Books by Carol Howard Merritt:

Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church (HarperOne, February 2017)

Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation (Alban, 2010). Named one of the top ten books of 2010 by the Academy of Parish Clergy.

Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation (Alban, 2007). 2008 Award of Merit from the Religious Communicators Council. Christian Century's top ten practical theology books of 2008

Carol's Monthly Column:

"Church in the Making," the Christian Century. The Associated Church Press Award of Merit.

Books to which Carol has Contributed:

Foreword for  The Moral Basis for Democracyby Eleanor Roosevelt (Open Roads Media, 2016)

Foreword for Faithful Resistance: Gospel Visions for the Church in the Time of Empire, by Rick Ufford-Chase (Unshelved, 2016)

Foreword for Sacred Habits: The Rise of the Creative Clergyedited by Chad Abbott (The Davies Group, 2016)

Foreword for There's a Woman in the Pulpitedited by Martha Spong (SkyLight Paths, 2015)

Foreword for A Year of Spiritual Companionshipby Anne Kertz Kerning (SkyLight Paths, 2016)

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)

Sick and you Cared for Mefeaturing Rob Bell, James Martin, and Richard Rohr. Edited by Jim Knipper (Clear Vision Publishing, 2014)

Pastoral Work: Engagements with the Vision of Eugene Peterson edited by Jason Byassee and L. Roger Owens (Cascade Books, 2014)

Fighting for Peace: Your Role in a Culture Too Comfortable with Violencewith Tyler Wigg-Stevenson and the Barna Group (Zondervan 2014)

Naked and You Clothed Me, featuring Rob Bell, James Martin, and Richard Rohr. Edited by Jim Knipper (Clear Vision Publishing, 2012)

Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank about Faithedited by Erin Lane and Enuma Okoro (White Cloud Press, 2013)

Renew 52: 50+ Ideas to Revitalize Your Congregation from Leaders under 50, edited by David J. Lose (Center for Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, 2012) .

Hungry, and You Fed Me, featuring James Martin, SJ and Richard Rohr, OFM, edited by Deacon Jim Knipper (Clear Vision Publishing, 2012). Nominated for an Excellence in Publishing Award by the Association of Catholic Publishers.

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

Articles by, Articles citing, and Interviews with Carol:

Carol Kuruvilla, "Here's Why These Christian Women Don't Want to Live in Donald Trump's America," Huffington Post, October 14, 2016

Jack Jenkins, "A List of Faith Leaders Calling Out the Religious Right for Failing to Abandon Trump," ThinkProgress, October 9, 2016

Cathy Lynn Grossman, "Mainline Protestants: Vintage or Vibrant?" Washington Post, October 15, 2013

Cathy Lynn Grossman, "Take Your Pick: Give Mainline Protestants a New Name," Religion News Service, October 4, 2013

Kevin Eckstrom, "Mainline 2.0: Religious News Roundup," Religion News Service, September 19, 2013

"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