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

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) [Adult Edition]

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Potter: Books 1 thru 7 by J.K. Rowling

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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