According to Alvin Plantinga You Should Read These Three Books

I recently came across an interview with Alvin Plantinga done in 2011. In it he was asked some questions about what brought him back, where he thinks the current state of Calvin College is, and some questions about philosophy. When asked what three books every Calvin alum should read he responded with the following books:Continue reading “According to Alvin Plantinga You Should Read These Three Books”

This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (November 22nd)

My time is running out, marriage is a few short weeks away and I will never be able to buy a book again. Here are the ones I bought with this pay check Jonathan Edwards’s Bible: The Relationship of the Old and New Testaments by Stephen Nichols I love Jonathan Edwards. I love typology. IContinue reading “This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (November 22nd)”

This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (November 1st)

I got my EBC paycheck last week, so here are the two books I bought with it…. Theology in Transposition: A Constructive Appraisal of T. F. Torrance – Myk Habets Books about T.F. Torrance are actually quite rare. As I move towards doing my Th.M I hope to do work on Torrance (or Edwards). HopefullyContinue reading “This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (November 1st)”

This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (October 26th)

A few weeks ago I started a new type of blog entry, “This Paycheck’s Book Purchases.” Each time I get paid I buy a couple of books and I share with you, the world, what I am reading and why I am excited to read those books. As I get married I am sure thisContinue reading “This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (October 26th)”

My Top 7 “Charismatic” Books

In light of the recent “Strange Fire” conference, here are a few Charismatic theology books that have helped to shape my own theology. They are in no particular order. Surprised by the Power of the Spirit by Jack Deere In this book, Jack Deere, a former professor at Dallas Theological Seminary & cessationist gives anContinue reading “My Top 7 “Charismatic” Books”

This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (October 12th)

Every time I get paid I buy a couple of books. Right now I am buying as many books as I can read in a two week span because I know that once I get married my book budget is really going to shrink. Anyway, this pay period I bought three books. I think myContinue reading “This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (October 12th)”

My Reading List for the Month of August

It has actually been a while since I have posted any significant blog….I will explain why in a few days. Until then I hope that my reading list for the month of August will whet your appetite. Theology Karl Barth – Evangelical Theology (I didn’t get around to reading it last month) T.F. Torrance –Continue reading “My Reading List for the Month of August”

My Reading List for June Through July

For those of you who are curious, here is my reading list for the rest of June through the month of July: Theology Karl Barth – Evangelical Theology Athanasius – De Incarnatione Philosophy Marcus Pound – A (very) Critical Introduction to Zizek Literature C.S. Lewis – On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature Paulo CohelloContinue reading “My Reading List for June Through July”

Missiology: Urban Mission Part 10 – Works Cited

For those of you who are interested in what I have been blogging about the last few days, here are the books/papers that I drew my info from. Some of these are a great place to being exploring God’s heart for urban ministry. I would also recomend Tim Keller’s upcoming book Center Church. ________________________________________ WorksContinue reading “Missiology: Urban Mission Part 10 – Works Cited”