Of course, this is just a working draft. I'll be deleting out anything that seems like padding once I get closer to the actual writing, but these are all titles I've read or will read in preparation, even if they aren't actually cited later on in dissertation. Also, I haven't alphabetized the list yet, as you'll see.
Johnson, Maxwell. The Rites of Christian Initation: Their Evolution and Interpretation.
Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1999.
Gerhardsson, Birger. Memory and Manuscript: Oral Tradition and Written Transmission
in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.
Goody, Jack. The Domestication of the Savage Mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Innis, Harold A. The Bias of Communication, 2nd Edition. Toronto: University of Toronto
Sontag, Susan. On Photography. New York: Picador, 1973.
McCluhan, Marshall. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. Corte Madera, CA:
Gingko Press, 2003.
_______. The Medium is the Massage. Berkeley, CA: Ginkgo Press, 1967.
_______. The Gutenberg Galaxy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1962.
Ong, Walter J. The Presence of the Word. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967.
_______. Orality and Literacy. Routledge, 2002.
Boyd, Danah. Taken Out of Context. UC Berkeley, PhD dissertation, 2008.
Bruns, Axel. Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life and Beyond: From Production to Produsage.
New York: Peter Lang, 2008
Burgess, Jean and Joshua Green. Youtube: Online Video and Participatory Culture.
Cambridge: Polity. 2009.
Carr, Nicholas. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains. W. W. Norton.
Halavais, Alexander. Search Engine Society. Cambridge: Polity. 2009.
Jenkins, Henry. Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide. New York
University Press, 2006.
Borgmann, Albert. Power Failure: Christianity in the Culture of Technology. Grand
Rapids: Brazos Press. 2003.
Campbell, Heidi. Exploring Religious Community Online: We Are One in the Network.
New York: Peter Lang. 2005.
Crouch, Andy. Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling. Downer’s Grove, IL:
Intervarsity Press, 2008.
Drane, John. After McDonaldization: Mission, Ministry, and Christian Discipleship in an
Age of Uncertainty. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. 2008.
Estes, Douglas. SimChurch: Being the Church in the Virtual World. Grand Rapids:
Friesen, Dwight. The Kingdom Connected: What the Church Can Learn from Facebook,
the Internet, and Other Networks. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. 2009.
Ward, Pete. Participation and Mediation: A Practical Theology for the Liquid Church.
London: SCM Press. 2008.
Coupland, Douglas. Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. New York: St.
Martin’s Press, 1991.
_______. Marshall McCluhan: You Know Nothing of My Work!. New York: Atlas and
Pagitt, Doug. Church in the Inventive Age. Minneapolis, Sparkhouse Press, 2010.
Dean, Kenda Creasy. Almost Christian: What the Faith of our Teenagers is Telling the
American Church. Oxford University Press, 2010.
Pettegree, Andrew. The Book in the Renaissance. Yale University Press, 2010.
Gleick, James. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. Pantheon, 2011.
Blascovich, Jim and Jeremy Bailenson. Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New
Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution. HarperCollins, 2011.
Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show
Business. New York: Penguin Books, 2005.
Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from
Each Other. Basic Books, 2011.
Thomas, Douglas and John Seely Brown. A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the
Imagination for a World of Constant Change. Self-published, 2011.
Smith, James K. A. Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural
Formation. Baker Academic, 2009.
Jacobs, Alan. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Oxford University
_______. Wayfaring: Essays Pleasant and Unpleasant. Eerdmans, 2010.
_______. Shaming the Devil: Essays in Truthtelling. Eerdmans, 2004.
Brock, Brian. Christian Ethics in a Technological Age. Eerdmans, 2010.
Weinberger, David. Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital
Disorder. Holt Paperbacks, 2007.
Dickerson, Matthew. The Mind and the Machine: What It Means to be Human and Why
It Matters. Brazos Press, 2011.
Gibson, William. Neuromancer. New York: Ace, 2004.
Doctorow, Cory. Makers. Tor, 2010.
Stephenson, Neal. Anathem. Harper Perennial, 2010.
Jenson, Robert W. Essays in Theology of Culture. Eerdmans, 1995.
Greenblatt, Stephen. Hamlet in Purgatory. Princeton University Press, 2001.
Detweiler, Craig, ed. Halos and Avatars: Playing Video Games with God. Westminster
John Knox Press, 2010.
Flory, Richard W and Donald E. Miller, ed. Gen X Religion. New York: Routledge, 2001.
Johnson, Maxwell E. Living Water, Sealing Spirit: Readings on Christian Initiation.
Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1995.
Merriman, Michael W. Ed. The Baptismal Mystery and the Catechumenate. New York:
The Church Hymnal Corporation, 1990.
Stone, Bryan. Evangelism After Christendom: The Theology and Practice of Christian
Witness. Brazos Press, 2007.
Hays, Richard B. Echoes of Scriptures in the Letters of Paul. Yale University Press,
Jüngel, Eberhard. God’s Being is in Becoming: The Trinitarian Being of God in the
Theology of Karl Barth. Eerdmans, 2001.
Peterson, Eugene H. Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ.
Gorringe, T.J. Furthering Humanity: A Theology of Culture. Burlington, VT: Ashgate,
Pariser, Eli. The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding From You. New York: The
Penguin Press, 2011.
Martin, Jeff and C. Max Magee. The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of
Books. Berkeley: Soft Skull Press, 2011.
Illich, Ivan. In the Vineyard of the Text: A Commentary on Hugh’s Didascalion.
University of Chicago Press, 1993.
De Certeau, Michel. The Practice of Everyday Life. University of California Press, 1984.
Satterlee, Craig Alan. Ambrose of Milan’s Method of Mystagogical Preaching. The
Liturgical Press, 2002.
Harmless, William. Augustine and the Catechumenate. Liturgical Press, 1995.
Wolf, Maryanne. Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain.
Dehaene, Stanislas. Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read. Penguin,
Wuthnow, Robert. After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings are
Shaping the Future of American Religion. Princeton University Press, 2010.
Smith, Christian. Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. Oxford University Press, 2009.