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This partial bibliography is given in order to show the books that have influenced and help to shape the positions taken on this site. Obviously, these are not all the books I have read and consulted over the years; however, most of these serve as sources for information included in the sections of the website and as the sources from which the Quotes are taken.


Augustine. City of God.
_______. Confessions.
_______. On the Trinity.

Aulen, Gustaf. Christus Victor, 1969.

Baillie, D. M. God Was in Christ, 1948.
_______. The Idea of Revelation in Recent Thought, 1964.

Barth, Karl. Dogmatics in Outline, 1949.
_______. Evangelical Theology: An Introduction, 1963.
_______. How I Changed My Mind, 1966.

Baxter, Richard. The Saints Everlasting Rest, 1651; reprint, 1962.

Beegle, Dewey M. The Inspiration of Scripture, 1963.

Berkouwer, G. C. Divine Election, 1960.
_______. The Providence of God, 1952.

Blocher, Henri. Evil and the Cross, 1994.

Boettner, Loraine. The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination, 1932.

Boice, James Montgomery. Standing on the Rock, 1984.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Ethics, 1995.
_______. Life Together, 1954.
_______. The Cost of Discipleship, 1963.

Bruce, F. F. The Canon of Scripture, 1988.
_______. The New Testaments Documents: Are They Reliable? 1960.

Brunner, Emil. The Christian Doctrine of Creation and Redemption, 1952.
_______. The Christian Doctrine of God, 1950.

Carson, D. A. The King James Version Debate, 1979.

Charnock, Stephen. Discourses upon the Existence and Attributes of God; reprint, 1979.

Clark, Gordon H. God's Hammer: The Bible and Its Critics, 1987.
_______. In Defense of Theology, 1984.
_______. Lord God of Truth, 1994.
_______. Religion, Reason and Revelation, 1986.

Clark, Robert T., and Bales, James D. Why Scientists Accept Evolution, 1966.

Coles, Elisha. God's Sovereignty.

Comfort, Philip Wesley, ed. The Origin of the Bible, 1992.

Criswell, W. A. Why I Preach That the Bible is Literally True, 1969.

Crumpton, W. Gary. The Scripturalism of Gordon H. Clark, 1999.

Dale, R. W. The Atonement, 1900.

Denny, James. The Death of Christ

Dickie, E. P. God is Light: Studies in Revelation and Personal Conviction, 1954.

Dowey, Edward A. The Knowledge of God in Calvin's Theology, 1952.

Forsyth, P. T. The Cruciality of the Cross, reprint, 1983.

Gaussen, Louis. God-Breathed: The Divine Inspiration of the Bible, 2001; appeared as
    Theopneustia in 1840.

Genuyt, F. M. The Mystery of God, 1963.

Gilkey, Langdon, Maker of Heaven and Earth, 1959.

Henry, Carl F. H., ed. Christian Faith and Modern Theology, 1964.
_______, ed. Fundamentals of the Faith, 1969.

Harris, R. Laird. Inspiration and Canonicity of the Bible, 1957.

Horton, Michael Scott, Mission Accomplished, 1986.

Johnston, Robert K. The Use of the Bible in Theology/Evangelical Options, 1985.

Jukes, Andrew. The Names of God; reprint, 1967.

Kaiser, Walter C. Toward an Exegetical Theology, 1981.

Kierkegaard, Soren. Concluding Unscientific Postscript, 2009.
_______. Fear and Trembling, 1985.
_______. Philosophical Fragments, 1985.
_______. The Concept of Anxiety, 1980.
_______. The Sickness Unto Death, 1989.
_______. Training in Christianity, 2004.

Ladd, George. The Pattern of New Testament Truth, 1968.

Lindsell, Harold. The Battle for the Bible, 1976

Luther, Martin. Bondage of the Will.

MacArthur, John. The Truth War, 2007.

Machen, J. Gresham. The Virgin Birth of Christ, 1930; reprint, 1980.

Mascall, E. L. He Who Is, 1943.

McGrath, Alister E. The Mystery of the Cross, 1988.

Moltmann, Jurgen. The Crucified God, 1974.

Morey, Robert A. Death and the Afterlife, 1984.
_______. Studies in the Atonement, 1989.

Morris, Henry. Biblical Cosmology and Modern Science, 1965.
_______. Evolution and the Modern Christian, 1967.
_______. Studies in the Bible and Science, 1966.
_______. The Biblical Basis for Modern Science, 1984.
_______. The Genesis Record, 1976.
_______. The Twilight of Evolution, 1963.

Morris, Leon. The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross, 1965.

Murray, John. Redemption-Accomplished and Applied, 1961.

Nash, Ronald H. The Meaning of History, 1998.
_______.The Word of God and the Mind of Man
, 1982.
_______.  Worldviews in Conflict, 1992.

Niebuhr, Reinhold. The Nature and Destiny of Man, 1941.

Owen, John. The Death of Death in the Death of Christ, 1647; reprint, 1989.

Pache, Rene. The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture, 1969.

Packer, J. I. Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, 1976.
_______. Fundamentalism and the Word of God
, 1958.
_______. Knowing God, 1973.

Pink, Arthur W. The Attributes of God, 1962.
_______. The Divine Inspiration of the Bible.
_______. The Sovereignty of God, 1930.

Pinnock, Clark H. The Scripture Principle, 1984.

Ramm, Bernard, and others. Hermeneutics, 1971.

Schaeffer, Francis. Death in the City, 1969.
_______. Escape from Reason, 1968.
_______. Genesis in Space and Time
, 1972.
_______. He is There and He is Not Silent, 1972.
_______. Pollution and the Death of Man, 1970.
_______. The Church before the Watching World, 1971.
_______. The God who is There, 1968.
_______. True Spirituality, 1971.

Smyth, J. Paterson. How We Got Our Bible, 1912.

Stott, John R. W. The Cross of Christ, 1986.

Warfield, B. B. The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible, 1948.

Wood, A. Skevington. Captive to the Word, 1969.

Young, E. J. Studies in Genesis One, 1964.
_______. Thy Word is Truth, 1957.

Zacharias, Ravi. Jesus Among the Gods, 2000.
_______. ed., Beyond Opinion, 2007.


A Theological Word Book of the Bible, 1955.

Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics, 1999.

Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, 2 vol., 1988.

Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible, 2005.

Dictionary of New Testament Theology, 3 vols., 1979.

Dictionary of Theological Terms, 2002.

Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, 1984.

Expository Dictionary of Bible Words, 2005.

Mounce's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, 2006.

The Complete Word Study Dictionary: New Testament, 1993.

The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, 1962.

The Moody Handbook of Theology, revised and expanded, 2008.

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, Abridged in One Volume, 1985.


Aulen, Gustaf. The Faith of the Christian Church, 1923; reprint 1973.

Barth, Karl. Church Dogmatics, 12 vols.
_______. Dogmatics in Outline, 1949.

Bavinck, Herman. Our Reasonable Faith, 1909; reprint, 1977.

Berkhof, L. Systematic Theology, 1941.

Bloesch, Donald. Essentials of Evangelical Theology, 2 vols., 1978.

Boettner, Loraine. Studies in Theology, 1947.

Boice, James Montgomery. Foundations of the Christian Faith, 1986.

Boyce, James P. Abstract of Systematic Theology, 1887; reprint.

Brunner, Emil. Dogmatics, 3 vols., 1949-62.

Buswell, James Oliver. A Systematic Theology of the Christian Religion, 1962.

Calvin, John. Institutes of the Christian Religion, 1536-59; McNeill ed., reprint, 1960.

Conner. Walter Thomas. Christian Doctrine, 1937.

Conyers, A. J. A Basic Christian Theology, 1995.

Culver, Robert Duncan. Systematic Theology: Biblical and Historical, 2005.

Dabney, Robert Lewis. Lectures in Systematic Theology, 1878; reprint, 1972.

Dagg, J. L. Manual of Theology and Church Order, 1857; reprint, 1982.

Denney, James. Studies in Theology, 1894.

Erickson, Millard. Christian Theology, 2001.
_______. Introducing Christian Doctrine, 2001.

Edwards, Jonathan. The Works of Jonathan Edwards, 2 vols.; reprint, 1974.

Frame, John. Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief, 2013.

Friedmann, Robert. The Theology of Anabaptism, 1973.

Garrone, Gabriel-Marie. This We Believe, transl. 1967

Gill, John. A Body of Doctrinal and Practical Divinity, 1769-70; reprint, 1984.

Grudem, Wayne. Systematic Theology, 1994.

Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Theology, 1981.

Henry, Carl F. H., ed. Christian Faith and Modern Theology, 1964.
_______, ed. Fundamentals of the Faith, 1969.

Hodge, Charles. Systematic Theology, 3 vols., 1871-73; reprint, 1979.

Hoeksema, Herman. Reformed Dogmatics, 1966.

Horton, Michael. The Christian Faith, 2011.

Hovey, Alvah. Manual of Christian Theology, 1900; reprint, 1982.

Kung, Hans. On Being a Christian, 1974; reprint in English, 1984.

Ladd, G. E. A Theology of the New Testament, 1974.

Langford, Thomas A. Practical Divinity, 1983.

Lewis, Gordon R. and Bruce Demarest, Integrative Theology, 1996.

Loosky, Vladimir. The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church, 1957.

Louth, Andrew. Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology, 2013.

MacQuarrie, John. Principles of Christian Theology, 1966.

Miley, John. Systematic Theology, 1893; reprint, 1989.

Moody, Dale. The Word of Truth, 1981.

Mullins, E. Y. The Christian Religion in its Doctrinal Expression, 1917.

Nash, Ronald H. ed. Liberation Theology, 1984.
_______. ed. Process Theology, 1987.

Oden, Thomas C. The Living God, Systematic Theology: Volume One, 1987.
_______. The Word of Life, Systematic Theology: Volume Two, 1989.
_______. Life in the Spirit, Systematic Theology: Volume Three
, 1992.

Pannenberg, Wolfhart. Basic Questions in Theology, 2 vols., 1970-71; reprint, 1983.
_______. Systematic Theology, 2 vols., 1991-94.

Pomazansky, Michael. Orthodox Dogmatic Theology, 2009.

Reymond, Robert L. A New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith, 1998.

Shedd, William G. T. Dogmatic Theology, 3 vols., 1894; reprint, 1980.

Stott, John R. W. Basic Christianity, 1958; reprint, 1969.

Strong, A. H. Systematic Theology, 1907.

Thiessen, Henry Clarence. Lectures in Systematic Theology, 1949; reprint, 1983.

Vos, Geerhardus. Biblical Theology, 1948; reprint, 1977.

Warfield B. B. Biblical and Theological Studies, 1968.

Watson, Thomas. A Body of Divinity, 1692; reprint, 1983.

Weber, Otto. Foundations of Dogmatics, 2 vols. transl., 1981-83.

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