Bibliophile

I am a bibliophile. George Mueller would not approve. Be that as it may, this is my fun page.

Main Entry: bib·lio·phile
Pronunciation: \ˈbi-blē-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l\
Function: noun
Etymology: French, from bibli- + -phile
Date: 1824

: a lover of books especially for qualities of format; also : a book collector

bib·lio·phil·ic \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈfi-lik\ adjective
bib·li·oph·i·lism \-ˈä-fə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
bib·li·oph·i·ly \-lē\ noun

Enough people ask what I’m reading that I figured it worth posting what I’ve read thus far this year; what I am now reading, future books already locked in for the year and then my wish list. Four categories and the only one that will be comprehensive is my wish list. Oh, I do count audio books. Enjoy!

1. Already Read In 2010

  • Tim Keller’s A Reason For God
  • Tim Keller’s Counterfeit Gods
  • R.C. Sproul’s Romans
  • John H. Sailhamer’s The Meaning of the Pentateuch (so far my book of the year)
  • Mike Bonem & Roger Patterson’s Leading from the Second Chair
  • Jonathan Acuff’s Stuff Christians Like
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship
  • John Piper’s Desiring God (again)
  • Theodore I Rubin’s The Angry Book
  • Kevin Leman’s Have a New Kid by Friday
  • D.A. Carson’s Exegetical Fallacies (again)
  • Kevin Leman’s Have a New Husband by Friday
  • John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress (again)
  • James Dobson’s Bringing up Girls
  • Jim Belcher’s Deep Church
  • Bob Sjogren’s Unveiled at Last
  • Tim Keller’s Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road

2. What I’m Reading Now in 2010

  • John Bright’s A History of Israel
  • R.C. Sproul’s The Holiness of God

3. Future Books Planning on Reading in 2010:

  • N.T. Wright’s Surprised by Hope
  • Thomas R Schreiner & Shawn D Wright’s Believer’s Baptism
  • Henri Troyat’s Tolstoy
  • Howard Taylor’s Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret

4. Wish List

I will update soon…

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