THE WORD MADE FLESH: Breathing Life Into the Story
Compiled by Dennis Dewey, Tracy Radosevic and Klara Tammany
STORY, BIBLICAL STORYTELLING and NARRATIVE THEOLOGY
Anderson, Herbert, Foley, Edward. Mighty Stories,
Dangerous Rituals: Weaving Together the Human and the Divine.
Bartholomew, Gilbert. Pass It On: Telling and Hearing
Stories from John.
Bausch, William. Storytelling: Imagination and Faith.
Boomershine, Thomas. Story Journey: An
Introduction to the Gospel as Storytelling.
Coward, Harold. Sacred Word and Sacred Text.
Crossan, John Dominic. The Dark Interval:
Toward a Theology of Story.
Cupitt, Don. What Is a Story?
Eslinger, Richard L. Narrative &
Imagination: Preaching the Worlds That Shape Us.
Harrell, John and Mary.
To Tell of Gideon: The Art of Storytelling in the Church.
Jensen, Richard. Thinking in Story: Preaching in a
L'Engle, Madeleine. The Rock That Is Higher: Story as Truth.
Liebelt, Philip. Making Connections:
Telling and Hearing the Parables in Luke.
Powell, Mark Allan. What is Narrative Criticism?
McKim, Donald. "Story
Theology" in What Christians Believe About the Bible.
D. Rhoads, J. Dewey, D. Michie.
Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel.
Shea, John. Stories of God.
Stewart, Sonja and Berryman, Jerome. Young Children
“Storytelling” in Encyclopedia of Religious Education p. 616- 620
“Remember the Story” Issue theme of Weavings vol. IV no.1, Jan/Feb 1989
"Witness Magazine" vol. 83 #12, Dec 2000. Issue focus on Narrative Theology
Brown, Robert M. "My Story and 'The Story'" in Theology Today, v. 23, #2, 1975
Fisher, Walter. "Homo Narrans: Storytelling in Mass Culture and Everyday Life" in Journal of Communications #35, 1985
Bartholomew, Gilbert, ed. "The Journal of Biblical Storytelling" (NOBS)
Bardt, Kevin. Story, a Way of Knowing.
Baltuck, Naomi. Apples From Heaven: Multicultural Folk Tales About Stories and Storytellers
Graham, William. Beyond the Written
Harrell, John. Origins and Early Traditions of Storytelling.
Kelber, Werner. The
Oral and the Written Gospel.
Kelm, Herbert. Oral
Communication of the Scriptures.
Lord, Albert. The Singer of Tales.
Ong, Walter. Orality and Literacy.
Ong, Walter. The
Presence of the Word.
Ong, Walter. "Oral Tradition" in The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible.
Pinkola Estes, Clarissa. The Gift of Story.
Sounds True, 1993.
BASIC SCRIPTURE MATERIALS
Grenz, Linda. Doubleday Pocket Bible
Russell, Joseph. Sharing Our Biblical
Smith, Dennis and Williams, Michael ed. The Storytellers Companion to the Bible.
Abingdon Press, 1999.
Perry, Michael ed. The Dramatised
The American Bible Society. The "Contemporary English Version" of the Bible.
See also their CD-Rom "The Learning Bible" in the CEV, and other various resources such as Bible stories on video, children's bibles, storybooks etc. All very affordable. www.bibles.com. International Bible Society www.IBSDirect.com.
TRAINING MATERIALS AND OTHER MISC STUFF FOR EDUCATORS
Atkinson, Robert. The
Gift of Stories: Practical and Spiritual.
Fegal, Daphne ed. Don't Just Sit There: Bible Stories That Move You. (2 vol. 3-5 yr olds, and 6-8 yr. olds)
Livo, Norma and Rietz, Sandra. Storytelling:
Process and Practice.
Maguire, Jack. Creative Storytelling:
Choosing, Inventing and Sharing Tales for Children.
Martin, BIll and Archehambault, John. Knots on a Counting Rope (children's book).
Heian Intl Pub Co., December 1994.
Pritchard, Gretchen Wolff. Offering the Gospel to Children.
Russell, Joe. Sharing Our Biblical Stories.
Ward, Elaine M. Lent:
The Season of Sacred Stories.
Williams, Bernard. The Rhyming Gospels. (op)
Wright, Kare and Beuschlein, Marti. I
Love To Tell Bible
"The Storykeepers" An animated 13 part series designed to teach children the Gospel stories, and in the process they and the teachers learn to be storytellers. www.storykeepers.com. Available via Lumicon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August House: (Folktale and Story Arts Catalogue) 1-800-284-8784
Halverson, Delia in How to Train
Volunteer Teachers p. 49-50 “Storytelling
in the Classroom”
Davidson, Robert G. Using the Story (part of the 6 volume "Leadership Series" a teaching training resource) and Anne Gilbert. Training That Makes a Difference (see p. 48-51) both from Educational Ministries (1-800-221-0910).
On the Web:
Lumicon Digital Productions, a weekly worship media resource www.lumicon.org
Homiletic helps www.textweek.com
The Episcopal Church and the Visual Arts www.ecva.org