In the spirit of New Year's resolutions...and reflecting on the previous year...I thought I'd share some of my most memorable book reads of 2009 (most of the books I've read just aren't nearly so memorable and some are downright BORING even for me :-) --
Barth, Karl. Dogmatics in Outline. Harper torchbooks, TB56. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959.
Barth, Karl. The Humanity of God. Richmond: John Knox Press, 1960.
Basil, and David Anderson. On the Holy Spirit. Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1980.
Batterson, Mark. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day. Sisters, Or: Multnomah Publishers, 2006.
Blocher, Henri. In the Beginning: The Opening Chapters of Genesis. Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 1984.
Konkel, August H. 1 & 2 Kings. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2006.
Newbigin, Leslie. The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. S. P. C. K., 1989.
Newbigin, Leslie. The Light Has Come: An Exposition of the Fourth Gospel. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, 1982.
Tolkien, J. R. R., Tolkien, Christopher, and Lee, Alan. The Children of Hurin. Paw Prints, 2009.
Treier, Daniel J. Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Christian Practice. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Academic, 2008.
Walton, John H. Genesis : from Biblical Text ... to Contemporary Life. The NIV application commentary. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2001.
Walton, John H. The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009.
Watson, Wilfred G. E. Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Techniques. Journal for the study of the Old Testament, 26. Sheffield, England: JSOT Press, Dept. of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield, 1984.
...and some of the books I'm looking forward to (resolved to???) reading in 2010 just for the fun of it and think will be well worth the read (just what my wife wanted to hear me say...that I'm going to read more this year :-) --
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, and Clifford J. Green. Sanctorum Communio: A Theological Study of the Sociology of the Church. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Vol. 1. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998.
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, and John W. de Gruchy. Letters and Papers from Prison. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Vol. 8. Minneapolis: Fortress, (due to be published in) 2010.
Herodotus, Robin Waterfield, and Carolyn Dewald. The Histories. Oxford [England]: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Piper, John. The Justification of God: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Romans 9:1-23. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Book House, 1983.
Piper, John. The Future of Justification: A Response to N.T. Wright. Wheaton, Ill: Crossway Books, 2007.
(Ratzinger, Joseph) Pope Benedict XVI. Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration. New York: Doubleday, 2007.
Wright, N. T. The New Testament and the People of God. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992.