Monday, December 22, 2008

Future Reformational Books

At this time of year it is customary to look back over the year and make lists and observations of various kinds. It occurs to me though that there are many books that I am looking forward to reading once they are published. While it is great to hear about forthcoming books, it can also be a little frustrating when the process of publication takes a long time. So two books that I have read and enjoyed this year I was especially pleased that their publishing date was advertised soon after hearing about them and that they became available as close to on-time as could be wished. Indeed both Bob Goudzwaard's Hope in Troubled Times and Lambert Zuidervaart's Social Philosophy After Adorno arrived as reasonably priced paperbacks.

What follows is a list of reformational books that I have, in a variety of ways, come to learn are to be published at some indeterminate time in the future.

  • Dirk H. T. Vollenhoven Reader edited by John Kok
  • Philosophy put to work:Contemporary Issues in Art, Society, Politics, Science and Religion Edited by Henk Geersema and Jan van der Stoep
  • Philosophy the discipline of the disciplines by D.M.F. Strauss
  • Herman Dooyeweerd: Christian Philosopher of State and Civil Society by Jonathan Chaplin
  • Reason Reversed: The Neo-Marxism of the Frankfurt School and the Dialectic of Enlightenment by Jacob Klapwijk
  • Creation, Revelation and Philosophy by Johan Mekkes
  • Technology and the Future by Egbert Schuurman
  • Culture, Society, and Diversity: Essays by Sander Griffioen Edited by Paul Otto and Hubert Krygsman
  • Between Historicism and Relativism: The Dynamics of Historicism and the Philosophical Development of Ernst Troeltsch by Jacob Klapwijk
  • Political Community Beyond The State: A Neocalvinist Position On Non-Monopolistic Public Law Order by Gregory Baus
If you know of other reformational books worth waiting for do let me know.


Baus said...

Some time in the next decade I plan to write and publish Political Community Beyond The State: A Neocalvinist Position On Non-Monopolistic Public Law Order.

Rudi said...

Thanks for letting me know, I've added it to my list. You also, no doubt, are looking forward to reading what Jonathan Chaplin has to say on Dooyeweerd's political philosophy.

In the mean time I will have another look at your essay and lecture on sphere sovereignty as I had some thoughts on them but never got round to writing them down. Maybe they will be useful.