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Niebuhr Center Common Good Collection: Niebuhr Center Common Good Collection

Materials Included in the Collection

The A.C. Buehler Library is happy to announce a new collection of library materials related to vocation, calling, and social justice. The Niebuhr Center for Faith in Action was the recipient of a Council for Independent Colleges' Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) Professional Development Grant in 2015-2016. 

Items in the collection are listed below, or can be searched in I-Share by Subject using the phrase "Niebuhr Center Common Good". 

  • Abul el Fadl, Khaled. The Place of Tolerance in Islam. Beacon: 2002. 297.272 A155P
  • Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Americanah. Knopf, 2013. 823.92 A288A, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0012465867
  • Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New Press, 2010. 364.973 A377N, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0010157788
  • Andrews, Cecile. Living Room Revolution: A Handbook for Conversation, Community and the Common Good. New Society, 2013. 302.346 A565L
  • Astin, Alexander W., Helen S. Astin, and Jennifer A. Lindholm. Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives. Jossey-Bass, 2011. 378.198019 A854C ebook: http://carli.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=624382   
  • Barbezat, Daniel P., and Mirabai Bush. Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning. Jossey-Bass, 2014. 
  • Bass, Diana Butler. Grounded: Finding God in the World: A Spiritual Revolution. HarperOne, 2015. 231 B317G
  • Beach-Verhey, Timothy A. Robust Liberalism: H. Richard Niebuhr and the Ethics of American Public Life. Baylor UP, 2011. 261.70973 B365R
  • Bernstein, Gabrielle. Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Discovering Self-Love and Miracles. Three Rivers, 2011. 158.1 B531S 2011
  • Braskamp, Larry A., Lois Calian Trautvetter, and Kelly Ward. Putting Students First: How Colleges Develop Students Purposefully. Anker, 2006. 378.198 B823P
  • Brooks, Joanna. The Book of Mormon Girl: A Memoir of an American Faith. Free Press, 2012.
  • Brown, Juanita, David Isaacs and the World Café Community. The World Café: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter. Berrett-Koehler, 2005. 302.346 B878W ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=290808
  • Brown, Brené. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. Gotham, 2012. 
  • ---. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Hazelden, 2010. 158 B879G
  • ---. Rising Strong. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 158 B879R, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0015981832 and an audioebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017186731
  • Campbell, Susan. Getting Real. New World Library, 2001. 158 C191G
  • Chittister, Joan. Between the Dark and the Daylight: Embracing the Contradictions of Life. Image, 2015. 128 C543B
  • Cho, Eugene. Overrated: Are We More in Love With the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World? David C Cook, 2014. 241.62 C545O
  • Clydesdale, Timothy T. The Purposeful Graduate: Why Colleges Must Talk to Students About Vocation. U Chicago, 2015. 370.115 C649P
  • Coehlo, Paolo. The Alchemist. HarperSF, 1998. 869.342 C672A 2014 ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0008984718 
  • Coffin, William Sloane. Letters to a Young Doubter. John Knox, 2005. 
  • Cone, James H. The Cross and the Lynching Tree. Orbis, 2011. 277.3 C747C
  • Crouch, Andy. Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling. IVP Books, 2008. 261.0973 C952C
  • Cunningham, David S. (ed.) At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education. Oxford UP, 2016. 378.013 A861
  • Davis, Adam (ed.). Hearing the Call Across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service. SkyLight Paths, 2009.  
  • Diamond, Miriam Rosalyn. Encountering Faith in the Classroom: Turning Difficult Conversations Into Constructive Engagement. Stylus Pub, 2008. 379.28 E56 ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=326899
  • Dik, Bryan J., and Ryan Duffy. Make Your Job a Calling: How the Psychology of Vocation Can Change Your Life at Work. Templeton, 2012. 
  • Dik, Bryan J., Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger (eds.). Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace. APA, 2013. 658.30019 P985
  • Eck, Diana L. Encountering God: a Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras. Beacon Press, 1993. 201.5 E19E, also as an ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=44268&site=ehost-live
  • ---. A New Religious America: How a "Christian Country" Has Now Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation. HarperSF, 2001. 200.973 E19N
  • Edwards, Mark U. Religion On Our Campuses: a Professor's Guide to Communities, Conflicts, and Promising Conversations. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 200.71173 E26R
  • Eggers, Dave. Zeitoun. Vintage, 2010. 305.8927076 Z48YE, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0009222420
  • Ehrenreich, Barbara. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. Holt, 2002. 305.569 E33N, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0012510716
  • Epstein, Greg M. Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe. Morrow, 2009. 171.2 E64G
  • Esack, Farid. Qu'ran, Liberation and Pluralism: an Islamic Perspective of Interreligious Solidarity Against Oppression. Oneworld, 1997.  297.0968 E74Q
  • Fasching, Darrell J., Dell DeChant, and David M. Lantigua. Comparative Religious Ethics: a Narrative Approach to Global Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 205 F248C 2011 ebook: http://carli.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=707977 
  • Felton, Peter, H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Aaron Kheriaty, and Edward Taylor. Transformative Conversations: a Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education. Wiley, 2013. 371.102 F325T
  • Felton, Peter, John N. Gardner, Charles C. Schroeder, Leo M. Lambert, and Betsy O. Barefoot. The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing Institutions on What Matters Most. Jossey-Bass, 2016. 378.198 F325U
  • Fox, Helen. Their Highest Vocation: Social Justice and the Millennial Generation. Peter Lang, 2012. 
  • Frankl, Viktor E. Man's Search for Meaning: an Introduction to Logotherapy. Beacon Press, 1992. 158.9 F831M 1992, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0009178146
  • Froese, Paul. On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life. OxfordUP, 2016. 302.1 F926O
  • Garber, Steven. The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior. IVP Books, 2007. 248.83 G213F 2007
  • ---. Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good. IVP Books, 2014. 248.88 G213V
  • Heckman, Bud (ed.). InterActive Faith: the Essential Interreligious Community-Building Handbook. Skylight Paths, 2008. 
  • Hobgood, Mary E. Dismantling Privilege: an Ethics of Accountability. Pilgrim Press, 2009. 305.5120973 H682D
  • Horwitz, Claudia. The Spiritual Activist: Practices to Transform Your Life, Your Work, and Your World. Penguin Compass, 2002.
  • Irving, Debby. Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race. Elephant Room Press, 2014. 305.800973 I72W
  • Jacobsen, Douglas G., and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen. The American University in a Postsecular Age. OxfordUP, 2008. 379.280973 A512
  • ---. No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education. OxfordUP, 2012.  378.071 J17N
  • Jenkins, Henry, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green. Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. NYU, 2013. 302.23 J53S
  • Johansson, Charity, and Peter Felten. Transforming Students: Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education. Johns Hopkins, 2014. 370.115 J65T ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=662236
  • Karabell, Zachary. Peace Be Upon You: the Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence. Knopf, 2007. 201.5 K18P
  • Kingsolver, Barbara. The Poisonwood Bible: a Novel. 813.54 K55PO, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0008991741
  • Knitter, Paul F. Introducing Theologies of Religions. Orbis Books, 2002. 261.2 K71i
  • Levoy, Gregg. Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life. Three Rivers, 1998. 158 L666C 1998
  • ---. Vital Signs: the Nature and Nurture of Passion. Penguin, 2014. 152.4 L666V
  • Lindholm, Jennifer. A Guide of Promising Practices: Facilitating College Students' Spiritual Development. UCalifornia, 2011. 
  • Little, David (ed.). Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution. Cambridge, 2007. 201.7273 P355
  • Marsh, Charles. The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, From the Civil Rights Movement to Today. Basic, 2005. 303.372 M365B
    Martin, James. The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: a Spirituality for Real Life. HarperCollins2010. 248.482 M381J ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0009047608
  • Marty, Martin E. The One and the Many: America's Struggle for the Common Good. Harvard, 1997. 322.4 M388O
  • Mays, Rebecca Kratz (ed.). Interfaith Dialogue at the Grass Roots. Ecumenical Press, 2008. 
  • McCarthy, Kate. Interfaith Encounters in America. Rutgers, 2007. 201.50973 M123i
  • McGraw, Barbara, and Jo Renee Formicola. Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously: Spiritual Politics on America's Sacred Ground. Baylor, 2005. 
  • McLaren, Brian D. A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith. HarperOne, 2011. 230 M161N 2011
  • Moore, Diane L. Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: a Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 379.28 M821O
  • Muller, Wayne. How, Then, Shall We Live? Four Simple Questions That Reveal the Beauty and Meaning of Our Lives. Bantam, 1997. 204.4 M958H 1997
  • Nash, Robert J., DeMethra LaSha Bradley, and Arthur W. Chickering. How to Talk About Hot Topics on Campus: From Polarization to Moral Conversation. Jossey-Bass, 2008. 378.1213 N252H   
  • Nash, Robert J., and Michele C. Murray. Helping College Students Find Purpose: the Campus Guide to Meaning-Making. Jossey-Bass, 2010. 378.198 N252H
  • Neafsey, John. A Sacred Voice is Calling: Personal Vocation and Social Conscience. Orbis Books, 2006. 248.4 N338S 
  • Nhá̂t Hạnh, Thích. Living Buddha, Living Christ. Riverhead, 2015. 294.337 N576L 2015
  • Niebuhr, Gustav. Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America. Viking, 2008. 201.5 N665B
  • Nouwen, Henri J.M. Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life. HarperOne, 2013. 248.4 N934D
  • Palmer, Parker J. Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation. Jossey-Bass, 2000. 248.4 P175L, also as an ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=26070&site=ehost-live
  • ---. To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey. HarperSF, 1993. 370.1 P175K
  • Parks, Sharon Daloz. Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Emerging Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith. Jossey-Bass, 2011. 261.834242 P252B 2011 ebook: http://carli.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=697649
  • Patel, Eboo. Acts of Faith: the Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation. Beacon Press, 2007. 305.6970973 P295A 2010
  • ---. Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America. Beacon Press, 2012. 201.50973 P295S
  • Patel, Eboo, and Patrice Brodeur. Building the Interfaith Youth Movement: Beyond Dialogue to Action. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006. 201.50835 B932
  • Peace, Jennifer Howe, Or N. Rose, and Gregory Mobley. My Neighbor's Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation. Orbis Books, 2012. 201.5 M995
  • Pinker, Susan. The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier and Happier. Vintage Canada, 2015. 302 P655V 2015
  • Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an Inquiry Into Values. Perennial Classics, 2000. 917.304 P672Z 2000
  • Prothero, Stephen R. Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know--And Doesn't. HarperOne, 2007. 200.71073 P967R
  • Putnam, Robert D., and David E. Campbell. American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us. Simon & Schuster, 2010. 201.70973 P992A
  • Rilke, Rainer Marie. Letters to a Young Poet. Norton, 1993. 831.912 R573L 2004 ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=47881&site=ehost-live
  • Runzo, Joseph, Nancy M. Martin, and Arvind Sharma (eds.). Human Rights and Responsibilities in the World Religions. Oneworld, 2002. 201.723 H918R
  • Ruttenberg, Danya. Surprised by God: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Religion. Beacon Press, 2008. 296.7092 R982S
  • Sacks, Jonathan. The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations. Continuum, 2003. 201.5 S121D 2003
  • Schwehn, Kaethe, and L. DeAne Lagerquist. Claiming Our Callings: Toward a New Understanding of Vocation in the Liberal Arts. OxfordUP, 2014. 370.112 C585
  • Schwehn, Mark R., and Dorothy C. Bass (eds.). Leading Lives That Matter: What We Should Do and Who We Should Be. Eerdmans, 2006.  248.4 L434
  • Small, Jenny L. (ed.). Making Meaning: Embracing Spirituality, Faith, Religion, and Life Purpose in Student Affairs. Stylus, 2015. 378.197 M235
  • Smock, David R. (ed.). Interfaith Dialogue and Peacemaking. US Institute of Peace, 2002. 201.5 I61
  • Stedman, Chris. Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious. Beacon Press, 2012. 201.5 S812F
  • Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption. Spiegel and Grau, 2015. 353.48092 S847J 2015, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0014932983, and as an audio ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0015342475
  • Thistlethwaite, Susan Brooks. Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 201.7273 I61
  • Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited. Beacon Press, 1996. 261.8325 T539J
  • Turkle, Sherry. Reclaiming Conversation: the Power of Talk in a Digital Age. Penguin, 2015. 
  • Van Ness, Daniel W., and Karen Heetderks Strong. Restoring Justice: an Introduction to Restorative Justice. Taylor & Francis, 2015. 364.68 V266R 2015
  • Varshney, Ashutosh. Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and Muslims in India. Yale, 2003. 954.00882 V325E 2002 ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=187858
  • Wheatley, Margaret J. Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future. Berrett-Koehler, 2009. 177.2 W557T 2009 ebook: http://proxy.elmhurst.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=260771
  • Whitbourne, Susan Krauss. The Search for Fulfillment: Revolutionary New Research That Reveals the Secret to Long-Term Happiness. Ballantine, 2010. 155.25 W579S
  • Winner, Lauren F. Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God. HarperOne, 2015. 231.7 W776W
  • Wuthnow, Robert. America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity. PrincetonUP, 2007. 201.50973 W973A
  • Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present. HarperPerennial, 2005. 973 Z78P 2005, also as an ebook: http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0008976108