyola. In St. Ignatius Loyola: Personal Writings trans. J. Munitiz and P Endean New York: Penguin, 1996.
*Required

Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection. In Collected Works vol ii, trans. Rodriguez and Kavanaugh, Inst.of Carmelite Studies 1980.
*Required

Dorothy Day, Selected Writings. Edited by Robert Ellsberg. New York: Orbis, 1992.
*Required

Professor Elizabeth Liebert, SNMJ

Barton, Ruth Haley. Pursuing God’s Will Together: ADiscernment Practice for Leadership Groups. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-83083572-0
*Required

Bieber, Nancy, Decision Making & Spiritual Discernment: The Sacred Art of Finding Your Way. Woodstock VT: Skylight Paths, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-59473-289-8
*Required

Liebert, Elizabeth. The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making. Louisville, Westminster John Knox, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-664-228780-5
*Required

Maney, Tim. A Simple Life-Changing Prayer: Discovering the Power of St. Ignatius Loyola’s Examen. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2011
*Required

 

Additional Required for advanced students (SRC 4XXX), plus three monographs; these titles recommended for others:

Choose one from this group:

  • Gallagher, Timothy, OMV. The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living. New York: Crossroad, 2005. ISBN: 0-8245-2291-5. (An in-depth treatment of the First Set of Rules for Discernment of Spirits.)
  • Gallagher, Timothy, OMV. Spiritual Consolation: An Ignatian Guide for the Greater Discernment of Spirits. New York: Crossroad, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0-8245-2429-6. (Extended treatment of the Second set of Rules for Discernment of Spirits.
  • Toner, Jules. Discerning God’s Will: Ignatius of Loyola’s Teaching on Christian Decision Making. St. Louis: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 1991. ISBN: 0-912422-82-3. Classic presentation of Ignatian Communal Decision Making.

 Choose one from this group:

  • Palmer, Parker. A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey toward and Undivided Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004. ISBN: 978-0-7879-7100-7. Develops of Circles of Trust, and adapts the Clearness Committee process for any interested person regardless of religion/no-religion.
  • Liebert, Elizabeth. The Soul of Discernment: A Spiritual Practice for Communities and Institutions. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-664-2397-1. Extends the practice of individual and group discernment into the structural arena. Based on the Pastoral Circle, and engages in dialogue with Theory U.

Professor Amanda Kaminski

Kathleen O’Conner, Lamentations and the Tears of the World (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2002)
ISBN-10: 1570753997
ISBN-13: 978-1570753992
*Required


Gustavo Gutierrez, On Job: God-talk and the Suffering of the Innocent (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1987)
ISBN-10: 0883445522
ISBN-13: 978-0883445525
*Required

Eung Chun Park, Either Jew or Gentile: Paul’s Unfolding Theology of Inclusivity (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003)
ISBN-10: 0664224539
*Requird

 

Professor Fredik Heiding

Ignatius of Loyola, Personal Writings, includes Autobiography and Spiritual Exercises, trans. Munitiz and Endean, Penguin.
*Required

Hugo Rahner, Man at Play, Burns & Oates, 1965
*Required

Timothy Gallagher, Meditation and Contemplation. An Ignatian Guide to Praying with Scripture, 2008
*Required

James Martin, Between Heaven and Mirth, HarperCollins, 2011
*Required

Professor Thomas Cattoi

Professor Thomas Cattoi

Gavin Flood, Introduction to Hinduism, 378 pages, Cambridge University Press; 1st US - 1st Printing edition (July 13, 1996) 
ISBN-10: 0521438780
ISBN-13: 978-0521438780
$10.77
*Required

Raymundo Panikkar, Christophany: the Fullness of Man, Orbis Books (November 30, 2004)
ISBN-10: 1570755647
ISBN-13: 978-1570755644
$24.51
*Required

Ravi Ravindra, The Gospel of John in the Light of Indian Mysticism, Revised edition (August 16, 2004)
ISBN-10: 1594770182
ISBN-13: 978-1594770180
$14.66
*Required

Robert Charles Zaehner, Bhagavad Gita, Oxford University Press; 1st Edition Thus edition
ISBN-10: 0195016661
ISBN-13: 978-0195016666
from $5.53
*Required


Robert Frykenberg, Christianity in India, Oxford History of the Christian Church, 564 pages, Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 5, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0199575835
ISBN-13: 978-0199575831
$43.04
*Recommended

Professor Thomas Cattoi

Arthur Holder, Christian Spirituality: The Classics, 392 pages, Routledge; 1 edition (August 19, 2009)
ISBN-10: 0415776023
ISBN-13: 978-0415776028
$26.66 (used)
$35.22 (new)
*Required

Philip Sheldrake, Spirituality and History: Questions of Interpretation and Method, Orbis Books; 2 edition (July 1, 1998)
ISBN-10: 1570752036
ISBN-13: 978-1570752032
$27.00
*Required