Books Read in 2018

As usual here is the list of books I read in during the year. Books published in 2018 are marked by an asterisk. Out of the books published in 2018 my two favorites–in no particular order–were 1) Conformed to the Image of His Son – Haley Goranson Jacob and 2) Resourcing Theological Anthropology – Marc Cortez.


  1. An Introduction to Torrance Theology – Gerrit Dawson
  2. Resourcing Theological Anthropology – Marc Cortez*
  3. Being Human in God’s World: An Old Testament Theology of Humanity – Gordon McConville
  4. Calvin’s Doctrine of Man – T.F. Torrance


  1. The Soul of Theological Anthropology – Joshua Farris
  2. Petitionary Prayer – Scott Davison
  3. What is History? – E.H. Carr
  4. The Historian’s Craft – Marc Bloch


  1. Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to His Thought – Oliver Crisp and Kyle Strobel*
  2. Church History: An Introduction to Research Methods and Resources – James Bradley and Richard Mueller
  3. Annihilation – Jeff VanderMeer
  4. Still Evangelical? – Mark Labberton*


  1. Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel – Jennifer McBride
  2. God Over All: Divine Aseity and the Challenge of Platonism – William Lane Craig
  3. Approaching Philosophy of Religion – Anthony Thiselton*


  1. The Allure of Gentleness – Dallas Willard
  2. A Treatise on Jonathan Edwards: Continuous Creation and Christology – S. Mark Hamilton
  3. Jonathan Edwards on God and Creation – Oliver Crisp


  1. The Holy One in Our Midst: An Essay on the Flesh of Christ – James Gordon
  2. Praying with Confidence: Aquinas on the Lord’s Prayer – Paul Murray
  3. The Lord is Good: Seeking the God of the Psalter – Christopher Holmes*
  4. Mind, Brain, and Free Will – Richard Swinburne


  1. What Sort of Human Nature: Medieval Philosophy and the Systematics of Christology – Marilyn McCord Adams
  2. The Humanity and Divinity of Christ: A Study of Pattern in Christology – John Knox
  3. The Brain, the Mind, and the Person Within – Mark Cosgrove*
  4. The Atonement – William Lane Craig*


  1. The Crucifixion – Fleming Rutledge
  2. The Divine Image: Envisioning the Invisible God – Ian McFarland
  3. Prayer, Middle Knowledge, and Divine Human Interaction – Kyle DiRoberts*


  1. Christology: A Guide for the Perplexed – Alan Spence
  2. John Calvin: A Biography – T.H.L. Parker
  3. The Dawn of the Reformation – Heiko Oberman
  4. Theological Anthropology: A Guide for the Perplexed – Marc Cortez
  5. Patterns in History: A Christian Perspective on Historical Thought – David Bebbington
  6. The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past – John Lewis Gaddis
  7. Were they Preaching “Another Gospel”? Justification by Faith in the 2nd Century – Andrew Dauton-Fear


  1. Judaism Before Jesus – Anthony Tomasino
  2. Cur Deus Homo – Anselm
  3. The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers – T.F. Torrance
  4. The Human Condition: Christian Perspectives Through African Eyes – Joe Kapolyo


  1. The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era – James Jeffers


  1. God the Son Incarnate – Stephen Wellum
  2. Paul and the Person – Susan Eastman*
  3. What is Regeneration? – Matthew Barrett
  4. Conformed to the Image of His Son – Haley Goranson Jacob*
  5. Human Nature from Calvin to Edwards – Paul Helm*
  6. In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls us to Reflect his Character – Jen Wilkin*

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Chris Woznicki is an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He works as the regional training associate for the Los Angeles region of Young Life.

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