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Evangelical Reading List

Discussion in 'Baptists' started by D+C, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. D+C

    D+C Catechumen in the British Orthodox Church

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    Hi all,

    I am on something of a winding journey, and following some thoughtful prayer (and prayerful thought) and some excellent advice I am beginning to explore evangelical faith. My background is in Anglo Catholicism, but I am now wanting to immerse myself in evangelical history, theology, apologetics and culture to equip me to attend the independent baptist chapel in my new village.

    I intend to re-read the Bible and have bought an ESV Study Bible to assist me, but what I am looking for is a comprehensive reading list to introduce me to the above topics. I have scoured the internet for such a list and have pretty much drawn a blank. Does anyone know of a good list as a starting point? Or maybe a few lists/recommendations to combine? Some British histories/authors would be appreciated!

    Many thanks and God bless.
    D+C
     
  2. Saved_n_kept

    Saved_n_kept Pilgrim and Stranger

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    Hi D+C,

    The Metropolitan Tabernacle Bookshop has a reading list. It is split into two parts, "startup" and "sequel." It might be some help.Read for the Lord - Books

    God bless,

    Brian. :)
     
  3. D+C

    D+C Catechumen in the British Orthodox Church

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    Thank you very much, a good starting point I feel. I think I need to blend a few together. For example William Lane Craig provides an excellent list on apologetics, whereas the list you have provided seems much more balanced.
     
  4. Publius

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    If you go to deeperstudy.com, they have a pretty exhaustive reading list for all subjects. I think Monergism.com does, too.

    A good place to start would be the writing of S. Lewis Johnson.
     
  5. D+C

    D+C Catechumen in the British Orthodox Church

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    Thank you very much for your help so far. With your help I have identified four lists that seem to complement each other well.

    Recommended Reading | Discipleship, Bible, Christian, Studies – C.S. Lewis Institute Classic texts from Lewis, Schaeffer, Edwards etc.

    William Lane Craig's Recommended Apologetics Books - Apologetics 315 William Lane Craig's recommended apologetics

    Read for the Lord - Books Quite exceptionally broad list

    Cornerstone Baptist Church » Recommended Reading Explicitly Baptist list
     
  6. Osage Bluestem

    Osage Bluestem Galatians 5:1

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    Excellent choice!

    You selected the best study bible available in the English Language.

    To begin with I would start with the London Baptist Confession of 1689 and CH Spurgeon's A Puritan Catechism.

    Founders Ministries | A Faith to Confess: The 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith

    A Puritan Catechism

    These two documents are theological dynamite and outline in clear detail with scriptural proofs historic Baptist doctrine.

    God bless, and best of luck with your efforts.
     
  7. D+C

    D+C Catechumen in the British Orthodox Church

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    Thank you very much, the Baptist Confession is now on the list and I have just downloaded the Catechism! Thank you for your help.
     
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    student ad x Senior Contributor

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    Quite a bit of reading materials @ Doctrine & Theology

    Peace
     
  9. D+C

    D+C Catechumen in the British Orthodox Church

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