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prov·o·ca·tion - something that provokes, arouses, or stimulates. pant - to long eagerly; yearn. a collection of thoughts intended to provoke and inspire. these posts are hoping to encourage people to think, especially Christians, and pant even harder for the waterbrooks of the Lord. If you are not a believer in Christ Jesus, I welcome your perspective and encourage your investigation on these matters.

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Books I Am Reading for Fall of 2005

These are the books I am reading for the fall of this year (2005). In the future, I will be providing links for some (probably the personal ones). If I have left any out, I will update this post in the future. If any of you are reading any of these works, I would love to discuss them with you. >> School << Athanasius. “On the Incarnation of the Word” in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. vol. 4 Phillip Schaff, ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004. Augustine of Hippo. “The Enchidridion” in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. vol. 3 Phillip Schaff, ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004. Bettenson, Henry, and Chris Maunder, eds. Documents of the Christian Church. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Blomberg, Craig. The Historical Reliability of the Gospels. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1987. Carson, D.A., Douglass J. Moo, and Leon Morris. An Introduction to the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992. Feinberg, John S. and Paul D. Feinberg. Ethics for a Brave New World. Wheaton: Crossway, 1993. Gonzalez, Justo L. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Present Day. Peabody, MA: Prince Press, 1999. Gundry, Robert H. A Survey of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994. Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. Peabody, MA: Prince Press, 2004. Lane, Tony. Exploring Christian Thought. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1984. Latourette, Kenneth Scott. A History of Christianity. 2 vol. Peabody, MA: Prince Press, 1999. Martyr, Justin. “The First Apology According to Justin” in Ante-Nicene Fathers. Vol. 1. 163-87. Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson, eds. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004. Martyr, Justin. “The Second Apology According to Justin” in Ante-Nicene Fathers. Vol. 1. 188-93. Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson, eds. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004. McGrath, Alister E. Historical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian Thought. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998. Nash, Ronald H. The Meaning of History. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1998. Schaff, Phillip. History of the Christian Church. 8 vol. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2002. Spickard, Paul R. and Kevin M. Cragg. A Global History of Christians: How Everyday Believers Experienced Their World. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994. Vos, Howard F. Exploring Church History. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1994. Wenham, David and Steve Walton. Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Gospels and Acts. vol. 1. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2001. Winter, Ralph and Steven C. Hawthorne, eds. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement. 3rd Ed. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 1999. >> Personal << (Devotional) Brooks, Thomas. Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1997. (Emgergent Movement) Carson, D.A. Becoming Conversant with the Emerging Church: Understanding a Movement and Its Implications. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005. (Prayer) Chapell, Bryan. Praying Backwards: Transform Your Prayer Life by Beginning in Jesus’ Name. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005. (Church Life/Leadership) Dever, Mark, and Paul Alexander. The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel. Wheaton: Crossway, 2005. (Church Growth Movement) Gilley, Gary. This Little Church Went to the Market: Is the Modern Church Reaching Out or Selling Out? Webster, NY: Evangelical Press, 2005. (Religious Pluralism) Knitter, Paul. No Other Name? A Critical Survey of Christian Attitudes Toward the World Religions. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2004. (Evangelism) Metzger, Will. Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel to the Whole Person by Whole People. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2002. (Religious Pluralism) Newbigin, Lesslie. The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989. (Biography) Paton, James, ed. John G. Paton: Missionary to the New Hebrides. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1965. (Culture) Pearcy, Nancy. Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. Wheaton: Crossway, 20054. (Evangelism) Piper, John. Don’t Waste Your Life. Wheaton: Crossway, 2003. (Discipleship) _________. God is the Gospel: Meditations on God’s Love as the Gift of Himself. Wheaton: Crossway, 2005. (Religious Pluralism) Plantinga, Richard J., ed. Christianity and Plurality: Classical and Contemporary Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. (Missions) Van Engen, Charles. Mission on the Way: Issues in Mission Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.


Blogger attycortes said...

Wow, you are a greater reader than I am!

9/29/2005 08:55:00 AM

Blogger Timmy said...

At times I read fast, other times I read slow. Depends upon what the content is, and whether I want to have a "working knowledge" of the read or able to decifer and critique of the book.
Yeah, the jock days are gone . . .

But I still play ping-pong from time to time.

9/29/2005 12:49:00 PM


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