Currently Reading

Books I am somewhat in the process of reading—for research, for teaching, & for fun (I am always reading too many books)

Poverty and Joy: The Franciscan Tradition by William Short, OFM
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carré
Dune by Frank Herbert
Jesus the Christ by Walter Kasper
Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-creation of the World (Short Cuts) by S. Brent Plate

Personal Canon

This is a list of books that have come to shape in a significant way my understanding of the world (list in progress)

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander by Thomas Merton
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version (Second Catholic Edition) by Ignatius Press
The Journey of the Mind to God by Saint Bonaventure (Cardinal)
The Prophets by Abraham J. Heschel
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
The Plague by Albert Camus
Silence: A Novel by Shusaku Endo
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
On Job: God-Talk and the Suffering of the Innocent by Gustavo Gutierrez
Proslogion, with the Replies of Gaunilo and Anselm by Anselm