Book Reviews

As long as this list is, it doesn’t include those books related to my study of Reformed Christian education. You can find that list here. Below are other reviews that I have done.

Theology:

G.C. Berkouwer. Studies in Dogmatics: Man: The Image of God.

Frank Boreham. The Golden Milestone.

Frank Boreham. The Whisper of God.

Rosaria Butterfield. Openness Unhindered.

Aimee Byrd. Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

“Calvinist” (a movie review).

C. Fred Dickason. Demon Possession and the Christian: A New Perspective.

Rod Dreher. The Benedict Option.

Rut Etheridge.  God Breathed: Connecting through Scripture to God, Others, the Natural World, and Yourself.

J.V. Fesko. Reforming Apologetics: Retrieving the Classic Reformed Approach to Defending the Faith.

Grant Horner. Meaning at the Movies.

Frederick Leahy. Satan Cast Out. See also this post.

Keith Mathison. The Shape of Sola Scriptura.

E. Prentiss.  Stepping Heavenward.

Leland Ryken.  The Liberated Imagination: Thinking Christianly about the Arts.

Leland Ryken. Worldly Saints: The Puritans as They Really Were.

Philip Graham Ryken. What is the Christian Worldview?: Basics of the Reformed Faith.

Rick Stedman.  31 Surprising Reasons to Believe in God: How Superheroes, Art, Environmentalism, and Science Point Toward Faith.

Gary Thomas. Sacred Marriage: What if God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy?

Frank Viola. The Untold Story of the New Testament Church: An Extraordinary Guide to Understanding the New Testament.

Benjamin Wiker. A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature.

Benjamin Wiker. The Reformation 500 Years Later.

C.R. Wiley. Man of the House and The Household and the War for the Cosmos.

Education:

David Elkind. The Hurried Child. See also The Socialization Question.

David Elkind. The Power of Play. See also Sin & Theories of Child Development.

Anthony Esolen. Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child.

Thomas C. Foster. How to Read Literature like a Professor.

John Taylor Gatto. Dumbing Us Down.

John Taylor Gatto. Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling.

Laurence and Nancy Gladstone. Deconstructing Penguins.

Terry Glaspey. Children of a Greater God.

Peter Gray. Free to Learn. See also Anxiety, Bullying and More.

Ivan Illich. Deschooling Society. See also Illich and Mason and The Invention of Childhood.

Scott Barry Kaufman. Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined.

Michael O’Brien. Landscape with Dragons.

Leland Ryken.  How to Read the Bible as Literature . . .and get more out of it. See also my review of his Liberated Imagination under theology above.

 “The Test and the Art of Thinking” (a movie review).

George Townsend Warner. On the Writing of English.

Marina Warner. Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale.

Anne E. White. Minds More Awake: The Vision of Charlotte Mason.

Other Topics

Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett. Trim Healthy Mama.

Nolan Byler. The High Cost of Holistic Healing. See also part 2 and part 3.

Gustav Frenssen. Jorn Uhl. (Fiction)

Richard Maybury. Whatever Happened to Justice?

Stephen Ponder. Sugar Surfing. (Re managing type 1 diabetes.)

Dave Ramsey. Financial Peace University (a curriculum review). See also FPU Revisited.

E.O. Wilson.  The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life ion Earth. See also part 2 and part 3.