Besides the Bible: 100 Books That Have, Should, or Will Create Christian Culture

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The Divine Comedy (1308) by Dante Alighieri
God's Smuggler (1967) by Anne van der Bijl
The Cloud of Unknowing and Other Works (1978) by Anonymous
City of God (426) by Saint Augustine
Confessions (397) by Saint Augustine
Body Piercing Saved My Life: Inside the Phenomenon of Christian Rock (2006) by Andrew Beaujon
Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith (2005) by Rob Bell
Jayber Crow (2000) by Wendell Berry
The Cost of Discipleship (1937) by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The Hiding Place (1971) by Corrie ten Boom
The Pilgrim's Progress (1678) by John Bunyan
Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536) by John Calvin
On Religion (2001) by John Caputo
Orthodoxy (1908) by G. K. Chesterton
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief (2006) by Francis S. Collins
Life After God (1994) by Douglas Coupland
When Jesus Came to Harvard: Making Moral Choices Today (2004) by Harvey Cox
The Sacredness of Questioning Everything (2009) by David Dark
The Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin
The God Delusion (2006) by Richard Dawkins
The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist (1952) by Dorothy Day
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (1974) by Annie Dillard
The Brothers K (1992) by David James Duncan
Anarchy and Christianity (1988) by Jacques Ellul
Silence (1966) by Shūsaku Endō
The Norton Anthology of Poetry (1996) by Margaret Ferguson
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (1978) by Richard J. Foster
Foxe's Book of Martyrs (1554) by John Foxe
Man's Search for Meaning (1946) by Viktor Frankl
No Compromise: The Life Story of Keith Green (1989) by Melody Green
The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life (1998) by Os Guinness
A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation (1972) by Gustavo Gutierrez
Letter to a Christian Nation (2006) by Sam Harris
The Scarlet Letter (1850) by Nathaniel Hawthorne
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning (2002) by Chris Hedges
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (2007) by Christopher Hitchens
Subversive Orthodoxy: Outlaws, Revolutionaries, and Other Christians in Disguise (2005) by Robert Inchausti
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) by John Irving
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts (2007) by Clive James
A History of Art (1962) by H. W. Janson
The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (2002) by Philip Jenkins
The Complete Apocrypha: with Enoch, Jasher, and Jubilees (2018) by Jubilees
The Last Temptation of Christ (1955) by Nikos Kazantzakis
Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters (2009) by Timothy Keller
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith (2008) by Timothy Keller
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism (2008) by Timothy Keller
Fear and Trembling (1843) by Søren Kierkegaard
Strength to Love (1963) by Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Poisonwood Bible (1998) by Barbara Kingsolver
Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days (1995) by Tim LaHaye
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith (1999) by Anne Lamott
The Practice of the Presence of God (1685) by Brother Lawrence
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee
A Wrinkle in Time (1962) by Madeleine L'Engle
A Grief Observed (1961) by C. S. Lewis
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950) by C. S. Lewis
Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose: Vocation and the Ethics of Ambition (2002) by Brian J. Mahan
Love Is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community (2009) by Andrew Marin
The Seven Storey Mountain (1948) by Thomas Merton
Blue Like Jazz (2003) by Donald Miller
Paradise Lost (1667) by John Milton
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal (2002) by Christopher Moore
The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind (1995) by Mark A. Noll
The Cloister Walk (1996) by Kathleen Norris
Complete Stories (1971) by Flannery O'Connor
Knowing God (1973) by J. I. Packer
Desert Fathers and Mothers: Early Christian Wisdom Sayings―Annotated & Explained (SkyLight Illuminations) (2012) by Christine Valters Paintner
This Present Darkness (1986) by Frank E. Peretti
Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist (1986) by John Piper
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (1985) by Neil Postman
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles (2002) by Steven Pressfield
The Fountainhead (1943) by Ayn Rand
Gilead (2004) by Marilynne Robinson
I Love Mormons: A New Way to Share Christ with Latter-day Saints (2005) by David L. Rowe
The Rule of St. Benedict (500) by Saint Benedict
Franny and Zooey (1955) by J. D. Salinger
The Mind of the Maker (1941) by Dorothy L. Sayers
All We're Meant to Be: a Biblical Approach to Women's Liberation (1974) by Letha Scanzoni
The God Who is There: Speaking Historic Christianity Into the Twentieth Century (1968) by Francis A. Schaeffer
The Giving Tree (1964) by Shel Silverstein
East of Eden (1952) by John Steinbeck
The Little Flowers of St. Francis (1944) by Saint Francis of Assisi
Gulliver's Travels (1727) by Jonathan Swift
Sacred Pathways (2000) by Gary L. Thomas
Blankets (2003) by Craig Thompson
The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why (2008) by Phyllis Tickle
The Kingdom of God Is Within You (1894) by Leo Tolstoy
The Pursuit of God (1948) by A. W. Tozer
No Future Without Forgiveness (1999) by Desmond Tutu
From Brokenness to Community (Harold M. Wit Lectures) (1992) by Jean Vanier
This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life (2009) by David Foster Wallace
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (1980) by Eudora Welty
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God (1998) by Dallas Willard
What Jesus Meant (2006) by Garry Wills
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense (2006) by N. T. Wright
Body Politics: Five Practices of the Christian Community Before the Watching World (1992) by John Howard Yoder
The Shack (2008) by William P. Young
A People's History of the United States (1980) by Howard Zinn


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