11 Books Every New Theology Student Needs

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Theology Books for new students

September is well underway, and for many that means buying up lever-arch files, reams of notebooks and packs of pens ready to start a new university or Bible college year.

For those eagerly anticipating starting a course in Theology, we’ve collected together 11 top titles, that will form a solid foundation for your first year and beyond. Covering an introduction to theology, as well as delving deeper into trickier topics, you’ll find yourself coming back to these key texts again and again.

  1. Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology by Daniel L. Migliore

  2. Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine by Wayne Grudem

  3. The Gospel According to Mark: Black’s New Testament Commentary by Morna Hooker

  4. Exploring the New Testament Volume 1: The Gospel and Acts by Steve Walton and David Wenham

  5. Let’s Do Theology: Resources for Contextual Theology by Laurie Green

  6. Jesus and Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham

  7. Christian Theology: An Introduction (5th Edition) by Alister E. McGrath

  8. Understanding Theology: Volume 1: The Means of Developing a Healthy Church in the 21st Century by R.T. Kendall

  9. Jesus Remembered: Christianity in the Making (Volume 1) by James D.G. Dunn

  10. The Gospels and Jesus (Second Edition) by Graham N Stanton

  11. From Christ to the World: Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics Edited by W Boulton, Thomas D Kennedy & Allen Verhey


Looking for something more? Our head of Sales and Marketing shares her favourite 6 theology texts.

  1. The Theology of Liberaton by Gustavo Gutierrez

  2. Ethics of Hope by Jurgen Moltmann

  3. The Crucified God (40th Anniversary Edition) by  Jurgen Moltman

  4. Sexism and God-Talk: Towards a Feminist Theology by Rosemary Radford Ruether

  5. Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives by Phyllis Trible

  6. God of the Oppressed by James H. Cone

Don’t forget we offer a 10% Theology student discount for any students at a recognised UK education established. You can find out more and apply for the discount in our help section.

What are your top theology study picks? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us.

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September 14th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

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