Book Recommendations

Mart Ban's Recommended Reading List

Mart recommended easy to read and fun book for bible overview:
Jesus Story Book Bible, Sally Lloyd-Jones

Mart recommended book for brief background of each book of the Bible:
Survey of the Bible, William Hendriksen

Mart recommended 4 volume set of bible overview:
Promise and Deliverance, S.G. De Graaf

Mart recommended book on the content of the Gospel:
Simply Good News, NT Wright

Mart recommended book on seeing Jesus in all the scriptures
Biblical Theology, Geerhardus Vos

Mart recommended book on understanding culture, belief and atheism
A Secular Age, Charles Taylor

Mart recommended book on telling others about the good news of Jesus (2 books here)
Unapologetic, Francis Spufford
Foolishness to the Greeks, Lesslie Newbigin

Mart recommended books by some of Mart's favorite sheologians (stole that word from Nika)
Jesus Story Book Bible, Sally Lloyd-Jones
Wandering in Darkness: Narrative And The Problem Of Suffering,  Eleanore Stump
God For Us: The Trinity and Christian Life, Catherine LaCugna Gravity and Grace, Simone Weil

Nika Spaulding's Recommended Reading List

Let’s just get this out of the way: Read CS Lewis. All of him.

Great Books for Bible Overview
The Drama of Scripture by Craig Bartholomew

Really Fun Read to Help Understand the World of the New Testament
Lost Letters of Pergamum by Bruce Longenecker and Ben Witherington

Profound Work of Fiction—wrecked me in a good way
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Social Justice Books
Let Justice Roll Down by John Perkins
Divided by Faith by Emerson and Smith
Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby
The Myth of Equality by Ken Wytsma

Spiritual Life Books
Humility by Andrew Murray
Anything by Henri Nouwen

Allegorical Books
Hinds Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard (Read this book!!! One of my all time favorites)
Till We Have Faces by CS Lewis (Again, just read CS Lewis)
Chronicles of Narnia by…you know where I’m going…CS Lewis

Accessible Theology Books
Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves
Surprised by Hope by NT Wright
Knowledge of the Holy by AW Tozer

Okay, this is self-restraint…I will stop. But if you need more recs, just ask!