Recommended Reads

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


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


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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