Books

Below are links to books authored and co-authored by Heartlands editor, Alex Joyner.

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and The United Methodist Church, [Abingdon, 2017], co-authored with Dave Barnhart, Jr., Rebekah Jordan, & Jill Johnson. A study of issues related to current debates surrounding human sexuality in The United Methodist Church.

A Space for Peace in the Holy Land: Listening to Modern Israel and Palestine, [Englewood Review of Books, 2014], foreword by Bishop Tim Whitaker. An exploration of contemporary Israel and Palestine through history and theology containing ‘interludes’ with creative peacemakers.

Hard Times Come Again No More: Suffering and Hope, [Abingdon, 2010]. Using the life of composer Stephen Foster and the biblical story of Job, Alex Joyner looks at the perennial question of faith in the midst of suffering.

What’s in the Bible About the Holy Spirit? [Abingdon, 2009]. From the study series What’s in the Bible and Why Should I Care?

What’s in the Bible About Us? [Abingdon, 2008]. From the study series What’s in the Bible and Why Should I Care?

Call Him God’s Son: An Advent Study Based on the Revised Common Lectionary [Abingdon, 2007].

 

Restless Hearts: Where Do I Go Now, God? [Abingdon, 2006]. A curriculum with DVD for young adults exploring vocation.