Ecumenical Book Group Books



Fall 2013Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape” by Jenna Miscavige Hill and Lisa Pulitzer.


Spring 2013The Year of Living Biblically” by A. J. Jacobs

Fall 2012Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White” by Adam Hamilton

Spring 2012A People’s History of Christianity” by Diana Butler Bass

Fall 2011Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life” by Karen Armstrong

Spring 2011The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Punishment” by T. Richard Snyder

Fall 2010Jesus Freak: Feeding, Healing, Raising the Dead” by Sara Miles

Spring 2010Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver

Fall 2009On the Mystery: Discerning Divinity in Process” by Catherine Keller

Spring 2009Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith) by Studs Terkel

Fall 2008Mountains Beyond Mountains” (The quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World) by Tracy Kidder

Spring 2008The Lemon Tree” by Sandy Tolan

Fall 2007The Language of God: A Scientist Looks at Evidence for Belief” by Dr. Francis S. Collins, head of the Human Genome Project

Spring 2007The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical” by Shane Claiborne

Fall 2006The Gospel According to America” by David Dark

Spring 2006No God But God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam” by Reza Aslan

Fall 2005The Heart of Christianity: How We Can Be Passionate Believers Today” by Marcus Borg

Spring 2005Brother to a Dragonfly” by Will Campbell

Fall 2004God’s Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible” by Adam Nicholson

Spring 2004Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People” edited by Dorothy Bass

Fall 2003Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith” by Kathleen Norris