Controversial Books for OlindaLibrary

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
1.209 4.02 Original Blessing by Matthew Fox
1.075 3.27 Jesus the Man: Decoding the Real Story of Jesus and Mary Magdalene by Barbara Thiering
1.072 3.76 Honest to God by John A. T. Robinson
1.059 3.84 A New Christianity for a New World: Why Traditional Faith is Dying & How a New Faith is Being Born by John Shelby Spong
1.055 3.64 Nothing is Impossible by Christopher Reeve
1.05 3.71 Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter
1.046 3.67 Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck
1.032 3.52 50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need to Know by Ben Dupré
1.019 3.99 Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy by Sarah Ban Breathnach
1.004 3.83 The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
0.989 3.74 All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum
0.97 3.76 The Jefferson Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth by Thomas Jefferson
0.966 3.46 The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide by Rev. Dr. William Sinkford
0.962 4.1 The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago
0.949 3.94 The Bhagavad Gita by Barbara Stoler Miller
0.937 4.03 The Great Code: The Bible and Literature by Northrop Frye
0.934 3.69 Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography by John Dominic Crossan
0.914 3.92 Transgender Warriors : Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman by Leslie Feinberg
0.913 4.03 Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh
0.905 3.92 A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright
0.897 3.91 Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects by Bertrand Russell
0.891 3.92 Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
0.889 3.99 The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul by Douglas R. Hofstadter
0.873 3.82 Antagonists in the Church: How to Identify and Deal with Destructive Conflict by Kenneth C. Haugk
0.859 3.91 A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism by John A. Buehrens
0.852 4.02 The Faith: What Christians Believe, Why They Believe It, and Why It Matters by Charles W. Colson
0.845 4.1 You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times by Howard Zinn
0.837 3.37 Godless Morality: Keeping Religion out of Ethics by Richard Holloway
0.825 4.25 Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
0.806 3.4 Understanding Islam by Thomas W. Lippman
0.772 4.39 Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading by Martin Linsky
0.77 3.79 Fire and Ice by Michael Adams
0.77 4.02 The Invasion of Canada: 1812-1813 by Pierre Berton
0.76 4.14 Palm-of-the-Hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata
0.733 4.04 The Gospel According to Jesus: A New Translation and Guide to His Essential Teachings for Believers and Unbelievers by Stephen Mitchell
0.72 4 Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life by Frederic Brussat
0.666 4.29 Our Word is Our Weapon by Subcomandante Marcos