Reading and Reviews

This page contains my book reviews. However, this is not a complete list. Also, some of the links on here lead to my previous blog. The asterisks mark books I found especially useful while I was reading them.

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‎”I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so.” ~ Sydney Smith

A History of Fundamentalism by George Dollar

A Rabbi Talks with Jesus by Jacob Neusner

*A Secular Age by Charles Taylor

Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President by Allen Guelzo

Ascetic Eucharists by Andrew McGowan

*America’s God by Mark Noll

Aquinas, Calvin, and Contemporary Protestant Thought by Arvin Vos

Arius: Heresy and Tradition by Rowan Williams

*At the Origins of Modern Atheism by Michael Buckley

Augustine by Henry Chadwick

Augustine and the Jews by Paula Fredriksen

*Augustine of Hippo by Peter Brown

Beginnings: Ancient Christian Readings of the Biblical Creation Narratives by Peter Bouteneff

Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church by Manlio Simonetti

*Christ’s Churches Purely Reformed: A Social History of Calvinism by Philip Benedict

Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence by Cornelis Augustijn

From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzun

Golden Mouth: The Story of John Chrysostom by J.N.D. Kelly

Historians of the Christian Tradition by Bauman and Klauber

Historical Theology by Jaroslav Pelikan

How the Idea of Religious Toleration Came to the West by Perez Zagorin

Jesus by Marcus Borg

John Calvin and the Will by Dewey Hoitenga

Less Than Conquerors by Douglas Frank

Liberalism Without Illusions by Christopher Evans

Marked in Your Flesh by Leonard Glick

*Nicaea and its Legacy by Lewis Ayres

Open Friendship in a Closed Society by Peter Slade

Original Sin: A Cultural History by Alan Jacobs

*Passion and Paradise by J. Warren Smith

Petrarch and St. Augustine by Alexander Lee

Reading for Life by Margaret Miles

Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics by Stephen Grabill

Sacred History by Van Liere et al.

The Bondage and Liberation of the Will by John Calvin

The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark Noll

The Classical Foundations of Modern Historiography by Arnaldo Momigliano

The Council of Chalcedon by R. V. Sellers

The Cross and Salvation by Bruce Demarest

The Discarded Image by C. S. Lewis

*The Promise of the Future by Cornelis Venema

The Providence of God by Paul Helm

The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology by Michael Sudduth

*The Spirit of Early Christian Thought by Robert Wilken

The Trinity by Gillis Emery

The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology by David Kelsey

The Victory of Reason by Rodney Stark

Union with Christ: In Scripture, History, and Theology by Robert Letham 

War Against the Idols by Carlos Eire

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