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2017 Reading List

2017 One-Word Reviews

January:

1. Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel / James Luceno / Enjoyable
2. Mountains of Spices / Hannah Hurnard / Unfulfilled-Potential
3. The Gifts of the Jews / Thomas Cahill / Moderately-Thought-Provoking
4. The Complete Green Letters / Miles J. Stanford / Nonsense
5. Do More Better / Tim Challies / Excellent
6. Visioneering: God’s Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision / Andy Stanley / Inspiring
7. The Power of the Blood of Jesus / Andrew Murray / Encouraging
8. The Confessions / St. Augustine, Trans. by Maria Boulding / Classic
9. Reading the Bible in Wesleyan Ways / Edited by Barry Callen & Richard Thompson / Thought-Provoking

February:

10. Reclaiming Hope / Michael Wear / Eye-Opening
11. The Case for the Psalms / N.T. Wright / Needed
12. Humility / Andrew Murray / Wonderful

March:

13. Christian Theology: Volume 1 / Albert Gray / Solid
14. Immortality of the Soul or Resurrection of the Dead? / Oscar Cullmann / Fantastic
15. The Art of Work / Jeff Goins / Inspiring
16. A Hunger for God / John Piper / Essential
17. Is the Bible Good for Women? / Wendy Alsup / …Meh…
18. Reversing Hermon: Enoch, the Watchers & the Forgotten Mission of Jesus Christ / Dr. Michael S. Heiser / Fascinating
19. Using the Book of Common Prayer: A Simple Guide / Paul Thomas / Practical
20. The Last Temple / Hank Hanegraaff & Sigmund Brouwer / A Fitting Conclusion
21. Salvation by Allegiance Alone / Matthew Bates / Outstanding

April:

22. A Grief Observed / C.S. Lewis / Psalm-like
23. Beyond Death: Exploring the Evidence for Immortality / Gary Habermas & J.P. Moreland / Encouraging
24. The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World’s Largest Religion / Rodney Stark / Eye-Opening
25. Christian Theology: Volume 2 / Albert Gray / So-So
26. Theology: The Basics / Alister McGrath / Excellent
27. Theology: The Basic Readings / Alister McGrath / Challenging
28. Where Is God When It Hurts? / Philip Yancey / Comforting

May:

29. After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters / N.T. Wright / Excellent
30. Star Wars: Thrawn / Timothy Zahn / Enjoyable
31. Classic Christianity: Life’s Too Short to Miss the Real Thing / Bob George / A-Mixed-Bag