Reading List

For those who would like to prepare for Oxbridge 2017, here is a partial list of readings that relate to our conference themes. We also recommend that you seek out the works from our speakers at the conference.

Charles Chaput, Strangers in a Strange Land, 2017.

Rod Drehr, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation,

Ken Gire, Answering the Call: The Doctor Who Made Africa His Life, 2013

Nabeel Qureshi, Lee Strobel, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, 2016.

Mary Poplin, Finding Calcutta, 2008.

Henri Nouwen, Michael J. Christensen, and Rebecca J. Laird, Spiritual Formation: Following the Movements of the Spirit, 2010

Henri Nouwen, Michael J. Christensen, and Rebecca J. Laird Spiritual Direction: Wisdom for the Long Walk of Faith, 2006.

Henri Nouwen, Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life, 2015.

Ryan Pemberton, Called: My Journey to C.S. Lewis’s Home and Back Again,

Os Guinness, The Call: Finding & Fulfilling God’s Purpose for Your Life, 2003.

Reggie McNeal, A work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders, 2011.

Larry Crabb, A Different Kind of Happiness, 2017.

Lindsey O’Connor, The Long Awakening: A Memoir, 2013.

George Muller, The Autobiography of George Muller, 1996.

Dave Isay, Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work, 2017

William Placher, Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation, 2005.

Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, 1999.

Mark Labberton, Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today, 2014.

Hardy, Lee. The Fabric of This World: Inquiries into Calling, Career Choice, and the Design of Human Work. 1990.

Placher, Williams C., ed. Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation.  2005.

Stevens, R. Paul. The Other Six Days: Vocation, Work, and Ministry in Biblical Perspective. 2000.

Volf, Miroslav. Work in the Spirit: Toward a Theology of Work. 2001.


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