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Reading List For New and Perspective Seminarians

This guide lists suggested reading for those individuals preparing to or considering a degree program in seminary

Introduction to Seminary Studies

We are so pleased that you are considering studying with us at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. This reading list focuses on works that offer essential knowledge to the Christian faith and history, and will help you prepare for your theological study. Prospective students are not required to read these works before matriculation. Instead, this list is designed for you to select from as the books listed will enhance your working knowledge of Christianity, its traditions, and its essential message. The list is divided into several topical categories and includes well-known titles that will help prepare you for Seminary studies.

Biblical Studies Reading List

Theology Reading List

History Reading List

Classics Reading List

General Preparation Reading List