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God's Politics

This first list is a few books I got into this year and below that, some I carry around all the time.

Torture and the Eucharist, by Willam Cavanaugh
An Ethic for Christians and other Aliens in a Strange Land, by William Stringfellow
Wendell Berry Essays
The Paradise of God, by Norman Wirzba
Myth of a Christian Nation, by Greg Boyd
From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank: The Complete Guide to Using Vegetable Oil as an Alternative Fuel, by Joshua Tickell, Kaia Tickell, and Kaia Roman
Pax Romana and the Peace of Jesus Christ, by Klaus Wengst
A Peculiar People, by Rodney Clapp

Early Christians in their Own Words, by Eberhard Arnold (editor)
Daniel Berrigan Poetry
The Politics of Jesus, by John H. Yoder
Selected Writings, by Dorothy Day
Jesus and Empire, by Richard Horsley
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, by Paulo Freire
The Powers that Be, by Walter Wink (and his trilogy)
Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman
Is it Okay to Call God Mother, by Paul Smith
Let Justice Roll Down, by John Perkins
Sayings of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
Martin Luther King Jr. sermons and “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”
The Simple Path, by Mother Teresa
Little Flowers, by St. Francis of Assisi

Shane Claiborne is a founding partner of The Simple Way Community, a radical faith community that lives among and serves the homeless in Kensington, North Philadelphia. He also the author of The Irresistible Revolution.

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