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Ken Myers’s Recommended Reading on Faith and Reason

Ken Myers, "The Life of the Mind and the Life of the Church"

Whether or not you were able to attend our Church & University Seminar this summer, you probably know that Ken Myers is one of our most insightful, well-read Christian thinkers.


We’ll have audio and visual from the seminar available soon [update: it’s available now]. And as a bonus follow-up to the seminar, Ken provided a list of the best books he’s read on the relationship between faith and reason. Without further adieu, here are his recommendations.


Ken Myers’s Recommended Books on Faith and Reason
  • Ryan T. Anderson, “Benedict, Islam, Faith, and Reason” (First Things blog)
  • Benedict XVI, A Reason Open to God: On Universities, Education and Culture
  • Harry Blamires, The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think?
  • Terry Eagleton, Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate
  • Os Guinness, Fit Bodies, Fat Minds: Why Evangelicals Don’t Think and What to Do about It (available in the MacLaurinCSF library)
  • Paul Helm, editor, Faith and Reason
  • John Paul II, Fides et Ratio / On the Relationship between Faith and Reason
  • Mark A. Noll, Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (available in the MacLaurinCSF library)
  • Mark A. Noll and James Turner, The Future of Christian Learning: An Evangelical and Catholic Dialogue (available in the MacLaurinCSF library)
  • James V. Schall, S.J., The Life of the Mind: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking
  • James V. Schall, S.J., The Regensburg Lecture
  • D. C. Schindler, The Catholicty of Reason
  • Antonin Gilbert Sertillanges, O.P., The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods (available in the MacLaurinCSF library)
  • James W. Sire, Discipleship of the Mind: Learning to Love God in the Ways We Think (available in the MacLaurinCSF library)


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