Here’s what I’m thinking about! These are books I’ve recently read for my research projects.


  • Demons by Dostoyevsky
  • The Perspective of Love: Natural Law in a New Mode by R. J. Snell
  • The Hidden History of Women’s Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West by Gary Macy
  • The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation by Peter Brown
  • Macrina the Younger, Philosopher of God by Anna M. Silvas


  • Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975 by Carolyn Renée DuPont
  • The Metaphysical Confederacy: James Henley Thornwell and the Synthesis of Southern Values by James Oscar Farmer.
  • The Sacred Mirror: Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South 1790 — 1860 by Robert Elder
  • Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition by Cedric J. Robinson.
  • Prophesy Deliverance! An Afro-American Revolutionary Christianity by Cornel West
  • The Light that Binds: A Study in Thomas Aquinas’ Metaphysics of Natural Law by Stephen Brock
  • After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre
  • Paul and the Stoics by Troels Engberg-Pedersen
  • God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’ by Sarah Coakley