This is now the number one book I will recommend to people who want a brief, accessible, and thoughtful book on the trinity.
Regardless of whether you agree with Ben Sasse’s politics, you will benefit from his terrific book, The Vanishing American Adult. Sasse’s book is well-written and contains a wonderfully informed, yet accessible treatment of history. Senator Sasse is a highly educated man with a PhD in history from Yale.
By the way, some of the negative Amazon reviews make me wonder if those folks read the book very carefully…
The Roman Catholic church kept various lists until the 1960s (known in short as the Index) of books their faithful should not read. Below is a good overview. Note well that the works of the Marquis de Sade were taken off while those of Calvin and Pascal stayed on!
It is rare to find scholars attached to a major research university who can write both a brilliant and courageous book.
This book gives a methodical, but devastating blow to the notion that naturalism could ever produce a consistent ethic.
HT: From a terrific, new book, Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality, pp. 249-50.
Walter Brueggemann is one of the greatest living biblical scholars. I don’t always agree with him, but he always makes me think.
Check this out at www.walterbrueggemann.com: He wrote 53 books by the typical retirement age of 65 and another 78 books from age 65 to now at 86 on this his birthday!