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Book awards: Christianity Today's Top 50 Books That Have Shaped Evangelicals

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Prayer: Conversing with God by Rosalind Rinker1
Understanding Church Growth by Donald A. McGavran2
Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis3
the God who is there : Speaking historic Christianity into the twentieth century by Francis A. Schaeffer4
Knowing God by J. I. Packer5
The Living Bible by Kenneth Nathaniel Taylor6
Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity by Ronald J. Sider7
Managing Your Time by Ted W. Engstrom8
Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot9
Evangelism Explosion by D. James Kennedy10
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard J. Foster11
Power Evangelism by John Richard Wimber12
Evidence That Demands a Verdict by Josh McDowell13
Let Justice Roll Down by John M. Perkins14
The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism by Carl F. H. Henry15
Basic Christianity by John R. W. Stott16
What's So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey17
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God by Dallas Willard18
The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer19
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle20
The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert E. Coleman21
The Genesis Flood: The Biblical Record and Its Scientific Implications by John C. Whitcomb22
All We're Meant to Be: a Biblical Approach to Women's Liberation by Letha Scanzoni23
The Meaning of Persons by Paul Tournier24
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, To Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud25
Know Why You Believe by Paul E. Little26
Christy by Catherine Marshall27
The Act of Marriage: The Beauty of Sexual Love by Tim LaHaye28
Dare to Discipline by James C. Dobson29
Roaring Lambs by Robert Briner30
The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity by Philip Jenkins31
The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson32
The Late Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsey33
This Present Darkness by Frank E. Peretti34
The Stork is Dead by Charlie W. Shedd35
Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days by Tim LaHaye36
God's Smuggler by Brother Andrew37
The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Lesslie Newbigin38
Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist by John Piper39
Darwin on Trial by Phillip E. Johnson40
Born Again by Charles W. Colson41
The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren42
Operation World by Patrick Johnstone43
Gospel of the Kingdom: Scriptural Studies in the Kingdom of God by George Eldon Ladd44
The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind by Mark A. Noll45
Out of the Saltshaker and into the World: Evangelism As a Way of Life by Rebecca Manley Pippert46
The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F. F. Bruce47
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom48
The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer49
Revivalism and Social Reform: American Protestantism on the Eve of the Civil War by Timothy L. Smith50

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"These are books that have shaped evangelicalism as we see it today—not an evangelicalism we wish and hope for. Books that have been published since World War II—not every book in the history of Christianity. Books that over the last 50 years have altered the way American evangelicals pray, gather, talk, and reach out—not books that merely entertained.We asked dozens of evangelical leaders for their suggestions, and they sent in their nominations. Then we vigorously debated as a staff as we ranked the 50 books."
Published in Christianity Today on October 6, 2006. http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2...

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