June 2011- June 2012 Reading List

A few of you have asked what I am reading, so here is a list from the last year.  If I had to recommend just one from this list it would have to be  Chan’s “Liturgical Theology.”

  1. God’s Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics (Carter)
  2. AND: The Gathered and Scattered Church (Halter & Smay)
  3. The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness (Bridges)
  4. Pilgrims on the Sawdust Trail: Evangelical Ecumenism and the Quest for Christian Identity (George)
  5. Introduction to Ecumenism (Gros, et al)
  6. Unexpected Destinations: An Evangelical Pilgrimage to World Christianity (Granberg-Michaelson)
  7. Spiritual Direction (Nouwen)
  8. Exploring Ecclesiology: An Evangelical and Ecumenical Introduction (Harper & Metzger)
  9. The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited (McKnight)
  10. One Faith: The Evangelical Consensus (Packer & Oden)
  11. Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (Noll)
  12. Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters (Wright, N.T.)
  13. The Bible Made Impossible: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture (Smith)
  14. Did the First Christians Worship Jesus?: The New Testament Evidence (Dunn)
  15. How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God?: Historical Questions about Earliest Devotion to Jesus (Hurtado)
  16. Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity (Hurtado)
  17. Christology: A Global Introduction (Karkainen)
  18. An Introduction to New Testament Christology (Brown)
  19. Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary (Greear)
  20. Christology: A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus (O’Collins)
  21. Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (Catholics & Lutherans)
  22. Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity (Zahnd)
  23. Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Tchividjian)
  24. How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels (Wright, N.T.)
  25. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (The IVP Bible Dictionary Series) (McKnight, et al)
  26. Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony (Baukman)
  27. Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament (Wright, Christopher)
  28. Evangelical is Not Enough: Worship of God in Liturgy and Sacrament (Howard)
  29. Christ and Culture (Richard Niebhur)
  30. Liturgical Theology: The Church as Worshiping Community (Chan)
  31. Believing in the Resurrection: The Meaning and Promise of the Risen Jesus (O’Collins)
  32. Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail: Why Evangelicals Are Attracted to the Liturgical Church (Webber)
  33. Faith Coaching (Hall, et al)

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