Hillside Recommends

Christian Living 

  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction – Eugene Peterson 

  • After You Believe – N. T. Wright 

  • The Bees of Rainbow Falls – Preston Pouteaux 

  • Emotionally Healthy Spirituality – Peter Scazzero

  • Hungering Dark – Frederick Buechner 

  • The Jesus Creed – Scott McKnight 

  • Life Together – Bonhoeffer 

  • Liturgy of the Ordinary – Tish Warren


Biblical Studies 

  • Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer – Eugene Peterson 

  • How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth – Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart 

  • Leap Over a Wall – Eugene Peterson (on life of David)

  • Paul the Spirit and the People of God – Gordon Fee 

  • Run With the Horses – Eugene Peterson (on life of Jeremiah)

  • Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters – Iain Provan 



  • Experiencing the Trinity – Darrell Johnson 

  • Knowing God – J. I. Packer

  • Mere Christianity – C. S. Lewis 

  • Pursuit of God – AW Tozer

  • Simply Christian – N. T. Wright



  • Song of Albion Trilogy: The Paradise War; The Silver Hand; The Endless Knot - Stephen Lawhead 

  • Gilead - Marilynne Robinson

  • Lila Marilynne Robinson

  • Home - Marilynne Robinson 

  • Robert Falconer - George MacDonald

  • Emma by Jane Austen

  • The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

  • Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas


Essays on Modern Critical Thinking 

  • When I was a Child I Read Books - Marilynne Robinson   



  • C. S. Lewis—A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet – McGrath