This is a list of the books I read in 2016. All the reviews were written in 2016 and are archived on this site in (roughly) the order I read them in.

Book Reviews 2016

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

I Dare You Not to Bore Me With the Bible

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible

God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God Of Scripture And The Christian Faith

Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945

We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong

A Confederacy of Dunces, John Toole (2016)

The Cross of Christ (2016)

How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture (2016)

The Man Christ Jesus: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ

PsychoBabble: The Failure of Modern Psychology–and the Biblical Alternative

Telling the Truth: Evangelizing Postmoderns

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Liar’s Poker

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee – A Look Inside North Korea

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity (2016)

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Final Seconds

Americans in Paris


The Cup and the Glory

Western Civ II

The Republic of Pirates

Living in God’s Two Kingdoms



Scripture Alone



Philosophy in Seven Sentences

Operation Thunderbolt

In the Name of Rome

French Revolution

Five Presidents


The Whig Interpretation of History

Apostles of Disunion

The Matthews Men

Augustine of Hippo


Why Study History

This Great Struggle


Valiant Ambition

Rough Riders

A Little History of Philosophy

Elephant Company

The Clockwork Universe

The Crusades

Visions of Vocation


Amusing ourselves to death



The Darkness and the Glory

Tipping Points

David and Goliath

Harry Potter 1

Harry Potter 2

Harry Potter 3

Harry Potter 4

Genghis Khan

Crazy Love