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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Top Twelve Theology Books of Christian History

Over at The Scriptorium, Fred Sanders offers a list of the top twelve theology books of Christian history, as used at the Torrey Honors Institute of Biola University. Here are the books:

  1. Selections from the Bible: Paul's Letters and John's Gospel

  2. Irenaeus of Lyons, Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching (circa 150)

  3. Athanasius of Alexandria, On the Incarnation (circa 325)

  4. Gregory of Nazianzus, The Five Theological Orations (circa 381)

  5. Cyril of Alexandria, On the Unity of Christ (circa 440)

  6. Augustine of Hippo, The Enchiridion on Faith, Hope, and Love (circa 430)

  7. Anselm of Canterbury, Cur Deus Homo (Why God Became Man) (circa 1100)

  8. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae selections (circa 1270)

  9. Martin Luther, Selections (circa 1530)

  10. John Calvin, The Institutes (circa 1559)

  11. The Heidelberg Catechism by Ursinus and Olevianus (circa 1563)

  12. John Bunyan, Pilgrim's Progress (circa 1678)

Click here to learn more about these selections.

--The Catechizer

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