Top 10 Books of 2015

Top Books of 2015Welcome to the sixth annual edition of my top books of the year.

To qualify for the list,

  • the book must be published in 2015,
  • I must have read the book, and
  • the content of the book resonated with and significantly enriched me and/or my understanding of the subject.
Diana Butler Bass Grounded: Finding God in the World – A Spiritual Revolution
Ron Clark Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary New Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life
John Dominic Crossan How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian: Struggling with Violence from Genesis through Revelation
Harvey Cox How to Read the Bible
John Dorhauer Beyond Resistance: The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World
Lisa Miller The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving
Robert Putnam Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Reba Riley Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing
Alan J. Roxburgh Joining God, Remaking Church, Changing the World: The New Shape of the Church in Our Time
Martha Spong, ed. There’s a Woman in the Pulpit: Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments, and the Healing Power of Humor

 

So What?

From the list above, the two that have had the greatest impact on me are

  • Beyond Resistance: The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World by John Dorhauer, and
  • Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary New Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life by Ron Clark.

 

Prior Lists

Check out my prior top books of the year lists:

And, don’t miss my Top 10 Faith Enriching Books.

 

Your Faves

Let me know what books you read this year that you found to be particularly helpful.

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