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10 Books for Pastors

Aaron Hanbury

June 25, 2013

Recently, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary, published a list of 10 books he thinks every pastor should read in 2013. Mohler’s list appears in the March- April issue of Preaching Magazine.

1. The Juvenilization of American Christianity (Eerdmans), Thomas E. Bergler









2. Sojourners and Strangers: The Doctrine of the Church (Crossway), Gregg R. Allison









3. Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction (Baker Academic), Jonathan T. Pennington








4. Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles (InterVarsity Press), Graeme Goldsworthy;









5. Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD (Princeton University Press), Peter Brown;








6. Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 (Crown Forum), Charles Murray;









7. The Intolerance of Tolerance (Eerdmans), D.A. Carson;









8. Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics (Free Press), Ross Douthat;









9. God Is Love: A Biblical and Systematic Theology (Crossway), Gerald Bray; and









10. Delighting in the Trinity: an Introduction to the Christian Faith (InterVarsity Press), Michael Reeves.


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