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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Dockery’s top 25 books of 2010

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Union University President David S. Dockery has compiled a list of his top 25 books published in 2010, in no particular order:

BONHEOFFER: PASTOR, MARTYR, PROPHET, SPY, by Eric Metaxas.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010.

CONDOLEEZZA RICE: A MEMOIR OF MY EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY FAMILY, AND
ME, by Condoleezza Rice
. New York: Delacorte Books, 2010.

FIRST FAMILY: ABIGAIL AND JOHN ADAMS, by Joseph J. Ellis. New York: Knopf, 2010.

RATIFICATION: THE PEOPLE DEBATE THE CONSTITUTION, 1787-1788, by
Pauline Maier
.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.

WASHINGTON: A LIFE, by Ron Chernow. New York: Penquin, 2010.

THE WISDOM OF WOODEN: MY CENTURY ON AND OFF THE COURT, by John Wooden
with Steve Jamison
.  New York:  McGraw-Hill, 2010.

THE ESSENTIAL EDWARDS COLLECTION, by Owen Strachan and Doug Sweeney.
Chicago:  Moody, 2010.

GOD AS AUTHOR: A BIBLICAL APPROACH TO NARRATIVE, by Gene C. Fant, Jr. Nashville: B&H, 2010.

BIBLICAL THEOLOGY IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH: A GUIDE FOR MINISTRY, by
Michael Lawrence
.  Wheaton: Crossway, 2010.

BAPTISTS THROUGH THE CENTURIES: A HISTORY OF A GLOBAL PEOPLE, by David
Bebbington
.  Waco:  Baylor University Press, 2010.

POLITICS FOR CHRISTIANS: FROM STATECRAFT TO SOULCRAFT, by Francis
Beckwith
. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2010.

1 PETER: A HANDBOOK ON THE GREEK TEXT, by Mark Dubis.  Waco: Baylor
University Press, 2010.

ONE NEW MAN: THE CROSS AND RACIAL RECONCILIATION IN PAUL’S THEOLOGY,
by Jarvis Williams
.  Nashville:  B&H, 2010.

RECOVERING THE REAL LOST GOSPEL, by Darrell Bock.  Nashville: B&H, 2010.

CHRIST AMONG THE DRAGONS: FINDING OUR WAY THROUGH CULTURAL CHALLENGES,
by James Emery White
.  Downers Grove:  InterVarsity, 2010.

AGAINST ALL GODS:  WHAT’S RIGHT AND WRONG ABOUT THE NEW ATHEISM, by
Philip E. Johnson and John Mark Reynolds
. Downers Grove: InterVarsity,
2010.

ENCOUNTERING THEOLOGY OF MISSION, by Craig Ott, Stephen Strauss, and
Timothy Tenant
.  Grand Rapids:  Baker, 2010.

MAGNIFYING GOD IN CHRIST: A SUMMARY OF NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGY, by Thomas R. Schreiner.  Grand
Rapids: Baker, 2010.

DEFENDING CONSTANTINE: THE TWILIGHT OF AN EMPIRE AND THE DAWN OF
CHRISTENDOM, by Peter Leithart
. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2010.

WHY BUSINESS MATTERS TO GOD, by Jeff Van Duzer.  Downers Grove:
InterVarsity, 2010.

SHAPERS OF CHRISTIAN ORTHODOXY: ENGAGING WITH EARLY AND MEDIEVAL
THEOLOGIANS, edited by Bradley G. Green
. Downers Grove: InterVarsity,
2010.

HISTORIES AND FALLACIES: PROBLEMS FACED IN THE WRITING OF HISTORY, by
Carl Trueman
.  Wheaton: Crossway, 2010.

REDEEMING ECONOMICS: REDISCOVERING THE MISSING ELEMENT, by John D.
Mueller
.  Wilmington, DE: ISI, 2010.

KEY EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF THE HISTORICAL JESUS, edited by Darrell Bock
and Robert Webb
.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 2010.

FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE CHURCH: CASTING A VISION FOR THE ARTS,  by W.
David O. Taylor
. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2010.

PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SPIRIT: CONTOURS OF A TRANSFORMATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY,
by John Coe and Todd Hall
.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2010.

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Comments

  1. […] you preacher nerds out there, I would like to recommend David Dockery’s list of top 25 books of 2010. You can spend time in 2011 getting caught up! If you are not willing to read, preaching is […]

  2. Marty Duren says:

    Here’s hoping that More Than a Game and The Generous Soul make the 2011 list… ;^)

  3. Tim E. says:

    That’d be awesome, Marty. Congrats on the new book.

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