Chris Kiesling



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Textbooks: Carol Hoare, Erikson on Development in Adulthood. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002.(224 pages).(Note – this book was intended as a primary textbook for class but after hearing from the bookstore that the cost is $82.00 I will try to convey the information in class and make it supplemental rather than required reading. As a substitute look for Gail Sheehy’s NEW PASSAGES in the bookstore.) Stan Gaede, An Incomplete Guide to the Rest of Your Life: On the Road to Meaning, Purpose and Happiness. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press, 2002. (192 pages). Sue Monk Kidd, When the Heart Waits: Spiritual Direction for Life’s Sacred Questions. San Francisco: Harper, 1990. (217 pages) Sharon Parks, Big Questions, Worthy Dream: Mentoring Young Adults in Their Search for Meaning,Purpose, and Faith, Jossey-Bass, 2000, pp. Madeline L’Engel’s A Live Coal in the Sea. Electronic Reserve: Arthur Chickering and Linda Reisser, Education and Identity, Jossey-Bass, 1993, (pp. 1-52.) Jim Marcia, (2002) “Identity and Psychosocial Development in Adulthood”, Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 2 (1), 7-28. Interview transcripts/Case studies (approximately 50 pages)

Publication Date

January 2005


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, CD616, Spring



CD 616 Discipleship and Development in Young and Middle Adulthood