Books and Articles

Carol Howard Merritt in print

Books by Carol Howard Merritt:

Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation (Alban, 2010)

Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation (Alban, 2007)

Books to which Carol Howard Merritt has contributed:

Hungry, and You Fed Me, featuring James Martin, SJ and Richard Rohr, OFM, edited by Deacon Jim Knipper (Clear Vision Publishing, 2012)

The Hyphenateds: How Emergence Christianity is Re-Traditioning Mainline Practices, edited by Phil Snider (Chalice, 2011)

Foreword for The Girlfriends' Clergy Companion: Surviving and Thriving in Ministry, by Melissa Lynn DeRosia, Marianne J. Grano, Amy Morgan, and Amanda Adams Riley (Alban, 2011)

Foreword for The Open Source Church: Making Room for the Wisdom of All, by Landon Whitsitt (Alban, 2011)

Foreword for Reaching Out in a Networked World, by Lynne Baab (Alban, 2008)

Articles by, articles citing, and interviews with Carol Howard Merritt:

God Complex Radio

Huffington Post Blog

Faith and Leadership Blog

"Beyond Rebuilding? Shaping a Life Together," contributor to an Occasional Paper Published by the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA)

Adele M. Banks, "The Babe in the Manger Isn't Always White," Washington Post, December 14, 2012

David Sessions, "Let There Be Wife," Newsweek, September 4, 2012

Jesse James DeConto, “New Clergy, New Churches,” Christian Century, March 26, 2012

“Carol Howard Merritt: Welcoming Young Adults,” ChurchNext: Building Healthy Congregations, March 2012

Congregational Resources Radio Interview

Bob Cornwall, “Top 10 books of 2010,” Sharing the Practice Journal, February 2011

Day1 Radio, Guest Preacher, January 24, 2011

"Social Change from Generation to Generation," Horizons Magazine, January/February 2011

Rebecca Cooper, ABC, Channel 7 News, September 8, 2010

Duane Sweep, “Missing in Action” Presbyterian News Service, April 28, 2010

Contributor to "A Vibrant Future Church" at Patheos

"Advent Reflection: How Do you Keep Awake After 2,000 Years?" at The Beatitudes Society

Bethany Furkin, “Making Connections,” The Presbyterian News Service, November 24, 2009

Stephen Griffith, Interrobang, KZUM Radio Show, Lincoln, Nebraska

"Confessions of a Predatory Lender" at

"Are We Counselors?" at Fidelia's Sisters

"A Small Chance" at Vital Signs.

Shane Stanford, The United Methodist Hour, Television Show Interview, National Syndication, January 27, 2009

"Family Business" at Fidelia's Sisters

"Small Innovations Solve Huge Problems," LifeLong Learning Journal, Winter 2008

“Hard to Negotiate,” Fidelia’s Sisters: A Publication of the Young Clergy Women Project, July 2008

“You(th) on Facebook,” Insights: The Faculty Journal of Austin Seminary, Spring 2008

“If Walls Could Talk," Net Results, March/April 2008

“The Fake Search,” Fidelia’s Sisters: A Publication of the Young Clergy Women Project, March 2008

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Partner Video Interview, September 2008

United Methodist Radio Ministry Initiatives, Interview with Mike Hickcox, September 2008

Andrea Roane, WUSA Channel 9 News in Washington, DC Interview, November 2007

“Tribal Church, Ministering to the Missing Generation,” Metro Lutheran, October 2007

“Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation,” The Presbyterian Outlook, October 15, 2007

“In it for the Long Haul,” Fidelia’s Sisters: A Publication of the Young Clergy Women Project, October 2007

“A Crib for Her Bed,” Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Windows, Summer 2007

“We’re Not Like Them,” The Presbyterian Outlook, May 7, 2007

“The Ordination of Women,” The Presbyterian Outlook, February 6, 2006