Posted On April 30, 2022

April 2022 Recommended Reading

by | Apr 30, 2022 | Featured, The Poison of Progressive Christianity

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering the dangers of progressive Christianity and how Christians should view it. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that, hopefully, readers of this issue of Theology for Life will grow in their understanding of this topic so they can stand fast on the Word of God.

If you’ve found this issue helpful and would like to study this subject further, please check out the following reading list. These pieces are at the top of their genre in both excellence and readability.

The Person of Jesus:

  • The Unexpected Jesus by R.C. Sproul
  • The Person of Christ: Contours of Christian Theology by Donald Macleod
  • Studies in Dogmatics: The Person of Christ by G.C. Berkouwer
  • The Glory of Christ by John Owen
  • The Person and Work of Christ by B.B. Warfield

The Work of Jesus:

  • The Truth of the Cross by R.C. Sproul
  • The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction by Sinclair Ferguson
  • Putting Amazing Back Into Grace by Michael Horton
  • Redemption: Accomplished and Applied by John Murray
  • The Work of Christ by Robert Letham
  • Pierced for Our Transgressions by Steve Jeffrey, Mike Ovey, and Andrew Sach
  • The Death of Death in the Death of Christ by John Owen
  • The Cross of Christ by John Stott

Doctrine of Scripture:

  • ‘Fundamentalism’ and the Word of God by J.I. Packer
  • God Has Spoken: Revelation and the Bible by J.I. Packer
  • Truth and Power: The Place of Scripture in the Christian Life by J.I. Packer
  • Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung
  • Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books by Michael Kruger
  • The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority by G.K. Beale
  • The Doctrine of the Word of God by John Frame
  • Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible by Vern Poythress
  • Inerrancy and the Gospels: A God-Centered Approach to the Challenges of Harmonization by Vern Poythress
  • The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture by B.B. Warfield
  • Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible’s Origin, Reliability, and Meaning by Wayne Grudem, C. John Collins, and Thomas Schreiner
  • From the Mouth of God: Trusting, Reading, and Applying the Bible by Sinclair Ferguson
  • The Divine Original: Authority, Self-Evidencing Light, and Power of the Scriptures by John Owen
  • Thy Word is Truth by E.J. Young
  • Reformed Dogmatics: Prolegomena (vol. 1): Part IV: Revelation by Herman Bavinck
  • Scripture Alone: Exploring the Bible’s Accuracy, Authority and Authenticity by James White
  • Scripture Alone by R.C. Sproul
  • God, Revelation, and Authority by Carl Henry

Obviously, there are many more great books on this subject not listed here, but hopefully you will find this a good place to start.

In Christ,
Dave Jenkins
Executive Editor, Theology for Life Magazine


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