Deacon Sean Mills has compiled this bibliography of further reading for our B.I.G. (Biblical Investigation of God) summer sermon series:
Erickson, Millard. Christian Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1985.
Grudem, Wayne. Systematic Theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994.
Williams, J. Rodman. Renewal Theology – Systematic Theology from a Charismatic Perspective Three Volumes in One. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.
Theology (The Nature of God)
Lewis, C.S. Mere Christianity. NY: HarperSanFrancisco, 1980.
Packer, J. I. Knowing God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
Anthropology (The Study of Man in Relation to God)
Fichtner O.S.C., Joseph. Man, The Image of God – A Christian Anthropology. NY: Alba House, 1978.
Hoekema, Anthony A. Created in God’s Image. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1986.
Geisler, Norman. Chosen But Free. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1999.
Green, Joel B. Salvation. Understanding Biblical Themes. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2003.
Hoekema, Anthony A. Saved by Grace. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1989.
Eschatology (The Last Days/End Times)
Clouse, Robert G., Robert N. Hosack, and Richard V. Pierard. The New Millennium Manual, A Once and Future Guide. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999.
Riddlebarger, Kim. A Case for Amillennialism, Understanding the End Times. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003.
Strandberg, Todd and Terry James. Are You Rapture Ready? Signs, Prophecies, Warnings, Threats and Suspicions that the Endtime Is Now. NY: Dutton, 2003.
Ecclesiology (The Church)
Avis, Paul. The Christian Church, An Introduction to the Major Traditions. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 2002.
Mannion, Gerard. Ecclesiology and Postmodernity – Questions for the Church in Our Time. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2007.
McBrien, Richard P. 101 Questions & Answers on The Church. Mawah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1996.
Exegesis and Hermeneutics (Studying and Understanding the Bible)
Carson, D. A. Exegetical Fallacies, Second Edition. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
Fee, Gordon and Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.
Gorman, Michael J. Elements of Biblical Exegesis, A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc., 2001.