Six hours at a summer church camp altar in 1977 set the trajectory
for my life. It was then, at the age of 12, that over the course of
three nights I experienced what Pentecostals call the baptism of the
We posed this question to eight theologians: Suppose someone told you
they haven’t been keeping up with theology for the past 25 years. Now
they want to read the most important books in theology that were
written during that time. What five titles would you suggest?