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Recommended reading

We are regularly asked for a list of books that we recommend on various topics. Here are the ones we have found most helpful. Two caveats:

  1. Recommendations are not blanket endorsements. Read with discernment.
  2. If you are not a new reader, you probably don’t need another book as much as you need the willingness to take action on what you already know.
General Sexuality
  • Man and Woman in Christ by Stephen Clark
  • Men and Women in Christian Perspective by Werner Neuer
  • The Story of Sex in Scripture by William Mouser
  • The Christian Family by Herman Bavinck
Fatherhood
  • Future Men by Doug Wilson
  • When Fathers Rule by Steven Osment
  • A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality by Joseph Nicolosi
  • Faith of the Fatherless by Paul Vitz
Marriage/Family
  • Reforming Marriage by Doug Wilson
  • Federal Husband by Doug Wilson
  • The Puritan Family by Edmund Morgan
  • Intended for Pleasure by Ed Wheat
Household
  • Man of the House by C.R. Wiley
  • The Household and the War for the Cosmos by C.R. Wiley
  • Building a Godly Home by William Gouge
  • The Natural Family Where It Belongs by Allan Carlson
Sex & Culture
  • Degenerate Moderns by E. Michael Jones
  • Monsters from the Id by E. Michael Jones
  • The Church Impotent by Leon Podles
  • Why Men Rule by Steven Goldberg
  • A Blueprint for Biblical Masculinity by Stephen Casper
Children’s Reading
  • Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
  • The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn and Hal Iggulden
Reformed Theology
  • Knowing God by J. I. Paker
  • What Is Reformed Theology by R. C. Sproul
  • According To Plan by Graeme Goldsworthy
  • Christ of the Covenants by O. Palmer Robertson