10 Things I Taught in YMN305… Extra Credit

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For the nerds out there… Thank you to those who sent emails about the YMN305 class (posts here and here). For those who might be interested here is a list of resources I utilized in addition to the Bible:

Aristotle. Politics. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Barna, George, and Barna Group. Churchless: Understanding Today’s Unchurched and How to Connect with Them : Based on Surveys by Barna Group, 2014.

Carson, D. A. Christ and Culture Revisited. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2008.

Clark, Chap. Hurt 2.0: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011.

Dean, Kenda Creasy. Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Dean, Kenda Creasy, Chap Clark, and Dave Rahn. Starting Right: Thinking Theologically about Youth Ministry. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Youth Specialties/Zondervan Pub. House, 2001.

Douglas, J. D. The New International Dictionary of the Christian Church. Exeter: Paternoster Press, 1974.

Eaton, Michael, and Timothy Eaton. Soul Searching. Documentary, 2007.

Jensen, Frances E, and Amy Ellis Nutt. The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults, 2015.

Kinnaman, David. Unchristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity– and Why It Matters. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2007.

Kinnaman, David, and Aly Hawkins. You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church– and Rethinking Faith. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2011.

Konz, DJ. “The Many and the One: Theology, Mission, and Child in Historical Perspective.” In Theology, Mission and Child: Global Perspectives. Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2014.

Niebuhr, H. Richard. Christ and Culture. New York: Harper, 1951.

Oduyoye, Mercy Amba. “Youth in God’s World : A Response after Twenty-Four Years.” Ecumenical Review 44, no. 2 (April 1, 1992): 234–39.

Osmer, Richard R. “Practical Theology.” In Mapping Modern Theology : A Thematic and Historical Introduction, edited by Kelly M Kapic and Bruce L McCormack. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2012.

———. “Practical Theology: A Current International Perspective.” Hervormde Teologiese Studies 67, no. 2 (June 2011): 156–62.

Reed, James E., and Ronnie Prevost. A History of Christian Education. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman, 1993.

Root, Andrew. Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2007.

Root, Andrew, and Kenda Creasy Dean. The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2011.

Schleiermacher, Friedrich. Brief Outline of Theology as a Field of Study: Revised Translation of the 1811 and 1830 Editions. Translated by Terrence N Tice. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 2011.

Senter, Mark. When God Shows up: A History of Protestant Youth Ministry in America. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2010.

Smith, Christian, Kari Marie Christoffersen, Hilary A Davidson, and Patricia Snell Herzog. Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Smith, Christian, and Melinda Lundquist Denton. Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Ward, Pete. God at the Mall: Youth Ministry That Meets Kids Where They’re at. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1999.

“Youth in God’s World.” Ecumenical Review 44, no. 2 (April 1992): 240.

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