Recommendations in Recent Theology

There’s quite a bit of rich theology being done these days, and I thought I’d like to flag some examples. Though each of these works deserves individual annotations, at the rate I’ve been posting lately, they wouldn’t be forthcoming any time soon. So instead I thought I would share all of them at once. Here, then, are 15 stand-out titles in theology from the past 5 years (give or take).

  • Sarah Coakley, God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’, (Cambridge UP, 2013)
  • Peter Dula, Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology, (OUP, 2011)
  • David Bentley Hart, The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss, (Yale UP, 2013)
  • Richard B. Hays, Reading Backwards: Figural Christology and the Fourfold Gospel Witness, (Baylor UP, 2014)
  • Jennifer Herdt, Putting on Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices, (UofChicago, 2012)
  • Reinhard Hutter, Dust Bound for Heaven: Explorations in the Theology of Thomas Aquinas, (Eerdmans, 2012)
  • David Kelsey, Eccentric Existence: A Theological Anthropology, (WJNP, 2009)
  • Ian McFarland, In Adam’s Fall: A Meditation on the Christian Doctrine of Original Sin, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
  • Benjamin Myers, Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams, (Bloomsbury, 2012)
  • Oliver O’Donovan, Self, World, and Time: Ethics as Theology, Vol. 1, (Eerdmans, 2013)
  • Ephraim Radner, A Brutal Unity: The Spiritual Politics of the Christian Church, (Baylor, 2012)
  • C. L. Seow, Job 1-21: Interpretation and Commentary, (Eerdmans, 2013)
  • Denys Turner, Thomas Aquinas: A Portrait, (Yale UP, 2013)
  • James Wetzel, Parting Knowledge: Essays After Augustine, (Cascade, 2013)
  • Frances Young, God’s Presence: A Contemporary Recapitulation of Early Christianity, (Cambridge UP, 2013)
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