What I’m Reading

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Here are a few recommendations of things to read that I find interesting.  These are a few books that I keep coming back to and have impacted my own journey.  I’ll add to them and subdivide the list as time goes on.

The Bible:  Especially the Gospels of Mark and John as well as the Psalms.  I prefer the New Revised Standard Version.

The Book of Common Prayer

The African Sermons of Albert Schweitzer (published by Syracuse University Press).

The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola

St. Augustine by Gary Wills

The Seven Story Mountain by Thomas Merton

The Dark Night of the Soul by Saint John of the Cross

Law, Love, and Language by Herbert McCabe

The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Miracle of Mindfulness:  A Manual of Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh

Einstein’s Rabbi by Michael Cohen

The Information by James Gleick

“A Good Man is Hard to Find,” by Flannery O’Connor

Les Chants de Maldoror by Comte de Lautréamont

À rebours by J.K. Huysmans

Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown

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