FUUN Book Page
On this page you will find titles from Sunday services, religious education, and many topics. Those linked to Amazon, or any item purchased after entering Amazon through one of these links, will bring a percentage of the cost back to the church. Enter your own user name and password when asked. If you have questions or titles to suggest, please contact email@example.com.
Books from Sunday Sermons
March 24, 2013
- ‘All Will Come Again,’ from Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God
- Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire
Pastoral Care Resources Recommended by Gail Seavey
- How Can I Help? Stories and Reflection on Service
- The Sacred Art of Listening: Forty Reflections for Cultivating a Spiritual Practice
- Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
- Practicing the Sacred Art of Listening: A Guide to Enrich Your Relationships and Kindle Your Spiritual Life–The Listening Center Workshop
Books by Members and Friends
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- Deborah Wilbrink, The Sky’s The Limit!: Adventures of McGee the Cat
- Jeffry Stein, The Magic Word and Other Stories from before the Millennium, Life, Myth and the American Family Unreeling , and Gentlemen of Decision . Watch for another book coming out soon.
- Paul Keith Conklin, The State of the Earth: Environmental Challenges on the Road to 2100.
- Anastasia Curwood, Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars (Gender and American Culture).
- Lisa Dordal, poems in Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry, Dog Blessings: Poems, Prose, and Prayers Celebrating Our Relationship with Dogs, and Moments of the Soul: Poems of Meditation and Mindfulness by Writers of Every Faith.
- Peg Duthie, Measured Extravagance. Peg’s poems also appear in Say a Little Prayer: A Journal, Serenity Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose to Soothe Your Soul, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, Big Land, Big Sky, Big Hair: Best of the Texas Poetry Calendar, and several other anthologies. Her essays appear in Reading Harry Potter Again: New Critical Essays and Harlem Renaissance Lives.
Living in Recovery
Tim Kiernon recommends this book for people in recovery and out. It deals with people who have been traumatized but are still in relationship, in one way or another, with their perpetrators.
All Church Read
- Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
- Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook: A Practical Guide for Individual, Group or Classroom Study (Nonviolent Communication Guides)
Books for New or Prospective UU’s
- A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism, by John Buehrens and Forrest Church.
- The ABC’s for UU Newcomers: A Brief Introduction to Unitarian Universalism, by William Cleary.
- An Introduction to the Unitarian and Universalist Traditions (Introduction to Religion), by Andrea Greenwood and Mark W. Harris.
- With purpose and principle: Essays about the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism, edited by Edward A. Frost.
- Unitarian Universalism: A Narrative History, by David E. Bumbaugh.
Books from Beloved Community Committee
- Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World, by David Brion Davis.
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander.
- Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A., by Eduardo Pagan.
- The Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka.
Children and Families
- The Gift of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children, by Jeanne Harrison Nierwejaar.
- Unitarian Universalism Is a Really Long Name, by Jennifer Dant and Anne Carter.
- Tending the Flame: The Art of Unitarian Universalist Parenting, by Michelle Richards.
Marguerite’s Favorite Story Books
- A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook, by Jeannine K. Grohsmeyer.
- One Hundred Wisdom Stories From Around the World, by Margaret Silf.
- Ready-To-Tell Tales: Sure-Fire Stories From America’s Favorite Storytellers (Multicultural Resource: Stories & Tellers of Many Cultures), edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney.
- More Ready-To-Tell Tales from Around the Worldedited by David Holt and Bill Mooney.
- Wisdom Tales from Around the World (World Storytelling from August House), by Heather Forest.
Church Health and Leadership
- Leading Change in the Congregation: Spiritual & Organizational Tools for Leaders, by Gilbert R. Rendle.
- Churchworks: A well-body book for congregations, by Anne Odin Heller.
- Healthy Congregations: A Systems Approach, by Peter L. Steinke.
- Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What, by Peter L. Steinke.
- How Your Church Family Works: Understanding Congregations as Emotional Systems, by Peter L. Steinke.
- A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope, by Peter L. Steinke.
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