Recommended Reads

Books are listed in no particular order. See my Wish List.

Fiction/Literature:


Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis


The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky


Gilead: a Novel by Marilynne Robinson

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Devotional Reading:

The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God by Dallas Willard


Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ by Dallas Willard


God in the Dark: The Assurance of Faith Beyond a Shadow of Doubt by Os Guinness


The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller


Breaking the Idols of Your Heart: How to Navigate the Temptations of Life by Dan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III


Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God by Gregory A. Boyd


Love is Stronger Than Death by Peter J. Kreeft


Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff


I Told Me So: Self-Deception and the Christian Life by Gregg Ten Elshof


Wise Stewards: Philosophical Foundations of Christian Parenting
 by Mike Austin

In Search of a Confident Faith: Overcoming Barriers to Trusting in God

In Search of Confident Faith: Overcoming Barriers to Trusting God by J.P. Moreland and Klaus Issler

Theological Studies:


The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views edited by James Beilby and Paul R. Eddy


Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology by Gregory A. Boyd and Paul R. Eddy


Original Sin: A Cultural History by Alan Jacobs


Evil and the Justice of God by N T Wright


The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition & Reform by Roger Olson


The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity & Diversity by Roger Olson


God’s Judgments: Interpreting History and the Christian Faith by Steven J. Keillor


Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy edited by Ronald W. Pierce, Rebecca Merrill Groothuis, and Gordon D. Fee



Women Caught in the Conflict: The Culture War Between Traditionalism and Feminism by Rebecca Merrill Groothuis


Marriage at the Crossroads: Couples in Conversation About Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy


The Race Set Before Us: A Biblical Theology of Perseverance & Assurance by Thomas R. Schreiner and Ardel B. Caneday


Above All Earthly Pow’rs: Christ in a Postmodern World by David F Wells

The Galileo Connection: Resolving Conflicts Between Science and the Bible by Charles E. Hummel

Forsaken: The Trinity and the Cross, and Why It Matters by Thomas H. McCall

History & Biography:


The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Alan Jacobs


Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season by Jonathan Eig


Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics by Jeremy Schaap


Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography by David Michaelis


Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America by Allen C. Guelzo


Comrades!: A History of World Communism by Robert Service



In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity by Daniel Kevles


From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany by Richard Weikart


John Calvin: A Pilgrim’s Life by Herman J. Selderhuis

Assuming the Risk: The Mavericks, the Lawyers, & the Whistle-Blowers Who Beat Big Tobacco by Michael Orey


The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America by Susan Wise Bauer

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
by Gilbert King

Philosophy:


On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt


On Truth by Harry G. Frankfurt


God?: A Debate between a Christian and an Atheist (Point/Counterpoint Series (Oxford, England) by William Lane Craig and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong


Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview by J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig


The Only Wise God: The Compatibility of Divine Foreknowledge & Human Freedom by William Lane Craig


Is Goodness Without God Good Enough?: A Debate on Faith, Secularism, and Ethics by Robert K Garcia (Editor), Nathan L King (Editor)


Provocations: Spiritual Writings by Soren Kierkegaard, Charles E Moore (Editor)


The Sickness Unto Death by Soren Kierkegaard

The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology by Paul K. Moser


The Fundamentals of Ethics by Russ Shafer-Landau

Justice: Rights and Wrongs by Nicholas Wolterstorff

Human Capacities and Moral Status (Philosophy of Medicine) by Russell DiSilvestro 

Politics, Social Issues, Economics, Ect:


The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality by Walter Benn Michaels


Pornified: How Pornography Is Transforming Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families


Weeping in the Playtime of Others: America’s Incarcerated Children by Kenneth Wooden


Political Visions & Illusions: A Survey and Christian Critique of Contemporary Ideologies by David T. Koyzis

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World by James Davison Hunter

The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice by Christopher Kaczor

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