Currently Reading:

  1. The Man Upstairs and Other Stories (P.G. Wodehouse) – started November 1, 2017
  2. Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies (David Bentley Hart) – started November 13, 2017
  3. Secrets of Productive People (Mark Forster) – started October 20, 2015
  4. Worship in the Name of Jesus (Peter Brunner) – started March 14, 2015
  5. Only the Decalogue Is Eternal: Martin Luther’s Complete Antinomian Theses and Disputations (Tr. Holger Sonntag)
  6. Justification and Rome (Robert Preus)
  7. Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven (John Eliot Gardiner)
  8. Commonplaces: Loci Communes 1521 (Philip Melanchthon)
  9. Letters to Lutheran Pastors: Volume 1 (Hermann Sasse)
  10. Lone Survivor (Marcus Luttrell)
  11. Gunmetal Gray (Mark Greaney) – started January 21, 2018
  12. Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked (Adam Alter) – started February 7, 2018


Recently Read:

  1. God Is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas [reread] (Dietrich Bonhoeffer) –  started December 3, 2017; finished January 6, 2018
  2. Intellectuals and Race (Thomas Sowell) – started December 25, 2017; finished January 17, 2018
  3. Enemy of the State (Kyle Mills) – started December 20, 2017; finished January 21, 2018
  4. The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment (Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman and Robert M. Pressman) – started January 17, 2018; finished February 7, 2018


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Some books I like, by no means comprehensive 

Desert Island:

  • Meditations on Divine Mercy (Johann Gerhard)
  • The Confessions (Saint Augustine)
  • The Inimitable Jeeves (P.G. Wodehouse)



  • The Quest for Holiness (Adolf Köberle)
  • Early Christian Worship (Oscar Cullmann)
  • We Confess Anthology (Hermann Sasse)
  • Eucharist and Church Fellowship in the First Four Centuries (Werner Elert)
  • A New Look at the Lutheran Confessions (1529-1537) (Holsten Fagerberg)
  • Theology of the Lutheran Confessions (Edmund Schlink)
  • Grace Upon Grace: Spirituality for Today (John Kleinig)
  • Meditations on Divine Mercy (Johann Gerhard)
  • Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Confessions (Saint Augustine)
  • Adopted for Life (Russell Moore)
  • Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ (Russell Moore)
  • God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics (C.S. Lewis)
  • Luther: Man between God and the Devil (Heiko Oberman)
  • The Cost of Discipleship (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
  • Life Together (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
  • Christianity and Liberalism (J. Gresham Machen)
  • Heaven on Earth: The Gifts of Christ in the Divine Service (Arthur Just)
  • Impossible People: Christian Courage and the Struggle for the Soul of Civilization (Os Guinness)

Society and Culture:

  • Adam and Eve after the Pill (Mary Eberstadt)
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death (Neil Postman)
  • The Disappearance of Childhood (Neil Postman)
  • Technopoly (Neil Postman)
  • What to Expect When No One’s Expecting (Jonathan V. Last)
  • What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense (Girgis, Anderson, & George)
  • The Devil’s Pleasure Palace (Michael Walsh)
  • The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation (Rod Dreher)
  • Sex Scandal: The Drive to Abolish Male and Female (Ashley McGuire)
  • The Meaning of Marriage (Timothy Keller)



  • Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False (Thomas Nagel)



  • Foucault’s Pendulum (Umberto Eco)
  • Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
  • 1984 (George Orwell)
  • Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
  • The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)
  • Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope)
  • P.G. Wodehouse’s “Jeeves and Wooster” series
  • J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy