A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Saturday, June 21, 2014

My Summer Reading List

Here are the books I am planning to read this summer. Some of them I am reading a second time in preparation for teaching seminary classes. Some books are so good they should be read more than once. In any case here's the list:

Mark D. Baker, Proclaiming the Scandal of the Cross: Contemporary Images of the Atonement (reading a second time)

David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw, Prodigal Christianity: Ten Signposts into the Missional Frontier (reading a second time)

Adam Hamilton, Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today

Steve Harper, For the Sake of the Bride: Restoring the Church to Her Intended Beauty

Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Christology: A Global Introduction (have read three, maybe four times)

Michael Licona, The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach (currently reading)

Alister McGrath, A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (currently reading)

Scot McKnight, The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited (reading a second time)

Mark Thiessen Nation, et al, Bonhoeffer the Assassin: Challenging the Myth, Recovering His Call to Peacemaking (currently reading)

Wayne Meeks, The Origins of Christian Morality: The First Two Centuries

Ronald Osborn, Death Before the Fall:Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering

Don Thorsen, Calvin vs. Wesley: Bringing Belief in Line with Practice (currently reading)

Ben Witherington, The Many Faces of the Christ: The Christologies of the New Testament and Beyond (reading a second time)

J. Philip Wogaman, Christian Ethics: A Historical Introduction (reading a second time after many years)

J. Philip Wogaman and Douglas M. Strong (eds.) Readings in Christian Ethics: A Historical Sourcebook (reading a second time after many years)

What are you planning to read this summer? Feel free to share.

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