The 10 Best Books I’ve Read in the Last 10 Years

51ZBWzvnbPL__SS500_1. Herman Dooyeewerd, Roots of Western Culture

2. Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

3. Kenneth Minogue, The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life

4. Peter Gay, Modernism: The Lure of Heresy

5.  Michael Reeves, The Good God: Enjoying Father, Son and Spirit

6. Thomas Molnar, Utopia: The Perennial Heresy

7. Thomas Sowell, Intellectuals and Society

8.  John Oswalt, Called to be Holy

9. G. C. Berkouwer, Modern Uncertainty and Christian Faith

10. Charles Murray, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010

Honorable Mention:

Richard Bauckham, Jesus and the God of Israel  

Isaiah Berlin, Freedom and Its Betrayal: Six Enemies of Human Liberty

Richard Gaffin, By Faith, Not By Sight: Paul and the Order of Salvation

Charles Guignon, Being Authentic

Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

John Schneider, The Good of Affluence: Seeking God in a Culture of Wealth

Philip Short, Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare

Donna Tartt, The Secret History

Author: P. Andrew Sandlin

I am founder & president of the Center for Cultural Leadership, core faculty of the H. Evan Runner International Academy for Cultural Leadership and De Yong Distinguished Visiting Professor of Culture and Theology, Edinburg Theological Seminary, and an ordained minister in the Fellowship of Mere Christianity. I am happily married to Sharon Lynn Sandlin (nee Habedank) and have five adult children and four grandchildren.

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