Note: It should go without saying, but doesn’t, that I don’t agree with all the theological positions taken by the authors of these books.
Making the Case for Theology:
For the Theologically Resistant or Uncertain:
If you’re not into nonfiction or systematics, but like stories:
For everybody; understandable, accurate and thorough single resources:
Daily Doses of Great Theology:
Solid classics (Rich, Deep and Understandable):
History of theology (lots of great stories: biblical doctrine throughout church history):
Big and Deep on Theology Proper:
The Christian’s Mind (and consequent importance of pursuing theology):
Doctrine of Sanctification:
Open Theism (Critiques):
InterVarsity and Zondervan “4 Views” books (each view presented by an advocate, not just summarized by an opponent; in some cases there’s interaction, not always):
Biographies of Theologians:
Randy Alcorn (@randyalcorn) is the author of over sixty books and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries.