Controversial Books for BlakeBoylston

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.805 3.26 The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ by Joseph Smith
1.312 3.67 The Answers Book: The 20 Most-Asked Questions About Creation, Evolution & the Book of Genesis Answered! Revised & Expanded Edition by Ken Ham
1.222 3.66 Peace with God by Billy Graham
1.175 3.14 Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together by Mark Driscoll
1.14 3.75 Her Hand in Marriage by Douglas Wilson
1.138 3.87 Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan
1.121 4.18 Feminine Appeal by Carolyn Mahaney
1.11 4.15 The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective by Martha Peace
1.103 3.62 The Case for Christmas: A Journalist Investigates the Identity of the Child in the Manger by Lee Strobel
1.098 4.23 Catechism of the Catholic Church by Catholic Church
1.087 3.84 The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
1.085 3.98 The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha by Bruce M. Metzger
1.082 4.12 Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges
1.063 4 Fidelity: What It Means to be a One-Woman Man by Douglas Wilson
1.057 3.91 Charismatic Chaos by John MacArthur
1.055 3.71 Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today by John R. W. Stott
1.036 3.95 Preaching the Cross by Mark Dever
1.031 4.26 Frederick Douglass : Autobiographies : Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave / My Bondage and My Freedom / Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (Library of America) by Frederick Douglass
1.031 3.73 Debating Calvinism: Five Points, Two Views by Dave Hunt
1.03 4.22 Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism by John Piper
1.029 4.37 Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn
1.02 4.17 My Utmost for His Highest: An Updated Edition in Today's Language by Oswald Chambers
1.02 4.06 Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World by Gary A. Haugen
1.018 3.09 Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
1.017 4.15 Believer's Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ (Nac Studies in Bible & Theology) by Thomas R. Schreiner
1.016 4.07 Why Johnny Can't Preach: The Media Have Shaped the Messengers by T. David Gordon
1.015 4.11 Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs
1.01 4.04 Shadow of the Almighty by Elisabeth Elliot
1.008 4 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament by John H. Walton
1.003 4.11 Scripture Alone: Exploring the Bible's Accuracy, Authority and Authenticity by James R. White
1.003 4.01 Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ by John MacArthur
1.003 3.69 Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible by David Alexander
0.997 4.23 Worship: The Ultimate Priority by John F. MacArthur Jr.
0.993 4 The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott
0.992 4.13 Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards
0.991 3.93 Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John Piper
0.989 3.9 I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference by Thom S. Rainer
0.987 4.08 Jungle Pilot by Russell T. Hitt
0.984 4.14 Systematic Theology by Louis Berkhof
0.975 3.45 Intended for Pleasure by Ed Wheat
0.971 3.87 Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper
0.964 3.76 The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins
0.964 4.19 The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World by John Piper
0.955 4.23 Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing by C. J. Mahaney
0.952 4.33 The Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards
0.949 4.03 The Passion of Jesus Christ: Fifty Reasons Why He Came to Die by John Piper
0.947 3.84 Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World by C. J. Mahaney
0.942 4.15 The Life and Diary of David Brainerd by David Brainerd
0.941 3.87 How to study your Bible by Kay Arthur
0.939 4.12 The Screwtape Letters / Screwtape Proposes a Toast by C. S. Lewis
0.936 4.13 Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love by Jerry Bridges
0.935 4.01 An Introduction to the Old Testament by Tremper Longman, III
0.935 3.98 Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You by John MacArthur
0.934 4.04 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament by Craig S. Keener
0.933 4.28 Heaven by Randy Alcorn
0.932 4.11 Finally Alive: What Happens When We Are Born Again by John Piper
0.931 4.24 A Body of Divinity by Thomas Watson
0.931 4.11 Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot
0.93 3.87 Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible by Jay E. Adams
0.93 3.67 Classical Apologetics by R. C. Sproul
0.928 4.09 What Is a Healthy Church? (IX Marks) (9 Marks of a Healthy Church) by Mark Dever
0.915 3.92 Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God: What Every Christian Husband Needs to Know by C. J. Mahaney
0.913 4.24 Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp
0.911 4.26 Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
0.909 4.35 Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry by Paul David Tripp
0.908 4.16 The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey
0.902 4.13 The Five Points of Calvinism: Defined, Defended, Documented by David N. Steele
0.901 4.25 How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil by D. A. Carson
0.895 3.9 The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert E. Coleman
0.895 4.49 All of Grace by C. H. Spurgeon
0.894 3.95 Now, That's a Good Question! by R. C. Sproul
0.892 4.37 Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist by John Piper
0.891 4 How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee
0.884 4.13 A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World by Paul E. Miller
0.884 4.21 A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken
0.882 4.3 Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure by Martyn Lloyd-Jones
0.882 4.01 Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend by Andy Stanley
0.882 3.81 Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Michael O. Emerson
0.88 4.13 Theology of the Reformers by Timothy George
0.877 4.23 Humility: True Greatness by C. J. Mahaney
0.877 3.86 Faith Alone: The Evangelical Doctrine of Justification by R. C. Sproul
0.875 4.31 The Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter
0.872 4.05 God's Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts
0.871 4.2 Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung
0.868 4.14 Engaging With God: A Biblical Theology of Worship by David G. Peterson
0.865 4.34 Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City by Timothy Keller
0.863 4.23 Ashamed of the Gospel: When the Church Becomes Like the World by John MacArthur
0.856 4.12 The Practice of Godliness by Jerry Bridges
0.855 4.13 Between Two Worlds: The Challenge of Preaching Today by John R. W. Stott
0.855 4.43 The Christian in Complete Armour by William Gurnall
0.855 3.96 The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views by Robert G. Clouse
0.853 3.85 The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by Grant R. Osborne
0.848 4.46 The Sovereignty of God by Arthur W. Pink
0.847 3.91 Knowing Scripture by R. C. Sproul
0.846 4.1 The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance by Leon Morris
0.845 4.47 The Justification of God: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Romans 9:1-23 by John Piper
0.843 4.36 Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands by Paul David Tripp
0.843 4.24 Exegetical Fallacies by D. A. Carson
0.842 4.19 Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand
0.84 4.19 Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar by William D. Mounce
0.84 4.06 The Courage to Be Protestant: Truth-Lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World by David F. Wells
0.836 4.07 Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R. C. Sproul
0.835 4.15 The Legacy of Sovereign Joy: God's Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin by John Piper
0.835 4.41 Streams in the Desert by L. B. Cowman
0.833 4.2 New Dictionary of Biblical Theology: Exploring the Unity & Diversity of Scripture by Brian S. Rosner
0.832 4.57 The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs
0.832 4.15 Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure by John Piper
0.831 4.29 The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall
0.83 4.11 Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved by J.D. Greear
0.83 4.01 What Is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert
0.827 4.3 Brothers, We Are Not Professionals: A Plea to Pastors for Radical Ministry by John Piper
0.827 4.27 Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will by Kevin DeYoung
0.822 3.77 New Testament Textual Criticism: A Concise Guide by David Alan Black
0.814 4.25 Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah's Witnesses by Ron Rhodes
0.814 3.76 Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive by Thom S. Rainer
0.814 4.45 Why Revival Tarries by Leonard Ravenhill
0.809 4.42 Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
0.809 4.11 Blame It on the Brain? Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience by Edward T. Welch
0.808 4.56 The English-Greek Reverse Interlinear New Testament: English Standard Version by John Schwandt
0.805 4.12 The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog by James W. Sire
0.805 4.44 Knowing God by J. I. Packer
0.803 4.18 Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney
0.8 4.12 Amish Society by John A. Hostetler
0.8 4.21 The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel by Mark Dever
0.797 4.3 Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul David Tripp
0.796 4.45 A Call to Spiritual Reformation by D. A. Carson
0.789 4.01 What Is a Healthy Church Member? (IX Marks) by Thabiti M. Anyabwile
0.789 4.19 Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.788 4.26 He Is There and He Is Not Silent by Francis A. Schaeffer
0.787 4.25 A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life by J. I. Packer
0.786 4.44 Lectures to My Students by C. H. Spurgeon
0.785 4.36 The Godly Man's Picture by Thomas Watson
0.784 4.4 The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller
0.783 4.25 The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament by Edmund P. Clowney
0.782 4.22 The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
0.781 4.4 The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer
0.779 4.16 Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel to the Whole Person by Whole People by Will Metzger
0.778 4.34 When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage by Dave Harvey
0.777 4.47 Morning and Evening by C. H. Spurgeon
0.773 4.3 Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney
0.763 4.23 Learn to Read New Testament Greek by David Alan Black
0.763 4.4 Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith by Michael Reeves
0.763 4.31 God Is the Gospel: Meditations on God's Love as the Gift of Himself by John Piper
0.763 4.39 The Forgotten Spurgeon by Iain H. Murray
0.762 4.27 What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul David Tripp
0.761 4.07 What Jesus Demands from the World by John Piper
0.76 4.21 Foundations of the Christian Faith by James Montgomery Boice
0.759 4.38 Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God by J. I. Packer
0.758 4.36 The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters by Albert Mohler
0.757 4.34 Chosen by God by R. C. Sproul
0.756 4.46 When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch
0.755 4.34 Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin
0.754 4.07 Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren F. Winner
0.75 4.23 The Goldsworthy Trilogy: (Gospel and Kingdom, Gospel and Wisdom, The Gospel in Revelation) by Graeme Goldsworthy
0.747 4.09 John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, Doxology by Burk Parsons
0.745 4.44 The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller
0.744 4.31 The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges
0.744 4.15 The Canon of Scripture by F. F. Bruce
0.742 4.26 The Autobiography of George Müller by George Müller
0.74 4.25 Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon by Bryan Chapell
0.74 4.23 The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God by D. A. Carson
0.74 4.54 The Mortification of Sin by John Owen
0.736 4.23 Everyone's A Theologian by R. C. Sproul
0.735 4.5 The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul
0.733 3.91 Worship by the Book by D. A. Carson
0.732 4.47 Thoughts for Young Men by J. C. Ryle
0.728 4.32 The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation by Michael Reeves
0.721 4.49 Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices by Thomas Brooks
0.718 4.27 The Gospel for Real Life: Turn to the Liberating Power of the Cross...Every Day (Now Includes Study Guide) by Jerry Bridges
0.716 3.93 The Doctrines that Divide: A Fresh Look at the Historic Doctrines that Separate Christians by Erwin Lutzer
0.716 4.43 Addictions : a banquet in the grave : finding hope in the power of the Gospel by Edward T. Welch
0.714 4.3 Beyond Opinion: Living the Faith We Defend by Ravi Zacharias
0.713 4.16 The Jesus You Can't Ignore: What You Must Learn from the Bold Confrontations of Christ by John MacArthur
0.711 4.3 Taking God At His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me by Kevin DeYoung
0.711 4.39 George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century by Arnold A. Dallimore
0.71 3.97 The Gospel and Personal Evangelism by Mark Dever
0.709 4.21 Church Membership by Jonathan Leeman
0.709 4.43 The Bruised Reed by Richard Sibbes
0.697 4.17 Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic by David Currie
0.691 4.51 Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by G. K. Beale
0.686 3.73 Surprised by Suffering by R. C. Sproul
0.684 4.42 The Christian Ministry: With An Inquiry Into The Causes Of Its Inefficiency With Especial Reference To The Ministry Of The Establishment by Charles Bridges
0.682 4.22 Evangelicalism Divided: A Record of Crucial Change in the Years 1950 to 2000 by Iain H. Murray
0.68 4.33 Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters by Timothy Keller
0.676 4.51 Preaching & Preachers by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
0.676 4.53 A Divine Cordial by Thomas Watson
0.674 4.47 The Cross and Christian Ministry: Leadership Lessons from 1 Corinthians by D. A. Carson
0.673 4.35 Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus (9Marks: Building Healthy Churches) by J. MacK Stiles
0.672 4.22 Spurgeon: A New Biography by Arnold A. Dallimore
0.669 4.45 The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
0.666 4.1 Zeal without Burnout by Christopher Ash
0.663 4.3 Is God anti-gay? by Sam Allberry
0.661 4.18 What Is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission by Kevin DeYoung
0.651 4.3 Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health by Donald S. Whitney
0.641 4.46 Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus (9marks: Building Healthy Churches) by Mark Dever
0.638 4.39 Dominion and Dynasty: A Biblical Theology of the Hebrew Bible by Stephen G. Dempster
0.627 4.42 Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: The Application of Biblical Theology to Expository Preaching by Graeme Goldsworthy
0.626 4.42 The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction by Sinclair B. Ferguson
0.623 4.08 The Holy Spirit (Contours of Christian Theology) by Sinclair B. Ferguson
0.617 4.41 The Message of the Old Testament: Promises Made by Mark Dever
0.617 4.38 Sex and the Supremacy of Christ by John Piper
0.611 4.71 The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions by Arthur G. Bennett
0.608 4.02 The Crisis of Caring: Recovering the Meaning of True Fellowship by Jerry Bridges
0.608 4.55 The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism, and Gospel Assurance—Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters by Sinclair B. Ferguson
0.603 4.43 The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World by Rosaria Butterfield
0.598 4.5 Jonathan Edwards' Resolutions: And Advice to Young Converts by Jonathan Edwards
0.577 4.25 Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today (9marks: Building Healthy Churches) by David R. Helm
0.564 4.41 In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement by J. I. Packer
0.551 4.79 The ESV Study Bible by Crossway Bibles
0.548 4.6 Revival and Revivalism by Iain H. Murray
0.533 4.34 The Doctrines of Grace by James Montgomery Boice
0.519 4.71 New Geneva Study Bible: Bringing the Light of the Reformation to Scripture (New King James Version) by Luder G. Whitlock
0.369 4.81 Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller