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Trinitarianism Book Recommendations

Suggested for Further Reading: Theology Proper

Bray, Gerald. The Doctrine of God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

Feinberg, John S. No One Like Him. Wheaton, IL: Crossways Books, 2001.

Frame, John. The Doctrine of God. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2002.

Geisler, Norman. Systematic Theology: Volume Two, God, Creation. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House, 2003.

Helm, Paul. The Providence of God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

Packer, J.I. Knowing God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1973.

Suggested for Further Reading: Worldviews

Moreland, J.P. and Craig, William Lane. Philosophical Foundations for a Biblical
Worldview. Downers Gove, IL: IVP, 2003. (Advanced)

A fairly technical textbook that covers Christian philosophy in general. Has great sections on logic, epistimology, and worldviews in general. Not for the faint-hearted.

Nash, Ronald. Worldviews in Conflict. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992. (Beginners-Intermediate)

A great basic introduction to worldviews from the unique perspective and teaching style that Ron Nash brings to all his work.

___________. Life’s Ultimate Questions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999. (Christian philosophy and worldviews)

Sire, James. The Universe Next Door. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2004. (Intermediate)

Suggested for Further Reading: Theistic Apologetics

*Boa, Kenneth and Bowman, Robert. Twenty Compelling Evidences the God Exists. Colorado Springs, CO: Cook Communication, 2005.

Craig, William. Reasonable Faith. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1984. (Apologetics and the existence of God)

John Frame. Apologetics to the Glory of God. Pittsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1994. (Intermediate)

A defense of the Christian worldview based upon presuppositional apologetics.

Geisler, Norman. Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1999. (Apologetics, worldviews, existence of God)

Montgomery, John Warwick. Evidence for Faith. Dallas, TX: Word, 1991. (Existence of God: man teleological arguments)

Moreland, J.P. Scaling the Secular City. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1987. (Apologetics and Existence of God)

Nash, Ronald. Faith and Reason. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1998. (Apologetics and Existence of God)

Suggested for Further Reading: The Doctrine of the Trinity

Augusting, On The Trinity

A classic formulation and defense of the doctrine of the Trinity.

*Bowman, Robert Jr. Why You Should Believe in the Trinity: An Answer to Jehovah’s Witnesses. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1989.

A defense of the doctrine of the Trinity against the arianism of Jehovah's witnesses.

Olson, Roger and Christopher Hall. The Trinity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002.

Great historical approach to the doctrine of the Trinity, giving people a brief overview of the development of the doctrine throughout the history of the church.

*White, James R. The Forgotten Trinity. Grand Rapids, MI: Bethany House, 1998.

A basic introduction and defense of the doctrine of the Trinity. Great for new believers or those who have never been taught about the Trinity beyond the mere confession of their church or tradition. 

Suggested for Further Reading: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

Ferguson, Sinclair B. The Holy Spirit. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Wallace, Dan and James Sawyer, Eds. Who is Afraid of the Holy Spirit. Dallas, TX: Biblical Studies Press, 2005.

A forthright challenge for those who may have the tendency to neglect the ministry of the Holy Spirit due to abuses from sensationalists. This book brings needed balace and clarity to contemporary issues regarding the this important doctrine.

Suggested for Further Reading: The Doctrine of Christ

Macleod, Donald. The Person of Christ. Downers Grove, IL: IVP 1998.

Bloesch, Donald G. Jesus Christ: Savior and Lord. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1997.

Suggested for Further Reading: Openness Theolgoy

*Geisler, Norman and Wayne House. Battle for God. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2001. (Defense of the traditional view of God against Open Theism)

Hall, Christopher A. and John Sanders. Does God Have a Future? Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2003.

Huffman, Douglas and Johnson, Eric. God Under Fire. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002. (Defense of the traditional view of God against Open Theism)

John Frame. No Other God. Pittsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2001. (Defense of the traditional view of God against Open Theism)

Pinnock, Clark, ed. The Openness of God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1994. (Defense of Open Theology)

Sanders, John. The God Who Risks. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1998. (Defense of Open Theology)

Schreiner, Thomas and Ware, Bruce ed. Still Sovereign. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2000. (Defense of the traditional view of God against Open Theism)