Friday, October 13, 2006

Mahaney on the Top Books

C. J. Mahaney leads Sovereign Grace Ministries. Here is his list of books that should have been most influential in evangelicalism in the last 50 years:
  1. The Cross of Christ, by John Stott
  2. Knowing God, by J. I. Packer
  3. The Holiness of God, by R.C. Sproul
  4. Fundamentalism and the Word of God, by J.I. Packer
  5. Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, edited by John Piper and Wayne Grudem
  6. The Cross and Christian Ministry, by D.A. Carson
  7. The Trilogy (The God Who Is There; Escape From Reason; He is There and He is Not Silent), by Francis Schaeffer
  8. Competent to Counsel, by Jay Adams and Instruments in the Redeemers Hands, by Paul Tripp
  9. Systematic Theology, by Wayne Grudem
  10. Showing the Spirit: A Theological Exposition of 1 Corinthians 12-14, by D. A. Carson, God’s Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul, by Gordon Fee