Best 5 Books on Calvinism You Should Read First

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With so many Christian books on Calvinism, which are the best? These Christian books on Calvinism made it to our list of top books and we’ve compiled them to make it easy for you to find them. Please note that we did not write the descriptions ourselves (for our thoughts on books, check out our book reviews).

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1) A Defence of Calvinism


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Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) was prolific author and pastor whose works still have great value today.  Case in point is A Defence of Calvinism  (which is spelled correctly by the way!).   At less than 50 pages, this is a short, but powerful, thorough and masterful defense of Calvinism.


2) For Calvinism


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Dr. Michael Horton – Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California – invites readers to explore the teachings of Calvinism in For Calvinism (published by Zondervan in 2011).  Readers will appreciate the clarity of his presentation and his graciousness towards fellow believers who do not quite see it his way.


3) Five Points: Towards a Deeper Experience of God’s Grace



Although less than 100 pages, this book by Pastor John Piper effectively shows how Christians come into being.  Five Points: Towards a Deeper Experience of God’s Grace is a lucid and succinct examination of Calvinism delivered in the fireside-like pastoral readers cherish about Piper.


4) What Is Reformed Theology?: Understanding the Basics


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If you’ve ever wondered what reformed theology is and how it applies to you, this accessible read by R. C. Sproul – founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries and the chancellor of Reformation Bible College – is a great choice for you.  What Is Reformed Theology?: Understanding the Basics is concise, short, designed to be read as a stand-alone introduction to Calvinism and utilizes gentle humor at times.


5) Piety: The Heartbeat of Reformed Theology


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Piety: The Heartbeat of Reformed Theology by Joel Beeke is that easy read you’ve been looking for to better understand the concept of piety and  to bring harmony between your doctrine and practice.  This book is thorough, instructive and full of practical tips on how to live the Christian life from Reformers and Puritans.




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