Notes on Books


12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke

Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You

A Call to Spiritual Reformation by D.A. Carson

Introduction and Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapters 3 and 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10

A Crime So Monstrous by E. Benjamin Skinner

E. Benjamin Skinner: A Crime So Monstrous

Blood, Tears, and Folly by Len Deighton

Len Deighton: Blood, Tears and Folly

Communion with the Triune God by John Owen

Owen, Communion with the Triune God

Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes

Non-Review of Don Quixote

Heaven is not my Home by Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall: Heaven Is Not My Home

How to Inhabit Time by James K.A. Smith

Smith, How to Inhabit Time

Life is Mostly Edges by Calvin Miller

Quotes from Life is Mostly Edges

Loving God by Charles Colson

Watergate and the Resurrection of Christ

Margin by Richard Swenson

Got Margin?

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Lewis, Mere Christianity

Messiah in the Old Testament by Walter Kaiser

Walter Kaiser: The Messiah in the Old Testament
Notes on Kaiser's Messiah in the Old Testament

Middlemarch by George Eliot

Reflections on Middlemarch

Pathway to Freedom by Alistair Begg

Alistair Begg: Pathway to Freedom

Paul and the Resurrection of Israel by Jason A. Staples

Paul and the Resurrection of Israel

Pauline Perspectives by N.T. Wright

Wright, Pauline Perspectives

Pilgrim's Progress

Some Thoughts on Pilgrim's Progress

Political Visions and Illusions by David Koyzis

Political Visions and Illusions – Why we’re all liberals (but shouldn’t be)

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Weir, Project Hail Mary

Protestant Spiritual Traditions by Frank Senn

Frank Senn: Protestant Spiritual Traditions

Reformed Dogmatics, Volume II by Herman Bavinck

Bavinck vs. the Pelagians (or, Foreknowledge = Predestination)

Reformed Dogmatics, Volume III by Herman Bavinck

Why Did God Allow Sin to Exist?
Whence came sin?

Systematic Theology, Volume I by Douglas Kelly

Notes on Kelly's Systematic Theology, Volume I

The Challenge of Jesus by N.T. Wright

Wright, The Challenge of Jesus

The Good Life by Colson and Fickett

Colson and Fickett: The Good Life

The Intellectual Life by A.G. Sertillanges

Quotes from The Intellectual Life

The Kingdom and the Power by Peter Leithart

Leithart, The Kingdom and the Power

The Life We're Looking For by Andy Crouch

Crouch, The Life We're Looking For

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

The Vanishing Word by Arthur W. Hunt III

Arthur Hunt: The Vanishing Word

Thy Kingdom Come by Randall Ballmer

Randall Balmer: Thy Kingdom Come

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis

Lewis, Till We Have Faces


Hilary on the Foolishness of Unbelief
Prayer as the necessary context for theology
Anselm's Ontological Proof
Origins of Human Religion
Know Jesus, Know God. No Jesus, No God
Calvin on Kingdom of God
Tips for socializing
The witness of an intelligible universe
Those who never heard the gospel
The purpose of all creation to lead us to communion with the Creator
Materialist Naturalism is just another religion
Rationalism and Revolution
Why God exists as Three Persons Rather than One Person
God Is His Own Proof
God is not distant
Trinity in the OT
Majesty of God
The Fatherhood of God
Removal from Eden as an act of Grace
NPP Misappropriating 2nd Temple Judaism in NT
God has tied knowledge of himself to a chosen community of faith
The Attitude of Heresy
The problem of the one and many
What was meant vs. what was understood
The theological relationship between Romans and Galatians
Meaning of Euangelion in 1st-Century Palestine
Reflections on Justification
John Owen on the Work of the Holy Spirit
Thoughts on the Love of God
Christ is All-Satisfying
Holiness In the New Covenant
Liberals and Conservatives
Hume's Denial of cause and effect