Restoration Movement – Suggested Readings

Restoration Movement – Suggested Readings

Restoration Movement – Suggested Readings 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Books (Popular Level)

Discovering Our Roots: The Ancestry of Churches of Christ. By C. Leonard Allen and Richard T. Hughes. Purchase here.

Renewing God’s People: A Concise History of Churches of Christ. By Gary Holloway and Douglas Foster. Purchase here.

Renewal for Mission: A Concise History of Christian Churches and Churches of Christ. By W. Dennis Helsabeck, Jr., Gary Holloway, and Douglas Foster. Purchase here.

Renewing Christian Unity: A Concise History of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). By Mark G. Toulouse, Gary Holloway, and Douglas Foster. Purchase here.

Renewing the World: A Concise Global History of the Stone-Campbell Movement. By Gary Holloway and Douglas Foster. Purchase here.

Books (Academic)

The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement. Edited by Douglas A. Foster, Paul M. Blowers, Anthony L. Dunnavant, and D. Newell Williams. Purchase here.

Hard-Fighting Soldiers: A History of African American Churches of Christ. By Edward J. Robinson. Purchase here

Reviving the Ancient Faith: The Story of Churches of Christ in America. By Richard T. Hughes. Purchase here.

The Stone-Campbell Movement: A Global History. Edited by D. Newell Williams, Douglas A. Foster, and Paul M. Blowers. Purchase here.

Primary Sources

The Christian Baptist by Alexander Campbell. See also here.

The Christian System by Alexander Campbell

Civil Government: Its Origin, Mission, and Destiny, And the Christian’s Relation to It by David Lipscomb

Declaration and Address by Thomas Campbell.

History of the Christian Churches in the West by Barton W. Stone.

The Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery 

The Millennial Harbinger by Alexander Campbell. Also here.

The Third Birth of a Nation by S. R. Cassius.

Articles

“Four Reasons Why I’m Church of Christ.” Richard Beck. Read here.

“Churches of Christ Versus Evangelicalism: Five Contrasts.” Richard Beck. Read here.

“A Little Good News Today: Lessons From Our Past to Propel Us Into The Future.” Wes Crawford. Restoration Quarterly, 63, no 2 2021, 103-111.

“Twenty-Five Years of Restoration Scholarship: The Churches of Christ Part I.” Richard T. Hughes. Restoration Quarterly, 25 no 4 1982, 233-256.

“Twenty-Five Years of Restoration Scholarship: The Churches of Christ Part II.” Richard T. Hughes. Restoration Quarterly, 26 no 1 1983, 39-62.

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