Books


The eBook editions of all my ‘short read’ books are currently free across all retailers. Paperback and hardcover editions can be purchased from Amazon. Click or tap any cover below to see a retailer choice page.


Full-Length Book Releases

God's Grand Game by Steven Colborne (cover)
God’s Grand Game:
Divine Sovereignty and the Cosmic Playground

This is a 270-page book which I regard as my most significant contribution to the field of philosophical theology. It is the result of more than 10 years of study and reflection in relation to the divine sovereignty versus human free will problem. The book presents a thorough exposition of my philosophical perspective with reference to the Christian worldview and other views of God. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

The Philosophy of a Mad Man (Second Edition) 2020

The Philosophy of a Mad Man

In this 150-page book – the first book I ever wrote – I describe my turbulent spiritual journey (Part 1) and how I came to develop an extraordinary philosophical perspective (Part 2) that is causing many spiritual seekers to think deeply about the nature of God and the meaning of life. Originally published in 2012, this is a revised and updated version published in 2019. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

The God Articles by Steven Colborne (book cover)
The God Articles

This 430-page book is a collection of dialogues, discourses, prayers, and poems, which I wrote between 2012 and 2020. The subject matter of the articles includes reflections on Christian doctrines such as sin, salvation, judgement, and hell, as well as deeply personal articles portraying some of the highs and lows of my spiritual journey since I wrote The Philosophy of a Mad Man. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

Ultimate Truth by Steven Colborne
Ultimate Truth: God Beyond Religion

This 120-page book serves as an excellent introduction to my philosophy. In the book I lay out some thought-provoking arguments as to why the omnipresence of God affects nearly every area of theology, including free will, suffering, morality and more. The book also includes some personal reflections on my faith journey and mental health. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

How to Avoid Hell cover

How to Avoid Hell:
Perspectives from the Abrahamic Religions

Work in progress. This book will explore the concept of hell as it is found in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The book will look at the importance of sacred Scripture and will compare the teachings on hell found in the Tanakh, the Bible, and the Qur’an. The book will also look at justice, both human and divine, from a philosophical perspective. Preorders will be available in advance of the release — subscribe to this blog to be kept updated.


Short Reads (Free)

An Almighty Predicament by Steven Colborne (cover)

An Almighty Predicament:
A Discourse on the Arguments For and Against Christianity

This is a 70-page essay in which I set out what I believe to be the most compelling arguments for and against the Christian worldview. Expounding testimony and citing Scripture, I present arguments explaining why the teachings of the Bible are convincing, but also discuss the reasons why Christianity can be seen as absurd and illogical. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

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Thanks Be To God:
A Selection of Christian Scriptures for Spiritual Seekers

This 60-page book contains a selection of passages from the Bible chosen to assist spiritual seekers with their understanding of the Christian faith. Each passage of scripture is followed by a short reflection that I have written to offer context and insight into the text. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

The Only Question by Steven Colborne

The Only Question You Ever Need Ask

This 80-page essay represents the culmination of a theological predicament that I have wrestled with ever since I first began to take the Christian faith seriously. In the book, I describe the single question on which I believe faith in the Christian worldview hinges, and I explore and answer that question with reference to Scripture and renowned theologians. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

God Willing by Steven Colborne (cover)

God Willing:
Bringing Divine Sovereignty into Everyday Conversation

In this 85-page book, divided into fourteen short chapters, I present a series of reflections describing how our use of language might evolve to better reflect the reality of God’s sovereignty over all events — an idea at the heart of my philosophy. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

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Big Ideas from Ancient Greece

This is a 60-page book profiling twelve philosophers from ancient Greece and a big idea that each philosopher contributed to the history of thought. Each chapter contains some biographical info, a big idea, and my reflections on that idea based on my own philosophy. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

Discovering the Quran by Steven Colborne cover

Discovering the Qur’an

This is an 80-page book in which I offer a series of theological reflections following my experience of reading the Qur’an in its entirety for the first time. The themes covered in the book include the nature of Jesus Christ, the oneness of God, resurrection and judgement, and various other discussions concerning the similarities and differences between the Qur’an and the Bible. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.


Compilations

Puppets by Steven Colborne (cover)
Puppets:
The Major Works of Philosopher Steven Colborne

This is an 800-page compilation of four of my full-length book releases. The compilation includes God’s Grand Game, The Philosophy of a Mad Man, The God Articles, and A Collection of Essays. The book offers an opportunity to understand the full scope of my spiritual journey and philosophy in a single volume, on sale at a cheaper price than if these four books were purchased individually. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

A Collection of Essays by Steven Colborne (front cover)
A Collection of Essays by Steven Colborne

This 250-page book features twelve of my academic essays on a wide range of philosophical and theological subjects. One of the essays is my first-class undergraduate dissertation in which I present a radical approach to music analysis. In my theological essays, I discuss the views of several important philosophers from antiquity including Heraclitus, Plato and others. The views of contemporary theological writers including Karl Rahner, Karl Barth, Ludwig Feuerbach, George Eliot and others are also discussed. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.

Philosophical Theology compilation by Steven Colborne book cover

Philosophical Theology:
Selected Works by Steven Colborne

This is a 370-page compilation of six of my short read books. The works included in the compilation are Big Ideas from Ancient Greece, Thanks Be to God, An Almighty Predicament, The Only Question You Ever Need Ask, Discovering the Qur’an, and God Willing. The book offers the opportunity to own many of my most significant contributions to the field of philosophical theology in a single compilation. To find out more and see which retailers stock the book, click here.


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