Friday, April 14, 2006

YOU ARE WHAT YOU READ

Sean Michael Lucas in his post on the top ten theological books of all time:

• Augustine, On the Trinity
• Anselm, Why God Became Man
• Aquinas, Summa Theologica
• Luther, Bondage of the Will
• Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion
• Edwards, Religious Affections
• Schleiermacher, Christian Life
• Hodge, Systematic Theology
• Machen, Christianity and Liberalism
• Barth, Church Dogmatics

Michael Haykin would add Basil of Ceasarea’s On the Holy Spirit and John Owen, The Death of Death in the Death of Christ.

Reformation Theology offers this list:

Augustine, Confessions, Anti-Pelagian Writings, On the Trinity
Anselm, Why God Became Man
Bonar, Horatius, The Everlasting Righteousness
Brown, John (of Edinburgh, 1784-1858) Discourses and Sayings of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 3 volume
Charnock, Stephen. The Existence And Attributes Of God
Fairbairn, Patrick Typology of Scripture
Lloyd-Jones, Martyn, The Sermon on the Mount

Luther, Bondage of the Will
Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion
Edwards, Treatise on Religious Affections, Freedom of the Will
Machen, Christianity and Liberalism, What Is Faith?
Owen, John, Sin & Temptation, The Holy Spirit, Glory of Christ, Death of Death, Biblical Theology
Sibbes, Richard, The Bruised Reed
Spurgeon, Charles, Lectures to My Students
Turretin, Francis Institutes of Elenctic Theology 3 vol. set
Warfield, B.B, The Works of Benjamin B. Warfield
Watson, Body of Divinity
Westminster Confession of Faith

Read it all!
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