Book Giveaway and Some Summer Reading
In a few days, we’re going to give away a couple of books to one of our readers. The books we are giving away are Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy and Four Views on the Historical Adam, both in the Counterpoints series published by Zondervan. In order to enter the drawing for these books, you need to leave a comment below. In your comment, please list two or three books you are hoping to read this summer.
I’ll start the ball rolling by offering a few titles from my summer reading list:
Baptists in America: A History by Thomas Kidd and Barry Hankins
Nothing: A Very Short Introduction by Frank Close
Perspectives on the Atonement: Three Views edited by Andrew Naselli and Mark Snoeberger
In order to be eligible for the drawing, comments must be posted before 11pm (EST) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The winner will be announced on the blog the following day.
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, Self-Image by Jay Adams
Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans
A Systematic Theology of Biblical Christianity by Dr. Rolland McCune.
The Pastoral Epistles by George Knight (part of the New International Greek Testament Commentary series).
Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Spurgeon, by Tom Nettles
Kevin DeYoung’s new book on homosexuality.
I’m continuing to read John Frame’s Systematic Theology, but not sure if I’ll finish it this summer! On page 786 out of >1100.
Books on the docket for this summer include Kaiser’s Toward Old Testament Ethics, The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament, and The God Who Makes Himself Known by Blackburn.
Cross Words by Paul Wells and Preach by Mark Dever
Keller’s “Center Church”
Dever & Dunlop’s “The Compelling Community”
Bauder & Delnay’s “One in Hope and Doctrine”
J.J., “Lone Star” is outstanding! It came highly recommended when I moved to Texas, and though it dragged at some points, it was well worth it.
Chronicles of Narnia series and La Biblia de las Americas Spanish Bible Translation.
Walter C. Kaiser’s “Revive Us Again”
Mark J. Boda, Gordon T. Smith, eds. “Repentance in Christian Theology”
Kevin DeYoung, What Does the Bible really Teach About Homosexuality?”
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures, by Dennis E. Johnson
Jesus’ Blood and Righteousness: Paul’s Theology of Imputation, by Brian Vickers
Greidanus “The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text”
Clark “Thales to Dewey: a history of philosophy”
Hays “From every People and Nation: a biblical theology of race”
“The Art of Biblical Narrative” by Robert Alter
“Invitation to the Classics” ed. Louise Cowan
“Faith and Reason” by Nash
“Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: 3 Views”
One in Hope and Doctrine by Kevin Bauder and Robert Delnay
The NT and the People of God by N. T. Wright
Know the Creeds and Councils, Justin Holcomb
Letters of Samuel Rutherford, Andrew Bonar
By the Waters of Babylon, Scott Aniol
Biblical Words and Their Meaning by Moises Silva
On the Incarnation by Athanasius of Alexandra
Robert E. Lee: A Biography (Emory M. Thomas)
Gulag Archipelago (Solzhenitsyn)
Historical Theology In-Depth (David Beale)
Working through Michael Horton’s Ordinary as well as Paul Miller’s A Loving Life. I also want to check off more of the books I got/received from Shepherd’s Conference this year, like Packer’s Fundamentalism & the Word of God. Speaking of Packer, I think I’ll finally read his Knowing God.
I’m glad one of the giveaways is the atonement book! I’ve had it on my to be read list.
Bauder & Delnay’s “One in Hope and Doctrine”
Perspectives on Tithing: Four Views, edited by David Croteau.
The Twilight of the American Enlightenment by George Marsden.
Pulpit Crimes by James White
Wise Counsel: John Newton’s Letters to John Ryland Jr by Grant Gordon
You Lift Me Up by Albert Martin
The Hammer of God by Bo Geirtz
I plan to read The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit by George Smeaton, The Messianic Hope: Is the Hebrew Bible Really Messianic? By Michael Rydelinik, and What’s Best Next by Matt Perman.
1. Mapping Apologetics, by Brian Morley
2. Justification and Variegated Nomism, edited by D. A. Carson and Peter O’Brien
3. Pierced for Our Transgressions, by Steve Jeffrey, Michael Ovey, and Andrew Sach
Less than words can say
The Abolition of Man
Recalling the Hope of Glory
From Heaven He Came And Sought Her
For The Fame of God’s Name
Baptist In America, A History
Life in Christ by Jeremy Walker
The Next Story by Tim Challies
The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards Edited by Hart, Lucas, and Nichols
Dismissing God – Bruce Lockerbie
1776 – David McCullough
The Martian – Andy Weir
God’s Battle Plan for the Mind by David W. Saxton
The End of the Law by Jason C. Meyer
The Doctrine of the Word of God by John M. Frame
Reading Koine Greek – Decker
Haz la paz con tu pasado (Make Peace with Your Past) – Wright
Nuevo manual de usos y costumbres de los tiempos bíblicos (The New Manual of Uses and Customs of Biblical Times) – Gower