Quarterly: The Least of These
Adventist Peace Radio, the podcast of the Adventist Peace Fellowship featured a special series during the third quarter of 2019 (July–September). Co-hosts Nathan Brown and Lisa Diller joined Jeff Boyd in leading the series, a weekly conversation following the Quarterly lesson study from Genesis to Revelation. The series featured a number of insightful and challenging conversation partners: Claudia Allen, Chris Blake, Joanna Darby, Margaret Howell, Willie Hucks, Patty Prasada Rao, Brenton Stacey, and Michelet William.
Nathan Brown is book editor at Signs Publishing Company in Melbourne, Australia, and primary instigator behind this Quarterly. Lisa Diller, PhD, is a history professor at Southern Adventist University and coordinator of the APF Peace Church Network. Jeff Boyd supports faculty research efforts at Andrews University, and he is director of the Adventist Peace Fellowship.
For the Least of These (Nathan Brown, 2019). Available: Adventist Book Center, Amazon.com. US residents can also order Nathan’s book through ADRA and pay only $3 for shipping. Order now at ADRA.org/LeastOfThese. Visit ADRA.org to learn more about ADRA, the international humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Their work centers on delivering justice, compassion, and love through community development projects and emergency response in more than 130 countries around the world.
Interview with Nathan Brown (Adventist News Network, 8:25)
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The Enduring Legacy of Ellen G White and Social Justice (Jonathan A. Thompson, 2017)
Materials Referenced in the Series:
The following books and articles are meaningful to the series participants. These were either quoted or referenced in some way during the series.
The Cross and the Lynching Tree (James Cone, 2011)
Deepening the Soul for Justice (Bethany H. Hoang, 2012)
Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination (Walter Wink, 1992)
Good News about Injustice (Gary Haugen, 1999)
If You Can Eat . . . You Can Make Disciples: Sharing Faith in a Multi-faith World (Peter Roennfeldt, 2018)
Jesus and Nonviolence: A Third Way (Walter Wink, 2003)
Kingdom Ethics (Glen Stassen & David Gushee, 2003)
Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition (Christine D. Pohl, 1999)
The Myth of a Christian Nation (Gregory Boyd, 2006)
Of Falafels and Following Jesus: Stories from a Journey through the Holy Land (Nathan Brown, with Michelle Villis and Brenton Stacey, 2019)
The Poverty & Justice Bible (2009)
The Prophetic Imagination (Walter Brueggemann, 1978/2001)
The Prophets (Abraham Joshua Heschel, 2001)
Reflections on the Psalms (CS Lewis, 1964)
“The Refugees in Our Family” (Nathan Brown, Adventist Record, 17 June 2019)
Reinvent Your Sabbath School (Chris Blake, 2001)
Searching for a God to Love (Chris Blake, 2000)
Swimming against the Current (Chris Blake, 2007)
The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind (Raghuram Rajan, 2019)
“Time for Lent: Series Introduction” (Jeff Boyd, Spectrum, 17 Feb 2010)
Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality (Richard Beck, 2011)
The Upside-Down Kingdom (Donald Kraybill, 1971/2004)
The World Is Not Ours to Save (Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, 2013)
THIS QUARTER’S SABBATH SCHOOL COMPANION BOOK IS A RALLYING CRY TO “DO JUSTICE” (Alisa Williams, Spectrum, 11 July 2019)
THE SABBATH SCHOOL QUARTERLY WITH NATHAN BROWN — ADVENTIST VOICES (Alexander Carpenter, Spectrum, 11 July 2019)