Many Sources: Books



Books That Inspire Us : October 2, 2011 Service


Unitarian Universalism draws from many sources

and UUs find inspiration in all kinds of places, including the books!

Books Chosen by Members:

Ellen Ivy: Poems for the Very Young, Our Hearts Were Young and Gay, Daddy Long Legs, Agatha Christie Mysteries, The Casting Away of Mrs. Lacks and Mrs. Aleshine

John Vosburgh: Walden, Henry David Thoreau; Lord of the Flies, William Golding; Fire Hunter, Jim Kjelgaard; One, Two, Three...Infinity, George Gamov; Steppenwolf, Herman Hesse; The Cider House Rules, John Irving; Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver; A Prayer for the Dying, Stuart O'Nan; Jayber Crow, Wendell Berry; The Calculus, Louis Leithold, The Razor’s Edge

Woody MacDonald: All Quiet on the Western Front, Guns of August, To Kill a Mockingbird

Dana Anfin: The Bible

Linda Davis: Gift From the Sea, Dewey the Cat, Origin of the Species

Chuck Ivy: Something To Live By

Rebecca Dale: A New Earth, The Possible Human, Courage to Heal Workbook, My Own Personal Journals

Terri Bsullack: A Return to Love

Christopher Richardson: Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Hanuman’s Tail,

Chaitanya, The Autobiography of an American Swami, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Treatise on the Love of God

Patte Wood: Coming Home to Self, East of Eden, Zen and the Art of Archery, Anais Nin’s  books, Nancy Drew novels

John Anfin: Mad Magazine, Bob Feller’s Strikeout Story, 1984, Brave New World, The Stranger, The Fountainhead, The Razor’s Edge, Zen and the Art of Motorcylce Maintenance, Nine Stories, Franny & Zooey, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymouur: An Introduction, The Jefferson Bible, Neitzsche’s The Anitchrist, Anderson’s Understanding the Old Testament, The Autobiography of Malcolm X