Thursday, December 31, 2009

Here are some of the books I've read this year, mainly in chronological order:

An Essay on the Development of Doctrine, by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Standing by Words, by Wendell Berry
King Lear, by William Shakespeare
Deep Economy, by Bill McKibben
The Song of Roland
On the Holy Spirit, by St. Basil the Great
Only the Lover Sings: Art and Contemplation, by Josef Pieper
The Death of Christian Culture, by John Senior
Praying the Bible: An Introduction to Lectio Divina, by Mariano Magrassi
The Boundless Garden: Selected Short Stories, Volume I, by Alexandros Papadiamandis
Ain't My America, by Bill Kauffman
Standing on the Promises, by Douglas Wilson
The Conservative Mind, by Russell Kirk
At the End of an Age, by John Lukacs
The Greeks, by H.D.F. Kitto
Judas and the Gospel of Jesus, by N.T. Wright
Christianity and Culture, by T.S. Eliot
Limits of Power, by Andrew Bacevich
The Spirit and Forms of Protestantism, by Louis Bouyer
For a Glory and a Covering, by Douglas Wilson
The Promise of His Appearing, by Peter Leithart
Jayber Crow, by Wendell Berry
Against Christianity, by Peter Leithart
Finding God's Will, by Bruce Waltke
The Liturgy Trap, by James Jordan
The Last Word, by N.T. Wright
Is Christianity Good for the World?, by Wilson and Hitchens
Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Hamlet, by William Shakespeare
The Gorgias, by Plato
The Jesus Way, by Eugene Peterson
Science, Politics, and Gnosticism, by Eric Voegelin
Against the Protestant Gnostics, by Philip J. Lee
Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or Ph.D, by Robert Peters
On the Incarnation of the Word, by St. Athanasius
Address to Young Men on the Right Use of Greek Literature, by St. Basil the Great
The Abolition of Man, by C.S. Lewis
Out of the Silent Planet, by C.S. Lewis
Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories, by Leo Tolstoy
Bible, Church, and Tradition, by Fr. Georges Florovsky
A Student's Guide to the Study of History, by John Lukacs
Home Economics, by Wendell Berry
For the Life of the World, by Fr. Alexander Schmemann
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare


Dutch said...

Out of the Silent Planet is the only one of these that I've read Are you planning on reading Perelandra and That Hideous Strength as well?

schupack said...

I also read Persuasion in 2009.
You read Tolstoy!!!
I have Jayber Crow with me to read on the trip home.

caromac said...

Was the T.S. Eliot book good? I like his poetry but I've never read any nonfiction by him.

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