Chan, Simon: Spiritual Theology: A Systematic Study of the Christian Life
I am wrestling. What is a "spiritual theology" or a theology of spiritual formation? I have been a Christian for about thirty-five years and been in full-time ministry for thirty years. One would think that I have a strong grip on these concepts. As I think about writing a theology of spiritual formation for myself and those in my ministry context I am looking to Chan for help.
Ryken, Leland and Ryken, Philip Graham: The Word of God in English: Criteria for Excellence in Bible Translation
As an expert in English literature and literary theory, Leland Ryken approaches the translation debate from a practical literary viewpoint. He believes that many modern translations take liberties with the biblical text that would not be allowed with any other type of literary work. Also . . .
Ryken, Leland and Ryken, Philip Graham: ESV, The Literary Study Bible
I started using the English Standard Version translation for my Bible reading; and I really appreciate this specialty study Bible.
Fee, Gordon D.: How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour
This is a companion and guide to my Bible reading.
Willard, Dallas: Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ
Now I'm reading the adult version!
Merton, Thomas: Contemplative Prayer
I'm actually listening to this on my iPod.