Howard Snyder's Summer Reading List

Howard Snyder's Summer Reading List

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You’ll remember Howard Snyder from his book review of “Thinking Fast and Slow” that appeared on the Seedbed Feed back in February. Here he has shared the rest of his reading list for the summer.


Arthus-Bertrand, Yann. The New Earth From Above: 365 Days (2009).

Bauckham, Richard. The Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation (2010)

Bejan, Adrian. Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization (2012).

Krause, Bernie. The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places (2012).

Kroodsma, Donald. The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong (2005).


Caro, Robert A. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (2012).

Ferguson, Niall. Civilization: The West and the Rest (2011).

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011).

Kazin, Michael. American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation (2011).

Pinker, Steven. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined (2011).

Lappé, Frances Moore. EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want (2011).

Wilkinson, J. Harvie, III. Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance (2012).

The Church

Heath, Elaine A., and Scott Kisker. Longing for Spring: A New Vision for Wesleyan Community (2010).

Olson, David T. The American Church in Crisis: Groundbreaking Research Based on a National Database of over 200,000 churches (2008).



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