Dever’s Annual Reading Habits

jordantmoody —  May 14, 2013 — Leave a comment
Mark Dever supplied his own annual reading schedule entitled a “Canon of Theologians” that looks like this:
January – Early church writings (1st-3rd centuries)
February – Augustine (354-430)
March – Martin Luther (1483-1546)
April – John Calvin (1509-1564)
May – Richard Sibbes (1577-1635)
June – John Owen (1616-1683) and John Bunyan (1628-1688)
July – Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)
August – C.H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)
September – B.B. Warfield (1851-1921)
October – Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981)
November – C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) and Carl F.H. Henry (1913-2003)
December – Contemporary authors like John Stott, J.I. Packer, Iain Murray, R.C. Sproul and John Piper
I want to take this challenge this year but I am scared because I know I will almost certainly fail. And because this quote is all too true:
Erasmus: “When I get a little money I buy books: and if any is left I buy food and clothes.”
Unfortunately, after this Annual Bible Reading Challenge, I won’t have any money left…



I'm a Pastor/Teaching Elder at Hope Fellowship Church in New Ipswich, NH.

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