If you know the metanarrative of the Bible, how it played out in church history, and the history of ideas that led to various worldviews, then you’ll be able to play above the rim. These five books will help you get there.
Church Hisotry in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley
The Story of Christianity by Justo Gonzalez
Philosophy & the Christian Faith by Colin Brown
Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought by Andrew Hoffecker
The Universe Next Door by James Sire
Tommy Nelson is the Pastor of Denton Bible Church and well known for his series on the Song of Solomon.