The deep conversation with Jerrod Hugenot, the Associate Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of New York State. He and Jonathan are being nostalgic, thinking about some of the books they read in the past year and being ambitious as they think about the books they might read in the next year. Check out Jerrod’s blog: Preaching and Pondering.
Fable the dog continues to joins the conversation and gives her input when she deems it appropriate.
This is not a bragging contest. At least it shouldn’t be because both are nerds and have nothing to brag about. They read books, and some of those books are interesting. Here are the books mentioned that Jerrod and Jonathan read in the last year:
Saying No to Say Yes by David C. Olsen and Nancy G. Devor
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Baptist in America by Thomas S. Kidd and Barry Hankins
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick
Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal – by G. Willow Wilson (Author) and Adrian Alphona (Artist)
Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault
And now, the books they hope to read in the next year:
The New Abolition by Gary Dorrien
Contesting Catholicity: Theology for Other Baptists by Curtis W. Freeman
The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State’s History by Bruce W. Dearstyne
In Search of Lost Time Vol. II: Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman
The Theology of Jonathan Edwards by Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott
High hopes – we will see if they follow through next year.