2009 Book Log

  1. Gilead: A Novel/ Marilynne Robinson / Exquisite
  2. The Grace of Repentance / Sinclair Ferguson / Excellent
  3. The Last Juror / John Grisham / Good
  4. Rethinking Retirement / John Piper / Convicting
  5. De Incarnatione Verbi Dei/ Athanasius / Delightful
  6. The Contemplative Pastor / Eugene Peterson / Invigorating
  7. Jonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought / Stephen Nichols / Good
  8. Life and Practice in the Early Church: A Documentary Reader / Steven A. McKinion / Quite good
  9. Othello / William Shakespeare / Great
  10. Speaking of Jesus / J. Mack Stiles / Quite good
  11. Whiter Than Snow: Meditations of Sin and Mercy / Paul David Tripp / Wonderful
  12. If You Could Ask God One Question / Paul Williams and Barry Cooper / Good
  13. God’s Problem/ Bart D. Ehrman / Utterly predictable
  14. Straw Dogs / John Gray / Utterly unpredictable
  15. Unpacking Forgiveness / Chris Brauns / Outstanding
  16. Augustine of Hippo: A Biography / Peter Brown / Great
  17. Beach Music / Pat Conroy / Quite good
  18. Evangelism in the Early Church / Michael Green / Convicting
  19. The Hobbit / J.R.R. Tolkien / Wonderful
  20. Death in Holy Orders / P.D. James / Quite good
  21. Life Together / Dietrich Bonhoeffer / Wonderful
  22. The Hospitality Commands / Alexander Strauch / Excellent
  23. Contagious Holiness: Jesus’ Meals with Sinners / Craig Blomberg / Disappointing
  24. The Future of Justification/ John Piper / Helpful
  25. What is a Healthy Church Member? / Thabiti Anyabwile / Good
  26. Confessions / Augustine of Hippo / Wonderful
  27. We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry / G.K. Beale / Good
  28. Idols For Destruction / Herbert Schlossberg / Good
  29. John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, & Doxology / Ed. Burk Parsons / Quite good
  30. On Prayer: Conversation with God / John Calvin / Outstanding
  31. The Great Train Robbery / Michael Crichton / Wonderful
  32. The Reason for God / Tim Keller / Good
  33. The Last Word / N.T. Wright / Disappointing
  34. The Prodigal God/ Tim Keller / Good
  35. The Historian / Elizabeth Kostova / Disappointing
  36. The Heart of Evangelism/ Jerram Barrs / Outstanding
  37. Worldliness / Ed. C.J. Mahaney / Good
  38. Luther: Man Between God and the Devil / Heiko A. Oberman / Quite good
  39. The Closers / Michael Connelly / Fun
  40. The Narrows / Michael Connelly / Fun
  41. Death by Love: Letters from the Cross / Mark Driscoll / Quite good
  42. Lost Light / Michael Connelly / Fun
  43. A Taste for Death / P.D. James / Wonderful
  44. Grow in Grace / Sinclair B. Ferguson / Great
  45. Pauline Christology / Gordon D. Fee / Great
  46. Minority Report / Carl R. Trueman / Delightful
  47. All Things For Good / Thomas Watson / Outstanding
  48. Today’s All-Star Missions Churches / Tom Telford / Helpful
  49. King Lear / William Shakespeare / Apocalyptic
  50. Given for You: Reclaiming Calvin’s Doctrine of the Lord’s Supper / Keith Mathison / Brilliant
  51. The Scarecrow / Michael Connelly / Quite disappointing
  52. The Cross: The Vindication of God / D.M. Lloyd-Jones / Quite good
  53. A Word for the World: Calvin on the Extent of the Atonement/ Paul Hartog / Good
  54. The Mission of God/ Christopher J.H. Wright / Better the second time
  55. A Certain Justice / P.D. James / Superb
  56. Can We Trust the Gospels?/ Mark D. Roberts / Helpful
  57. How to Read A Book / Mortimer Adler & Charles Van Doren / Great
  58. Sealed With an Oath: Covenant in God’s Unfolding Purpose (NSBT) / Paul R. Williamson / Good
  59. The Heidelberg Catechism/ Zacharias Ursinus / Great
  60. Original Sin / P.D. James / Superb
  61. Cross Talk: Where Life and Scripture Meet/ Michael Emlet / Outstanding
  62. Believer’s Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ / Eds. Schreiner and Wright / Insightful
  63. The Enemy Within / Kris Lundgaard / Exceptional
  64. No Country for Old Men / Cormac McCarthy / Better the second time
  65. The Prince’s Poison Cup / R.C. Sproul / Outstanding
  66. The Holy Spirit / Charles H. Spurgeon / Encouraging
  67. The Meaning of the Pentateuch / John H. Sailhamer / Great
  68. Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer/ C.S. Lewis / Good
  69. Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin / Cornelius Plantinga Jr. / Discerning
  70. Prince Caspian / C.S. Lewis / Martial
  71. A Praying Life / Paul Miller / Excellent
  72. Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest / Ed Welch / Good
  73. A Quest For More: Living For Something Bigger Than You / Paul David Tripp / Outstanding
  74. The Atonement/ Leon Morris / Okay
  75. Peace Like a River / Leif Enger  / Breathtaking
  76. The Name of the Rose / Umberto Eco / Fascinating

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