A List of Most Popular Religious Books for Scholars

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Author: Sherry Helms

This blog post is aimed to expose our readers to some of the highly-acknowledged religious books written by internationally acclaimed authors. Hope our readers will reap the best from it and subsequently from all the books enlisted by us.

Here is the list of some most popular books on world religion and theology which might be highly informative and fruitful for the students and research scholars of the same field:

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine, written by Wayne Grudem – The content of this introductory book on systematic theology features a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine and teaching in clear writing with least use of technical terms.  Each chapter made clear with the frequent application to life.

Price: $ 34.00

The Moody Handbook of Theology, written by Paul Enns – Widely acknowledged by students of theology, this book may lead the beginner into the appreciation and understanding of this essential field of study. It confronts the reader to the five dimensions of theology for gaining comprehensive knowledge about the subject, and those are biblical, systematic, historical, dogmatic and contemporary.

Price: $ 27.00

World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored & Explained, written by John Bowker– While offering a new approach to understanding the worth different faiths, World Religions reveals about the beliefs and practices of many different religions including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam. This book is fitting for those readers who are curious for every religions of the world.

 Price: $ 13.00

Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology, written by Max Jammer – It is purportedly known that Einstein’s ideas about religion had been often distorted both by atheists and by religious groups eager in order to claim him as one of their own. But what exactly was Einstein’s religious doctrine? This is what explained in this highly-read book. The notable physicist and philosopher Max Jammer presents an evenhanded and well-documented answer to this very question.

                        Price: $ 17.00

Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology, written by Nancy Jean Vyhmeister – This Quality Research Papers of Nancy Vyhmeister is considered as a standard reference textbook for writing research papers in the field of religion and theology. It is a walk-through for research students taking the reader from the beginning assignment of a paper through the research phase to the finished paper. It offers enough material for online research as well as church-related research in a professional manner.

                       Price: $ 12.00

Renewal Theology: Systematic Theology from a Charismatic Perspective (Three Volumes in One), written by J. Rodman Williams – Renewal Theology is dealt with the full range of Christian truth from within the charismatic tradition. This book is a combined edition of previously published three separate volumes: Book One–God, the World, and Redemption – Book Two–Salvation, the Holy Spirit, and Christian Living – Book Three–The Church, the Kingdom, and Last Things. It is an exhaustive and balanced articulation of charismatic theology.

                        Price: $ 47.00

Covenant and Communion: The Biblical Theology of Pope Benedict XVI, Written by Scott Hahn – In this book the author Scott Hahn deals with the biblical theology elicited by the world-class biblical theologian Pope Benedict XVI. The author is the foremost interpreter of Catholic thought and life. He offers a probing look at Benedict’s biblical theology and provides a clear and concise introduction to his life and work. The author also explains how Benedict reads the overall narrative of Scripture and how he puts it to work in theology, liturgy, and Christian discipleship.

                       Price: $ 15.00

Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War, written by Professor E. Brooks Holifield – This epic is a comprehensive survey of early American Christian theology ever written, spanning scores of American theological traditions, schools of thought, and thinkers. With broad scope and deep insights, this comprehensive book confronts the readers with the full chorus of voices that contributed to theological conversation in America’s history.

                        Price: $ 28.00

Above mentioned books are based on world religions and theology. But, for those readers who require books on any particular divinity, we have in our religions category of the bookstore a broad array of books on Atheism, Bahai, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Deism, Druze, Epicureanism, Gnosticism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Mayan, Scientology, Shinto, Sikhism, Spiritism, Stoicism, Taoism, Wicca, Zoroastrianism, etc.

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