Window of the Church, by Richard Caemmerer

Ministry

Window of the Church, by Richard Caemmerer

Books

When Blood and Bones Cry Out, by John Paul Lederach and Angela Jill Lederach

John Paul Lederach, practitioner and theorist of peace building, has grounded his work in stories and metaphor. Like a poet, he makes connections with fields and disciplines that are not normally connected in the literature of peace building, and he does so with the realism of a practitioner. In this book, he and his daughter, Angela Jill Lederach, have created an effective partnership.

Books

Fictional pastors

Douglas Alan Walrath's astute survey of American novels about clergy is essential reading for budding pastors—as well as for anybody who wants to understand why we American clergy are the way we are.

Books

How the Other Half Lives, by Johnna Fredrickson and William A. Smith

In 1995, as I was beginning a sabbatical to study older women married to clergy, a longtime seminary professor gave me a book from his library and told me about a class called "Mistress of the Manse" that had been offered for many years to seminarians' wives.