Going through my inbox, here are 5 more books I’ve just bought or been sent that I’m looking forward to: 1.Fast Living: How the Church Will End Extreme Poverty I believe along with Scott Todd that we can end extreme poverty in our generation. Further, I think there is firm biblical basis in Deuteronomy 15 […]
Lewis (from “On the Reading of Old Books,” God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics and quoted in Piper’s God’s Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards): There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the […]
Tim Challies gives a good overview of how he reads a book. This is especially significant coming from him, because he reads more than almost anyone I know, and is currently reading through every New York Times best seller for his project 10 Million Words.
John Piper describes his approach to remembering the things he reads. It comes down to underlining, commenting in the margin, and indexing — and for books that really strike him, writing a page or two in his journal.
This is helpful, from the Desiring God site.