Controversial Books for MichaelMeinhart

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
1.315 3.73 The Sixteen Documents of Vatican II by Walter M. Abbott
1.207 3.85 Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta by Mother Teresa
1.207 3.51 Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
1.184 3.49 Father Joe by Tony Hendra
1.174 3.91 Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet G. Woititz
1.174 3.76 Philosophy for Understanding Theology by Diogenes Allen
1.155 4.11 The Trinity by Saint Augustine
1.144 3.48 A Pilgrim's Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius of Loyola by Ignatius of Loyola
1.142 3.43 The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
1.136 3.93 The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius of Loyola
1.112 3.5 90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life {memoir} by Don Piper
1.101 3.52 Proslogion, with the Replies of Gaunilo and Anselm by Anselm
1.098 4.23 Catechism of the Catholic Church by Catholic Church
1.057 3.43 The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
1.054 3.94 The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine
1.043 3.71 Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1.038 3.54 Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief by Huston Smith
1.035 3.72 The Divide by Elizabeth Kay
1.03 4.1 The New Jerusalem Bible by Henry Wansbrough
1.03 3.86 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 4.09 The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis
1.015 3.23 Next by Michael Crichton
1.013 3.77 Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart
1.012 3.81 Beowulf by Beowulf Poet
1.011 4.19 Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Joseph Ratzinger
1.007 3.55 Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
1.003 3.94 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
0.991 3.86 Getting to Yes : Negotiating Agreement without Giving In by Roger Fisher
0.991 3.87 The End by Lemony Snicket
0.98 3.7 Decision Points by George W. Bush
0.979 3.07 Praying the Psalms by Thomas Merton
0.979 3.81 Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
0.978 3.89 A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements
0.976 3.89 In the Beginning...: A Catholic Understanding of the Story of Creation and the Fall (Resourcement) by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
0.968 4.17 The Elements of Style by William Jr. Strunk
0.968 3.89 The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
0.967 3.73 Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
0.967 3.49 Exiles by Ron Hansen
0.966 4.08 Reading the Old Testament an introduction by Lawrence Boadt by Lawrence Boadt
0.965 3.7 The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
0.963 3.99 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins
0.957 3.9 There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar
0.956 4.02 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
0.955 3.47 Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
0.955 3.89 Rise, Let Us Be On Our Way by Pope John Paul II
0.954 3.81 Candide by Voltaire
0.953 3.81 Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
0.952 3.79 Blizzard's Wake by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
0.952 3.27 Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
0.951 4.27 The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel
0.949 3.59 Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
0.949 3.64 Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
0.944 3.9 On Free Choice of the Will by Saint Augustine
0.939 4.29 Deus Caritas Est: God is Love by Benedictus XVI
0.935 4.23 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
0.931 3.63 The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket
0.93 4.15 The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth by Scott Hahn
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
0.925 3.95 Notes From The Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
0.925 4.12 Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.924 4.07 Babe & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure by Dan Gutman
0.922 3.73 The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
0.919 4.16 Hamlet by William Shakespeare
0.913 4.04 Shoeless Joe & Me by Dan Gutman
0.911 4.26 Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
0.911 3.71 The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
0.908 4.01 The Canterbury Tales [Bantam Classics abridged] by Geoffrey Chaucer
0.907 3.91 Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.903 3.94 The Complete Father Brown Stories by G. K. Chesterton
0.902 3.77 The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
0.901 3.9 The Penultimate Peril by Lemony Snicket
0.9 3.81 The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket
0.9 4.39 Taking Charge of Your Fertility [2006 rev. ed.] by Toni Weschler
0.899 3.83 The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
0.897 4.12 Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
0.895 3.97 The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni
0.895 4.11 The Portable Machiavelli by Peter Bondanella
0.893 4.02 The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
0.893 3.88 The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket
0.892 4.02 Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.889 4.1 The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith
0.887 3.81 The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket
0.886 4.06 The Lost City of Faar by D. J. MacHale
0.886 3.85 The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket
0.885 3.85 The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket
0.884 4.21 A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken
0.883 4.03 The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society by Henri J. M. Nouwen
0.881 3.79 The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket
0.876 3.8 The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket
0.87 4.35 The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
0.869 4.13 Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis
0.869 4.34 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.866 3.92 The Universe, the Gods, and Men: Ancient Greek Myths Told by Jean-Pierre Vernant by Jean-Pierre Vernant
0.866 4.21 Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
0.853 4.41 Humanae Vitae: Of Human Life by Pope Paul VI
0.853 3.97 TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris Anderson
0.851 3.67 Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.851 3.97 A Modest Proposal and Other Satirical Works by Jonathan Swift
0.85 4.67 Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology Of The Body by John Paul II
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.847 3.99 Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
0.842 4.17 A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
0.841 4.22 The Secret of the Rosary by Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort
0.839 3.92 Back To The Divide by Elizabeth Kay
0.835 4.2 Called to Communion: Understanding the Church Today by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
0.834 4.04 Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
0.83 3.83 How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
0.812 4.18 Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel
0.811 4.33 Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance Into Jerusalem To The Resurrection by Benedictus XVI
0.805 3.83 It's Okay to Laugh (Crying Is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort
0.787 3.99 The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty by Willie Robertson
0.779 4.29 The Man Born to Be King by Dorothy L. Sayers
0.774 4.14 Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism by Scott Hahn
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.764 4.48 Introduction to Christianity by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
0.759 4.1 The Name of God Is Mercy by Pope Francis
0.747 4.04 Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives by Pope Benedict XVI
0.728 3.93 The First Seven Ecumenical Councils (325-787): Their History and Theology by Leo Donald Davis
0.706 3.88 The Message of the Psalms: A Theological Commentary by Walter Brueggemann
0.665 4.37 Saved in Hope: Spe Salvi by Pope Benedict XVI