Palatine Institute Reading Resources

The most important book for all people at all times is the Bible. As God’s people, we are committed to ordering our lives around His Word for the sake of Christ and His Kingdom. In addition to Scripture, here are some other titles we have found helpful in our pursuits of Christian study and culture building.

Classical Reading Group

2022 Selection

  • The Odyssey

    by Homer

  • Island of the World

    by Micheal O’Brien

Shakespeare in the Summer

2022 Selection

  • The Tempest

    by William Shakespeare

Christian Culture

  • Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

    by Albert Wolters

  • Rules for Reformers

    by Douglas Wilson

  • Gashmu Saith It: How to Build Christian Communities that Save the World

    by Douglas Wilson

  • In the House of Tom Bombadil

    by C.R. Wiley

  • Live Like a Narnian

    by Joe Rigney

  • Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling

    by Andy Crouch

  • Plowing in Hope: Toward a Theology of Culture

    by David Bruce Hegeman

  • Eve in Exile

    by Rebekah Merkle


  • The Abolition of Man

    by C.S. Lewis

  • Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview and Cultural Formation

    by J.K.A. Smith

  • Repairing the Ruins: The Classical & Christian Challenge to Modern Education

    by Douglas Wilson

On Reading

  • Recovering the Lost Art of Reading: A Quest for the Truth, the Good and the Beautiful

    by Leland Ryken and Glenda Faye Mathes

  • How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

    by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren

Marriage and Family

  • The Household and the War for the Cosmos: Recovering a Christian Vision for the Family

    by C.R. Wiley

  • Why Children Matter

    by Douglas Wilson

  • Standing on the Promises

    by Douglas Wilson

  • Reforming Marriage

    by Douglas Wilson

  • No Mere Mortals: Marriage for People Who Will Live Forever

    by Toby Sumpter

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