Recommended Readings in Urban Ministry
Students are expected to do their own research and to find their own references. The following bibliography is by no means exhaustive but provides a useful starting point .
Hooshang and S.S. El-Shakhs, editors (1993) Urban Development in the Muslim
World, New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research
- Amis, Philip and P. Lloyd (1990) Housing Africa's Urban Poor, Manchester, England: Manchester Press
David Can You Hear The Heartbeat?, Hodder & Stoughton 1989
- Augustine, The City of God, (abridged version) Image Books, New York, 1958 (esp. parts 3-5)
Ray. The Urban Christian, MARC Europe, 1987
Ray (1997) A Theology as Big as the City, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity
Daniel (1983) The Discoverers, New York: Vintage Books
Bruce. Building Bridges.
- Brewster, Tom and Elizabeth S. (1982) "Bonding and the Missionary Task," Pasadena, CA: Lingua House
David. Urban Ministry, Zondervan, Grand Rapids , 1983
Harvie. The American City and the Evangelical Church. Baker, 1994.
Harvey, The Secular City , Macmillan, New York, 1963
Michael, editor (1995) The Nine Lives of Population Control, Grand
Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing
Vincent (1955) The Wise Man From the West, New York: E.P. Dutton &
Ken and M. Saxenian (1986) Appropriate Technology Sourcebook, Sanford,
CA: Volunteers in Asia
John Taking Our Cities For God, OMF Literature,, 1989
Alan (1989) "Action at the Grassroots: Fighting Poverty and Environmental
Decline," Worldwatch Paper 88, Worldwatch Institute
Paul (1975) The Population Bomb, Rivercity, MA: Rivercity Press
Andre G. and B. Gills, editors (1993) The World System: Five Hundred Years
or Five Thousand? London: Routeledge
- Garrett, Laurie (1994) The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Roger, ed. Discipling the City- Theological Reflections On Urban Mission, Baker, 1979
Roger and T. Monsma (1989) Cities: Missions' New Frontier, Grand Rapids,
MI: Baker Book House
Viv (1990) Companion to the Poor: Christ in the Urban Slums, Monrovia,
Viv (1992) Cry of the Urban Poor, Monrovia, CA: MARC
Joseph (1996) The Urban Transformation of the Developing World, Oxford:
Oxford University Press
Ted R. and B. Harff, editors (1994) Ethnic Conflict in World Politics,
San Francisco: Westview Press
David (1979) Student Power in World Missions, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity
Phyllis. Street Children: A Guide to Effective Ministry.
Jonathan. Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Consience of a Nation. HarperCollins, 1996.
Eric. The Wolf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership
in a Multicultural Community. Chalice Press, 1993.
Robert (1991) Empowering the Poor: Community Organizing Among the City's
'Rag, Tag and Bobtail,' Monrovia, CA: MARC
Robert. Theirs is the Kingdom. HarperCollins, 1989.
Daniel and R. Peterson (1999) "Can Short-term Mission Really Create Long-term
Career Missionaries: Results of STEM's Second Major Study on the Effect of
Short-term Mission" Minneapolis, MN: STEM Ministries
- McKay, John P., B.D. ill and J. Buckler (1992) A History of World Societies, Third Edition, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Compan
Leslie (1989) The Gospel in a Pluralistic Society, Grand Rapids, MI:
Nancy R. and C.B. Thaxton (1994) The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and
Natural Philosophy, Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books
John, ed. Restoring At-Risk Communities: Doing It Together and Doing It
Right. Baker, 1996.
Roy and S.D. Gupta editors (1995) Urbanization and Slums, New Delhi:
Eric, editor (1995) Transforming Health, Monrovia, CA: MARC
William, Aidan Southall, editor (1973) Urban Anthropology: Cross-cultural
studies of Urbanization New York: Oxford University Press
Lyle. Center City Churches.
Ronald, editor (1982) Lifestyle in the Eighties: An Evangelical Commitment
to Simple Lifestyle, Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press
Ruth E. (1999) "Tentmakers Needed for World Evangelization" Perspectives on
the World Christian Movement, Third Edition, edited by Ralph Winter and Steven
Hawthorne, Pasadena: William Carey Library
Ray (1991) Lord of the Abandoned, Grand Rapids, MI: Chosen Books
Ed, That None Should Perish, Regal Books, 1994
Teresa (1997) In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories, and Prayers,
Novata, CA: New World Library
- Van Engen, Charles and J. Tiersma, editors (1994) God So Loves the City: Seeking a Theology for Urban Mission, Monrovia, CA: MARC
C. P., Peters, and Wilson. 100 Gateway Cities. Seattle: YWAM Publishing,
- Wagner, C Peter Territorial Spirits, Sovereign World Limited, 1991
Randy. Journey to the Center of the City: Making a Difference in an Urban
Neighborhood. Downers Grove: IVP, 1997.
Stacey (1978) The Growth of a Work of God, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity
Tetsunao, B.L. Myers and K.L. Luscombe, editors (1998) Serving with the
Urban Poor: Cases in Holistic Ministry, Monrovia, CA: MARC
Tetsunao, B.L. Myers, C. R. Padilla and G. Rake, editors (1997) Serving
with the Poor in Latin America: Cases in Holistic Ministry, Monrovia,