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.