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Best Religious Fiction

Description: Recommend good fiction with strong theological or religious themes

Members: 13 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
6,145 members, 59 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): Evangelical

2
9,807 members, 209 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), barney67 (2), DowntownLibrarian (2), sturlington (8), thorold (8), aulsmith (19)

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): Roman Catholic morality

3
26,975 members, 297 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (20): Puritan

4
880 members, 52 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: barney67 (1), aulsmith (3), sturlington (11)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Roman Catholic doctrine

5
12,789 members, 197 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: DowntownLibrarian (8), sturlington (10), ahef1963 (10), aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Transcendentalist

6
14,426 members, 353 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Dilara86 (6), cej1027

7
21,636 members, 277 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), hipdeep (9), DowntownLibrarian (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): Buddhist

8
22,117 members, 440 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
9
2,307 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: DowntownLibrarian (6), ahef1963 (8), aulsmith (16)

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): Roman Catholic

10
5,950 members, 81 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), DowntownLibrarian (5), ahef1963 (6)

Thumbs down: barney67

11
3,882 members, 67 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), aulsmith (8)

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): African American church

12
29,711 members, 837 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), sturlington (6), cej1027 (6), ahef1963 (12)

Thumbs down: barney67, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Anti-religious

13
25,565 members, 588 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), sturlington (5), hipdeep (5), ahef1963 (13)

Thumbs down: barney67, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Anti-religious

14
9,538 members, 136 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (5), sturlington (13)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): The made-up religion is fun, but this is more anti-religious rather than theological

15
1,745 members, 11 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), DowntownLibrarian (7), ahef1963 (9)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Evangelical. I liked the 3rd book, but I found the heavy allegory of the 2nd almost unreadable.

16
3,031 members, 70 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), hipdeep (8)

17
8,694 members, 326 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5), DowntownLibrarian (11), ahef1963 (14)

Thumbs down: sturlington

18
594 members, 7 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7), thorold (7)

19
552 members, 12 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9), ahef1963 (11)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): South African Dutch Reformed morality

20
3,000 members, 79 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13), sturlington (14)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Roman Catholic

21
1,602 members, 17 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), sturlington (16)

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): A very interesting made-up religion which is Taoist at base.

23
2,483 members, 69 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

24
19 members, 0 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1)

25
2,765 members, 74 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15), aulsmith (18)

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): Buddhist doctrine

26
8,921 members, 245 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), barney67 (4)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): This is much more about secular humanism using the guise of religion than it is about theology.

27
6,363 members, 129 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

28
6,139 members, 59 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): Zen

29
4,578 members, 132 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2)

30
20 members, 3 reviews
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

31
2,545 members, 31 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

32
631 members, 10 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: inge87 (3)

33
98 members, 2 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

34
5,083 members, 130 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

35
641 members, 6 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
36
596 members, 10 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

37
89 members, 4 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): Zen

38
20 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

39
2,214 members, 45 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

40
566 members, 8 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): Roman Catholic

41
3,831 members, 89 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

42
1,628 members, 36 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

43
239 members, 2 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): Hinduism

44
12,730 members, 133 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

45
360 members, 40 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): Roman Catholic

46
6,036 members, 330 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7), aulsmith (21)

Thumbs down: barney67

Explanations:

aulsmith (21): Roman Catholic spirituality. I hate this book, but it does belong on this list.

47
123 members, 3 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Mennonite

48
86 members, 4 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Roman Catholic

49
4 members, 1 review
2.5 stars (2.5 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14)

Explanations:

aulsmith (14): Roman Catholic

50
24 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (22)

Explanations:

aulsmith (22): Roman Catholic Liberation theology

51
5,789 members, 195 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7)

Thumbs down: sturlington

52
13,227 members, 120 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3)

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found this a very boring allegory, not to mention morally odd, even as a child.

53
19,902 members, 293 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: DowntownLibrarian (12), ahef1963 (15)

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith, barney67

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Anti-religious

54
18,753 members, 323 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: DowntownLibrarian (13), ahef1963 (16)

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith, barney67

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Anti-religious

55
28,218 members, 612 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: DowntownLibrarian (14), ahef1963 (17)

Thumbs down: sturlington, barney67, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Anti-religious

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Started by: sturlington (April 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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