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Now Concerning Series Resources

Note: These resources are useful starting points for research and analysis.  Including them in this blog post does not mean every point of view is fully agreed with by Doxa leadership.  Whatever and whenever you read, be sure to ask the Lord’s help in discerning truth from error.

 

Women in Ministry
Books:

How Can Women Thrive in The Local Church? by Keri Folmar

Different by Design by John MacArthur

Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood by John Piper and Wayne Grudem

Women in the Church by Andreas Kostenberger and Thomas Schreiner

Men and Women in the Church by Kevin De Young

The Christian Family by Herman Bavinck

God’s Design for Man and Woman by Andreas Kostenberger

Men, Women and Order in the Church by John Calvin 

The Feminist Mistake by Mary Cassian

Women’s Ministry in The Church by Ligon Duncan & Susan Hunt

The Accidental Feminist by Courtney Reissig

Articles:

Can Women Be Pastors? by Danny Burk

Should Women Be Pastors by Virgil Walker

Women Pastors, Women Preachers, and the Looming Test of the SBC by Al Mohler

5 Patterns of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood by Kevin DeYoung

Women’s Roles in the Church by Michelle Lesley

Evil and God’s Goodness
Books:

God and Evil: The Problems Solved by Gordon Clark

What About Evil? by Scott Christensen

Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

Systematic Theology by Louis Berkhof

The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis

Suffering and the Sovereignty of God ed. By John Piper and Justin Taylor

Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin

God, Freedom, and Evil by Alvin Plantinga

Theodicy by G.W. Leibniz

Why Is There Evil In The World (And So Much Of It?) by Greg Welty 

Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering by Tim Keller

God in the Wasteland by David Wells

How Long, O Lord? Reflections on Pain and Suffering by D.A. Carson

If God is Good: Faith in the Midst of Sufffering and Evil by Randy Alcron

The Many Faces of Evil John Feinberg

Articles: 

Answering Evil by RC Sproul

Monergism topic page on evil


Messages: 

What is Evil and Where Did it Come From? by RC Sproul

If God is Good Then Why Do I Suffer? by RC Sproul

Losing Your Salvation
Books: 

A Treatise on the Gift of Perseverance by Augustine 

The Race Set Before Us: A Theology of Perseverance by Thomas Schreiner and Ardel Caneday

Can I Lose My Salvation? R.C. Sproul 

Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

Biblical Doctrines by B.B. Warfield

Eternal Security by A.W. Pink

Systematic Theology by Louis Berkhof

Articles:

Can I Lose My Salvation? by Jonathan Leeman and John Onwuchekwa

Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? by Keith A. Mathison

Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? (Hebrews 6) by Dennis E. Johnson

Is it Possible for Redeemed People to Lose Their Salvation? by John MacArthur

Does Hebrews 6 Teach You Can Lose Your Salvation? by Ardel Caneday

Classical Christianity: On Perseverance of the Saints

Augustin and John Owen on Perseverance (PDF)

The Perseverance of the Saints - A History of the Doctrine (PDF)


Podcasts:

Truth Be Known podcast Ep. 47

Predestination and Free Will
Books: 

Freedom of the Will by Jonathan Edwards

The Sinfulness of Sin by Ralph Venning

Biblical Doctrine by B.B. Warfield

The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther

On the Predestination of the Saints by Augustine

The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink

Chosen by God by R.C. Sproul

Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility by D.A. Carson

Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

Articles: 

John Wesley on his view of Predestination 

Videos: 

Man's Radical Fallenness by RC Sproul


Living for Christ in a Post-Christian World
Books:

The Other Worldview by Peter Jones

One or Two by Peter Jones

Against All Opposition by Greg Bahnsen

Websites/Articles:

Ezra Institute

TruthXChange

Are you a Oneist or a Twoist?

Videos:

Pesky Verses or the Power of God: Romans One under Attack by Peter Jones

The Truth and the Lie in Worship

The Truth and the Lie in the Contemporary Church

The Truth and the Lie in Mystical Trends

Speaking the Gospel in a Oneist World

Twoism and the Doctrine of God

Only Two Religions

Ditching The Old Testament
Books:

The Revelation of Law in Scripture by Patrick Fairbairn

The Whole Christ by Sinclair Ferguson

How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament by Jason Derouchie

Commentary on the New Testament’s Use of the Old Testament by G.K. Beale and D.A. Carson

Memoirs of Thomas Boston

The Marrow of Modern Divinity by Edward Fisher

A Treatise on the Law by John Colquhoun

Biblical Doctrine by B.B. Warfield

40 Questions About Christians and Biblical Law by Thomas Schreiner

Podcast:

Should We Unhitch Christianity from the Old Testament? “Unbelievable” episode debate between Andy Stanley and Jeff Durbin

Articles:

Getting Unhitched from the Old Testament?  Andy Stanley Aims at Heresy by Al Mohler
6 Reasons You Need to Stay Hitched to the Old Testament by Michelle Lesley

 

Church and State
Books:

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Romans by Thomas Schreiner

The Epistle to the Romans by John Murray

Commentary on Romans 13 by Martyn-Lloyd Jones

The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates by Matthew Trewhella

The Westminster Confession

The Belgic Confession

Theodore Beza “On the right of Magistrates”

John Calvin’s “Institutes of the Christian Religion” 

God Against the Revolution by Gregg Frazer

The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders by Gregg Frazer

A Christian Manifesto by Francis Schaeffer

God in the Dock by CS Lewis

Lex Rex: The Law is King by Samuel Rutherford

Videos:

Government: Christian Worldview from R.C. Sproul 

Our First Studio Dividing Line: Romans 13, 1 Peter 2, and More by James White

 

Critical Race Theory
Books:

Faultlines by Voddie Baucham

Cynical Theories by James Lindsay and Helen Pluckrose

Engaging Critical Theory and the Social Justice movement (free download) by Neil Shenvi

Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth by Thaddeus Williams

Social Justice and the Chrisitan Church by Ronald Nash

Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice by E. Calvin Beisner

Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice by Scott David Allen

Social Justice goes to Church by Jon Harris

Awake and Alive to Truth by John Cooper

Videos:

Biblical Justice versus Social Justice

Defining Social Justice

Ethnic Gnosticism

Racial Reconciliation

Articles & Websites:

Critical Race Theory, the New White Supremacy by Virgil Walker

Neil Shenvi Apologetics (website + direct link to Critical Race Theory articles)

Center for Biblical Unity website

Hold the High Ground by James White

Being Tossed To and Fro by CRT

Beating Off The Wolves

How to be an Anti-Intellectual by Coleman Hughes 

Evangelicals and Race Theory by Carl Trueman

No! CRT does not continue the Civil Rights Movement by James Lindsay

Podcasts:

Just Thinking - Episodes 45, 108, 109, 110, 111

Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey - Episodes 19, 275, 327, 383 (and more)

Alpha and Omega (a.k.a The Dividing Line with James White)

 

The Sexual Revolution
Books:

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self by Carl Trueman

What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? By Kevin DeYoung

Unchanging Witness by S. Donald Fortson III and Rollin G. Grams

Source of the Self: The making of the modern identity by Charles Taylor

The Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield

Confessions by Augustine

Ethics in the Conflict of Modernity Alasdair Macintyre

Forgetting How to Blush by Karen Booth

Same Sex Mirage by Douglas Wilson

The Sexual Revolution by Wilhelm Reich

Gay Girl, Good God by Jackie Hill Perry

When Harry Became Sally by Ryan T. Anderson

Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearcey