Reading List

Here is an (ongoing) list of books in the areas of philosophy, theology, and religious studies that I want to keep in my sights for future reading. If any of you reading know of any books that you think my research might benefit from, please post a comment. Cheers!


1. Theology.

The Epistle to the Romans – by Karl Barth

Sanctorum Communio – by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Mystery of the Supernatural – by Henri de Lubac

The Glory of the Lord: A Theological Aesthetics – by Hans Urs von Balthasar

Theology of Hopeby Jürgen Moltmann

The Crucified God – by Jürgen Moltmann

The Responsible Self: An Essay in Christian Moral Philosophy – by H. Richard Niebuhr

Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study of Ethics and Politicsby Reinhold Niebuhr

The Nature of Doctrine – by George Lindbeck

The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative – by Hans Frei

The Identity of Jesus Christ – by Hans Frei

God as the Mystery of the World– by Eberhard Jüngel

Systematic Theology: Volume 1: The Triune God – by Robert Jenson

Systematic Theology: Volume 2: The Works of God – by Robert Jenson

A Theology of Liberation – by Gustavo Gutiérrez

Doing Theology in a Revolutionary Situation – by José Miguez Bonino

The Politics of Jesus – by John Howard Yoder

Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ – by William T. Cavanaugh

Liberation Theology after the End of History: The Refusal to Cease Suffering – by Daniel M. Bell

Theology and Social Theory – by John Milbank

The Beauty of the Infinite: The Aesthetics of Christian Truth – by David Bentley Hart


2. Philosophy.

The Critique of Pure Reason – Immanuel Kant

Phenomenology of Spirit – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Birth of Tragedy – Friedrich Nietzsche

Philosophy of Geometry – Edmund Husserl

On Sense and Reference – Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege

Being and TimeMartin Heidegger

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus– Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophical Investigations– Ludwig Wittgenstein

Structure of Scientific Revolutions – Thomas Kuhn

A Thousand Plateaus– Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari

Writing and Difference – Jacques Derrida

Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature– Richard Rorty

Being and Event– Alain Badiou

The Sublime Object of Ideology– Slavoj Zizek

The Kingdom and the Glory – Giorgio Agamben


3. Religious Studies.

The Heathen in His BlindnessS.N. Balagangadhara

The Ideology of Religious Studies Timothy Fitzgerald

Discourse on Civility and Barbarity – Timothy Fitzgerald

The Invention of World Religions – Tomoko Masuzawa

Religion and the Domestication of Dissent – Russell McCutcheon

Manufacturing Religion – Russell McCutcheon

A Secular Age – Charles Taylor

Formations of the Secular – Talal Asad

Relating Religion – Johnathan Z. Smith

  1. Tyler Scott Anderson
    June 26, 2012 at 2:51 am

    This is a good list of philosophy books.

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