10 Essential “Must Reads” for Christians

Coming up with a top ten list of essential “must read” books is difficult.  My proclivity is toward the great “cloud of witnesses” that have gone before us. One of the most difficult things is deciding what category of books to include in the list: theology? spirituality? fiction? biography? Well, you get the picture. books So here it is in no particular order.

The Brothers Karamazov~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Confessions~ Augustine

The Cost of Discipleship~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Practice of the Presence of God~ Brother Lawrence

Mere Christianity~ C.S. Lewis

The Ragamuffin Gospel ~ Brennan Manning

The Politics of Jesus~ John Howard Yoder

Desiring God~ John Piper

Experiencing the Depths of Jesus Christ ~ Jeanne Guyon

What’s So Amazing About Grace?~ Philip Yancey

What does your list look like?  Who are your favorite Christian authors (fiction/nonfiction)?  What books have influenced you the most?

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Published in: on March 12, 2009 at 4:37 pm  Leave a Comment