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
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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)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Books I Read in 2017 that I Highly Recommend, and My Book of the Year

Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop.

Constance M. Cherry, The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services.

James Daley, ed. Great Eulogies Throughout History.


Michael Emeron and Christian Smith, Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America.

David Hackett Fischer, Washington's Crossing.

Christopher M. Hays and Brandon Gallaher, eds. When the Son of Man Didn't Come: A Constructive Proposal on the Delay of the Parousia.

Stanley Hauerwas, Without Apology: Sermons for Christ's Church.

My Book of the Year!-- John C. Nugent, Endangered Gospel: How Fixing the World Is Killing the Church.

Eugene Peterson, Under the Unpredictable Plant: An Exploration in Vocational Holiness.

Ben Quash and Michael Ward, eds. Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why It Matters What Christians Believe.

John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III, How to Read the Book of Job.

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