My Recommended Reading List (Theological Topics)

I plan on adding more specifications on the various books. One thing at a time. 

- Women in Ministry -

Philip Payne -- Man and Woman, One in Christ 

Craig Keener -- Paul, Women & Wives

Ron Pierce, Rebecca Merrill Groothius & Gordon Fee -- Discovering Biblical Equality

Richard Bauckham -- Gospel Women

Linda Belleville -- Women Leaders in the Church

Lynn Cohick -- Women in the World of the Earliest Christian

Charles Knowles -- Let Her Be

- Heaven and Hell -

Robin Parry & Christopher Partridge -- Universal Salvation? The Current Debate

Samuele Bacchiocchi -- Immortality or Resurrection?

Jurgen Moltmann -- The Coming of God

Edward Fudge -- The Fire that Consumes

Christopher Date, Joshua Anderson, and Gregory Stump -- Rethinking Hell

Preston Sprinkle and Francis Chan -- Erasing Hell

Oscar Cullmann -- Immortality of the Soul or Resurrection of the Dead?

Preston Sprinkle, editor (due 2015/16) -- Four Views on Hell (ft. Jerry Walls, Robin Parry, John Stackhouse, and Denny Burk)

Hans Schwarz -- Eschatology

- Scripture & Ethics -

John Goldingay -- Models for Interpretation of Scripture

I. Howard Marshall -- Beyond the Bible

Richard Hays -- The Moral Vision of the New Testament

John Goldingay -- Models for Interpretation of Scripture

Kenton Sparks -- Sacred Word, Broken Word

Bruce Metzger and Bart Ehrman -- The Text of the New Testament 4th Edition

Paul Achtemeier -- Inspiration and Authority

Stanley Porter -- How We Got the New Testament

I. Howard Marshall -- Biblical Inspiration

Christian Smith -- The Bible Made Impossible

J. Merricks and Stephen M. Garrett -- Five Views on Inerrancy (Bird is likely where I land)

B.B.Warfield-- The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture

Michael Gorman -- Elements of Biblical Exegesis

- Christology -

Gordon Fee -- Pauline Christology

Veli-Matti Karkkainen -- Christology, A Global Introduction

Raymond Brown -- An Introduction to New Testament Christology

Chris Tilling -- Paul's Divine Christology

Richard Bauckham --Jesus and the God of Israel

Oliver Crisp -- God Incarnate

- Anthropology -

Joel B. Green -- Body, Soul, and Human Life

Kevin Corcoran -- Rethinking Human Nature

Nancey Murphy -- Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?

- The Apostle Paul -

Douglas Campbell -- Framing Paul

F.F. Bruce -- Paul, Apostle of the Heart Set Free

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, Paul: A Critical Life

Michael Gorman -- Apostle of the Crucified Lord

E.P. Sanders -- Paul: A Very Short Introduction

Richard B. Hays -- Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul

5 comments:

  1. awesome list! Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. I notice that Why We Eat Our Own by pastor Michael Cheshire isn't on this list. What's with that?

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    1. Mostly because I haven't had the chance to read it. :)

      --Nick

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  3. Can I offer another possible by an atheist lumberjack?

    'Bobo's Bible: A Dude Version Of The Holy Bible' (Amazon.com)

    I condensed the KJV by 75% and added a sense of humour which you also seem to possess.

    If curious, some of the more amusing passages ar posted over on my blog.

    I did a year in LA pitching scripts as well, Nick. Can't say I was too happy with the situation down there. A postcard I sent back to Canuckland my first week in LA read: "Concrete, shopping carts, razorwire". Surely, Orange County has to be better than that.

    One film which you might appreciate is Jadorowsky's 'The Holy Mountain'. Get ready to have your mind blown.

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  4. Have you heard about a Pastor of 68 years old walking across America?
    Go to www.walkthewalknow.com to learn more about his causes and read more press releases about this amazing challenge.

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