The Resource 25 books every Christian should read : a guide to the essential spiritual classics, edited by Julia L. Roller ; selected by Gayle Beebe ... [et al.]

25 books every Christian should read : a guide to the essential spiritual classics, edited by Julia L. Roller ; selected by Gayle Beebe ... [et al.]

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25 books every Christian should read : a guide to the essential spiritual classics
Title
25 books every Christian should read
Title remainder
a guide to the essential spiritual classics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Julia L. Roller ; selected by Gayle Beebe ... [et al.]
Title variation
Twenty-five books every Christian should read
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In the Christian life, spiritual formation is hugely influenced by devotional reading. Whether its Augustine's Confessions or C. S. Lewis's Mere Christianity, books greatly shape your beliefs and actions. Renovare has long been a proponent of the importance of being well-versed in the spiritual classics. Now they have polled leaders and thinkers in the field to present the twenty five books every Christian must read. These are the books that should be shaping the church, your faith, and your engagement with the world. From timeless classics like Dietrich Bonheoffer's Life Together to contemporary works, 25 BOOKS EVERY CHRISTIAN SHOULD READ will gather the most important books along with historical background, why they made the cut, how to read them, and an excerpt"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
016.230
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Roller, Julia L
  • Renovaré
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Christian literature
Label
25 books every Christian should read : a guide to the essential spiritual classics, edited by Julia L. Roller ; selected by Gayle Beebe ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
On the incarnation / St. Athanasius -- Confessions / St. Augustine -- The sayings of the Desert Fathers / Various -- The rule of St. Benedict / St. Benedict -- The divine comedy / Dante Alighieri -- The cloud of unknowing / Anonymous -- Revelations of divine love (showings) / Julian of Norwich -- The imitation of Christ / Thomas à Kempis -- The philokalia / Various -- Institutes of the Christian religion / John Calvin -- The interior castle / St. Teresa of Avila -- Dark night of the soul / St. John of the Cross -- Pensées / Blaise Pascal -- The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan -- The practice of the presence of God / Brother Lawrence -- A serious call to a devout and holy life / William Law -- The way of a pilgrim / Unknown author -- The brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Orthodoxy / G.K. Chesterton -- The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins -- The cost of discipleship / Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- A testament of devotion / Thomas R. Kelly -- The seven storey mountain / Thomas Merton -- Mere Christianity / C.S. Lewis -- The return of the prodigal son / Henri J.M. Nouwen
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 390 p.
Isbn
9780060841430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018793
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn670475808
  • (OCoLC)670475808
  • 422563
  • 422563
Label
25 books every Christian should read : a guide to the essential spiritual classics, edited by Julia L. Roller ; selected by Gayle Beebe ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
On the incarnation / St. Athanasius -- Confessions / St. Augustine -- The sayings of the Desert Fathers / Various -- The rule of St. Benedict / St. Benedict -- The divine comedy / Dante Alighieri -- The cloud of unknowing / Anonymous -- Revelations of divine love (showings) / Julian of Norwich -- The imitation of Christ / Thomas à Kempis -- The philokalia / Various -- Institutes of the Christian religion / John Calvin -- The interior castle / St. Teresa of Avila -- Dark night of the soul / St. John of the Cross -- Pensées / Blaise Pascal -- The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan -- The practice of the presence of God / Brother Lawrence -- A serious call to a devout and holy life / William Law -- The way of a pilgrim / Unknown author -- The brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Orthodoxy / G.K. Chesterton -- The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins -- The cost of discipleship / Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- A testament of devotion / Thomas R. Kelly -- The seven storey mountain / Thomas Merton -- Mere Christianity / C.S. Lewis -- The return of the prodigal son / Henri J.M. Nouwen
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 390 p.
Isbn
9780060841430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018793
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn670475808
  • (OCoLC)670475808
  • 422563
  • 422563

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