Resource List

Avail yourself of the conversation. With openness, seek knowledge. If you’re interested in what others on the journey have found inspiring, challenging, and just plain ol’ solid information to acquire, check out the list below.

And the list is growing! If you’ve read a book, taken a class, listened to a podcast, or can point this community in an enlightening direction in any way, please let me know.

Book List

Beth Allison Barr – The Making of Biblical Womanhood

Kate Bowler – Everything Happens for a Reason

Brene Brown – Atlas of the Heart

Brene Brown – The Gifts of Imperfection

Katharine C. Bushnell – God’s Word to Women (Thistle Review)

Kristin Kobe Du Mez – Jesus and John Wayne

Rachel Held Evans – Inspired

Thomas Merton – The Seven Story Mountain

Thomas Merton & Sue Monk Kidd – New Seeds of Contemplation

Thomas Merton & Rosemary Radford Ruether – At Home in the World: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Rosemary Radford Ruether

Kathleen Norris – The Cloister Walk

Kathleen Norris – Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith

Kathleen Norris – Dakota: A Spiritual Geography

Kathleen Norris – Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer’s Life

Kathleen Norris – The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy and Women’s Work

John O’Donohue – To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings

Heather Plett – The Art of Holding Space

Jan Richardson – In the Sanctuary of Women (also CLICK HERE to see Jan Richardson’s website)

Richard Rohr – Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer

Richard Rohr – Falling Upward

Richard Rohr – The Universal Christ

Rosemary Radford Ruether – Gaia & God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing

Rosemary Radford Ruether – Sexism and God Talk

Mary Hembrow Snyder – Christology of Rosemary Radford Ruether: A Critical Introduction

Gretta Vosper – With or Without God: : Why the Way We Live is More Important Than What We Believe


Pete Enns & Jared Bias – The Bible for Normal People

Brene Brown – Unlocking Us

The Graceful Atheist

Websites – Thomas Merton’s bibliography as compiled by The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University – This link takes you to a “starter collection” which introduce you to Brown’s most featured works and conversations. – CBE International (Christians for Biblical Equality) – Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism – Centre for Action and Contemplation (founded by Richard Rohr)

Social Media Networks

Biblical Christian Egalitarians – One of the main support networks for anyone learning about or fostering ideas about egalitarianism. Linked to CBE International.

The Beautiful Kingdom Warriors – Blogger Ruth Perry’s Facebook page dedicated to redemptive dialogue on gender, justice, abuse and healing in the Christian faith.