Library by Subject Matter

Below are the books that I have read organized by subject matter.

Scriptures/General Commentaries
Tanakh (Hebrew Bible)JBS
The Jewish Annotated New TestamentLevine, Amy-Jill;
The New Testament: A TranslationHart, David Bentley
The Message: The New Testament in Contemporary EnglishPeterson, Eugene H.
The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the BibleStrong, James
Harper’s Bible CommentaryMays, James Luther
The New Bible Commentary: RevisedGuthrie, Donald;
Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old TestamentBeale, G.K.; Carson, D.A.
Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture – 27 VolumesOden, Thomas, ed.
The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible – 4 VolumesButtrick, George A.;
The Ante-Nicene FathersRoberts, Alexander;
The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. Second Series.Schaff, Philip;
Whose Bible Is It?: A Short History of the ScripturesPelikan, Jaroslav
Choosing a BibleKraus, Donald
New Testament Commentaries
The Writings of the New Testament: An InterpretationJohnson, Luke Timothy
The New Testament in Context: Sources and DocumentsKee, Howard Clark
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the GospelsBailey, Kenneth E.
The Resurrection of the Son of GodWright, N.T.
Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: The Parables of JesusCapon, Robert Farrar
The ParablesDmitri, Royster
Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy NarrativesBenedict XVI
Q: The Sayings of Jesus (Good News Studies)Havener, Ivan
What Are They Saying About Mark?Matera, Frank J.
Mark (The Anchor Bible)Mann, C.S.
The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative in MarkKermode, Frank
What Are They Saying About MatthewSenior, Donald
Matthew, a Commentary on His Literary and Theological ArtGundry, Robert H.
Matthew for Everyone, Pt. 1: Ch. 1-15Wright, N.T.
Divine Rhetoric: The Sermon on the MountPelikan, Jaroslav
Studies in the Sermon on the MountChambers, Oswald
The Sermon on the Mount: The Key to Success in LifeFox, Emmet
The Beatitudes: Developing Spiritual CharacterStott, John R.W.
The Lord’s Prayer, The Beatitudes (Ancient Christian Writers)Gregory of Nyssa
The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the AirKierkegaard, Soren
What Are They Saying About Luke?Powell, Mark Allan
The Gospel According to Luke I-IX (The Anchor Bible)Fitzmyer, Joseph A.
The Gospel According to Luke X-XXIV (The Anchor Bible)Fitzmyer, Joseph A.
Luke for EveryoneWright, N.T.
The Return of the Prodigal SonNouwen, Henri J.M.
The Cross and the ProdigalBailey, Kenneth E.
What Are They Saying About John?Sloyan, Gerard S.
The Logos of HeraclitusBrann, Eva
What Are They Saying About Acts?Powell, Mark Allan
The Message of ActsStott, John R.W.
What Are They Saying About PaulPlevnik, Joseph
The First PaulBorg, M. and Crossan, J. D.
Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s VisionWright, N.T.
Paul and the Popular PhilosophersMalherbe, Abraham J.
Paul and the StoicsEngberg-Pedersen, Troels
Paul for Everyone: Romans, Pt 1, Ch 1-8Wright, N.T.
Paul for Everyone: Romans, Pt 2, Ch 9-16Wright, N.T.
Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical CommentaryWitherington, Ben III
Paul for Everyone: 1 CorinthiansWright, N.T.
1 Corinthians (Everyone Bible Study Guides)Wright, N.T.
The Letters to the CorinthiansBarclay, William
Paul for Everyone: 2 CorinthiansWright, N.T.
Paul for Everyone: Galatians and ThessaloniansWright, N.T.
Commentary on GalatiansLuther, Martin;
Paul for Everyone: The Prison LettersWright, N.T.
Paul for Everyone: The Pastoral LettersWright, N.T.
A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Titus, 1-2 Timothy and 1-3 JohnWitherington, Ben III
The Letter to the HebrewsBarclay, William
A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Hebrews, James and JudeWitherington, Ben III
The Letter of James (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)Johnson, Luke Timothy
A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1-2 PeterWitherington, Ben III
Reading Revelation ResponsiblyGorman, Michael J.
Revelation (Everyman’s Bible Commentary)Ryrie, Charles C.
The Apocalypse of Saint JohnFarley, Lawrence R.
Old Testament Commentaries
How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and NowKugel, James L.
The JPS Torah Commentary: GenesisSarna, Nahum M.
The Literal Meaning of Genesis, Vol. 1 (Ancient Christian Writers)Augustine of Hippo
The Literal Meaning of Genesis, Vol. 2 (Ancient Christian Writers)Augustine of Hippo
Genesis for Normal PeopleEnns, Peter
In Potiphar’s House: The Interpretive Life of a Biblical TextKugel, James L.
His Great NameEllison, Jo Anne
Names of GodStone, Nathan
I & II SamuelPayne, David F.;
David: The Divided HeartWolpe, David J.
The Hittite Must DieShamir, Moshe
Testimony to Otherwise: The Witness of Elijah and ElishaBrueggemann, William
Becoming Elijah: Prophet of TransformationMatt, Daniel C.
Reflections on the PsalmsLewis, C.S.
Praying the Psalms With the Early ChristiansAquilina, Mike
Praying the PsalmsBrueggemann, Walter
Psalms: The Prayer Book of the BibleBonhoeffer, Dietrich
Psalms (Geneva Commentaries)Plumer, William Swan
A Treasury of the PsalmsWhiteman, Yvonne
How to Read ProverbsLongman, Tremper III
The JPS Bible Commentary: EcclesiastesFox, Michael V.
The ProphetsHeschel, Abraham Joshua
The Suffering Servant in Deutero-IsaiahNorth, Christopher R.
Ezekiel – Holman Old Testament CommentaryAnders, Max
Origen: Homilies 1-14 on Ezekiel (Ancient Christian Writers)Origen; Scheck, Thomas P.
Amos: Doing What Is RightBaker, Robert G.
Strong as Death is Love: Songs / Ruth / Esther / Jonah / DanielAlter, Robert
The Book of Jonah: A Social Justice CommentaryYanklowitz, Shmuly
Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah (Tyndale)Alexander, T.D.,
1979 Book of Common PrayerTEC
Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, PrayerWilliams, Rowan
Beyond Smells and Bells: The Wonder and Power of Christian LiturgyGalli, Mark
The Christian Year: A Guide for Worship and PreachingWallace, Robin Knowles
Documents of the Baptismal LiturgyWhitaker, E.C.;
The Creed: What Christians Believe and Why it MattersJohnson, Luke Timothy
Clues to the Nicene CreedWillis, David
The Lord’s Prayer: A Collection of Historical WritingsRose, Curtis
Tertullian, Cyprian, and Origen on The Lord’s PrayerTertullian; Cyprian; Origen
Sacred Dissertations on the Lord’s PrayerWitsius, Herman
Flowers and Festivals: Directions for Floral Decorations of ChurchesBarrett, W.A.
Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or WeepWarren, Tish Harrison
The Anglican Family Prayer BookKitch, Anne E.
The Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of 1549, 1559, and 1662Cummings, Brian
The Collects of Thomas CranmerZahl, Paul;
1892 Book of Common PrayerTEC
1928 Book of Common Prayer TEC
The Book of Catholic Worship (USA 1966)College of Bishops
The Book of Common Prayer (COE, Authorized)COE
The Book of Common Prayer, 1559COE
The Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian/English)
1982 Episcopal HymnalHymnal
A Liturgical Index to the Hymnal 1982Hatchett, Marion J.
The Episcopal Musicians Handbook (Years A, B, C)Hymnal
1940 Episcopal HymnalHymnal
1892 Episcopal HymnalHymnal
With One Voice: A Lutheran Resource for WorshipHymnal
Hymns for the Family of GodLeech, Bryan J.;
A Classic Christmas Caroling SongbookHymnal
The Oxford Book of CarolsHymnal
A Thousand Tongues: The Wesley HymnsLawson, John
Then Sings My Soul, Book 1Morgan, Robert J.
Then Sings My Soul, Book 2Morgan, Robert J.
Then Sings My Soul, Special EditionMorgan, Robert J.
The Carols of ChristmasVermilye, Alan
Practice of Ministry: Evangelism, Mission, Interfaith, Racial Reconciliation
A Life Together: Wisdom of Community from the Christian EastSigrist, Seraphim
Being a Deacon TodayBrown, Rosalind
Breaking the Missional CodeStetzer, Ed;
Church Refugees: Why People are Done with ChurchPackard, Josh;
Common Prayer on Common GroundJones, Alan W.
Confronted by God: The Essential Verna DozierShattuck, Cynthia L.
Crazy Christians: A Call to Follow JesusCurry, Michael B.
Cultivating the Missional ChurchFerebee, Randolph C.
Don’t Look Back: Methodist Hope for What Comes NextWillimon, William H.
Everywhere You Look: Discovering the Church Right Where You AreSoerens, Tim
Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of ResentmentFukuyama, Francis
Living His StorySteele, Hannah
Love Your EnemiesBrooks, Arthur C.
The MahabharataNarasimhan, C. V.
Many Servants: An Introduction to DeaconsPlater, Ormonde
Meditation on the Imitation of Christ: A Vedantic InterpretationChidakarananda, Jayanti
Mere ChristianityLewis, C.S.
Paradoxy: Creating Christian Community Beyond Us and ThemHoward, Ken;
Post-Holocaust DialoguesKatz, Steven T.;
Survival in AuschwitzLevi, Primo
The Alpha Course ManualGumbel, Nicky
The Autobiography of Malcolm XHaley, Alex
The Bhagavad-GitaVyasa, Krishna
The Cross and the Lynching TreeCone, James H.
The End of MemoryVolf, Miroslav
The Kingdom of God is Within YouTolstoy, Leo
The Prophetic ImaginationBrueggemann, Walter
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismKeller, Timothy J.
The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral LifeBrooks, David
The Way of Love: A Practical Guide to Following JesusGunn, Scott
Trains, Jesus, and Murder: The Gospel according to Johnny CashBeck, Richard
Truth and Tolerance: Christian Belief and World ReligionsBenedict XVI
Under Our Skin: Getting Real about RaceWatson, Benjamin
Walk in Love: Episcopal Beliefs & PracticesGunn, Scott;
Patristic Thought
The Ante-Nicene FathersRoberts, Alexander;
The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. Second Series.Schaff, Philip;
Christian Metaphysics and NeoplatonismCamus, Albert
Christus Victor: A Historical Study of the AtonementAulen, Gustaf
ConfessionsAugustine of Hippo
Early Christian FathersRichardson, Cyril Charles
Jesus, Christ and Savior in the Early ChurchEttlinger, Gerard H.
Language for God in Patristic TraditionSheridan, Mark
On The IncarnationAthansius of Alexandria
On the Incarnation: Saint AthanasiusBehr, John
Origen: Homilies 1-14 on Ezekiel (Ancient Christian Writers)Origen; Scheck, Thomas P.
Origen: Spirit and Fire: A Thematic Anthology of His WritingsBalthasar, Hans Urs von
Pseudo Dionysius: The Complete WorksDionysius the Areopagite
Reading Scripture with the Church FathersHall, Christopher A.
Roots of Christian MysticismClement, Olivier
Tertullian, Cyprian, and Origen on The Lord’s PrayerTertullian; Cyprian; Origen
The Celestial HierarchyDionysius the Areopagite
The Fathers of the Church, Expanded EditionAquilina, Mike
The History of the ChurchEusebius
The Literal Meaning of Genesis, Vol. 1 (Ancient Christian Writers)Augustine of Hippo
The Literal Meaning of Genesis, Vol. 2 (Ancient Christian Writers)Augustine of Hippo
The Lord’s Prayer, The Beatitudes (Ancient Christian Writers)Gregory of Nyssa
The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)Palmer, G.E.H.;
The Sayings of the Desert FathersWard, Benedicta
The Spiritual World Of Isaac The SyrianAlfeyev, Hilarion
Theophany: The Neoplatonic Philosophy of Dionysius the AreopagitePerl, Eric D.
Three Prayers of the ChurchClement, Olivier
Medieval Thought
Anselm of Canterbury: The Major WorksAnselm of Canterbury
Daily Readings with St. Isaac of SyriaIsaac of Syria
Dark Night of the SoulJohn of the Cross
Ecclesiastical History of The English PeopleBede
Purgatorio (Latin/English)Alighieri, Dante
Revelations of Divine Love (Short Text and Long Text)Julian of Norwich
The Consolation of PhilosophyBoethius
The Imitation of Christ: A Spiritual CommentaryKempis, Thomas à;
The Journey of the Mind into GodBonaventure
Reformation Thought
Christus Victor: A Historical Study of the AtonementAulen, Gustaf
Commentary on GalatiansLuther, Martin;
Drinking With Calvin and LutherWest, Jim
Institutes of the Christian ReligionCalvin, John
Martin Luther’s Christmas BookLuther, Martin;
Martin Luther’s Easter BookBainton, Roland H.
Preaching During the English ReformationWabuda, Susan
Sacred Dissertations on the Lord’s PrayerWitsius, Herman
Sermons for Lent and EasterLuther, Martin;
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint IgnatiusIgnatius of Loyola;
Modern Christian Thought
Arise, O God: The Gospel of ChristDamick, Andrew Stephen
Beauty for Truth’s Sake: On the Re-enchantment of EducationCaldecott, Stratford
Becoming a Healing PresenceRossi, Albert S.
Becoming Human: Meditations on Christian AnthropologyBehr, John
C. S. Lewis on LoveLewis, C.S.
Crossing the Threshold of HopeJohn Paul II
Empty Cross of JesusGreen, Michael
Everywhere Present: Christianity in a One-Storey UniverseFreeman, Stephen
Falling UpwardRohr, Richard
Fear and TremblingKierkegaard, Soren
Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to DiePiper, John
For the Life of the World: Sacraments and OrthodoxySchmemann, Alexander
God Matters (Contemporary Christian Insights)McCabe, Herbert
Her Gates Will Never Be Shut: Hell, Hope, and the New JerusalemJersak, Bradley
Hunting Magic EelsBeck, Richard
Immortal DiamondRohr, Richard
Introducing the Orthodox Church: Its Faith and LifeConiaris, Anthony M.
Jesus the King: The Life and Death of the Son of GodKeller, Timothy J.
Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s VisionWright, N.T.
Looking Through the CrossTomlin, Graham
On Human Being: Spiritual AnthropologyClement, Olivier
OrthodoxyChesterton, G.K.
Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the VirginWilliams, Rowan
Provocations: Spiritual Writings of KierkegaardKierkegaard, Soren;
Roland in MoonlightHart, David Bentley
Seven Brief Lessons on MagicTyson, Paul
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early LifeLewis, C.S.
That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal SalvationHart, David Bentley
The Abolition of ManLewis, C.S.
The AlchemistCoelho, Paulo
The Brothers KaramazovDostoevsky, Fyodor
The Chronicles of NarniaLewis, C.S.
The Doors of the Sea: Where Was God in the Tsunami?Hart, David Bentley
The Erotic PhenomenonMarion, Jean-Luc
The Essential TillichTillich, Paul;
The Grace of GodWilliams, N.P.
The Great DivorceLewis, C.S.
The Inescapable Love of GodTalbott, Thomas
The Inner KingdomWare, Kallistos
The Meaning of Jesus: Two VisionsBorg, M. and Wright, N.T.
The Screwtape LettersLewis, C.S.
The Sign and the Sacrifice: The Meaning of the Cross and ResurrectionWilliams, Rowan
Theology: The BasicsMcGrath, Alister E.
Till We Have Faces: A Myth RetoldLewis, C.S.
You Are Gods: On Nature and SupernatureHart, David Bentley
Church History
A History of the Episcopal Church (Revised Edition)Prichard, Robert W.
An Essay On the Development Of Christian DoctrineNewman, John Henry
Ancient Christian WorshipMcGowan, Andrew B.
Aquinas for Armchair TheologiansRenick, Timothy Mark
Augustine for Armchair TheologiansCooper, Stephen
Barbarians to Angels: The Dark Ages ReconsideredWells, Peter S.
Barth for Armchair TheologiansFranke, John R.
Butler’s Lives of the SaintsButler, Alban
Calvin for Armchair TheologiansElwood, Christopher
Christianity: The First Three Thousand YearsMacCulloch, Diarmaid
Creeds of the ChurchesLeith, John H.
Documents of the Christian ChurchBettenson, Henry;
Early Christian CreedsKelly, J.N.D.
Ecclesiastical History of The English PeopleBede
Extraordinary GroupsKephart, William M.;
God’s Battalions: The Case for the CrusadesStark, Rodney
Heretics for Armchair TheologiansGonzalez, Justo L.;
Incarnation and Sacrament: A Eucharistic ControversyBonomo, Jonathan G.;
Josephus: The Complete WorksJosephus, Flavius
Jonathan Edwards for Armchair TheologiansByrd, James P.
Luther for Armchair TheologiansPaulson, Steven D.
Open Letter to Confused CatholicsLefebvre, Marcel
Original Sin: A Cultural HistoryJacobs, Alan
Pagan and Christian in an Age of AnxietyDodds, E.R.
Protestant Worship: Traditions in TransitionWhite, James F.
Rise of Christian EuropeTrevor-Roper, Hugh R.
The American Quest for the Primitive ChurchHughes, Richard T.;
The Battle of HastingsBradbury, Jim
The Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of 1549, 1559, and 1662Cummings, Brian
The Book of Common Prayer: A BiographyJacobs, Alan
The Christian Tradition 1: The Emerging Catholic Tradition (100-600)Pelikan, Jaroslav
The Christian Tradition 2: The Spirit of Eastern Christendom (600-1700)Pelikan, Jaroslav
The Christian Tradition 3: The Growth of Medieval Theology (600-1300)Pelikan, Jaroslav
The Christian Tradition 4: The Reformation (1300-1700)Pelikan, Jaroslav
The Christian Tradition 5: Christian Doctrine since 1700Pelikan, Jaroslav
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian ChurchLivingstone, Elizabeth;
The Cruelty of Heresy: An Affirmation of Christian OrthodoxyAllison, C. FitzSimons
The Episcopal Church in South Carolina (1820, Orig.Ed.)Dalcho, Frederick
The Eucharist in the New TestamentKodel, Jerome
The Gnostic GospelsPagels, Elaine
The History of the ChurchEusebius
The Mass of the Early Christians, 2nd EditionAquilina, Mike
The Way to NicaeaBehr, John
The White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, MartyrLisle, Leanda de
The World of Late AntiquityBrown, Peter
Wesley for Armchair TheologiansAbraham, William J.
Ethics/Moral Theology
Being Disciples: Essentials of the Christian LifeWilliams, Rowan
Discourses (Loeb Classical)Epictetus
I Judge No One: A Political Life of JesusDusenbury, David L.
Letters from a StoicSeneca
Meditations (Loeb Classical)Aurelius, Marcus
Nicomachean EthicsAristotle
Steppenwolf: A NovelHesse, Hermann
The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus AristotleHerman, Arthur
The Gospel of Life (Evangelium Vitae)John Paul II
The Pre-Platonic PhilosophersNietzsche, Friedrich
The Seven Capital SinsSheen, Fulton J.
The StrangerCamus, Albert
Thus Spoke ZarathustraNietzsche, Friedrich
Works of LoveKierkegaard, Soren;
1948 Book of Discipline (Methodist)Methodist Church
A Brief History Of TimeHawking, Stephen
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other StoriesO’Connor, Flannery
AngelsGraham, Billy
Angels of God: The Bible, the Church, and the Heavenly HostsAquilina, Mike
Art of TantraRawson, Philip
Back To The Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish TextsHoltz, Barry W.
Bad Girls of the Bible and What We Can Learn from ThemHiggs, Liz Curtis
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing ChristmasGuthrie, Nancy;
Creed & Culture: A Touchstone ReaderKushiner, James M.
Evangelical Is Not EnoughHoward, Thomas
Explaining Religion: Criticism and TheoryPreus, J. Samuel
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the WorldRosling, Hans
Fundamentals: Ten Keys to RealityWilczek, Frank
How to Think About GodCicero, Marcus Tullius
Is the Reformation Over?Noll, Mark A.;
Mary and the Fathers of the ChurchGambero, Luigi
Profiles in American JudaismRaphael, Marc Lee
Russian Orthodox Prayer Book (Russian/English)
Service Book for United Reformed Churches (1989)United Reform
Services for Holy Week and Easter (Greek/English)Greek Archdiocese
Slightly Bad Girls of the BibleHiggs, Liz Curtis
Some Daily Prayers for Church of England PeopleOgden, Harry
Solomon Maimon, an AutobiographyMaimon, Salomon
The Angels: In Catholic Teaching and TraditionParente, Rev. Fr. Pascale
The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical AthensCamp, John M.
The Bad Catholic’s Guide to the Seven Deadly SinsZmirak, John
The Book of MormonSmith, Joseph Jr.
The Meaning of MarriageKeller, Timothy J.;
The Monastic Breviary (1976 Holy Cross Publications)
The Ocean at the End of the LaneGaiman, Neil
The Penguin Book of Jewish Short StoriesLitvinoff, Emanuel;
The Presbyterian Service Book (England, 1948)
The Serbian Orthodox Service Book
The Spiritual Poems of Rumi (Vol.3)Rumi; Khalili, Nader
WaldenThoreau, Henry David
Walking the Bible: A Journey Through the Books of MosesFeiler, Bruce
Why Don’t They Just Get a Job?Phillips, Liane;

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