25 of My Favorite Christian Books You’ve (Probably) Never Read

I already supplied a list of my favorite modern novels for your Coronavirus-quarantined enjoyment, so now I’ll elevate the genre by providing a list of 25 of my favorite Christian books that (in my view) are either excessively obscure or simply less popular than they should be.

1. Christianity and Classical Culture, by Charles Norris Cochrane

2. The Unseen Realm, by Michael Heiser

3. Christ and the Caesars, by Ethelbert Stauffer

4. Foundations of Social Order, by R. J. Rushdoony

5. Act & Being, by Colin Gunton

6. Israel and the New Covenant, by Roderick Campbell

7. Fountainhead of Federalism, Heinrich Bullinger

8. The Vindication of Tradition, by Jaroslav Pelikan

9. The Christian Future, by Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

10. The Cruciality of the Cross, by P. T. Forsyth

11. The Christian Family, by Herman Bavinck

12. The Formation of Christendom, by Christopher Dawson

13. Gospel and Law, by Daniel P. Fuller

14. The Problem of Historicity, by Gerhard Ebeling

15. The Impulse of Power, by Michael W. Kelley

16. The Sufficiency of Scripture, by Noel Weeks

17. Called to be Holy, by John Oswalt

18. Against the Protestant Gnostics, by Philip J. Lee

19. Born for Battle, by R. Arthur Mathews

20. The Soul of Prayer, by P. T. Forsyth

21. The Trinity, by Karl Rahner

22. Theology of My Life, by John M. Frame

23. Foolishness to the Greeks, by Lesslie Newbigin

24. The Lost History of Christianity, by Philip Jenkins

25. The Good of Affluence, by John Schneider

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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