Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty - BIBLIOGRAPHY


Titles highlighted are “must reads”


Dreher, Rod. Live Not By Lies. Sentinel: 2020.

Eberstadt, Mary. It’s Dangerous to Believe. New York: Harper Collins, 2016.

Esolen, Anthony. Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture. Washington D.C., Regnery, 2017.

Goodrich, Luke. Free to Believe: The Battle over Religious Liberty in America. Multnomah: 2019


Hasson, Mary Rice and Farnan, Theresa. Get Out Now: Why you should Pull Your Child From Public School Before It’s Too Late. Washington DC: Regnery, 2018

Hunter, James Davison. The Death of Character: Moral Education in a World without Good and Evil. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Schlafly, Phyllis. Who Killed the American Family. Washington D.C.: WND Books, 2014.

Ropke, Wilhelm. A Humane Economy: The Social Framework of the Free Market. Wilmington, Delaware: ISI Books, 1960


Amos, Gary T.. Defending the Declaration : how the Bible and Christianity influenced the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Brentwood, Tenn. : Wolgemuth & Hyatt, 1989.

Bellah, Robert N. and Frederick E. Greenspahn. Uncivil Religion: Interreligious Hostility in America. New York: Crossroad, 1987.

Berger, Peter and Richard John Neuhaus, eds. To Empower People: The Debate That Is Changing America and the World. Washington, DC: Aei, 1985.

Carter, Craig A. Rethinking Christ and Culture: A Post-Christendom Perspective. Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2006.

Carter, Stephen L. The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious Devotion. New York: Basic, 1993.

Goldberg, Jonah. The Tyranny of Cliches. New York: Sentinel, 2012

Hunter, James Davison. Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America. New York: Basic, 1991.

———. To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

-------. The Death of Character: Moral Education in a World without Good and Evil. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Millard, Catherine. The ReWriting of America’s History. Camp Hill: Horizon House, 1992.

Menuge, J. L. Angus. Christ and Culture in Dialogue. Saint Louis: Concordia Academic Press, 1999.

Neuhaus, Richard John. The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Niebuhr, H. Richard. Christ and Culture. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2001.

Putnam, Robert D. and David E. Campbell. American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Roepke, Wilhelm. The Moral Foundations of a Civil Society (Second Ed). New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2002

Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr. The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society. Rev. ed. New York: Norton, 1998.

Scruton, Roger. Fools, Frauds, and Firebrands. London: Bloomsbury, 2015.

Sowell, Thomas. A Conflict of Visions. New York: William Morrow, 1987.

———. Ethnic America: A History. New York: Basic, 1981.

Veith, Gene Edward, Jr.Christianity in and Age of Terroism. Saint Louis: CPH, 2002

---------. Postmodern Times, Wheaton: Crossway, 1994

---------. Post Christian, Wheaton: Crossway, 2020.



Arand, Charles P. “The Ministry of the Church in Light of the Two Kinds of Righteousness.” Concordia Journal 33 (October 2007): 344–56.

———. “A Two-Dimensional Understanding of the Church for the Twenty-First Century.” Concordia Journal 33 (April 2007): 146–65.

Benne, Robert. The Paradoxical Vision: A Public Theology for the Twenty-first Century. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995.

Berger, L. Peter. The Sacred Canopy. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967.

———, ed. Between Relativism and Fundamentalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.

Braaten, E. Carl. No Other Gospel. Minneapolis, Fortress, 1992.

Commission of Theology and Church Relations. Render Unto Caesar...and Unto God: A Lutheran View of Church and State. St. Louis: Commission on Theology and Church Relations, 1995.

---------. Immigrants among Us: A Lutheran Framework for Addressing Immigration Issues. St. Louis: Commission on Theology and Church Relations, 2013.

———. The Mission of the Christian Church in the World. St. Louis: Commission on Theology and Church Relations, 1974.

Heugli, Albert G. ed. Church and State under God. St. Louis, Concordia, 1964.

Kolb, Robert. “Luther on the Two Kinds of Righteousness; Reflections on His Two-Dimensional Definition of Humanity at the Heart of His Theology.” Lutheran Quarterly 13 (Winter 1999): 449–66.

———. “Niebuhr’s Christ and Culture in Paradox Revisited.” Lutheran Quarterly 10 (1996): 259–79.

Murray, Scott R. Ed. The Gates of Hell. St. Louis, Concordia, 2018.

Noll, Mark A. Adding Cross to Crown: The Political Significance of Christ's Passion. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.

———. “Children of the Reformation in a Brave New World: Why ‘American Evangelicals’ Differ from ‘Lutheran Evangelicals.’” Dialog 24 (1985): 176–80.

———. “The Lutheran Difference.” First Things 20 (1992): 31–40.

Veith, Gene Edward, Jr. God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life. Wheaton, IL: Crossways, 2002.

———. Modern Fascism: Liquidating the Judeo-Christian Worldview. St. Louis: Concordia, 1993.

Veith, Gene Edward, Jr and Sutton, Trevor A. Authentic Christianity. Saint Louis, Concordia, 2017

Witte, John, Law and Protestantism : the legal teachings of the Lutheran Reformation.

Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.