Book Lists

I’d like to start several recommended reading lists in various categories (eventually with links to favorite passages on the rest of this blog). Here are a couple of very basic lists to get myself started.

Some books on Christian theology and worship:

  • The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God but Robert Louis Wilken
  • Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation by James K.A. Smith
  • A History of Christian Thought: From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon by Justo L. González (Vol. 1 of 3).
  • The Shape of Sola Scriptura by Keith A. Mathison
  • The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth by Scott Hahn
  • Hail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God by Scott Hahn

Some books by Orthodox authors:

  • The Jesus We Missed: The Surprising Truth About the Humanity of Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon
  • Christ in the Psalms by Patrick Henry Reardon
  • Thirsting For God: in a Land of Shallow Wells by Matthew Gallatin
  • Becoming Orthodox: A Journey to the Ancient Christian Faith by Peter E. Gillquist
  • Facing East: A Pilgrim’s Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy by Frederica Mathewes-Green