Resources 

Apologetics (General)

Boa, Ken, & Moody, Larry. I’m Glad You Asked: In-depth Answers to Difficult Questions about Christianity. Colorado Springs, CO: Victor, 1994.

Boa, Kenneth, and Robert M. Bowman. Faith Has Its Reasons: Integrative Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith. Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2006. Available at: https://bible.org/series/faith-has-its-reasons

Bocchino, Peter, and Norman L. Geisler. Unshakable Foundations: Contemporary Answers to Crucial Questions about the Christian Faith. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2000. 416 pages

Brooks, Ronald M., and Norman L. Geisler. When Skeptics Ask: A Handbook on Christian Evidences. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2013. 368 pages.

Campbell-Jack, C., G. J. McGrath, C. S. Evans and S. Carter (eds), New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics. Leicester, Downers Grove: IVP, 2006.

Chang, C. Engaging Unbelief: A Captivating Strategy from Augustine and Aquinas. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2000.

Choung, James, True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2008.

Copan, Paul. Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2011. (257 pages)

Copan, Paul. When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2008. 

Craig, William Lane, and Paul Copan, ed. Contending with Christianity's Critics. Nashville, TN: Broadman and Holman, 2009.

Craig, William Lane, and Chad Meister, ed. God Is Great, God Is Good. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity, 2009.

Davison, Andrew (ed.). Imaginative Apologetics: Theology, Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition London: SCM Press, 2011.

Dickson, John P. Life of Jesus: Who He Is and Why He Matters. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010.

Dickson, John. The Christ Files: How Historians Know What They Know about Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010. 128 pages. 

D’Souza, Dinesh. What's So Great About Christianity. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2007. 348 pages.

Edwards, Dennis. How God acts: Creation, Redemption, and Special Divine Action. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2010. 

Falk, D. R. Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology. Downers Grove: IVP, 2004.
 Fernandes, Phil. Contend Earnestly for the Faith: A Survey of Christian Apologetics. Baltimore, MD: PublishAmerica, 2008. 457 pages. 

Geisler, Norman L., and Frank Turek. I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2004.
Geisler, Norman L. Christian Apologetics. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2013. 480 pages.

Geisler, Norman L. Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics. Baker Reference Library. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1999.

Geisler, Norman, and Frank Turek. I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2004. 448 pages.

Geisler, Norman, and Paul Hoffman. Why I Am a Christian: Leading Thinkers Explain Why They Believe. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2001.

Geisler, Norman, and Chad V. Meister, ed. Reasons for Faith: Making a Case for the Christian Faith. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2007. 416 pages.

Godawa, Brian, Myth Became Fact: Storytelling, Imagination & Apologetics in the Bible. Los Angeles, CA: Embedded Pictures Pub., 2012.

Issler, Klaus, and J. P. Moreland. In Search of a Confident Faith. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2008. 

Keller, Timothy. Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Sceptical. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2016.

Keller, Timothy. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism. New York: Dutton, 2008.

Kreeft, Peter & Ronald K. Tacelli. Handbook of Christian Apologetics: Hundreds of Answers to Crucial Questions. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994.

Kumar, Steve. Christianity for Skeptics. 2nd ed. Edited by Jonathan Sarfati. Powder Springs, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2013. 319 pages.

Limbaugh, David. Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2014. 406 pages.

Lewis, C. S. Mere Christianity: A Revised and Amplified Edition, with a New Introduction, of the Three Books, Broadcast Talks, Christian Behaviour, and Beyond Personality. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2001. [First published 1962]

Lewis, Gordon R. Testing Christianity’s Truth Claims: Approaches to Christian Apologetics. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990.

Little, Paul E. Know Why You Believe. 4th ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

McDowell, Josh, and Sean McDowell. Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2017. 868 pages. 

McDowell, Sean, ed. Apologetics for a New Generation: A Biblical and Culturally Relevant Approach to Talking About God. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009.

McDowell, Sean. Is God Just a Human Invention? And Seventeen Other Questions Raised by the New Atheists. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2010. 304 pages.

McFarland, Alex. The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity. Ventura, CA: Regal, 2007. 256 pages 

McGrath, Alister E. Bridge-Building: Effective Christian Apologetics. Leicester: IVP, 1992

McGrath, Alister E. Dawkins' God: From The Selfish Gene to The God Delusion. 2nd ed. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2015. 208 pages

McGrath, Alister E. Intellectuals Don't Need God and Other Modern Myths: Building Bridges to Faith Through Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010. 242 pages

McGrath, Alister E. Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2012. 208 pages

McGrath, Alister. Why God Won't Go Away: Is the New Atheism Running on Empty? Thomas Nelson, 2011.

Metaxas, Eric. Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life. New York, NY: Dutton, 2014. 352 pages. 

Myers, Jeff, and David A. Noebel. Understanding the Times: Apologetics Handbook. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2015. 640 pages.

Nash, Ronald H. Faith and Reason.4th ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1994. 296 pages.

Newbigin, Lesslie. Truth to Tell: The Gospel as Public Truth. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1991.

Pearcey, Nancy. Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. Study guide edition. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2005. 514 pages.

Penner, Myron B. The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Context. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2013.

Placher, William C. Unapologetic Theology: A Christian Voice in a Pluralistic Conversation. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989. 184 pages.

Plantinga, Cornelius Jr. “Sin: Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be.” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2010. 23 pages. Available at: http://tgc-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/cci/Pantinga.pdf http://legacy.thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/sin_not_the_way_its_supposed_to_be  

Puckett, Joe. The Apologetics of Joy: A Case for the Existence of God from C.S. Lewis's Argument from Desire. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013.

Russell, Jeffrey Burton. Myth Busted!: 145 Myths About Christianity Debunked. Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster, 2013.

Schaeffer, Francis A. The God Who Is There: Speaking Historic Christianity into the Twentieth Century. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1998.

*Sharp, Mary Jo. Defending the Faith: Apologetics in Women’s Ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2010. 144 pages. [One of the few female apologists, writing about apologetics for women]

Sharp, Mary Jo. Why Do You Believe That? A Faith Conversation. USA???: LifeWay Christian Resources, 2012. 160 pages. 

Sire, James W. A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2006.

Sire, James W. Apologetics Beyond Reason: Why Seeing Really Is Believing. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2014.

Sire, J. W. Why Good Arguments Often Fail: Making a More Persuasive Case for Christ. Downers Grove: IVP, 2006.

Sproul, R.C. Defending Your Faith: An Introduction to Apologetics. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2003. 

Spufford, Francis. Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense. New York: HarperOne, 2013.

Stackhouse, John G. Jr. Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Strobel, Lee. The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1998. 304 pages.

*Strobel, Lee. The Case for Faith: A Journalist's Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000. 320 pages. [One of the better books to give to a non-Christian to read]

Strobel, Lee. The Case for Grace: A Journalist Explores the Evidence of Transformed Lives. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1998. 304 pages.

Strobel, Lee. The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2007. 336 pages.

Taylor, J. Introducing Apologetics: Cultivating Christian Commitment. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2006.

Turek, Frank. Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case. Colorado Springs: CO: NavPress, 2014. 304 pages

Wallace, J. Warner. Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2013. 288 pages. 

Wright, N.T. Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2006.

Wilkinson, John. No Argument for God: Going Beyond Reason in Conversations About Faith. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2011. 174 pages.

Williams, Clifford. Existential Reasons for Belief in God: A Defense of Desires and Emotions for Faith. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2011.

Williams, Roy Thomas. God, Actually: Why God Probably Exists, Why Jesus Was Probably Divine, and Why the Rational' Objections to Religion Are Unconvincing. Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corp., 2008.
Wooddell, Joseph. The Beauty of the Faith: Using Aesthetics for Christian Apologetics. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010.

Yancey, Philip. What Good Is God?: In Search of a Faith That Matters. New York: Faithwords, 2010.

Zacharias, Ravi. Can Man Live Without God? Dallas: Word Publishing, 1994.

Zacharias, Ravi, ed. Beyond Opinion: Living the Faith We Defend. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2007.

Zacharias, Ravi. The End of Reason. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2008. 144 pages.


Bible (Apparent Contradictions, Inerrancy, and Textual Criticism)

Aland, Kurt and Barbara. The Text of the New Testament. 2d ed. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1989.

Archer, Gleason L. Jr. New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001.

Barrett, David P. and Philip W. Comfort, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts: New and Complete Transcriptions with Photographs; a corrected, enlarged edition of The Complete Text of the Earliest New Testament Manuscripts. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 2001.

Biblical Studies Press, The NET Bible, 2006. Available at: http://net.bible.org/ [The Notes are generally very useful, especially the text critical notes].

Beale, G. K. The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2008.

Blomberg, Craig L. Can We Still Believe the Bible?: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2014.

Blomberg, Craig L. The Historical Reliability of the Gospels. 2nd ed. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2007. 416 pages.

Blomberg, Craig L., and Robert B. Stewart. The Historical Reliability of the New Testament: The Challenge to Evangelical Christian Beliefs. Nashville, TN: B & H Academic, 2016.

Bock, Darrell L. Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Questions Everyone's Asking. Nashville, TN: Nelson Books, 2004. 208 pages.

Ehrman, Bart D. Forged: Writing in the Name of God--Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2014. 320 pages. [Non-Christian perspective]

Ehrman, Bart D. God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2009. 304 pages. [Non-Christian perspective]

Ehrman, Bart D. How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2014. 416 pages. [Non-Christian perspective]

Ehrman, Bart D. Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them). New York, NY: HarperOne, 2010. 304 pages. [Non-Christian perspective]

Ehrman, Bart D. Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2005. [Non-Christian perspective]

Ehrman, Bart D. Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code: A Historian Reveals What We Really Know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine. New York: NY: Oxford University Press, 2006. 240 pages.

Fee, Gordon. D. “The Textual Criticism of the New Testament.” In Biblical Criticism: Historical, Literary and Textual, by R. K. Harrison, B. K. Waltke, D. Guthrie, and Gordon. D. Fee. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1978. 127–53.

Frame, John M. The Doctrine of the Word of God. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2010. 684 pages.

Garrett, S. and J. Merrick eds. Michael F. Bird, Peter Enns, John R. Franke, R. Albert Mohler Jr., and Kevin J. Vanhoozer. Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2013. 336 pages.

Geisler, Norman and W. Nix, eds. General Introduction to the Bible.  2nd ed. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1986. 728 pages. 

Geisler, Norman and W. Nix, eds. From God To Us Revised and Expanded: How We Got Our Bible.  2nd ed. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 2012. 416 pages. 

Geisler, Norman L. ed. Inerrancy. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1980.

Geisler, Norman L. and Thomas A. Howe. The Big Book of Bible Difficulties: Clear and Concise Answers from Genesis to Revelation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008. 624 pages. Previously published as: When Critics Ask : A Popular Handbook on Bible Difficulties. Wheaton, Ill.: Victor Books, 1992.

Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Introduction. Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity, 1990. 

Hodges, Zane C. and Arthur L. Farstad, ed. The Greek New Testament according to the Majority Text. 2nd ed. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1985.

Holmes, Michael W. “New Testament Textual Criticism.” In Introducing New Testament Interpretation, Edited by Scot McKnight. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1989, 53–74.

Kaiser, Walter C. Jr. The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable & Relevant? Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2001. 239 pages

Kaiser, Walter C. Jr., Peter H. Davids, F. F. Bruce and Manfred T. Brauch. Hard Sayings of the Bible. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1996.

Kitchen, K.A. On The Reliability of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2003.

Komoszewski, J. Ed, M. James Sawyer, and Daniel B. Wallace, Reinventing Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2006.

Lutzer, Erwin W. 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2015. 208 pages.

Metzger, Bruce M. The Bible in Translation: Ancient and English Versions. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2001.

Metzger, Bruce M. The Early Versions of the New Testament. Oxford: Clarendon, 1977.

Metzger, Bruce M. A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament. 2nd ed. New York, NY: United Bible Societies, 1994.

Metzger, Bruce M. and Bart D. Ehrman. The Text of the New Testament. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University, 2005. 

McDowell, Josh. God-Breathed: The Undeniable Power and Reliability of Scripture. Uhrichsville, OH: Shiloh Run Press, 2015. 226 pages. 

Parker, David C. An Introduction to New Testament Manuscripts and their Texts. Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

Ward, Timothy. Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2009. 184 pages

Wallace, Daniel B. “Claim 1: The Original New Testament Has Been Corrupted by Copyists So Badly That It Can’t Be Recovered.” In Dethroning Jesus, by Darrell L. Bock and Daniel B. Wallace. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2007, 35–76.

Wallace, Daniel B. “Historical Revisionism and the Majority Text Theory: The Cases of F. H. A. Scrivener and Herman C. Hoskier,” NTS 41 (1995) 280–85.

Wallace, Daniel B. “Laying a Foundation: New Testament Textual Criticism.” In Interpreting the New Testament Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis, Edited by Darrell L. Bock, and Buist M. Fanning. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2006, 33–56.

Wallace, Daniel B. “Mark 16:8 as the Conclusion to the Second Gospel.” In Perspectives on the Ending of Mark: Four Views. Edited by D. A. Black. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2008, 1–39.

Wallace, Daniel B. “Reconsidering ‘The Story of the Woman Taken in Adultery Reconsidered’,” NTS 39 (1993) 290–296.

Wallace, Daniel B. “Some Second Thoughts on the Majority Text,” BSac (1989) 270–90.

Wallace, Daniel B. “The Majority Text and the Original Text: Are They Identical?” BSac 148 (1991) 151–69.

Wegner, Paul D. A Student’s Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2006.

 

Canon 

Bruce, F. F. The Canon of Scripture. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 1988.     

Evans, Craig A. and Emanuel Tov. Exploring the Origins of the Bible: Canon Formation in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.

McDonald, Lee Martin. Biblical Canon: The: Its Origin, Transmission, and Authority. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006.
Metzger, Bruce. The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1997. 336 pages. 


Church History

Stark, Rodney. Cities of God: The Real Story of How Christianity Became an Urban Movement and Conquered Rome. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2006.

Stark, Rodney. For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Stark, Rodney. The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World's Largest Religion. New York: HarperOne, 2011.

Stark, Rodney. The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. New York: Random House, 2005.

 

Doubt 

Guinness, Os, In Two Minds: The Dilemma of Doubt and How to Resolve It. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1976. ISBN-10: 0877847711; ISBN-13: 978-0877847717.
Guinness, Os. God in the Dark: The Assurance of Faith Beyond a Shadow of Doubt. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1996. 224 pages

Habermas, Gary, The Thomas Factor: Using Your Doubts to Draw Closer to God. (Broadman and Holman, 1999). ISBN-10: 0805417206; ISBN-13: 978-0805417203. Also available at http://www.garyhabermas.com/books/books.htm

Habermas, Gary, Dealing With Doubt. (Moody Press, 1990).* ISBN-10: 0802422500; ISBN-13: 978- 0802422507. Also available at http://www.garyhabermas.com/books/books.htm 

Issler, Klaus, and J. P. Moreland. In Search of a Confident Faith: Overcoming Barriers to Trusting in God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2008. 230 pages.

McGrath, Alister E. Doubting: Growing Through the Uncertainties of Faith. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 156 pages.

Ortberg, John. Faith and Doubt. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2008. 192 pages.


Ethics and Morality

Adeney, Bernard T.  Strange Virtues: Ethics in a Multicultural World.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1995.

Atkinson, David, J., et al. New Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1995.

Copan, Paul, and Mark D. Linville. Moral Argument. New York: Continuum, 2012. 

Dennis P. Hollinger. Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2002.

Evans, C. Stephen. God and Moral Obligation. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013. 202 pages. 

Feinberg, John, S., and Feinberg, Paul, D. Ethics for a Brave New World. 2nd ed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.

Geisler, Norman, L. Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Options. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010.

Gill, David, W. Doing Right: Practicing Ethical Principles. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004.

Gill, Robin, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Christian Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. 

Hare, John. Why Bother Being Good?: The Place of God in the Moral Life. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011. 

Harris, Sam. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. New York, NY: Free Press, 2010. [From the Atheist perspective]

Hauerwas, Stanley; and Samuel Wells, eds. The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 592 pages.

Holmes, Arthur F. Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions (Contours of Christian Philosophy Series). 2nd ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007.

Lewis, C. S. The Abolition of Man. New York: Macmillan; 1975. [First published 1947]

Long, D. Stephen. Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

MacIntyre, Alasdair. Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990.

MacIntyre, Alasdair. Whose Justice? Which Rationality? Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1988.

Meilaender, Gilbert. Bioethics. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2013. 148 pages.

McDowell, Sean. ETHIX: Being Bold in a Whatever World. Nashville, TN: Broadman and Holman, 2006. 159 pages.

Scott B. Rae. Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2009.

Smith, R. Scott. Ethics and the Search for Moral Knowledge: Overcoming the Fact-Value Split. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2014). ISBN-13: 978-0-8308-4038-0; ISBN-10: 0830840389;

Smith, R. Scott. Virtue Ethics and Moral Knowledge: Philosophy of Language After MacIntyre and Hauerwas. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2003.

Streba, James, P. Ethics: The Big Questions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Walls, Jerry, and David Baggett. Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.


Evil, Suffering, the problem of pain, and Hell

Carson, Don A. How Long O Lord? Reflections on Suffering and Evil, 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006. 

Copan, Paul and Matt Flannagan. Did God Really Command Genocide?: Coming to Terms with the Justice of God. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2014. (352 pages)

Dew, James K Jr. and Chad Mister. God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2012. 360 pages. 

Estes, Steven, and Joni Eareckson Tada, When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1997.

Feinberg, John S. The Many Faces of Evil: Theological Systems and the Problems of Evil. Rev. and expanded. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2004.

Geivett, Douglas R. Evil and the Evidence for God: The Challenge of John Hick's Theodicy. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1995. 288 pages

Guinness, Os. Unspeakable: Facing up to Evil in an Age of Genocide and Terror. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

Hick, John. Evil and the God of Love. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. This book  overviews the Augustine/free will theodicy and the Irenaeus/soul-building theodicy. But warning Hick does not believe in a literal Adam and he is also a Universalist. Thus, although the book is valuable it is also fatally flawed.

Howard-Snyder, Daniel, ed. The Evidential Argument from Evil. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996.

Hughes, Tim. The Whole World In His Hands and When Tears Falls (Kingsway Music). http://www.worshiptogether.com/songs/songdetail.aspx?iid=564455 and http://www.worshiptogether.com/songs/songdetail.aspx?iid=562438 

Hunter, C M. Darwin’s God: Evolution and the Problem of Evil. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2001.

Lewis, C.S. The Problem of Pain. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2001. [A Christian modern classic, though personally I think there are better contemporary authors].

Murray, Michael. Nature Red in Tooth and Claw: Theism and the Problem of Animal Suffering. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 224 pages.

Plantinga, Alvin C. God, Freedom, and Evil. Grand Rapids, MI: William B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1974.

Sprinkle, Preston M. (ed.) Denny Burk, Robin A. Parry, John G. Stackhouse Jr. and Jerry Walls. Four Views on Hell. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2016. 218 pages. First edition: Crockett, William V., Zachary J. Hayes, Clark H. Pinnock, and John F. Walvoord. Four Views on Hell. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan Publishing, 2010.

Stackhouse, J. G., Jr. Can God Be Trusted? Faith and the Challenge of Evil. 2nd ed. Downers Grove: IVP, 2008.

Stump, Eleonore. Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 688 pages.

Ten Boom, Corrie. The Hiding Place. Grand Rapids, MI, Chosen Books, 2006.

Tresniowski, Alex. The Girl Who Can’t Feel Pain: Ashlyn Blocker Never Has a Tummy Ache or Cries About a Scraped Knee. January 24, 2005. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20146647,00.html 

Van Inwagen, P. (ed.). Christian Faith and the Problem of Evil. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004.

Vitale, Vince, and Ravi Zacharias. Why Suffering?: Finding Meaning and Comfort When Life Doesn't Make Sense. New York, NY: FaithWords, 2014.

Wright, N.T. Evil and the Justice of God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2006. [A very famous and influential theologian, I personally prefer his work pertaining to the history of Christianity, though that is a little long winded].

Yancey, Philip. The Question That Never Goes Away? Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014. 161 pages.

Yancey, Philip. Where Is God When It Hurts? Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1990. 290 pages.


Historical Apologetics (and Apologetic Methodology)

Bush, L. Russ ed. Classical Readings in Apologetics: A. D. 100-1800. Zondervan Publishing House, 1983.

Clark, David K., Dialogical Apologetics: A Person-Centered Approach to Christian Defense. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1999.

Cowan, Steven B. ed. Five Views on Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2000.

Dulles, Avery. A History of Apologetics. 2nd ed. USA: Ignatius Press, 2005. [From the Catholic perspective]

Edgar, William. Reasons of the Heart; Recovering Christian Persuasion. 2nd ed.; Phillipsburg, New Jersey: P&R Publishing Company, 2003.

Edgar, William, and K. Scott Oliphint. Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 1, To 1500): A Primary Source Reader. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2009. 512 pages.

Edgar, William, and K. Scott Oliphint. Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 2, From 1500): A Primary Source Reader. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011. 752 pages.

Geisler, David, and Norman Geisler. Conversational Evangelism: Connecting with People to Share. 2nd ed. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2014. 256 pages.

Guinness, Os, Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2015.

Koukl, Gregory. Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2009. 

Mayers, R B. Balanced Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1996.

Meister, Chad V., and Khaldoun A. Sweis. Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012. 560 pages.

Montgomery, J. W. Faith Founded On Fact: Essays in Evidential Apologetics. Nashville and New York: Thomas Nelson; 1978.

Newman, Randy. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People's Hearts the Way Jesus Did. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2004.

Oliphint, K. S., L. G. Tipton eds, Revelation and Reason: New Essays in Reformed Apologetics. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2007.

Richardson, Alan. Christian Apologetics. London: S.C.M., 1955.

Sproul, R. C., John Gerstner and Arthur Lindsley. Classical Apologetics: A Rational Defense of the Christian Faith and Critique of Presuppositional Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984.

Van Til, Cornelius. The Defense of the Faith. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1967.


Historical Jesus Studies

Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony. 2nd ed. Grand Rapid, MI: Eerdmans, 2017. xiii + 704 pp. $50.00 USD. ISBN 0802874312. First ed 2006.

Barnett, Paul. Is the New Testament Reliable? 2nd ed. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2004. 197 pages.

Barnett, Paul. Finding the Historical Christ. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.

Barnett, Paul W. Jesus and the Logic of History. Leicester, Downers Grove: Apollos, 1997.

Blomberg, Craig L. “Jesus of Nazareth: How Historians Can Know Him and Why It Matters.” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2008. 29 pages. Available at: http://tgc-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/cci/Blomberg.pdf http://legacy.thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/jesus_of_nazareth_how_historians_can_know_him_and_why_it_matters  

Bock, Darrell L. Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to Sources and Methods. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2002.

Bruce, F. F. The New Testament Documents, Are They Reliable? 5th ed. Location: Bottom of the Hill Publishing, 1959. 98 pages. 

Evans, Craig A. Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2008. 290 pages.

Ewen, Pamela Binnings. Faith on Trial: Analyze the Evidence for the Death and Resurrection of Jesus. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing, 2013. 227 pages. 

Greenleaf, Simon. The Testimony of the Evangelists: The Gospels Examined by the Rules of Evidence. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1995. 128 pages.

Habermas, Gary R. The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ. Joplin, MO: College Press Publishing Company, 1996.

Habermas, Gary R. Evidence for the Historical Jesus: Is the Jesus of History the Christ of Faith. 2nd ed. Lynchburg, Virginia: Liberty University, 2015.
http://www.garyhabermas.com/Evidence/?

Keener, Craig S. The Historical Jesus of the Gospels. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2009.

Limbaugh, David. Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2014. 406 pages. 

McDowell, Josh, and Bill Wilson. He Walked Among Us: Evidence for the Historical Jesus. San Bernardino, CA: Here’s Life Publishers, 1988.

Nash, Ronald H. The Gospel and the Greeks: Did the New Testament Borrow from Pagan Thought? 2nd ed. Location: Presbyterian & Reformed Pub Co., 2003. 296 pages. Formerly titled Christianity and the Hellenistic World.

Roberts, Mark D. Can We Trust the Gospels?: Investigating the Reliability of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2007. 202 pages.

Van Voorst, Robert E. Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000. 262 pages.

Wilkins, Michael J. and J. P. Moreland. Jesus Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995.

Witherington III, Ben. What Have They Done with Jesus?: Beyond Strange Theories and Bad History--Why We Can Trust the Bible. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2006. 352 pages.

Did Jesus Exist

Carrier, Richard. On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2014. 712 pages. [argues Jesus did not exist]

Ehrman, Bart D. Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2012. 368 pages. [argues Jesus did exist]

Fitzgerald, David. Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All. USA: Lulu, 2010. 248 pages. [argues Jesus did not exist]

Habermas, Gary R. Did Jesus Exist?  The Historical Evidence for Jesus. by G. A. Wells. Christian Research Journal / vol. 22, no. 3, 2000. Available at: http://www.garyhabermas.com/articles/crj_summarycritique/crj_summarycritique.htm (about 4 pages)

Lataster, Raphael. Jesus Did Not Exist: a Debate Among Atheists. 2015. 458 pages. [argues Jesus did not exist]

Price, Robert; and Frank R. Zindler, editors. Bart Ehrman and the Quest of the Historical Jesus of Nazareth: An Evaluation of Ehrman s Did Jesus Exist? Cranford, NJ: American Atheist Press, 2013. 608 pages. [argues Jesus did not exist]

Price, Robert M. The Christ-Myth Theory and Its Problems. Cranford, NJ: American Atheist Press, 2011. 427 pages. [argues Jesus did not exist]


Natural Theology (Theistic Arguments: For and Against)

[A good bibliography on the subject] Mcintosh, Chad, A. An Outline of Natural Theology. Appeared to Blogly https://appearedtoblogly.wordpress.com/theistic-arguments/ 

Craig, William Lane. The Kalām Cosmological Argument. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2000.

**Craig, William Lane. Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics. 3rd ed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2008. [My favorite intermediate defense of the faith]

Craig, William Lane. On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2010. (288 pp.)

Craig, William Lane. The Cosmological Argument from Plato to Leibniz. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2001. 318 pages.

Craig, William Lane. The Kalam Cosmological Argument. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2000. 224 pages.

**Craig, William Lane and J. P. Moreland. The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. [Probably the most comprehensive one volume defense of theistic arguments to date]

Craig, William Lane and J. P. Moreland. Naturalism: A Critical Analysis. New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. 304 pages.

Craig, William Lane, and Paul Copan. Creation out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2004. 288 pages.

Craig, William Lane and Quentin Smith. Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.

Craig, William Lane. “Five Arguments for God.” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2010. 30 pages. Available at: http://tgc-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/cci/Craig.pdf http://legacy.thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/five_arguments_for_god  

Davies, Paul. The Goldilocks Enigma: Why Is the Universe Just Right for Life? UK: Penguin, 2006.

Davis, Stephen T. Risen Indeed: Making Sense of the Resurrection. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993.

Dawes, Gregory W. Theism and Explanation. New York, NY: Routledge, 2009. 222 pages [Non-Christian position] 

Evans, C. Stephen. Natural Signs and Knowledge of God: A New Look at Theistic Arguments. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Everitt, Nicholas. The Non-Existence of God. New York, NY: Routledge, 2003. 352 pages [Non-Christian position] 

Flew, Antony, and Roy Abraham Varghese. There Is a God: How the World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2007.

Geisler, Norman L. Miracles and the Modern Mind: A Defense of Biblical Miracles. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1992.

Geisler, Norman L. Signs and Wonders: Healings, Miracles, and Unusual Events. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1988.

Geivett, Douglas and Gary R. Habermas eds. In Defense of Miracles: A Comprehensive Case for God’s Action in History. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1997.

Groothuis, Douglas; and James F. Sennett, eds. In Defense of Natural Theology: A Post-Humean Assessment. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005. 336 pages

Keener, Craig S. Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts. vol. 1 and 2. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011.

Kreeft, Peter. “Twenty Arguments For The Existence Of God.” In The Handbook of Christian Apologetics, ed. Peter Kreeft and Fr. Ronald Tacelli, SJ (Intervarsity Press, 1994). Available at http://www.peterkreeft.com/topics-more/20_arguments-gods-existence.htm (33 pp.) 

Layman, Stephen C. Letters to Doubting Thomas: A Case for the Existence of God. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 288 pages. 

Le Poidevin, Robin. Arguing for Atheism: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion . New York, NY: Routledge, 1996. 184 pages [Non-Christian position] 

Lewis, C. S. Miracles: A Preliminary Study. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1948.

Mackie, J. L. The Miracle of Theism: Arguments For and Against the Existence of God. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1982. 288 pages [Non-Christian position] 

Martin, Michael. Atheism: A Philosophical Justification. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1990. 541 pages [Non-Christian position] 

Moreland, J. P. Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1987.

Moreland, J. P. and Kai Nielsen. Does God Exist? The Great Debate. Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1990.

Oppy, Graham. Arguing About Gods. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 472 pages [Non-Christian position, one of the major works by an atheist against Theism] 

Sobel, Jordan Howard. Logic and Theism: Arguments for and against Beliefs in God. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 676 pages [Non-Christian position, one of the major works by an atheist against Theism] 

Swinburne, Richard. Is There a God? New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 144 pages.

Swinburne, Richard. The Existence of God. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 376 pages.

Williams, Clifford. Existential Reasons for Belief in God: A Defense of Desires and Emotions for Faith. Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity Press, 2011.

 

Philosophy

Audi, Robert. Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge. London: Routledge, 2010. 

Alston, William P. Perceiving God: The Epistemology of Religious Experience. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.

Clark, Gordon H. An Introduction to Christian Philosophy. 2nd ed. Trinity Foundation, 1993. 152 pages.

Copan, Paul. Loving Wisdom: Christian Philosophy of Religion. Danvers, MA: Chalice Press, 2007.

Cowan, Steven B. and James S. Spiegel. The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy. Nashville, Tennessee: B&H Publishing, 2009.

Crisp, Oliver D. God Incarnate: Explorations in Christology. London: T&T Clark International, 2009.

Crisp, Oliver D. and Michael C Rea. Eds. Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 328 pages.

DeWeese, Garrett J., and J. P. Moreland. Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult: A Beginner’s Guide to Life’s Big Questions. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2005.

DeWeese, Garrett J. Doing Philosophy as a Christian. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2011. 

Evans, Craig A. and R. Zachary Manis. Philosophy of Religion: Thinking About Faith. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009. 244 pages.

Foreman, Mark W. Prelude to Philosophy: An Introduction for Christians. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2013. 208 pages. 

Flint, Thomas P., and Michael C. Rea, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Ganssle, Gregory E. Thinking About God: First Steps in Philosophy. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2004. 187 pages

Gould, Paul, ed. Beyond the Control of God?: Six Views on the Problem of God and Abstract Objects. New York, NY: Bloomsbury, 2014. 224 pages.

Groothuis, Douglas. On Pascal. Location: Cengage Learning, 2002. 104 pages

Hasker, William. Metaphysics: Constructing a World View. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 1983. 132 pages

Jowers, Dennis W., (ed.), Gregory A. Boyd, William Lane Craig, Paul Kjoss Helseth, and Ron Highfield. Four Views on Divine Providence. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2011. 272 pages.

Koons, Robert C., and Timothy Pickavance. Metaphysics: The Fundamentals. Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. 280 pages. 

Mann, William E. The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Religion. Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. 356 pages. [Note some contributors are not Christian]

McCall, Thomas, and Michael C. Rea, eds. Philosophical and Theological Essays on the Trinity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

McDermott, Gerald, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Meek, Esther Lightcap. Longing to Know. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2003. 208 pages

**Moreland, J. P. and William Lane Craig. Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview. 2nd ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2017. [First edition 2003]

Moser, Paul K. The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 

Moser, Paul K. The Evidence for God: Religious Knowledge Reexamined. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 

Nash, Ronald H. Life's Ultimate Questions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999. 400 pages.

Naugle, David K. Philosophy: A Student's Guide. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2006. 130 pages.

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. The Gay Science. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy, edited by Berand Williams, translated by Josefine Nauckhoff, and Adrian Del Caro. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2001. [Note: from the atheist viewpoint]

Plantinga, Alvin. Warranted Christian Belief. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2000. 528 pages. Available at: http://www.ccel.org/ccel/plantinga/warrant3.html

Plantinga, Alvin. Knowledge and Christian Belief. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. 2015. 144 pages. [This is a shorter and slightly updated version of his Warranted Christian Belief].

Plantinga, Alvin, and Nicholas Wolterstorff eds. Faith and Rationality: Reason and Belief in God. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1983.

Pritchard, Duncan. What is this Thing Called Knowledge? New York, NY: Routledge, 2006. ISBN 978-0-415-55298-0

Rea, Michael. Metaphysics: The Basics. New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. 230 pages.

Rea, Michael C., ed. Oxford Readings in Philosophical Theology. Vol. 1–2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Spitzer, Robert J. New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2010. 320 pages. 

Werther, David, and Mark D. Linville. Philosophy and the Christian Worldview: Analysis, Assessment, and Development. New York: Continuum Press, 2012.

Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Reason Within the Bounds of Religion. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co, 1999.

Wood, W. Jay. Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 1998. 216 pages

 

Pluralism

Carson, D. A. The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1996.

Green, Michael. But Don't All Religions Lead to God?: Navigating the Multi-Faith Maze. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2002. 98 pages. 

Guinness, Os. The Global Public Square: Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013.

Hick, John. The Metaphor of God Incarnate: Christology in a Pluralistic Age. 2nd ed. Louisville, KY: Westminster, 2006. [Note: by a former Christian, turned pluralist]

Netland, Harold. Encountering Religious Pluralism: The Challenge to Christian Faith & Mission. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2001.

Netland, Harold A. “One Lord and Savior for All? Jesus Christ and Religious Diversity.” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2008. 37 pages. Available at: http://www.christoncampuscci.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/CCI%E2%80%94One-Lord-and-Savior-for-All.pdf 

Newbigin, Lesslie. The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. London: SPCK, 1989.

Relativism

Beckwith, Francis and Gregory Koukl. Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid-Air. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998. 

Copan, Paul. How Do You Know You're Not Wrong?: Responding to Objections That Leave Christians Speechless. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2005. 272 pages.

Copan, Paul. That's Just Your Interpretation: Responding to Skeptics Who Challenge Your Faith. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Bethany House Publishers, 2001. 240 pages.

Copan, Paul. True for You, But Not for Me: Overcoming Objections to Christian Faith. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Bethany House Publishers, 2009.


Religions

Caro, Jane, Antony Loewenstein, Simon Smart, and Rachel Woodlock. For God's Sake: An Atheist, a Christian, a Muslim and a Jew Debate Religion. Sydney: Pan Macmillan, 2013.

Corduan, Winfried. Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2012. 

Corduan, Winfried. Pocket Guide to World Religions. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2006.

Dickson, John. A Spectator's Guide to World Religions: An Introduction to the Big Five. Sydney: Blue Bottle Books, 2004.

Glaser, Ida. The Bible and Other Faiths: What Does the Lord Require of Us? [United States]: Langham Creative Projects, 2012.

Halverson, Dean C., ed. The Compact Guide to World Religions. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1996.

Hexham, Irving. Understanding World Religions: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. http://www.understandingworldreligions.com/

Jenkins, Philip. The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Lewis, James R. ed. Scientology. New York, NY; Oxford University Press, 2009.

McDermott, Gerald R. Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions? Jesus, Revelation & Religious Traditions. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

McDermott, Gerald R. God’s Rivals: Why Has God Allowed Different Religions? Insights from the Bible and the Early Church. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2007.

McDermott, Gerald.  World Religions: An Indispensable Introduction. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2011. 

Nichols, Larry A., George Mather, and Alvin J. Schmidt. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2006.

Noss, David B. and John B. Noss. A History of the World's Religions. Twelfth Edition, Pearson Education Inc. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle NJ 2008-2003.

Partridge, Christopher. The Re-enchantment of the West: Alternative Spiritualities, Sacralization, Popular Culture, and Occulture, Vol.1 and 2. London: T&T Clark International, 2004, 2006.

Robinson, Thomas A., and Hillary Rodrigues, eds. World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2006. 

Rommen, Edward, and Netland, Harold, ed. Christianity and the Religions: A Biblical Theology of World Religions. Evangelical Missiological Society Series #2. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 1995.

Rhodes, Ron. The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001.

Smith, Huston. The World’s Religions. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.

Tennent, Timothy. Christianity at the Religious Roundtable. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academics, 2002.

Volf, Miroslav. Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015.

Walter, Martin, and Zacharias, Ravi eds. The Kingdom of Cults. Revised ed. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2003.

Walter, Martin; Kurt Van Gorden, and Jill Martin Rische. The Kingdom of the Occults. 5th ed. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008. 752 pages.

Ward, Keith. Is Religion Dangerous? 2nd ed. Oxford: Lion, 2011.

Zacharias, Ravi. Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message. Nashville, TN: Word Publishing, 2000.

 

Resurrection of Jesus 

Copan, Paul and Ronald K. Tacelli. Jesus’ Resurrection: Fact or Figment? A Great Debate between William Lane Craig & Gerd Lüdemann. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

Craig, William Lane. The Son Rises: The Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 1981. 156 pages.

Habermas, Gary R. and Michael R. Licona. The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications. 2004. 384 pages.

Osborne, Grant R. “Jesus’ Empty Tomb and His Appearance in Jerusalem.” In Key Events in the Life of the Historical Jesus: A Collaborative Exploration of Context and Coherence, edited by Bock, Darrell L. and Webb, Robert L., 775-824. Tubingen: Coronet Books, 2009.

**Licona, Michael R. The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2010. 718 pages.

Wright, N. T. The Resurrection of the Son of God. Christian Origins and the Question of God, vol. 3. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2003. 740 pages.

Science (including Creation and Evolution)

Alexander, Dennis. Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose? 2nd ed. Oxford, England: Monarch Books, 2014. 512 pages.

Ashton, John F., ed. Evolution Impossible. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2012. 208 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Ashton, John F., ed. In Six Days: Why Fifty Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2001. 384 pages. Available at: http://creation.com/in-six-days/ [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Astley, J and others. Problems in Theology: Science and Religion. London: T&T Clark, 2004.

Barret, Matthew, and Ardel B. Caneday, eds. William D. Barrick, C. Gregory A. Boyd, John Collins, Denis O, Lamoureux, Philip G. Ryken, and John H. Walton. Four Views on the Historical Adam. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013. 288 pages.

Batten, Don ed. Creation Answers Book. 4th ed. Eight Mile Plains, QLD: Creation Book Publishers, 2012. Available at: http://creation.com/the-creation-answers-book-index

Behe, Michael. Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Free, 2006. 352 pages

Behe, Michael. The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism. New York, NY: Free, 2008. 336 pages.

Birkett, Kirsten. “I Believe in Nature: An Exploration of Naturalism and the Biblical Worldview.” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2008. 33 pages. Available at: http://tgc-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/cci/Birkett.pdf http://legacy.thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/i_believe_in_nature_an_exploration_of_naturalism_and_the_biblical_worl  

Carter, Robert, ed. Evolution's Achilles' Heels. Powder Springs, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2014. 260 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Charles, J. Daryl, ed. Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2013. 240 pages. 

Collins, C. John. Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?: Who They Were and Why You Should Care. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011. 192 pages. 

Collins, C. John. Genesis 1-4: A Linguistic, Literary, and Theological Commentary. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2005. 318 pages.

Collins, Francis S. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. New York: Free Press, 2006. [Theistic Evolution Position]

Crysdale, Cynthia, and Ormerod, Neil. Creator God, Evolving World. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013.

Dawkins, Richard. The Blind Watch Maker. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1996. [Non-Christian perspective]

Dembski, William A., ed. Mere Creation: Science, Faith, and Intelligent Design. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998.

Dembski, William. Intelligent Design: The Bridge between Science & Theology. (InterVarsity, 1999 [hard cover], 2007 [paperback]) ISBN 978-0830823147.

Dembski, William, and Jonathan Wells. How To Be An Intellectually Fulfilled Atheist (or Not). 3rd ed. Dallas, TX: Foundation for Thought and Ethics, 2015. 156 pages. 

Dembski, W A & Kushiner, J. M., eds. Signs of Intelligence: Understanding Intelligent Design. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2001.

Denton, Michael. Evolution: A Theory in Crisis. Bethesda, MD: Adler & Adler, 1985.

Enns, Peter. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn't Say about Human Origins. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2012. 192 pages. 

Gish, Duane T. Evolution: The Challenge of the Fossil Record. El Cajon, CA: Creation-Life Publishers, 1985.

Gitt, Werner. In the Beginning Was Information. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2005. 264 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Gonzalez, Guillermo. The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed for Discovery. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2004. 464 pages.

Gordon, Bruce L., and William A. Dembski, eds. The Nature of Nature: Examining the Role of Naturalism in Science. Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2011. 

Gould, Stephen Jay. Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life. New York, NY: Random House, 1999. [A non-Christian perspective]

Harrison, Peter. The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Harrison, Peter. The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Harrison, Peter. The Territories of Science and Religion. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Haarsma, Deborah B. and Loren D. Haarsma. Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2011. 315 pages. 

Hagopian, David G. The Genesis Debate: Three Views on the Days of Creation. Mission Viejo, CA: Crux Press Inc. 2001. 319 pages.

Halton, Charles, ed. James K. Hoffmeier, Gordon J. Wenham, and Kenton L. Sparks. Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2015. 176 pages.

Hartnett, John, and Alex Williams. Dismantling the Big Bang. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2005. 348 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Hartnett, John. Starlight, Time and the New Physics. 2nd ed. Atlanta, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2010. 150 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Hodge, Bodie. Tower of Babel. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2013. 272 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Johnson, Phillip E. Darwin on Trial. 3rd ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2010.

Johnson, Phillip E. The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2000.

Jones, Floyd Nolen. The Chronology of the Old Testament. 15th ed. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2005. 300 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Keathley, Kenneth, and Mark Rooker. 40 Questions About Creation and Evolution. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2014. 432 pages.

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 4th ed. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Lennox, John C. God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? 2nd ed. Oxford, England: Lion Hudson, 2009. 224 pages.

Lennox, John. Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target. Oxford: Lion, 2011.

Lennox, John C. Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. 193 pages.

McGrath, Alister E. A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (Gifford Lectures). Louisvile, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009. 288 pages.

McGrath, Alister E. Science & Religion: A New Introduction. 2nd ed. Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

McGrath, Alister E. Scientific Theology Vol. II; Reality. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

Meyer, Stephen C. Darwin's Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2014. 560 pages

Meyer, Stephen C. Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2009. 624 pages

Miller, Johnny V., and John M. Soden. In the Beginning... We Misunderstood: Interpreting Genesis 1 in Its Original Context. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2012. 224 pages.

Moreland, James Porter. Christianity and the Nature of Science. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1989.

Moreland, J. P., ed. The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for an Intelligent Designer. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994.

Stump, J. B. (ed.); Ken Ham, Hugh Ross, Deborah B. Haarsma, and Stephen C. Meyer. Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2017. 2353 pages. First edition: Moreland, J. P., and John Mark Reynolds, eds. Three Views on Creation and Evolution. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999. 304 pages.

Mortenson, Terry., and Thane H. Ury. Coming to Grips with Genesis: Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2005. 450 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Newman Robert C. and Herbert J. Eckelmann, Jr., Genesis One and the Origin of the Earth, 2nd ed. (Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute, 2007). Downloadable as a PDF online at the IBRI website (www.ibri.org),

Oard, Michael J. An Ice Age Caused by the Genesis Flood. Location: Inst for Creation Research, 1990. 243 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Oard, Michael J., and John K. Reed. Rock Solid Answers: The Biblical Truth Behind 14 Geologic Questions. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2009. 272 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Oard, Michael J. The Frozen Record: Examining the Ice Core History of the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets. Location: Inst for Creation Research, 2005. 199 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Plantinga, Alvin. Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Polkinghorne, John. Theology in the Context of Science. USA: Yale University press, 2009. 

Poythress, Vern Sheridan. Christian Interpretations of Genesis 1. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2013. 32 pages. 

Poythress, Vern Sheridan. Did Adam Exist? Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2014. 32 pages. 

Richards, Jay W., ed. God and Evolution. Seattle: Discovery Institute Press, 2010.

Ross, Hugh. A Matter of Days: Resolving a Creation Controversy. Colorado Springs: CO: NavPress, 2004. [Old Earth Position]

Ross, Hugh. Navigating Genesis: A Scientist's Journey through Genesis 1-11. Covina, CA: RTB Press, 2014. 298 pages. [Old Earth Position]

Ross, Hugh. The Creator and the Cosmos, 3rd ed. (NavPress, 2001) ISBN 978-1576832882. [Old Earth Position]

Ross, Hugh. The Fingerprint of God: Recent Scientific Discoveries Reveal the Unmistakable Identity of the Creator. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1989. [Old Earth Position]

Ross, Hugh. Why the Universe Is the Way It Is. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2010. 241 pages. [Old Earth Position]

Sanford, John C. Genetic Entropy. 4th ed. Location: FMS Publications, 2014. 270 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Sarfati, Jonathan. The Greatest Hoax on Earth? Refuting Dawkins on Evolution. Eight Mile Plains, QLD: Creation Book Publishers, 2010. 336 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Sarfati, Jonathan. Refuting Compromise. 2nd ed. Powder Springs, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2014. 550 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Sarfati, Jonathan. Refuting Evolution: A Handbook for Students, Parents, and Teachers Countering the Latest Arguments for Evolution. 5th ed. Powder Springs, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2012. 125 pages. Available at: http://creation.com/refuting-evolution-index [Young Earth Creationist Position] 

Sarfati, Jonathan. Refuting Evolution 2. 3rd ed. Powder Springs, GA: Creation Book Publishers, 2013. 245 pages. Available at: http://creation.com/refuting-evolution-2-index [Young Earth Creationist Position] 

Sarfati, Jonathan. The Genesis Account - A theological, historical, and scientific commentary on Genesis 1–11. Eight Mile Plains, QLD: Creation Book Publishers, 2015. 800 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Schaefer, Henry F. III. Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence? 2nd ed. Location: The Apollos Trust, 2013. 216 pages.

Snelling, Andrew. Earth's Catastrophic Past. Vol 1 & 2. Location: Inst for Creation Research, 2009. 1102 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]. A popular summary: DeYoung, Donald. Thousands not Billions: Challenging the Icon of Evolution, Questioning the Age of the Earth. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2005. 190 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position]

Snelling, Andrew, and Eugene F. Chaffin, and Larry Vardiman. Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth, Volumes 1 & 2. Location: Inst for Creation Research, 2005. 1552 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position].

Spetner, Lee M. Not by Chance! Shattering the Modern Theory of Evolution. Brooklyn, NY: Judaica Press, 2006. 272 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position].

Spetner, Lee M. The Evolution Revolution - Why Thinking People are Rethinking the Theory of Evolution. Brooklyn, NY: Judaica Press, 2014. 168 pages. [Young Earth Creationist Position].

Stoner, Peter W. Science Speaks: Scientific Proof of the Accuracy of Prophesy and the Bible. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1968.

Strobel, Lee. The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Towards God. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004.

Walton, John H., and N. T. Wright. The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2015. 256 pages. 

Walton, John H. The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2009. 192 pages. 

Wells, Jonathan. Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution Is Wrong. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2000. 338 pages.

Wells, Jonathan. The Myth of Junk DNA. Seattle, WA: Discovery Institute Press, 2011. 150 pages.

Wells, Jonathan. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism And Intelligent Design. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2006. 273 pages.

Whorton, Mark S. Peril in Paradise. Waynesboro, GA: Authentic Media, 2005.

Yong, Amos. The Spirit of Creation: Modern Science and Divine Action in the Pentecostal-Charismatic Imagination. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.


Worldview (and General Thoughts about Christianity and Culture)

Alexander, D. (ed.), Can We be Sure about Anything?: Science, Faith and Postmodernism. Leicester: Apollos, 2005.

Bartholomew, Craig G. and Michael W. Goheen. The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2004.

Beckwith, Francis, William Lane Craig and J. P. Moreland eds. To Everyone an Answer: A Case for the Christian Worldview. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004.

Bertrand, J. Mark. Rethinking Worldview: Learning to Think, Live, and Speak in This World. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007.

Cawley, Luke. The Myth of the Non-Christian: Engaging Atheists, Nominal Christians and the Spiritual but Not Religious. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Carter, Joe, and John Coleman. How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s Greatest Communicator. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2009.

Cole, Graham. “Do Christians Have a Worldview?” The Gospel Coalition. Christ on Campus Initiative. 2007. 26 pages. Available at: http://tgc-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/cci/Cole.pdf http://legacy.thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/do_christians_have_a_worldview 

Colson, Charles, and Nancy Pearcey. How Now Shall We Live? Wheaton, IL: Tyndale, 1999.

Colson, Charles W. Developing a Christian Worldview of the Christian in Today’s Culture. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2001.

Cosgrove, Mark P.  Foundations of Christian Thought: Faith, Learning, and the Christian Worldview.  Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2006.

Eckman, James P. The Truth about Worldviews: A Biblical Understanding of Worldview Alternatives. Wheaton, IL: Crossways Books, 2004.

Erickson, Millard J. Postmodernizing the Faith. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1998.

Geisler, Norman L. and William D. Watkins. Worlds Apart: A Handbook on World Views. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1989. 294 pages. 

Graham, Elaine. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Public Theology in a Post-Secular Age. London: SCM, 2013.

Goheen, Michael and Craig G. Bartholomew.  Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Worldview.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.

Groothuis, Douglas. Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

Hart, K. Postmodernism: A Beginner's Guide. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2004.

Henry, Carl F. H. The Twilight of a Great Civilization. Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, 1988.

Hiebert, Paul G. The Gospel in Human Contexts: Anthropological Explorations for Contemporary Missions. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009.

Hiebert, Paul G. Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.

Hoffecker, W. Andrew ed. Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought.
Location: P&R Publishing, 2007.

Holmes, Arthur F. Contours of a World View. Edited by Carl F. H. Henry. Studies in a Christian World View. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1983.

Holmes, Arthur F. ed. The Making of a Christian Mind. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985.

Horton, Michael S. Where in the World Is the Church? A Christian View of Culture and Your Role in It. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1995.

Johnson, Greg. The World According to God: A Biblical View of Culture, Work, Science, Sex & Everything Else. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002

Kraft, Charles H. Worldview for Christian Witness. William Carey Library, 2008.

Lingenfelter, Sherwood G. Transforming Culture: A Challenge for Christian Mission. 2nd edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 1998.

MacArthur, John, ed. Think Biblically! Recovering a Christian Worldview. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2003.

McGrath, Alister. A Passion for Truth: The Intellectual Coherence of Evangelicalism. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

McLaren, Brian. A Generous Orthodoxy: Why I am a Missional + Evangelical + Post/Protestant + Liberal/Conservative + Mystical/Poetic + Biblical + Charismatic/Contemplative + Fundamentalist/Calvinist + Anabaptist/Anglican + Methodist + Catholic + Green + Incarnational + Depressed-Yet-Hopeful + Emergent + Unfinished Christian. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004).

Murphy, Nancey. Beyond Liberalism & Fundamentalism: How Modern and Postmodern Philosophy Set the Theological Agenda. Rockwell Lecture Series, ed. Werner H. Kelber. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, 1996. ISBN-13: 978-1563381768. Note: it has been re-published by another publisher since this original one.

Moreland, J. P. Love Your God with All Your Mind. 2nd ed. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2012.

Moreland, J. P. The God Question: An Invitation to a Life of Meaning. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009.

Muehlhoff, Timothy M., and J. P. Moreland. The God Conversation: Using Stories and Illustrations to Explain Your Faith. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2007.

Murray, Abdu H. Grand Central Question: Answering the Critical Concerns of the Major Worldviews. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2014.

Naugle, David K. Worldview: The History of a Concept. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2003.

Nash, Ronald H. Worldviews in Conflict: Choosing Christianity in a World of Ideas. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010.

Newbigin, Lesslie. Foolishness to the Greeks. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1986.

Noebel, David A. Understanding the Times: The Collision of Today’s Competing Worldviews. 2nd ed. Manitou Springs, Colorado: Summit Press, 2006.

Noll, Mark A. The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1994.

Phillips, Timothy R & Okholm, Dennis L. eds, Christian Apologetics in the Postmodern World. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1995.

Phillips, W. Gary, William E. Brown, and John Stonestreet. Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview. 2nd edition. Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing Company, 2008.

Poplin, Mary S. Is Reality Secular?: Testing the Assumptions of Four Global Worldviews. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2014.

Ryken, Philip Graham. What is the Christian Worldview? Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2006.

Samples, Kenneth. A World of Difference: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2007.

Schaeffer, Francis A. Escape from Reason. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1968.

Schaeffer, Francis A. The Great Evangelical Disaster. Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, 1984.

Schaeffer, Francis A. How Should We then Live? Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1976.

Sire, James W. Discipleship of the Mind. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1990.

Sire, James W. Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2004.

Sire, James W. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalogue. 5th edition. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009.

Smart, Simon, ed. A Spectator's Guide to Worldviews: Ten Ways of Understanding. 3rd ed. Life Sydney; Blue Bottle, 2016.

Smart, Simon, John Lennox, Os Guiness, Melinda Tankard-Reist, Ron Sider, John Dickson, and Stanley Hauerwas. Public Christianity: Talking About Faith in a Post-Christian World. North Sydney, Australia: Centre for Public Christianity, 2011.

Smith, R Scott. Truth and the New Kind of Christian: The Emerging Effects of Postmodernism in the Church. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2005. ISBN-13: 978-1581347401

Tennent, Timothy C. Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the Twenty-first Century. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2010.

Tennent, Timothy C. Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church Is Influencing the Way We Think about and Discuss Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Press, 2007.

U2 “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” from the Album The Joshua Tree, 1987. Label: Island. http://www.u2.com/media/index/mediaplayer/mediaId/983/type/video/setId/181 

Walsh, Brian J. and J. Richard Middleton, The Transforming Vision: Shaping a Christian World View.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press Academic, 1984.

Wilkens, Steve.  Hidden Worldviews: Eight Cultural Stories that Shape Our Lives.  Downers Grove:  InterVarsity Academic, 2009.


Websites

Apologetics 315. http://www.apologetics315.com 

American Vision: a Biblical Worldview Ministry. 2014 http://americanvision.org/ 

Benson, David. Christian Apologetics Course at Malyon Traverse, Queensland, Australia, 2012. Available at: http://traverse.org.au/base/christian-apologetics/

Best Commentaries. John Dyer, 2008-2015. http://bestcommentaries.com/ 

Biblical Training https://www.biblicaltraining.org/ 

Bill Dembski https://billdembski.com/

Biola University. La Mirada, CA. 1996- 2014. http://open.biola.edu/

Biologos. http://biologos.org [Theistic Creation / Theistic Evolution]

CASE: The Centre for Apologetics, Scholarship & Education. https://www.case.edu.au/

Centre for Public Christianity. Australia. Founded by John Dickson in 2007. https://www.publicchristianity.org/ [Now under the Bible Society Australia]

Christian Bible Reference Site. Cliff Leitch. 1996- http://www.christianbiblereference.org/ 

Christian University GlobalNet. 1998- http://christiancourses.com/ 

Creation Ministries International. 1977- http://creation.com/ [Spilt from Answers In Genesis in the US; Young Earth Creationist Position]

Discovery Institute https://www.discovery.org/

Esposito, Lenny. Come Reason Ministries. 1999- http://www.comereason.org/ 

Evolution News https://evolutionnews.org/

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. http://www.gordonconwell.edu/resources/iTunes-U.cfm 

Hugh, Ross. Reasons to Believe. 1986- http://www.reasons.org/ [Old Earth / Progressive Creationist View Point]

Koukl, Greg. Stand to Reason. http://www.str.org/ 2012- 

Logos Bible Software. Faithlife 1992- https://www.logos.com/ 

One Minute Apologist, Bobby Conway. http://www.oneminuteapologist.com/

Probe Ministries. 1973-. http://www.probe.org 

Reformed Theological Seminary. http://itunes.rts.edu/ 

Slick, Matt. Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry. 1995-. http://carm.org/ 

Strobel, Lee. https://leestrobel.com/

Unbelievable with Justin Brierley https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable

UCCF: The Christian Unions. Be Thinking. http://www.bethinking.org/ 

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. http://www.rzim.org/ 

Facebook some groups: 
Against Presuppositional Apologetics https://www.facebook.com/groups/againstpresuppositionalapologetics/
Australian Apologetics Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1585432295093793/
CAA: Christian Apologetics Alliance https://www.facebook.com/groups/caalliance/
Creation Evolution Debate https://www.facebook.com/groups/CreationEvolutionDebate/
Molinism https://www.facebook.com/groups/Molinism/
Presuppositional Apologetics https://www.facebook.com/groups/163114297207425/
Reformed Epistemology (Official Group) https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReformedEpistemology/

Journals

Society of Christian Philosophers. 1978-  Journal of Faith and Philosophy http://www.faithandphilosophy.com/

Evangelical Philosophical Society. 1974- Philosophia Christi http://www.epsociety.org/philchristi/

Christian Apologetics Journal 1998- http://ses-server.com/sesweb/journal.htm

The Journal of Biblical Apologetics 2002- http://www.faithdefenders.com/Articles/Journal-of-Biblical-Apologetics.aspx

 

Media (DVD and Online Courses)

Craig, William Lane. On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2010. https://apps.biola.edu/apologetics-store/products/videos/item/on-guard-defending-your-faith-with-reason-and-precision-dvd-companion

Karl Faase, Towards Belief, http://www.olivetreemedia.com.au/towards-belief/ and Jesus the Game Changer http://www.olivetreemedia.com.au/jesus-the-game-changer/

RZIM Academy http://rzimacademy.org/

Strobel, Lee. The Case for Christ https://leestrobel.com/ 

Foreign Language Materials

Loke, Andrew. Debating the Christian Faith: Philosophical, Scientific and Historical Evidences. Tien Dao Publishing House. 2014. 愈辯愈明:從哲學,科學,歷史證明基督信仰 https://www.facebook.com/tiendaobooks/photos/a.140877744299.113594.138357479299/10152166972719300/

Craig, William Lane. Reasonable Faith. http://www.reasonablefaith.org/translations

http://www.multilanguage.com/chi/Default.htm

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