theological overviews
– Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God by Elizabeth Johnson
– Introducing Liberation Theology by Leonardo Boff

– The Reemergence of Liberation Theologies: Models for the Twenty-First Century edited by T. Cooper 

black liberation theologies
– God of the Oppressed; A Black Theology of Liberation
by Dr. James Hal Cone
– Race: A Theological Account by J Kameron Carter
– The Black Christ by Kelly Brown Douglas

womanist theologies
– Sisters in the Wilderness
by Delores S. Williams
– Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology by Pamela R. Lightsey 
– Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas 
– Katie’s Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community by Katie G. Cannon
– Making a Way Out of No Way: a Womanist Theology by Monica A. Coleman

queer theologies
– Controversies in Queer Theology
by Susannah Cornwall
– Radical Love: Introduction to Queer Theology by Patrick S. Cheng

bible commentaries
– Women’s Bible Commentary by Carol A. Newsom

– The Last Week, and The First Christmas by Marcus Borg
– Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible by Robert E. Goss
– Bandits, Prophets, and Messiahs: Popular Movements at the Time of Jesus and The Liberation of Christmas by Richard A. Horsley
– Binding the Strongman by Ched Myers


Creative Theologically Indie
The Collection
Five Iron Frenzy/Brave Saint Saturn
Half-Handed Cloud
Sufjan Stevens
The Welcome Wagon

Faithful Anarchist Folk
Homeless Gospel Choir
Jon Felton and His Soul Mobile
Johnny Hobo, Wingnut Dishwasher’s Union
Lesser Beggars
the psalters
Seth Martin and the Menders
Those Know-It-Alls & Their Mighty Causes

Rawkish Radicals