Alumni Authors Bookshelf
Body, Mind and Spirit
Seeing the Unseen
John Collins, A&S '51
Writing from personal experience, the author suggests that personal fulfillment, however defined, requires the engagement of the whole (conscious and unconscious dimensions) of Self to be realized. He relates the impediments to rendering our unconscious user-friendly and its contents intelligible. Religion must assume responsibility for helping Man overcome his dichotomous state of being.
I Am - A Journey in Jewish Faith
Lewis J. Eron, A&S '73
I AM is a spiritual/theological meditation on the Shema. Eron uses the words of the Shema to express a contemporary understanding of the ties that bind God and people together. As we discover ourselves as unique individuals, we open our hearts and minds to the God who, like ourselves, is unique.
What is God Like?
Dana Griffin, A&S '74
What is God Like is a delightful picture book explaining the concept of a loving and caring God in a manner that can be easily understood by a child. This book can be enjoyed as a read a loud devotional for the whole family. It is ideal for Sunday school and home schoolers.
The Art and Science of Dating: Use these Suggestions, Methods, and Tools to Get the Relationship with the Man You Want
Robert Howard '78, '83
Detailed explanatin of 13 strategies to meet,screen out, and enter a fulfilling connection with a man.
A Wilder Eden: How to Keep Dreaming in a World of Disappointments
Emily J. Jansen, Marketing '18
A Wilder Eden helps you reimagine your story when the pages of your life dont mirror your dreams
Everything's Always Perfect
Kevin Jenkins, Bus '15
Move your relationship from one place to the next though prayer. This book provides readers with 14 biblically-based prayer scripts that will take your relationship from mediocre to exceptional.
Anatomy of Fitness: Yoga
Goldie Karpel Oren, A&S '06
Yoga is more than just an excellent form of exercise: it is also a spiritual and mental practice that can improve your mental outlook. Anatomy of Fitness: Yoga includes: a comprehensive introduction to yoga; over 65 essential step-by-step yoga poses; and a range of different yoga sequences ranging from easy to intense, including the Salutation to the Sun, so anyone can tailor a program to suit their fitness requirements.
New Reasons for Hope
Frances Mondimore, Medicine '79
Incorporating latest research on BPD, psychiatrists Mondimore and Kelly conceptualize it in an original way, explaining that symptoms are the result of biological and behavioral problems, temperament, and often, traumatic life events. They advocate a therapeutic approach incorporating compassion and optimism in the face of an often tumultuous disease.
An Angel Whispered
Patricia Tashiro, SAIS '97
An Angel Whispered shares heavenly wisdom and down-to-earth advice on how to create happiness within. Happiness is an essential ingredient for human life. When we are happy, we automatically share this happiness with others - it cannot be contained. And then we realize that when we change, the world changes.
Life Is A Squiggly Line: Start Embracing Imperfection and Stop Settling for Safe
Fallon Ukpe, KSAS '07
How did the myth of perfection drive us to achieve more but feel less successful? Overall, we are more educated, more accomplished, and more financially secure but feel less fulfilled than any other generation in history. Life Is A Squiggly Line shows us how to embrace imperfection and reject the need for perfection while creation a life of meaningful sucess and lasting impact. By learning how to navigate life's ups, downs, and transitions, the book shows us how to life a life that is meaningful and to stop settling for anything less.
Basic Training for Christians: 7 Things Every Christian Should Know
Donna Rowlette, Ed '09
This book provides seven key ideas that Christians should understand. By intentionally renewing your mind, embracing your inner theologician, recognizing the power of prayer, understanding the role of the Holy Spirit, embracing your Christian family, being held accountable, and knowing the biblical narrative, readers will develop a strong Christian foundation.
Wild Yoga: A Practice of Initiation, Veneration, & Advocacy for the Earth
Rebecca Wildbear, Ed '97
Awaken Your Wild Nature and Deepen Your Relationship with Earth. This unique and revelatory book melds health and well-being with spiritual insight, Earth stewardship, and cultural transformation.