Progressive Religious Books and Other Resources

Here are some book titles--please pass along any I have left out and I will add them to the list. You can e-mail them to renee at

God and Other Famous Liberals: Recapturing Bible, Flag, and Family from the Far Right
by F. Forrester Church, Anne Eleanor Roosevelt

The Heart Is a Little to the Left: Essays on Public Morality
Coffin, William Sloane

Stealing Jesus: How Fundamentalism Betrays Christianity
by Bruce Bawer

The Gospel According to Jesus by Stephen Mitchell

Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism : A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture
by John Shelby Spong

The Heart of Christianity : Rediscovering a Life of Faith
by Marcus J. Borg

Invisible Lines of Connection
Sacred Stories of the Ordinary
by Lawrence Kushner

Hope in a Dark Time: Reflections on Humanity's Future, edited by David Krieger, president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by Dalai Lama

The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by Dalai Lama

Always Open: Being an Anglican Today Beyond Words: 15 Ways to Do Prayer (Explorefaith.Org Book) Labyrinth Year: Walking the Seasons of the Church She Who Prays: A Woman's Interfaith Prayer Book Dancing with God: Anglican Christianity and the Practice of Hope
Missing Mary: The Queen of Heaven and Her Re-Emergence in the Modern Church Looking for Mary: Or, the Blessed Mother and Me The Celtic Way of Prayer: The Recovery of the Religious Imagination


Meditation, Prayer and Labyrinth Sites

World Wide Online Meditation Center

Melanie Online - Meditation Room

The Mandala Project online meditation center

Ave Maria

Spring Rain

A 10-minute mindfulness guided meditation --

Guided meditations on mindfulness, peace, the 23rd Psalm, the way of the cross, a breathing exercise and more --

Intuitive Flash: Meditation Room

World Prayers

Online Finger Meditation Tool (from Grace Cathedral)

Walking the Labyrinth (introduction with links)

Candle Lighting Sites

Light a Candle Online (from

Holy Hill Shrine--Virtual Candle

Jazzmin's Garden (choose candles of different colors)

The Candles of Peace

Prayer Request Sites

Online Prayer Requests

A Guide to Online Prayer Sites

Prayer--Links to 320 Prayer Sites

Center for Action and Contemplation

Misc. (not sure quite where they fit)

A Call for Needfire - 2004 (from Adult Pagan essay series, The Witches' Voice)

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