Deconstruction / Progressive Theology:
Unafraid – Benjamin L. Corey
A permission slip to wrestle with the idea that the Christian faith doesn’t have to be steeped in fear.
Trusting Doubt – Valerie Tarico
Wanting challenging and more critical perspectives on traditional Christian views but aren’t sure where to start? This book will guide you through the process topic by topic.
Pure – Linda Kay Klein
Take a deep dive into learning about Christian purity culture: its roots, what it teaches, and the ways it promotes corrupts views of female sexuality.
You Are Your Own – Jamie Lee Finch
This book looks at the intersection of evangelical Christianity, religious trauma, and struggles with self-worth through the lens of Jamie’s own story.
Meaningful Again – Brandon Carleton
Sharing from his own story of deconstructing his beliefs, Brandon demonstrates how religion can be reimagined by embracing the tough questions.
Hiding in the Pews – Steve Austin
Birthed from his own experience, Steve’s book shines a light on mental illness within the church and how to make Christian communities a safer place for everyone.
I’m Glad My Mom Died – Jennette McCurdy
“A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life.” (Goodreads) Jenette’s story also includes her perspectives on growing up Mormon and the complicated impact her faith had on her.