Men’s Reading Group


The purpose of the Men’s Reading Group is to …

Soli Deo Gloria!

Pastor Joe

Reading List

Biblical Studies & Hermeneutics (781 pages)

√ Ridderbos, Herman N. Redemptive History and the New Testament Scriptures. Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Publishing, 1988. (91) [Read from March – April, 2017]
* Poythress, Vern S. God-Centered Biblical Interpretation. Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Pub., 1999. (248)
* Beale, G.K. The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2008. (300)
* Poythress, Vern S. Understanding Dispensationalists. Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Publishing, 1993. (142)

Biblical Theology (948 pages)

√ Ridderbos, Herman N. When the Time Had Fully Come: Studies in New Testament Theology. Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001. (100 pages) [Read from March – April, 2017]
* Poythress, Vern. The Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1995. (422 pages)
* Vos, Geerhardus. Biblical Theology. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 2000. (426 pages)

Systematic Theology (3,169 pages)

√ Murray, John. Redemption, Accomplished and Applied. Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1955. (192 pages) [Read from March – May, 2017]
* Warfield, B.B. The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible. Philadelphia, Pa.: Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co, 1948. (446 pages) [Began reading in July, 2017]
* Young, E.J. Thy Word is Truth. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1963. (280 pages)
* Calvin, John. Institutes of the Christian Religion. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1990. (1,822 pages)
* Ferguson, Sinclair. The Holy Spirit. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1997. (288 pages)
* Kline, Meredith G. Images of the Spirit. Eugene, Ore.: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 1999. (This could also easily fall under biblical theology.) (142 pages)

Apologetics & Philosophy (1,156 pages)

√ Machen, J. Gresham. Christianity and Liberalism. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2009. (189 pages) [Read from May – June, 2017]
* Bahnsen, Greg L. Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith. Covenant Media Press, 1996. (289 pages)
* Bahnsen, Greg. Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended. Powder Springs Ga.; Nacogdoches Tex.: American Vision Inc.; Covenant Media Press, 2008. (314 pages)
* Oliphint, K. Scott. Reasons for Faith: Philosophy in the Service of Theology. Phillipsburg, N. J.: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2006. (364 pages)

Church History & Historical Theology (864 pages)

* Chadwick, Henry. The Early Church. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1993. (320 pages)
* Baptists through the Centuries: A History of a Global People: Baylor University Press, 2010. (320 pages)
*Hart, D. G. Deconstructing Evangelicalism: Conservative Protestantism in the Age of Billy Graham. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Academic, 2004. (224 pages)

Practical Theology (582 pages)

√  Clowney, Edmund P. Called to the Ministry. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, 1976. (90 pages)
* Warfield, B.B. The Religious Life of Theological Students. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing. (15 pages)
*Hart, D. G., and John R. Muether. With Reverence and Awe: Returning to the Basics of Reformed Worship. P&R Publishing, 2002. (203 pages)
* Powlison, David. Seeing With New Eyes. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, 2003. (274 pages)



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