Controversial Books for Cameron_Jones

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

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.337 3.43 The Shack by William P. Young
1.283 3.03 The Dawkins Delusion? by Alister McGrath
1.187 3.44 The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians by F. F. Bruce
1.181 3.6 Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by John Eldredge
1.179 3.35 The Purpose-Driven Church: Growth Without Compromising Your Message & Mission by Rick Warren
1.174 3.73 The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
1.169 3.63 The Gospel According to Mark: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition and Notes by William L. Lane
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.111 3.77 The Fight: A Practical Handbook to Christian Living by John White
1.11 3.84 Hard Sayings of the Bible by Walter C. Kaiser
1.098 4.33 The Holy Bible: New King James Version (NKJV) by Thomas Nelson
1.098 3.88 1 Peter by Wayne Grudem
1.086 3.95 The Works of Philo by C. D. Yonge
1.083 4.04 Articles of Faith by James E. Talmage
1.071 3.75 The Epistles of Paul to the Colossians and to Philemon: An Introduction and Commentary by N. T. Wright
1.065 3.69 Psalms 1-72 by Derek Kidner
1.061 3.84 "Fundamentalism" and the Word of God by J. I. Packer
1.054 3.93 The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine
1.046 3.87 Color Index: Over 1100 Color Combinations, CMYK and RGB Formulas, for Print and Web Media by Jim Krause
1.045 3.95 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
1.043 3.88 The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
1.042 3.33 Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Letter to the Hebrews by Donald Guthrie
1.04 4.28 Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch (The IVP Bible Dictionary Series) by David W. Baker
1.037 4.12 Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 1: Genesis 1-15 by Gordon J. Wenham
1.035 4.18 My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
1.033 3.53 Who Moved the Stone? by Frank Morison
1.029 4.1 The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs) by Eugene H. Peterson
1.026 3.57 Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
1.026 3.72 Inside Out by Larry Crabb
1.024 3.6 La Première Gorgée de bière et autres plaisirs minuscules by Philippe Delerm
1.011 3.65 The Epistle of Paul to the Romans by F. F. Bruce
1.011 4.38 A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New by G. K. Beale
1.01 4.01 The Letters of John : an introduction and commentary by John R. W. Stott
1.008 4 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament by John H. Walton
1.008 3.85 Selected Poems by William Wordsworth
1.007 3.67 The Message of Acts by John R. W. Stott
1.003 3.53 Baudolino by Umberto Eco
1 3.77 Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
0.985 3.27 The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith
0.984 3.87 The Works of Josephus by Flavius Josephus
0.982 4.23 The Great Evangelical Disaster by Francis A. Schaeffer
0.982 4.07 Can Man Live Without God? by Ravi Zacharias
0.981 3.79 Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 36: John by George R. Beasley-Murray
0.979 3.78 Atonement [York Notes Advanced] by Anne Rooney
0.978 4 The Marriage Builder by Larry Crabb
0.978 4.05 The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer
0.976 3.99 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.975 3.74 White Teeth by Zadie Smith
0.972 3.75 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
0.969 3.46 Answers to Tough Questions Skeptics Ask About the Christian Faith by Josh D. McDowell
0.968 4.1 Pierced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution by Steve Jeffery
0.965 4.03 Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
0.965 3.71 The Book of Revelation by Robert H. Mounce
0.963 3.94 Evil and the Justice of God by N. T. Wright
0.962 3.69 Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
0.962 4.11 The Gormenghast Trilogy by Mervyn Peake
0.959 4.3 The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Lesslie Newbigin
0.956 3.93 Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. Lewis
0.953 4.13 Sophie's Choice by William Styron
0.952 3.55 The Spire by William Golding
0.951 3.71 Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton
0.951 4.29 The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel
0.946 3.94 London by Edward Rutherfurd
0.946 3.43 The World's Religions by Ninian Smart
0.945 3.11 The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith
0.943 3.44 Brick Lane by Monica Ali
0.943 3.91 Dubliners by James Joyce
0.94 4.07 Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments (The IVP Bible Dictionary Series) by Ralph P. Martin
0.937 3.6 The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology by Simon Winchester
0.936 4.13 Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love by Jerry Bridges
0.935 4.09 The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
0.934 4.03 Disciplines of a Godly Man by R. Kent Hughes
0.934 4.04 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament by Craig S. Keener
0.933 3.48 A Clergyman's Daughter by George Orwell
0.932 4.03 Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell
0.93 3.98 One to One Bible Reading by David Helm
0.929 3.99 Born Again by Charles W. Colson
0.928 3.68 True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
0.928 3.92 The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
0.927 4.07 The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F. F. Bruce
0.923 3.83 The Magician's Apprentice by Trudi Canavan
0.923 3.99 New Testament Greek for Beginners by J. Gresham Machen
0.922 3.88 The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
0.92 3.39 A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
0.918 4.15 Dictionary of Paul and His Letters by Gerald F. Hawthorne
0.918 3.76 Full Circle by Michael Palin
0.916 3.63 The Reformation by Owen Chadwick
0.914 4.23 New Testament History by F. F. Bruce
0.913 4.23 Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp
0.912 4.12 Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 41: Galatians by Richard N. Longenecker
0.912 3.95 The Future of Justification: A Response to N. T. Wright by John Piper
0.911 3.86 The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd
0.909 4.35 Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry by Paul David Tripp
0.909 3.67 The book of Leviticus by Gordon J. Wenham
0.906 4.02 Galatians by F. F. Bruce
0.906 3.82 Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour by Kate Fox
0.905 4.17 The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
0.904 3.88 Proverbs: An Introduction & Commentary (The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series) by Derek Kidner
0.901 4.25 How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil by D. A. Carson
0.9 3.37 The English: A Portrait of a People by Jeremy Paxman
0.896 3.88 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
0.895 3.79 The Christian Theology Reader by Alister E. McGrath
0.893 4.02 The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
0.892 3.8 Dirt Music by Tim Winton
0.891 3.99 How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee
0.891 4.17 The Roots of Endurance: Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce by John Piper
0.889 3.9 In the Beginning by Chaim Potok
0.887 4.16 Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels by Joel B. Green
0.886 4.17 Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs by J. I. Packer
0.886 3.82 The Epistle to the Romans by Leon Morris
0.886 3.81 A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia by Thomas Keneally
0.884 3.84 Tricks of the Mind by Derren Brown
0.883 4.01 Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community by Tim Chester
0.883 3.73 My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
0.883 4.14 What's So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey
0.883 4.04 The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society by Henri J. M. Nouwen
0.883 3.53 Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
0.881 3.97 Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible Today by N. T. Wright
0.88 4.2 The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller
0.876 3.93 People of the Book: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks
0.875 3.78 The Nation's Favourite Poems of Love by BBC
0.874 3.99 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Ireland by DK
0.872 4.06 God's Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts
0.871 4.09 Why We're Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be by Kevin DeYoung
0.871 3.8 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus (New International Biblical Commentary, Volume #13) by Gordon D. Fee
0.87 3.86 The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
0.868 4.17 Engaging With God: A Biblical Theology of Worship by David G. Peterson
0.867 4.2 The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.867 4.22 Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.866 3.81 Panati's Browser's Book of Beginnings by Charles Panati
0.865 3.94 The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
0.865 4.33 Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City by Timothy Keller
0.863 4.03 The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey
0.861 4 Davita's Harp by Chaim Potok
0.859 4.26 Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 44: Colossians, Philemon by Peter T. O'Brien
0.858 4.04 Christian Theology: An Introduction by Alister E. McGrath
0.856 4.18 Paul by F. F. Bruce
0.855 3.57 Genesis (The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series) by Derek Kidner
0.855 3.96 The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views by Robert G. Clouse
0.855 3.53 Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith
0.854 4.43 The Gospel according to John (The Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC)) by D. A. Carson
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.852 4.27 The Princess Bride by William Goldman
0.852 3.89 The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
0.85 4.05 Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
0.85 4.49 The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text (New International Greek Testament Commentary (Grand Rapids, Mich by G. K. Beale
0.847 4.24 Dictionary of New Testament Background by Craig A. Evans
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.846 3.99 The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
0.845 4.27 The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy by Timothy Keller
0.845 4.2 Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther by Roland H. Bainton
0.843 4.26 The Gagging of God by D. A. Carson
0.843 4.24 Exegetical Fallacies by D. A. Carson
0.842 4.17 A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
0.841 4.04 No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
0.839 4 Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks
0.839 3.8 A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks
0.839 4.19 Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman
0.838 3.74 Creation and Fall Temptation: Two Biblical Studies by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.838 3.81 Gospel of Luke: A Commentary on the Greek Text (New International Greek Testament Commentary) by I. Howard Marshall
0.838 3.98 The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today) by John R. W. Stott
0.837 4.29 Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas
0.836 3.94 Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
0.836 4.06 The Mosaic of Christian Belief by Roger E. Olson
0.831 4.28 The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall
0.83 3.86 Around the World in 80 Days by Michael Palin
0.828 3.8 The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
0.825 4.15 Vintage Jesus: Timeless Answers to Timely Questions (Relit Theology) by Mark Driscoll
0.824 4 Great Tales from English History, Volume I by Robert Lacey
0.82 3.84 A History of Israel by John Bright
0.819 4.26 New Testament Commentary Survey by D. A. Carson
0.817 4.11 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
0.814 4.17 Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work by Timothy Keller
0.814 4.05 Caught in the Web of Words: James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary by K. M. Elisabeth Murray
0.812 4.32 The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.81 3.65 The Gospel According to St. Luke by Leon Morris
0.809 3.98 Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
0.809 4.41 Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
0.806 4.39 The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.805 3.75 Migraine by Oliver Sacks
0.805 4.1 The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog by James W. Sire
0.805 4.17 Transforming Mission by David Jacobus Bosch
0.802 3.57 Following Hadrian: A Second-Century Journey through the Roman Empire by Elizabeth Speller
0.8 4.14 The Making of Pride and Prejudice (BBC) by Susie Conklin
0.8 4.2 The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel by Mark Dever
0.798 3.65 Pierre and Jean by Guy de Maupassant
0.797 4.66 The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) by Crossway Bibles
0.796 4.44 A Call to Spiritual Reformation by D. A. Carson
0.794 4.14 Selected Short Stories by Guy de Maupassant
0.787 4.25 A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life by J. I. Packer
0.786 4.33 Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life's Biggest Questions by Timothy Keller
0.785 4.45 Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard J. Bauckham
0.784 4.41 The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller
0.784 3.7 The Mind's Eye by Oliver Sacks
0.783 4.28 Future Grace by John Piper
0.782 4.15 The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness by Kevin DeYoung
0.781 3.85 1700: Scenes from London Life by Maureen Waller
0.781 4.39 The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer
0.781 3.88 Christ and Culture Revisited by D. A. Carson
0.78 3.79 The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom by Simon Winchester
0.779 4.06 Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in the Global Markets by Steven Drobny
0.778 3.68 Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries) by I. Howard Marshall
0.776 3.8 Shakespeare: The World as Stage (Eminent Lives) by Bill Bryson
0.776 4.07 The Metaphysical Poets by Helen Louise Gardner
0.774 4.15 An Introduction to the New Testament by D. A. Carson
0.774 4.28 King's Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus by Timothy Keller
0.769 3.99 C.S. Lewis—A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet by Alister McGrath
0.768 4.47 The Return of The King by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.762 3.82 Who Was Jesus? by N. T. Wright
0.759 4.39 Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God by J. I. Packer
0.755 4.11 An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks
0.752 4.38 Paul: An Outline of His Theology by Herman N. Ridderbos
0.75 4.25 I Had a Black Dog: His Name was Depression by Matthew Johnstone
0.75 4.23 The Goldsworthy Trilogy: (Gospel and Kingdom, Gospel and Wisdom, The Gospel in Revelation) by Graeme Goldsworthy
0.749 4 The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul by Wayne A. Meeks
0.748 3.91 In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture by Alister McGrath
0.745 4.06 The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.744 4.15 The Canon of Scripture by F. F. Bruce
0.742 4.19 Biblical Theology by Geerhardus Vos
0.74 4.23 The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God by D. A. Carson
0.733 3.91 Worship by the Book by D. A. Carson
0.732 4.59 The Resurrection of the Son of God by N. T. Wright
0.731 4.31 The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel
0.731 4.21 No Compromise: The Life Story of Keith Green by Melody Green
0.723 4.41 The Cross of Christ by John R. W. Stott
0.716 4.04 Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth
0.712 3.94 Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief by Bruce Milne
0.709 4.15 The New Testament Background: Selected Documents by Charles K. Barrett
0.705 3.92 The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith
0.703 4.27 Philippians by Peter T. O'Brien
0.698 4.44 The Good News We Almost Forgot: Rediscovering the Gospel in a 16th Century Catechism by Kevin DeYoung
0.696 4.42 Our Father Abraham: Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith by Marvin R. Wilson
0.694 4.23 Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus by D. A. Carson
0.686 4.26 Finding God by Larry Crabb
0.668 4.26 According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible by Graeme Goldsworthy
0.662 4.38 The Letter to the Ephesians (Pillar New Testament Commentary) by Peter T. O'Brien
0.66 4.07 Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library) by Daniel J. Treier
0.658 3.41 Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine by Roy Porter
0.657 4.29 The Church by Edmund P. Clowney
0.643 4.48 Showing the Spirit: A Theological Exposition of 1 Corinthians, 12-14 by D. A. Carson
0.638 4.37 Dominion and Dynasty: A Biblical Theology of the Hebrew Bible by Stephen G. Dempster
0.636 4 Born of a Woman: A Bishop Rethinks the Virgin Birth and the Treatment of Women by a Male-Dominated Church by John Shelby Spong
0.636 4.15 Basics for Believers: An Exposition of Philippians by D. A. Carson
0.634 4.44 For the Love of God: A Daily Companion for Discovering the Treasures of God's Word (Volumes 1&2) by D. A. Carson
0.631 4.56 Practical Religion by J. C. Ryle
0.627 4.4 Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: The Application of Biblical Theology to Expository Preaching by Graeme Goldsworthy
0.623 4.1 The Holy Spirit (Contours of Christian Theology) by Sinclair B. Ferguson
0.612 4.43 Present Concerns by C. S. Lewis
0.603 4.02 For the Love of God, Volume 1 by D. A. Carson
0.603 4.45 The Complete Novels of George Orwell by George Orwell
0.585 3.96 The Selected Poems of William Blake by William Blake
0.58 4.62 The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones
0.577 4.25 Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today (9marks: Building Healthy Churches) by David R. Helm
0.522 3.83 The Secret Purposes by David Baddiel
0.5 4.73 The Big Picture Story Bible by David R. Helm
0.484 4.71 The Cook's Companion by Stephanie Alexander
0.458 4.7 The Gospel of Mark: New International Commentary on the Greek Testament (New International Greek Testament Commentary) by R. T. France