By Jonathan David Faulkner

Dear Reader:


Contained here is my 2016 book list, a list of all the books I read this year. It includes some great books and some not so great books. Some of them were quite informative, some of them were not. Some are fiction, some are non-fiction, some are really good books and I recommend them, some I recommend caution in reading. Regardless I pray you are blessed by this and that you may find in this list a book that encourages you and energizes you in 2017.


2016 Book List:


  1. The Doctrine of the Covenant in Reformed Theology: Vox
  2. The Reformed Doctrine of Justification: J.I Packer
  3. The Plan of God: J.I Packer
  4. Religious Affections: Jonathan Edwards
  5. Becoming Good: Dr. David Gill
  6. The Excellency of Christ: Jonathan Edwards
  7. The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship – George Marsden
  8. On the Incarnation: Athanasius
  9. The Rule of St. Benedict: St. Benedict
  10. The Rule of St. Francis (all three): St. Francis
  11. The Life of St. Francis: Bernardo
  12. The Little Flowers of Asissi: Bernardo
  13. Jonathan Edwards Bible: Stephan Nicole
  14. The Outrageous idea of Christian Scholarship: George Marsdon
  15. Spiritual Friendship: Aelred of Reivoulx
  16. Practicing Christian Doctrine: Beth Felker Jones
  17. Christian Historiography: Five Rival Views:  Jay D. Green
  18. The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: Mark Noll
  19. The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: Karl Truman
  20. Catching Ricebirds: Marcus M. Doe
  21. Histories and Fallacies: Karl Truman
  22. Why Church History Matters: Robert Fea
  23. The Ecumenical Creeds (Vol 1): Philip Schaff
  24. The History of the Christian Church in 8 Volumes (Vol 1) Philip Schaff
  25. What is Church History: Philip Schaff
  26. The Life of Philip Schaff, In Part Autobiographical, Philip and David Schaff.
  27. Concerning Christian Liberty: Martin Luther  
  28. A Treatise of Good Works: Martin Luther
  29. Ethics: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  30. Discipleship: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  31. Life Together: Dietrich Bonhoeffer  
  32. Sanctorum Communio: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  33. Creation & Fall: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  34. Act & Being: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  35. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1906-1945 Pastor, Martyr, Thinker, Man of Courage: Ferdinand Schlinensiepen
  36. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Eberhard Bethge
  37. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: Eric Metaxas  
  38. Lectio Divina: Giglio
  39. The Book of Margerie Kempf: Margerie Kempf
  40. The Life of St. Francis: Paul Saubat
  41. France of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas: G.K. Chesterton
  42. Spiritual Theology: Simon Chan
  43. Invitation to a Journey: M. Robert Mullholland Jr.
  44. Emotionally Healthy Christianity: Peter Scavvaro
  45. The Cistercion World: Collection of Cistercion writings: Various
  46. Liturgies of the Christian Tradition: Various
  47. Water to Wine: Brian Zahnd
  48. Basic Christianity: John Stott
  49. Streams of Living Water: Richard Foster
  50. The Phantom of the Opera: Gaston Laruox
  51. The Hunt for Red October: Tom Clancy
  52. Patriot Games: Tom Clancy
  53. The Cardinal in the Kremlin: Tom Clancy
  54. Clear and Present Danger: Tom Clancy
  55. The Sum of All Fears: Tom Clancy
  56. Debt of Honor: Tom Clancy
  57. Executive Orders: Tom Clancy
  58. A Child’s History of England: Charles Dickins
  59. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – Selected
  60. The Writings of St. Francis: St. Francis of Assis
  61. Plato and a Platypus walk into a Bar: Philosophy through Jokes:
  62. Eager to Love: Richard Rohr
  63. Fools Talk: Oz Guiness
  64. Casket Empty: Carol Kaminski, Dr. Palmer
  65. Boxen: C.S. Lewis
  66. In the Shadow of the Almighty: Elizabeth Elliot
  67. End of Discussion: Guy Benson and Mary Katherine Ham
  68. The bible, Disability and the Church: Amos Young
  69. We are Market Basket: Grant Walker Daniel Korshun
  70. Freakonomics: Steven J. Levitt, Stephen J Gubner
  71. Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Thomas Carthcart, Daniel Klien
  72. Awesome Bill from Dawsonville: Bill Elliot, Chris Millard
  73. Shame: How America’s past sins polaraized society: Shelly Steele
  74. Hard Driving: A Wendell Scott Story: Brian Donavan
  75. Favre: Brett Favre
  76. Epistle Against the Arians: Alexander of Alexandria
  77. On the Manicheans: Alexander of Lycopolis
  78. Exposition of the Christian Faith – Book One: St. Ambrose
  79. Exposition of the Christian Faith – Book Two: St. Ambrose  
  80. Domby & Sons: Charles Dickens
  81. At Home in Mitford: Jan Karon
  82. *Building God’s Kingdom – Inside the Word of Christian Reconstructionism: Julie Jinglesoll
  83. Thoughts for the Quiet Hour: D.L. Moody