War, Faith, and Food

Requested by Jonathan McIntosh Calhoun examines the centuries-old paradigm of just war theory to determine whether modern ‘just war’ rationalizations constitute sound justifications or pro-military propaganda. Her work reveals how the practice of modern war contradicts the most basic values and principles of modern Western democracies. Selected by Tim Edwards Winner of a 2004 ECPA…

Vanhoozer, Dore, and Green Eggs

Requested by Jayson Grieser When _After Virtue_ first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. _Newsweek _called it “a stunning new study of ethics by one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world.” Since that time, the book has been translated into more…

Bloom, Kagan, Scruton

Dr. Macintosh Osborne’s scholarship is impeccable, and the book offers an accurate and carefully analyzed account of an important topic in the thought of three of the most important figures of the High Middle Ages. Mr. Appel What is the status of baptized children when it comes to the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper? Are…

Sibbes and some other guys

Selected by Tim Edwards Enter the classroom of John Goldingay, one of today’s premier biblical interpreters, and begin the adventure of exploring the Bible’s First Testament. Some Old Testament introductions tell you what you could have seen for yourself. They might recount in detail what other scholars have said, and then tell you what you…

Charnock, Orpheus and Silverstein

Requested by Doug Wilson There were theological and spiritual giants in the earth in the days of the English Puritans, and Stephen Charnock (1628-80) was prominent among them. His Works present a feast of rich teaching and exposition, characterized throughout by sound theology, profound thought, and an imaginative style. The five volumes now reprinted from…

Simpson, Shakespeare, Lewis

Requested by Jonathan McIntosh This text is a translation of Wolfgang Musculus’ commentary on Psalm 15 and his related appendices on the topics of oaths and usury. In these selections from his expansive exegetical work, Musculus presents a theological exposition of the psalm and gives guidance in matters of enduring relevance for Christian living—particularly how…

Rosaria, Milton, and Virgil

Requested by Mitch Stokes “Disagreement is common: even informed, intelligent, and generally reasonable people often come to different conclusions when confronted with what seems to be the same evidence. Can the competing conclusions be reasonable? If not, what can we reasonably think about the situation? This volume examines the epistemology of disagreement. Philosophical questions about…