Rev. Kelly’s Reading List

When I mention a book or article in a sermon, I will list link to it here so you can explore if you would like!

The Body Keeps the Score 

Rising to the Challenges of Our Times by Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker in Redeeming Time: Endowing Your Church with the Power of Covenant

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

13th – A Netflix Original Documentary

Martin and Malcolm: A Dream or a Nightmare?

Resources from Barry Oshry– Power and Systems

Making the Manifesto: The Birth of Religious Humanism

Universalism 101:  An Introduction for Leaders of Unitarian Universalist Congregations

UU World Article: Confronting Evil

The Book of Joy

Stages of Faith 

Stages of Faith Handout

Moving Beyond  “Whites Only” UU Theology

The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear

A Language of Reverence

Fluent in Faith: A Unitarian Universalist Embrace of Religious Language

Braiding Sweetgrass

Emergent Strategy:Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy

Sacred Exhaustion

Ring Theory: How to Not Say the Wrong Thing When Comforting Someone

Eleven Tenets of Companioning 

For Ideas on Human Nature, Sin and Evil:

Sin is Personal; Not Just Systemic

The Spiritual Force to Combat Evil

The World is Better Than Ever. Why Are We So Miserable?

The Essential James Luther Adams

Perfectionism Among Young People Significantly Increased Since 1980s, Study Finds


How to Survive the End of the World Podcast

Soul Talk: The New Spirituality of African American Women references to Lucille Clifton