The following resource list includes readings for various sessions of cohort groups between 2009-2012. It is organized alphabetically by topic.
Alinsky, Saul. Reveille for Radicals. 1946. Reprint, New York and Toronto: Vintage Books, 1989.
Hercules, Bob, Bruce Orenstein, Alec Baldwin. The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky & His Legacy.
Chicago: Media Process Educational Films, Chicago Video Project, Independent Television Service, Berkeley
Media, DVD, 1999.
Horton, Myles. The Long Haul: An Autobiography. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997. See esp. 177-180.
Lewis, Anne. “The Rough Side of the Mountain,” an episode of Headwaters Television. Whitesburg, KY:
Appalshop, #205. DVD, 1996.
Lewis, Helen. “Rebuilding Communities: A 12 Step Recovery Program.” In Participatory Development in
Appalachia: Cultural Identity, Community, and Sustainability, edited by Susan E. Keefe, 67-88. Knoxville:
The University of Tennessee Press.
Migliore, Daniel. “Appendix C.” In Faith Seeking Understanding, 2nd edition, 384-401. Grand Rapids, Michigan:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2004.
Weeks, Lou. “Introduction to Alinsky,” unpublished.
Conflict Transformation, Resolution, Reconciliation
Fisher, Roger and William L. Ury. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.
2nd edition. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.
Farley, Edward. “Interpreting Situations: An Inquiry into the Nature of Practical Theology,” 29-43
In Practicing Gospel: Unconventional Thoughts on the Church’s Ministry. Louisville: Westminster John Knox,
2003. First published 1987 by Fortress Press in Formation and Reflection: The Promise of Practical Theology,
edited by Lewis S. Mudge and James Poling.
The Association of Religion Data Archives
Niebuhr, H. Richard. “The Meaning of Responsibility.” In The Responsible Self: An Essay in Christian Moral
Philosophy, 47-68. Library of Theological Ethics edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1999. First
edition Harper and Row, 1963.
Niebuhr, H. Richard, "The Meaning of Revelation." Library of Theological Ethics edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster
John Knox, 2006. First edition MacMillan, 1941. See esp. Chapter 2 and 3.
Gustafson, James. “Moral Discernment in the Christian Life.” In Moral Discernment in the Christian Life: Essays in
Theological Ethics, 25-40. Library of Theological Ethics First Edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox,
Hauerwas, Stanley. “A Christian Critique of Christian America” In The Hauerwas Reader, 459-480. Durham, NC:
Duke University Press, 2001.
Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Reaching Higher: Strategic Initiatives for Higher Education in Indiana
Health Care in Indiana Communities
Flaherty, Liam. “Life.” In Being Human: Readings from the President’s Council on Bioethics, 314-320
Gunderman, Richard. “The Good Samaritan.” In We Make Life by What We Give, 37-45. Bloomington, Indiana:
Indiana University Press, 2009.
Gunderman, Richard. “Treasure in Earthen Vessels.” In We Make Life by What We Give, 174-190. Bloomington,
Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2009.
Selzer, Richard. “The Surgeon as Priest.” In Being Human: Readings from the President’s Council on Bioethics,
Erickson, Erik H. Gandhi’s Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence. New York: W. W. Norton and Company,
1969. See esp. 9-10, 24-32, 296-303.
Williams, Raymond Brady. “Swaminarayan Hinduism.” In The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements, edited by
Peter Clarke. London: Routledge, 2005.
Williams, Raymond Brady. “Christian Stories about India.” In Christian Pluralism in the United States: The Indian
Immigrant Experience, 47-91. London: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Heifetz, Ronald. Leadership without Easy Answers. Cambridge, MA:
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994.
Text also available on site.
Text also available on site.
Nouwen, Henri. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. New York: The Crossroad
Publishing Company, 1989.
Obama, Barack Hussein. Inaugural Address. Video, 21:21. January 21, 2009. Text also available at site.
Dykstra, Craig. “Pastoral and Ecclesial Imagination.” In For Life Abundant, 41-61. Grand Rapids, MI:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008.
Wind, James P. and David J. Wood. Becoming a Pastor: Reflections on the Transition into Ministry.
August 18, 2008.