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Christianity Books You've Read

Description: (and hopefully liked): can be fiction, nonfiction, children's, YA, adults, etc.

Based on tag: Christianity

Members: 17 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
12,740 members, 133 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), cpg (1), merrystar (2), barney67 (2), hipdeep (3), bethanyseeley (4), cej1027 (25), aulsmith (34), Moomin_Mama

Score: 27.4

Explanations:

aulsmith (34): Yuck.

2
4,813 members, 41 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: bethanyseeley (1), Karla_P (1), kevinschlimgen (1), ahef1963 (5), merrystar (5), cpg (7), barney67 (12), cej1027 (72)

Score: 23.33

3
5,468 members, 34 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: eschator83 (1), aulsmith (1), kevinschlimgen (2), Karla_P (3), bethanyseeley (5), cpg (10), barney67 (13)

Score: 21.43

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): My favorite Lewis book.

4
18,836 members, 164 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), barney67 (1), bethanyseeley (2), Karla_P (2), cpg (2), cej1027 (31)

Score: 19.79

5
31,797 members, 599 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: bethanyseeley (3), ahef1963 (3), cpg (4), merrystar (9), hipdeep (12), Moomin_Mama, cej1027

Score: 18.34

6
17,575 members, 160 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: barney67 (3), merrystar (4), eschator83 (5), cpg (5), Karla_P (7), hipdeep (11), aulsmith (35)

Score: 17.52

Explanations:

aulsmith (35): Got to about the 5th circle before giving up.

7
6,248 members, 100 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), aulsmith (2), Karla_P (4), bethanyseeley (6), ahef1963 (17), cej1027 (29)

Score: 16.44

8
20,300 members, 270 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), cpg (3), bethanyseeley (7), merrystar (7), Moomin_Mama, cej1027

Score: 16.3

9
6,094 members, 70 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (5), ahef1963 (7), bethanyseeley (8), aulsmith (8), cpg (9), merrystar (19), cej1027

Score: 15.73

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): Read and liked

10
8,012 members, 130 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (6), bethanyseeley (9), ahef1963 (9), cpg (12), merrystar (12), aulsmith (17), cej1027

Score: 15.05

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): Awful

11
6,614 members, 73 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (8), bethanyseeley (10), ahef1963 (11), cpg (13), merrystar (13), aulsmith (19), cej1027

Score: 14.56

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): Terrible.

12
13,239 members, 120 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: kevinschlimgen (3), eschator83 (4), bethanyseeley (15), aulsmith (16), ahef1963 (21), cej1027

Score: 13.38

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): Got about half-way through. Boooring!

13
16,017 members, 138 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), Karla_P (9), merrystar (10), bethanyseeley (11), cpg (11), cej1027

Score: 12.94

14
26,615 members, 264 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), cpg (6), aulsmith (18), Moomin_Mama, cej1027

Score: 12.3

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): Read, but I hated the ending. Certainly drove me towards Universalism, which was not Lewis' intent.

15
17,500 members, 173 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (10), bethanyseeley (12), ahef1963 (12), cpg (15), merrystar (25), cej1027

Score: 11.98

16
8,332 members, 91 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (11), bethanyseeley (13), cpg (18), merrystar (20), barney67 (42), cej1027 (47)

Score: 11.24

17
17,676 members, 189 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), merrystar (6), cpg (8), bethanyseeley (14), cej1027

Score: 11.17

18
16,433 members, 126 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: barney67 (7), hipdeep (13), ahef1963 (14), merrystar (14), aulsmith (26)

Score: 10.47

19
6,369 members, 129 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), bethanyseeley (16), barney67 (16), Karla_P (17), cpg (23)

Score: 10.47

20
6,999 members, 50 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: eschator83 (2), Karla_P (21), bethanyseeley (24), aulsmith (29), cej1027

Score: 10.37

21
6,559 members, 101 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: eschator83 (3), ahef1963 (15), cpg (19), aulsmith (21), barney67 (50)

Score: 10.36

Explanations:

aulsmith (21): I read it, but I certainly didn't understand it.

22
28,122 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (10), merrystar (11), bethanyseeley (17), cej1027 (18), ahef1963 (19)

Score: 10.27

23
4,360 members, 40 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: kevinschlimgen (4), Karla_P (13), bethanyseeley (18), cpg (24), barney67 (43)

Score: 10.25

24
18,196 members, 169 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), merrystar (16), cej1027 (16), cpg (17), bethanyseeley (19)

Score: 10.14

25
16,445 members, 137 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), cpg (16), bethanyseeley (20), merrystar (24), cej1027

Score: 9.42

26
9,604 members, 78 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: barney67 (4), Karla_P (12), ahef1963 (18), aulsmith (36)

Score: 8.55

Explanations:

aulsmith (36): Too boring to finish

27
2,281 members, 21 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), barney67 (10), ahef1963 (20), aulsmith (48)

Score: 7.97

Explanations:

aulsmith (48): My least favorite of the Becket plays. Smug and hard to read.

28
22,203 members, 248 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: barney67 (9), cpg (14), merrystar (17), aulsmith (43)

Score: 7.91

29
4,224 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: barney67 (14), Karla_P (16), bethanyseeley (21), cpg (22)

Score: 7.78

30
15,528 members, 103 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: barney67 (11), Karla_P (19), bethanyseeley (22), cej1027 (71)

Score: 7.34

31
3,779 members, 72 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (20), bethanyseeley (23), ahef1963 (29), aulsmith (38)

Score: 7.05

Explanations:

aulsmith (38): Dumb.

32
8,695 members, 326 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (16), barney67 (51)

Score: 6.86

Explanations:

Dilara86 (2): A congregationalist minister reflects on his life, his family and theology.

33
15,506 members, 241 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: merrystar (21), bethanyseeley (25), ahef1963 (32), aulsmith (56)

Score: 6.8

34
2,638 members, 16 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), ahef1963 (23), bethanyseeley (26)

Score: 6.27

35
1,881 members, 16 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), Karla_P (14)

Score: 6.07

36
353 members, 1 review
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: barney67 (8), Karla_P (15), aulsmith (39)

Score: 6.01

37
7,081 members, 177 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10), ahef1963 (24), bethanyseeley (27)

Score: 5.81

38
2,006 members, 13 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (18), barney67 (18), ahef1963 (26)

Score: 5.66

39
25,583 members, 589 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), ahef1963 (30), aulsmith (47)

Score: 5.62

Explanations:

aulsmith (47): Boring

40
3,399 members, 39 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), barney67 (6)

Score: 5.6

41
26,976 members, 297 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: merrystar (18), aulsmith (20), cej1027 (20), ahef1963 (22)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 5.57

Explanations:

barney67 (0): This book is not about Christianity.

aulsmith (20): I found the minister's swarminess too off-putting to say I enjoyed this.

42
1,106 members, 10 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: barney67 (24), Karla_P (26), aulsmith (55)

Score: 5.05

43
3,540 members, 23 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), barney67 (17)

Score: 5.01

44
1,626 members, 18 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: merrystar (3), cpg (20)

Score: 4.93

45
4,163 members, 37 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: kevinschlimgen (5), aulsmith (13)

Score: 4.78

46
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: barney67 (5), aulsmith (22)

Score: 4.52

Explanations:

barney67 (5): Standard college version.

aulsmith (22): Worked well until the NRSV came out.

48
1,391 members, 13 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: merrystar (8), cpg (21)

Score: 4.25

49
3,350 members, 49 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kevinschlimgen (7), cej1027 (27)

Score: 4.21

50
1,268 members, 5 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: lisacmiller (1)

Score: 4

52
136 members, 1 review
2 stars (2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

Score: 4

53
1,086 members, 7 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12), Karla_P (22)

Score: 4

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Fun

54
2,867 members, 8 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9), cej1027

Score: 3.92

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): Best study Bible I ever had.

55
703 members, 1 review
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), Karla_P (23)

Score: 3.86

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): I thought some of Aquinas was so nit-picky as to be hilarious.

56
15,039 members, 337 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (17), ahef1963 (25)

Score: 3.76

57
1,810 members, 26 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: barney67 (19), Karla_P (24)

Score: 3.72

58
14,433 members, 353 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (19), ahef1963 (27)

Score: 3.67

59
1,228 members, 8 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: barney67 (22), Karla_P (25)

Score: 3.64

60
3,668 members, 28 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (23), bethanyseeley (28)

Score: 3.57

62
1,144 members, 5 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), aulsmith (31)

Score: 3.43

Explanations:

aulsmith (31): The first Bible I understood.

64
120 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (29), barney67 (32)

Score: 3.41

65
402 members, 3 reviews
4.46 stars (4.46 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (30), barney67 (33)

Score: 3.38

66
509 members, 5 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Score: 3.36

67
169 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (31), barney67 (34)

Score: 3.35

68
156 members, 1 review
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: cpg (25), barney67 (45)

Score: 3.33

70
562 members, 0 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: merrystar (26), aulsmith (52)

Score: 3.26

71
5,296 members, 133 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (33), cej1027 (59)

Score: 3.11

72
1,051 members, 12 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (54), cej1027 (75)

Score: 2.84

Explanations:

aulsmith (54): Triple yuck.

73
641 members, 10 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): Definitely contributed to my leaving the fold.

74
283 members, 3 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Score: 2.83

75
953 members, 70 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

77
344 members, 4 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

Score: 2.46

78
1,453 members, 20 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14)

Score: 2.07

79
449 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: merrystar (15)

Score: 2.03

80
509 members, 3 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (21)

Score: 1.87

82
3,526 members, 29 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (23)

Score: 1.83

Explanations:

aulsmith (23): Loved this book when I was in college.

83
895 members, 14 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (24)

Score: 1.81

84
246 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (24)

Score: 1.81

85
1,769 members, 10 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (25)

Score: 1.79

86
1,843 members, 11 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (26)

Score: 1.77

87
743 members, 1 review
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (27)

Score: 1.76

Explanations:

aulsmith (27): The most lyrical of the English translations.

88
722 members, 3 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: cpg (27)

Score: 1.76

89
767 members, 5 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (28)

Score: 1.74

90
214 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (28)

Score: 1.74

91
2,805 members, 41 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (30)

Score: 1.71

92
335 members, 3 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (30)

Score: 1.71

93
1,085 members, 4 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (32)

Score: 1.68

94
911 members, 7 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (32)

Score: 1.68

95
4,935 members, 12 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (33)

Score: 1.67

Explanations:

aulsmith (33): Didn't get very far.

96
3,690 members, 30 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (33)

Score: 1.67

97
910 members, 8 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (34)

Score: 1.66

98
878 members, 3 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (35)

Score: 1.65

99
355 members, 1 review
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (35)

Score: 1.65

100
736 members, 7 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Karla_P (36)

Score: 1.63

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Started by: cej1027 (January 2014)

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