The Reformed Traditions: A Bibliography

Below is a bibliography I have been compiling on the Reformed traditions. I’ve divided it into introductory works, classic texts from across the ages, creeds and confessions, books and essays on key issues and encyclopaedia and handbooks. I’ll be looking to update it over time. If you’ve any comments or suggestions for things I’ve missed out, please leave a comment below.

1. Introductions

2. Classical Texts (“Reformed Canon”)

  • Augustine
    • On Christian Teaching (de Doctrina Christiana)
    • Confessions 
    • City of God 
  • Bavinck
    • Reformed Dogmatics: Abridged in One Volume (ed. Bolt)
  • Barth
    • Church Dogmatics
  • Calvin
    • Institutes
    • Letters 
  • Cranmer
    • Book of Common Prayer and Thirty Nine Articles
  • (A. A.) Hodge
    • Outlines of Theology 
  • (C.) Hodge
    • Systematic Theology 
  • Kuyper 
    • Calvinism (Six Stone Lectures on Calvinism)
    • ‘Sphere Sovereignty’
  • Shedd
    • Dogmatic Theology
  • Warfield 
    • Studies in Theology
    • Augustine and Calvin

3. Pedagogy (Creeds, Canons, Confessions and Catechisms)

See Ecumenical Creeds and Reformed Confessions (Faith Alive 1988)

  • Creeds
    • Apostolic
    • Nicene
    • Athanasian 
  • Canons
    • Dort
  • Cathechisms
    • Heidelberg 
    • Westminster Shorter
  • Confessions
    • Belgic
    • Westminster 

4. Reformed Anglicanism

  • Jensen, Reformation Anglican Worship: Experiencing Grace, Expressing Gratitude
  • Jensen, Reformation Anglicanism: A Vision for Today’s Global Communion 
  • Jacobs, The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography
  • Packer, Being a Christian, ACNA Catechism

5. Key Issues

  • Atonement 
    • Torrance, Atonement
    • McGrath, Christianity’s Dangerous Idea
    • McGrath, Iustitia Dei
  • Church Fathers
    • Lane, Calvin: Student of the Church Fathers
  • Covenant
    • Horton, Introducing Covenant Theology 
  • Creeds
    • Reeves and Fairburn, The Story of Creeds and Confessions
  • Education
    • Smith, Desiring the Kingdom
    • Wolterstorff, Educating for Shalom: Essays on Christian Higher Education
  • Eucharist/Lord’s Supper
    • Mathison, Given For You 
  • Feminism/Women 
    • Plantinga Pauw and Jones, Feminist and Womanist Essays in Reformed Dogmatics
  • Glory
    • Piper, God’s Passion for his Glory
  • Incarnation
    • Torrance, Incarnation
  • Judaism
    • Sacks, Morality 
  • Lament
    • Wolterstorff, Lament for a Son  
  • The Nations
    • Joo and Kim, “The Reformed Tradition in Korea”, in Oxford Handbook of Worship
  • Piety
    • Packer, A Quest for Godliness 
  • Predestination: 
    • Couenhoven, Predestination: A Guide for the Perplexed
  • Public Theology/Culture
    • Chaplin, Talking God
    • Kaemingk (ed.), Reformed Public Theology: A Global Vision for Life in the World
    • Mouw, Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport
    • Smith, Awaiting the King
  • Union with Christ/Participation
    • Macaskill, Union with Christ
    • Mackasill, Living in Union with Christ
  • Theology (Doctrine of God)
    • Sonderegger, Systematic Theology: The Doctrine of God
  • Scripture
    • Webster, Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch 
  • Worship and Liturgy
    • Old, Worship: Reformed according to Scripture
    • Smith, You Are What You Love

6. Encyclopediae, Handbooks and Dictionaries 

  • Allen and Swain, The Oxford Handbook of Reformed Theology

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