Resources

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

Joseph Brodsky

 

Some food for thought and lectures can be found on my YouTube channel

I also post regularly on my Facebook page and Instagram.

 

Recommended YouTube Channels and Websites:

William Lane Craig – Reasonable Faith

IAP Liechtenstein – Analytic Philosophy

Ryan Reeves – Historical Theology

Library of the Church Fathers (in German)

 

Recommended Reading (for a general, non-specialist audience)

Bibles
* ESV Study Bible (Crossway)
Does God exist?
* William Lane Craig, On Guard
* Richard Swinburne, Is There a God?
* Richard Swinburne, The Existence of God: (Second Edition)
Do we have a soul?
* J. P. Moreland, The Soul
* Edward Feser, Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner’s Guide
Do we have free will?
* Robert Kane, A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will
* William Lane Craig, The Only Wise God
* Robert Kane (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Free Will (Second Edition)
What is God like? (Divine Attributes)
* Thomas V. Morris, Our Idea of God
* Richard Swinburne, The Coherence of Theism (Second Edition)
The Trinity
* Gilles Emery, The Trinity
* Gilles Emery and Matthew Levering (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Trinity
Philosophical Theology
* J. P. Moreland and William Lane Craig, Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview
* Thomas P. Flint and Michael Rea (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology
History of Philosophy
* C. Stephen Evans, A History of Western Philosophy
* Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy
Miracles
* C. S. Lewis, Miracles
* Robert A. Larmer, The Legitimacy of Miracle
* John Earman, Hume’s Abject Failure
Old Testament, New Testament, and Theology General
* Bruce K. Waltke, An Old Testament Theology
* Merrill Tenney, New Testament Times
* Alister E. McGrath, Christian Theology: An Introduction
* Joseph Ratzinger, Introduction to Christianity
Spiritual Formation/Character Development
* Dallas Willard, Renovation of the Heart
* Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ
* J. P. Moreland and Klaus Issler, The Lost Virtue of Happiness
Ethics General
* Craig A. Boyd and Don Thorsen, Christian Ethics and Moral Philosophy  
Modern Theology
* Stanley J. Grenz and Roger E. Olson, 20th-Century Theology
* Heinz Zahrnt, The Question of God
* Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison  
Christianity and Culture
* Rod Dreher, The Benedict Option
* Rodney Stark, The Rise of Christianity
* Rodney Stark, The Victory of Reason
* Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, Robert P. George, What is Marriage?
* Ryan T. Anderson, When Harry Became Sally
Church History General
* David Bentley Hart, The Story of Christianity
* Roger E. Olson, God in Dispute
Development of Doctrine
* J. N. D. Kelly, Early Christian Doctrine (Revised Edition)
C. S. Lewis
* Alan Jacobs, The Narnian
* Any book by C. S. Lewis

Christian Doctrine (Miscellaneous)
* William Lane Craig, The Atonement
* Richard Swinburne, Was Jesus God?

Hebrew Roots of Christianity
* Marvin R. Wilson, Our Father Abraham
* Thomas Cahill, The Gifts of the Jews
Holocaust/Shoa
* Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning
* Alex Kershaw, The Envoy
* Laurence Rees, Auschwitz
Apologetics (Miscellaneous)
* C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
* Lee Strobel, The Case for Christ
* William Lane Craig, Reasonable Faith
* Douglas Groothuis, Christian Apologetics
* Paul Copan, Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament God
* Gregory Koukl, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions
* Avery Dulles, History of Apologetics
* F. F. Bruce, Hard Sayings of Jesus
Kids’ Ministry (3 to 13 years)
Bibles
* The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
* The Picture Bible (David Cook Publishing)
What is God like?
* William Lane Craig, What is God Like? The Attributes of God for Children
Church History
* Catherine Mackenzie, Little Lights Series
Films
* Superbook (CBN)
* The Miracle Maker (Directors: Derek Hayes, Stanislav Sokolov)