This is a list of the books I read in 2015. All the reviews were written in 2015 and are archived on this site in (roughly) the order I read them in. You can also read concluding thoughts on the year’s books at the End of the Year Review for 2015.

 

Culture Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth (Today’s Critical Concerns)

The Apostle: A Life of Paul

The Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones – 1899-1981

Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther

Jesus Christ Our Lord

Is Jesus the Only Savior? 

Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume I

The Glory of Heaven: The Truth about Heaven, Angels and Eternal Life

From God To Us: How We Got Our Bible

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography

The Darkness and the Glory

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The Great Gatsby

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

The Bible (English Standard Version)

The Cross of Christ (2015)

The Daring Mission of William Tyndall 

Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps

Star Wars: Lords of the Sith

The Road

PROOF: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace

God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

No Place For Truth, or Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology?

The Wright Brothers

Life By Design

Alexander Hamilton

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East

Losing Our Virtue: Why the Church Must Recover Its Moral Vision

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones

Above All Earthly Pow’rs: Christ in a Postmodern World

Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture

An American Soldier in World War I

Just Do Something, A Liberating Approach To God’s Will

Out of the Silent Planet

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

The Courage to be Protestant: Truth-Lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World

Gulag: A History

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

Unlikely Warrior: Memoirs Of a Vietnam Combat Medic

Desiring God, Revised Edition: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist

The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin

Ready Player One

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

The Consequences of Ideas: Understanding the Concepts that Shaped Our World

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

Man (Dis)Connected: How Technology Has Sabotaged What it Means to be Male

The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism

The Attributes of God Volume 2: Deeper into the Father’s Heart

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream

Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles

Follow Me: A Call to Die. A Call to Live

Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics

Supernatural: What the Bible Teaches about the Unseen World – And Why It Matters

A Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis

Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters