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Adult Education Resources

Class Resources:

Confession of Belhar

Confession of 1967

The Theological Declaration of Barmen

Brief Statement of Faith

The Presbyterian Church Book of Confessions

Study Biblespdf icon

The Development of English Versions of the Biblepdf icon
Lloyd Southwick

On October 16th, Rev. Scott Anderson and Dr. Tim Smeeding spoke on Child Poverty during the Adult Education hour. This presentation was well received and sparked considerable interest during the following week. Tim has provided us with four resources on the topic of Child Poverty:

Understanding Poverty in Wisconsin and Beyondpdf icon
Dr. Tim Smeeding (Covenant presentation)

Fighting Poverty: Attentive Policy Can Make A Huge Differencepdf icon
Timothy Smeeding and Jane Waldfogel, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 2010.

Presidential Address: The Next War on Poverty
Jane Waldfogel, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35, 2, Spring. pp267-278.

A Jewish Perspective on Israel, Covenant, and the Landpdf icon
(Handout for November 6th Class, led by David Moore)

Faith and Feminism: Reading Listpdf icon

Resources on Islam in Covenant's library, found in the "Comparative Religions" section:

A History of God: The 4,000-year quest of Judaism, Christianity & Islam by Karen Armstrong

Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong

Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths
by Bruce Feiler

Children of Abraham, The: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
by F. E. Peters

Islam: Religious Traditions of the World
by Frederick M. Denny

The Holy Qur'an: Color Coded Translation with Arabic Text

The Life of Muhammad by PBS on Blu-ray

Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha & Mohammed Cross the Road?
Christian Identity in a Multi-faith World

by Brian D. McLaren

PC(USA) Stance on Christian Muslim Relationspdf icon

Celebrating Life & Saying Goodbye: Planning A Christian Memorial Service
Led by Rev. Dr. Charlie Berthoud, Rev. Dr. Jessica Nylund Salt & Rev. Nancy Hutchison Enderle

The Christian Funeral

Racial Disparities in Dane County
Led by Ken Taylor, Executive Director of WI Council on Children & Families

Race To Equity

Black Lives Matter Sunday

Entry Points - Conversations About Race to Become Whole People of God


Recommended Books:

book"Food: Eating, With Jesus"
Presented by Sara Miles

Recent Books By Sara Miles:

book"Worship: Seeking God's Presence"
Presented by Mike Slaughter
Recent Books by Mike Slaughter

book"Sacraments: A Tapestry of Traditions"
Presented by Phyllis Tickle

Book by Phyllis Tickle

book"Community: An Unexpected Family" Presented by Doug Pagitt
Recent Books by Doug Pagitt

book"Service: The Needs Right Around You"
Presented by Enuma Okoro

Recent Books by Enuma Okoro

book"Money: The Joy of Sharing"
Presented by Shane Claiborne

Recent Books by Shane Claiborne

bookThe CEB Study Bible with Apocrypha

By: Common English Bible (Author), Joel B. Green (Editor)
SBN-13: 978-1609260293
Publisher: Common English Bible; First Printing edition (October 15, 2013)


bookEmbodied Light: Advent Reflections On The Incarnation

By: Melissa Tidwell
ISBN-13: 978-0835812146
Publisher: Upper Room (September 1, 2013)


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice & Redemption

By: Bryan Stevenson
ISBN-13: 9780812994520
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group




The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By: Michelle Alexander
ISBN-13: 9781595581037
Publisher: The New Press, 2010


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

By: Isabel Wilkerson
ISBN-13: 9780679444329
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, 2010



Sabbath As Resistence: Saying No to the Culture of Now

By: Walter Brueggemann
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press





Wisconsin Council on Children & Families

How White People Can Be Part of the Solution
Rachel Krinsky, CEO of the YWCA

Covenant Presbyterian Church
326 South Segoe Road Madison, WI 53705
(corner of Mineral Point & Segoe Roads)
Phone: (608) 233-6297
Fax: (608) 233-6489