William Norman Pittenger: Selected Primary Bibliography


After Death: Life in God.  London: SCM Press, 1980.  (Call No. BT902 .P57 1980)

Alfred North Whitehead.  Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, 1969.  (Call No. B1674 .W354 P5 1969)

Becoming and Belonging.  Wilton, CT: Morehouse Publications, 1989.  (Call No. BT77 .P49 1989)

Before the Ending of the Day.  Wilton, CT: Morehouse Publications, 1985.  (Call No. BV4501.2 .P5545 1985)

Catholic Faith in a Process Perspective.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1981.  (Call No. BT75.2 .P57)

Christian Affirmations.  New York: Morehouse-Gorham Co., 1954.  (Call No. BT15 .P55)

The Christian Church as Social Process.  Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1971.  (Call No. BV600.2 P58 1971).

Christian Faith and the Question of History.  Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1973.  (Call No. BR115 H5 P57)

The Christian Situation Today.  London: Epworth Press, 1969.  (Call No. BR121.2 P54 1969).

Christology Reconsidered.  London: SCM, 1970.  (Call No. BT202 P5 1970).

Cosmic Love and Human Wrong: The Reconception of the Meaning of Sin in the Light of Process Thinking.  New York: the Paulist Press, 1978.  (Call No. BT715 P5).

The Divine Triunity.  Philadelphia: United Church Press, 1977.  (Call No. BT111.2 .P57)

Freed to Love: Process Interpretation of Redemption.  Wilton, CT: Morehouse-Barlow Co., 1987.  (BT775 .P66 1987).

Gay Lifestyles:  A Christian Interpretation of Homosexuality and the Homosexual.  Los Angeles Calif.: Universal Fellowship Press, 1977.

God in Process.  London: SCM Press Ltd., 1967.  (Call No. BT83.6 P5)

Goodness Distorted.  Bath, England: A. R. Mowbray and Co. Ltd., 1970.  (BJ 1401 P56 1970)

God’s Way with Men: A Study of the Relationship between God and Man in Providence, “Miracle,” and Prayer.  Valley Forge, PA: Judso Press, 1969.  (Call No. BT135 P54 1969).  Reprinted in 1970 by Catholic Book Club, London.  

The Historic Faith and a Changing World.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1950.  (Call No. BR481 P5)

The Holy Spirit.  Philadelphia: United Church Press, 1974.  (Call No. BT121.2 P57).

“The Last Things” in a Process Perspective.  London” Epworth Press, 1970.  (Call No. BT821.2 P57).

Life as Eucharist.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1973.  (Call No. BV825.2 P57)

Life in Christ.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1972.  (Call No. BV4501.2 P5547)

The Lord’s Prayer: Responding to Love.  Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications, 1989.  (Call No. BV230 .P57 1989).

Love and Control in Sexuality.  Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press, 1974.  (Call No. HQ31 P67)

Love is the Clue.  Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications, 1967.  (Call No. BT77 P55 1967)

The Lure of Divine Love: Human Experience and Christian Faith in a Process Perspective.  New York: Pilgrim Press, 1979.  (Call No. BT83.6 .P57)

Making Sexuality Human.  Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press, 1970.  (Call No. BT708 P56).

The Meaning of Being Human.  New York: Pilgrim Press, 1982.  (Call No. BJ1581.2 .P57)

The Ministry of All Christians: A Theology of Lay Ministry.  Wilton, CT: Morehouse-Barlow, 1983.  (Call No. BV677 .P57 1983)

The Only Meaning: Love is the Only Survival, the Only Meaning.  Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications, 1969.  (Call No. BV4639 P5 1969)

Picturing God.  London: SCM, 1982.  (Call No. BT130 .P5)

The Pilgrim Church and the Easter People.  Wilmington, Del.: Michael Glazier, 1987.  (Call No. BX2215.2 .P57 1987)

Praying Today.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1974.  (Call No. BV210.2 P53)

Preaching the Gospel.  Wilton, CT: Morehouse-Barlow, 1984.  (Call No. BV4211.2 .P558 1984).

Process-Thought and Christian Faith.  New York: Macmillan Company, 1968.  (Call No. BR100 P615 1968).

Proclaiming Christ Today.  Greenwich, Conn.: Seabury Press, 1962.  (Call No. BV4211.2 .P56)

The Promise of Whitehead.  New York: J.P. Lippincott, 1971.  (Not available at CPS)

Reconceptions in Christian Thinking, 1817-1967.  New York: Seabury Press, 1968.  (Call No. BT28 P53)

Rethinking the Christian Message.  Greenwich, Conn.: Seabury Press, 1956.  (Call No. BT1102 .P6)

Theology and Reality: Essays in Restatement.  Greenwich, CT: The Seabury Press, 1955.  (Not available at CPS)

Time for Consent: A Christian's Approach to Homosexuality.  3rd edition.  London: SCM Press, 1976.  (Call No. BR115 .H6 P57 1976)

Trying to be a Christian.  Philadelphia: United Church Press, 1972.  (Call No. BV4501.2 P555)

A Vision and a Way.  Cincinnati, OH: Forward Movement Publications, 1973.  (Call No. BV4501.2 P5553)

Unbounded Love: God and Man in Process.  New York: Searbury Press, 1976.  (Call No. BT77 .P56)

The Word Incarnate: A Study of the Doctrine of the Person of Christ.  New York: Harper and Brothers, 1959.  


“The Abiding Sense of Mystery.”  The Modern Churchman 26 (July 1973): 245-248.

“American Theology Today.”  Religion in Life 42 (Summer 1973): 261-269.

“The Attributes of God in the Light of Process-Thought.”  Canterbury Occasional Papers (January 1970): 15-17. [Nature of God, God as love].

“Beauty in a World in Process.”  Anthropos Theophoros Review 1 (Summer 1976): 3-11.  Also in Andover Newton Quarterly 17 (March 1977): 243-249.

“Bernard E. Meland, Process Thought, and the Significance of Christ.”  Religion in Life 37 (1968): 540-50. also in Process Theology: Basic Writings. Ewert H. Cousins, ed. New York: Newman Press, 1971. 203-216. 

“Christian Faith and a World in Process.”  Modern Free Churchman (1973): ???  [Christianity and Culture]

“Christology in Process Theology.”  Theology (May 1977):187-198.

“Closing Address.”  The Modern Schoolman 21 (???): 96-99.

“Confessio Fidei.”  Faith and Freedom 39 (Spring 1986): 8-13.

“A Contemporary Trend in North American Theology: Process-Thought and Christian Faith.”  Expository Times 76 (1965): 268-73.  Also in Religion in Life 34 (1965): 500-10.

“Degree or Kind? A Christological Essay.”  Canadian Journal of Theology 2 (???): 189-196.

“The Divine Activity.”  Encounter 47 (Summer 1986): 257-66.

“The Doctrine of Christ in a Process Theology.”  Expository Times 82 (1970): 7-10. [Jesus as Christ, as Man, as God’s decisive act, uniqueness of; Christology]

“The Doctrine of God and Its Implications in Process Theology.”  Religion in Life 60 (1971): 73-77.  [Nature of God; Process theology].

“The Fact of Evil and the Concept of God.”  Modern Free Churchman (1972): 2-8.  [God as love; God as suffering; Freedom; Theodicy].

“God ‘The One in Three, the Three in One.’”  Religion in Life 48 (1979): 93-100.

“How was God in Christ?”  The Expository Times 96 (July 1985): 300-304.

“The Incarnation in Process Theology.”  Review and Expositor (Winter 1973-1974): ??? [Incarnation; Christology].  

“An Interpretation of Sin.”  Religion in Life (Winter 1975): 428-31.  [God as divine despot; sin]

“Is God Responsible for Evil?”  Reprinted from The Modern Churchman (Spring 1976): 86-89.

“Living in a Time of Transition.”  The Modern Churchman (Winter 1980): 167-70.

“The Nature of Human Nature.”  Princeton Seminary Bulletin 64 (1971): ??? [Human existence; process theology].

“New Approach to Christian Faith.”  Presented at Rowfant Club, Cleveland, Ohio on September 21, 1983.  (Unpublished Paper.)

“On Becoming Human.”  Theology 84 (January 1981): 3-11.

“Picturing God.”  Religion in Life 49 (Summer 1980): 168-77.

“The Priority of the Aesthetic.”  Faith and Freedom 40 (Spring 1987): 21-29.

“Prayer in Process Terms.”  Modern Free Churchman (Spring 1973): 2-6.  [Prayer: as active passivity, as passive activity; God as love, as consequent nature; relatedness; mutuality; creative advance].

“Proceeding with Process Theology.”  Faith and Freedom 40 (Autumn 1987): 121-25.

“Process Theology and Christian Education.”  Religious Education 68 (1973): 307-14.  [Education; religious education; love; process theology].

“Process Theology and the Fact of Evil.”  Expository Times 83 (1971): 73-77.  [God as love, as suffering; evil; theodicy].

“Process Theology and Its Implications.”  Learning for Living (March and May, 1971). [Process theology; Whitehead].

“Process Theology for Christian Use.”  From Newsletter of Fellowship of Lived Questions (???): 8-18.

“Process Theology: A Response to Criticisms.”  The Expository Times 92 (1980-1): 270-72.

“Process Theology Revisited.”  Theology Today 27 (July 1970): 212-20.

“Process Theology: A Whiteheadian Version.”  In Religious Experience and Process Theology, eds. Harry James Cargas and Bernard Lee (New York: Paulist Press, 1976): 3-21.  [God as cosmic lover; freedom; responsibility; sexuality; prehension; persuasion; love; philosophical theology; sacrament; ecclesiology].

“Process Thought and Christian Faith.”  Christian Renewal (1973): 16-18.  [Process philosophy; God as love].

"Process Thought: A Contemporary Trend in Theology." Process Theology: Basic Writings. Ewert H. Cousins, ed. New York: Newman Press, 1971. 23-35.

“Process Thought and The Reconception of Christian Theology.”  Listening 14 (Fall 1979): 168-84.

“Process Thought As a Conceptuality for Reinterpreting Christian Faith.”  Encounter 44 (Spring 1983): 109-17.

“The Question of ‘Personal Survival’ after Death.”  Christian Renewal (1972): 2-4.  [Personal Immortality; God as love’ Jesus and resurrction].

“Reconception and Renewal of Christian Faith.”  Encounter 34 (Summer 1973): 254-66.

“Redemption : A ‘Process Theology’ Interpretation.”  Theology (November 1985): 446-53).

“Return to ‘Spirituality’?” Religion in Life 41 (1972): 311-16.  [Spirituality: active and contemplative; discipleship; religion]

Review: Sia, Santiago, ed. Word and Spirit,  a Monastic Review: 8 Process Theology and the Christian Doctrine of God.  In Theology 90 (July 1987): 303-5.

Review: Thornton, Lionel.  The Common Life in the Body of Church.”  [Historical Magazine of the Protestant Episcopal Church, U. S. A. December 1943.]

“Secular Faith in Christ, Without Belief in God: Alistair Kee’s Proposal.”  The Modern Churchman 15 (1971-1972): 111-15.  [God as cosmic lover; secularism; Alistair Kee; Schubert Ogden; panentheism.]

“Short Comment: Process Theology.”  The Expository Times (???): 56-57.

“Some Comments on Professor Griffin’s ‘Review Article’.”  Process Studies 2 (Winter 1972): 322-23.

“A Strictly Personal Account.”  Process Studies 1 (Summr 1971): 129-35.  [God as suffering; W. Norman Pittenger].

“Suffering and Love.”  The Expository Times 85 (1973-1974): 19-22.  [Reality of suffering; positive aspects of suffering; God as cosmic lover; consequent nature of God; theodicy].

“A Theological Approach to Understanding Homosexuality.”  Religion in Life 43 (Winter 1974): 436-44.  Reprinted in Ruth Tiffany Barnhouse and Urabn T. Holmes, eds., Male and Female: Christian Approaches to Sexuality, (New York: Seabury, 1976).  Also reprinted in Kathleen Leopold and Thomas Orians, eds., Theological Pastoral Resources: A Collection of Articles on Homosexuality from a Pastoral Perspective, 6th ed.(Washington DC : Dignity. 1981, Reprinted in 1985), 11-15

“Theological Table-Talk.”  Theology Today 28 (1971): 78-82. [20th Century Theology; Secularism; Christian Institutions.]

“Theology and the Future.”  Modern Churchman (1974): 211-14.  [Process theology; future]

“’A Thing Is What It Does’: A Discussion of ‘God’”  (???): 239-46.

“Toward a More Christian Theology.”  Religion in Life 36 (1967): 498-505.

“Towards a Christian Theology of Sexuality.”  Union Seminary Quarterly Review 30 (1975): 121-29.  [Sexuality; love; mutuality; self as psychosomatic unity].

“Towards an Understanding of the Self.”  In Contemporary Studies in Philosophical Idealism, eds. John Howie and Thomas O. Buford (Cape Cod, MA: Claude Starke and Company, 1975): ???  [Self as personal society; Self as evolutionary emergent; self-identity; Self as relational; Peter Bertocci].

“Trinity and Process: Some Comments in Reply.”  Theological Studies 32 (1971): 290-96. [God as dipolar; God as love; God as worthy of worship; redemption; Anthony J. Kelly].

“Understanding the World and the Faith.”  Theology 90 (May 1987): 177-86.

“What about Evil?”  Modern Churchmen’s Union Pamphlet 12 (???): 1-13.

“What is ‘Process Thinking’?”  Modern Churchman 15 (1971-1972): 159-69.  [Existence; Man as organic; religion.]

“What Sort of God?”  Modern Churchmen’s Union Pamphlet 6 (???): 1-11.

“Whitehead and ‘Catholicism’.”  Theological Studies 32 (1971): 659-70.  [Whitehead; Religious availability of God; worship as sacramental; W.R. Matthews; Catholicism.]

“Whitehead and Christian Theism.”  Theological Digest 19-20 (1972-1973): 306-18.  [Process theism; Jesus as disclosure of God; Jesus as revelation; love; sin; justice; theology].

“Whitehead on God.”  Encounter 45 (Autumn 1984): 325-31.