Books Read in 2015

Not that anyone is asking: but I began to ask myself about my own reading habits this year. I am a reader–some might say a voracious reader.

So, I kept a log of the books read in 2015. Here they are. Most I enjoyed, some were not that good (e.g., Own the Room and Go Set A Watchman). However, I think I’d recommend most of these as worth reading (especially anything by N. T. Wright).

For what it’s worth, this represents 2015’s reading. Hopefully 2016’s list will be equally challenging and productive! If you are curious about any of these volumes, let me know!

Here’s to a future well read 2016!


Master and Margarita, The by Mikhail Bulgakov

Saint Odd by Dean Koontz

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee


Ararat (poems) by Louise Gluk

Culture & Religion:

Allah: A Christian Response by Miroslav Volf

Beyond the Abortion Wars by Charles Camosy

Building Bridges: Christianity and Islam by Fouad Elias Accad

How Not to Kill a Muslim by Josh Graves

The Qu’ran

Discipleship & Christian Living:

Fight: A Christian Case for Non-violence by Preston Sprinkle

Killing Enmity: Violence and the New Testament by Thomas Yoder Neufeld

Mere Christianity by Lee Camp

Out of Babylon by Walter Brueggeman

Theology & Biblical Studies:

Everyone Belongs to God by Christoph Blumhardt

Gospel of God’s Grace, The by N. T. Wright

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien

Now Is Eternity by Christoph Blumhardt

Paul and the Faithfulness of God, Vol 1 by N. T. Wright

Simply Jesus by N. T. Wright

The Shadow of the Almighty: Father, Son, and Spirit in Biblical Perspective by Ben Witherington III & Laura M. Ice

 Health & fitness:

Blue Zones, The by Don Buetter


Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe by George Friedman

 Professional development:

Own the Room: Presentation Techniques by Akash Karia


About Darryl Willis

Darryl has been working for non-profits for over 36 years. His current work takes him to Ukraine several times a year. He has fallen in love with the country and the people. Darryl writes poetry and his work has appeared in several online and print journals.
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