Bookshelf

While one of the things I’m considering in organizing the old blog is compiling all the book reviews and commentaries I’ve ever done between this blog and the last one, it seemed good to compile a summary of things I’ve explicitly reviewed or commented upon here (all ratings on a 10 point system, 10 being great):

  • No More Christian Nice Guy. Paul Coughlin. Rating: 4
  • The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands. Dr. Laura Schlessinger.  Rating: 2
  • Revolution. George Barna. Rating: 8
  • Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship. Joshua Harris. Rating: 3
  • The Volunteer Revolution: Unleashing the Power of Everybody. Bill Hybels. Rating: 3
  • Simple Church. Thomas Rainier and Eric Geiger. Rating: 1
  • Marriage Under Fire. James Dobson. Rating: 3
  • As It Was in the Days of Noah: Warnings from Bible Prophecy About the Coming Global Storm. Rating: 6
  • Mere Churchianity: Finding Your Way Back to Jesus-Shaped Spirituality. Michael Spencer. Rating: 7
  • Celebration of Discipline: The Path To Spiritual Growth.  Richard J. Foster. Rating: 7
  • Men On Strike: Why Men Are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream and Why It Matters.  Helen Smith, PhD. Rating: 5
  • Straight Talk To Men and Their Wives. Dr. James Dobson
  • The Art of Church Management.  Clarence E. Lemmon.
  • Culture Warrior.  Bill O’Reilly.
  • The Godfather. Mario Puzo.
  • Pagan Christianity.  Frank Viola and George Barna.
  • The Story, NIV: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People. Max Lucado and Randy Frazee (Foreword).  Rating: 0
  • God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It.  Jim Wallis.  Rating: 2
  • Real-Life Discipleship: Building Churches That Make Disciples.  Jim Putman. Rating: 6
  • In Caesar’s Grip.  Peter Kershaw.  Rating: 9
  • Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus.   Kyle Idleman.  Rating: 4
  • The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church.  Gregory A. Boyd.  Rating: 4
  • The Death Of Ideology: A Literary Anthology.  Blair Naso.  Rating: 6
  • Captivating.  John & Stasi Eldredge.
  • Growing True Disciples: New Strategies for Producing Genuine Followers of Christ.  George Barna.  Rating: 8
  • I Never Thought I’d See the Day!: Culture at the Crossroads.  David Jeremiah.  Rating: 7
  • Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream.  David Platt.  Rating: 6
  • Standing Strong: How to Resist the Enemy of Your Soul.   John MacArthur Jr.  Rating: 7
  • A Christian Man’s Guide to Love and Marriage in the 21st Century: Why Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong.  Don Riefstahl.  Rating: 6
  • Wild At Heart.  John Eldredge.
  • I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance.  Joshua Harris.  Rating: 4
  • Men in the Local Church.   Dr. Jesse Jai McNeil.
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