Honestly, I'd have to include about half fiction in there. I would begin with:Explicit Gospel - Matt ChandlerGenerous Justice - Timothy KellerPilgrim at Tinker Creek - Annie DillardProdigal God - Timothy KellerChristian in Complete Armor - William GurnalCrime and Punishment - DostoyevskyTale of Two Cities - DickensMoby Dick - MelvillePride and Prejudice - AustenPilgrims Progress - BunyanThoughts?
I love your list! I should've included more fiction in my list.... that would've been good. I was asked to compile a list for my church and did so.... http://twinoakschurchblog.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/summer-reading-list/ It was hard to narrow down but my biggest thought was: if someone's only going to read one book, which would I really think was worth their time? I haven't yet read Explicit Gospel; I totally want to! But from your list I have read: Generous Justice Prodigal God (I just finished leading a Community Group through this)(Okay I will just admit it here: Tim Keller is a favorite of mine! I listen to his sermons online, have ALL his books... I joke that he's my idol. It's okay... he's not.... quite). Crime and Punishment tale of Two Cities Moby Dick (I actually just started re-reading it) Pride and Prejudice Pilgrims Progress. BTW, on the church list.... there are 2 on the adult list that were not my choices. (The Unlikely Disciple and Just Start). Right now I'm reading a commentary on Philippians because my church is starting a series on it, Moby Dick, and Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible: A Guide to Reading the Bible Well. I haven't forgotten to review your book.... I just am swamped with stuff. (I have about 8 books I have to review this month... and yes, I HAVE TO review them). I love your list! A question: If you were a part of a church that didn't value reading, how would you encourage them to do so?
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