Last year I put together a list of Christmas recommended books for gifts on Presuppositional Apologetics that can still be accessed here.
I thought I also put out another list of books that I recommend when it comes to area of Christian worldview and not just presuppositional apologetics or apologetics per se. It is also important to have the right biblical and Christian view on any given subject or area.
Here’s my 10 recommendation and my short summary why I think it’s important for a Christian worldview to have these work.
Bookmark this page, since the next few weeks I’ll be loading up book reviews for these books!
I think these books are also wonderful for one on one discipleship in developing Christian’s thought in their life and worldview.
1.) World Tilting Gospel
Why? It’s important that Christians get the gospel down and correct–if one has parts of a worldview correct and yet misses the gospel as it’s foundation, how tragic that would be. My review of it is found HERE.
2.) God Has A Wonderful Plan for Your Life: The Myth of Modern Evangelism
After a true understanding of the gospel, it is important to have the Bible direct Christians in how they share their faith–the way the Master did, using the Law of God to show people their need of a Savior. My review of this book can be found here.
3.) Foundations of Christian Scholarship
An unofficial Festschrift for Cornelius Van Til, this book attempts to lay the foundation of Christian worldview in various academic disciplines from psychology, history, economics, education, political science, sociology, math, apologetics, philosophy and theology. Too bad there has not been new editions of this work in print. It is good even though it is old! My review of this book can be found HERE.
4.) Honest Money
Especially with the upcoming 2012 election, the issue of a Christian worldview of economics would be important. My review of this book can be found here.
5.) Money, Posessions and Eternity
It’s important to not just have a theorethical side of economics down, but the Christian worldview does spell out what it means practically how one sees money and possessions in the Christian life. This book good is the best for that and I reviewed it here.
6.) The Biblical Philosophy of History
A lot of apologetics discussion is concern with the historicity of Christianity and it is important to realize that there are a lot of presuppositions behind one’s philosophy of history that shapes how one interpret or understand “facts” of history. Rushdoony’s short work lays a Christian foundation of history and critiques of other’s worldview when it comes to philosophy of history. You can read my review of this work here.
7.) A God of Many Understandings
With the big thing about Rob Bell this year, I think it is important to discuss the issue not just only as an issue of universalism vs. exclusivism, but also from the framework of what is a Christian worldview towards a theology of religion? I review this book here.
8.) Case for Life
This work presents a good defense of the pro-life cause. One can read my review HERE.
9.) Redeeming Sociology
Christian view of Sociology. I shall review this work in the future.
10.) Future Men
After arriving at a Christian worldview, it is important to impart that knowledge to the next generation and hence the topic of parenting is important. Today, there is many problem with the issue of raising boys to become men, I review this book here.