2009 Reading List

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January

Interior Castle by Teresa of Avila
Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs by J. I. Packer
Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions by Arthur F. Holmes
Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon by B. H. Liddell Hart
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February

On the Holy Spirit by Basil of Caesarea
Soul of Science: Christian Faith & Natural Philosophy by Marvin Olasky
Subotai the Valiant: Genghis Khan’s Greatest General by Richard Gabriel
Roots/Application of Sustainable Farming by Gabriel Alonso De Herrera
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March

Anabasis by Xenophon
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership & War by Xenophon
Epistles of St. Clement of Rome & Ignatius of Antioch (James A. Kleist)
The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View… by Michael Pollan
The Christian Culture of Ireland’s Apostolic Age by Liam De Paor
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April

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume
Animal Vegetable Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
Philosophy & the Christian Faith: A Historical Sketch… by Colin Brown
The Ascent to Truth by Thomas Merton
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life… by Dallas Willard
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
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May

A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Commentarii de Bello Gallico by Gaius Julius Caesar
Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die by John Piper
Roots Demystified: Change Your Gardening Habits… by Robert Kourik
The Christian Philosophy Of Saint Thomas Aquinas by Etienne Gilson
The Persian War by Herodotus
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Truth War: Fighting for Certainty… by John MacArthur
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June

A New Kind of Christian by Brian McLaren
Christianity & Liberalism by J. Gresham Machen
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong… by John MacArthur
The Call of Cthulhu… by H.P. Lovecraft
Watchmen by Alan Moore
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July

Death by Love: Letters from the Cross by Mark Driscoll
Invitation to the Septuagint by Moisés Silva
Platitudes in the Making Precepts… by G.K. Chesterton
Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture… by Ellen F. Davis
The Essential Agrarian Reader… by Norman Wirzba
The Revolutionary Theology of John Calvin by Roland Boer
The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism by Carl F.H. Henry
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August

Black Puritan, Black Republican… by John Saillant
Created For Work: Practical Insights by Bob Schultz
Family Driven Faith… by Voddie Baucham, Jr.
Jonathan Edwards: A Life by Prof. George M. Marsden
The Air-Conditioned Nightmare by Henry Miller
The Cross & Christian Ministry… by D.A. Carson
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September

Bleachers by John Grisham
Crime & Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Sportswriter: The Life & Times… by Grantland Rice
The Elements of Journalism… by Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel
People of the Book: Christian Identity… by David Lyle Jefferey
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October

Puritan Allegory and the Reformation Crisis… by Thomas H. Luxon
Religion & Domestic Relations in 17th… by Edmund S. Morgan
Sexuality and Form… by Graham L. Hammill
Stein On Writing by Sol Stein
The Crack-Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun
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November

A Long Stone’s Throw by Alphie McCourt
Christ-Centered Worship… by Bryan Chapell
Deep Church: A Third Way… by Jim Belcher
Martin Luther: A Life Reformed by Paul W. Robinson
SuperFreakonomics… by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
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December

Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of… by Timothy Keller
Revelation: Blind Willie Johnson by D.N. Blakey
The Book of Genesis illustrated by R. Crumb
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
The True Saint Nicholas… by William J. Bennett
Your Jesus Is Too Safe… by Jared Wilson

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