Books that Have Shaped My Faith

A Listmania! list by Jonathan L. Schindler
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The list author says: "These are all books that have truly challenged my faith and made me redevelop my picture of who Jesus is."
Fear and Trembling (Penguin Classics)
1.  Fear and Trembling (Penguin Classics) by Soren Kierkegaard
The list author says:
  "A book that places the emphasis of faith on a relationship between God and an individual."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Orthodoxy
2.  Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
The list author says:
  "A fantastic (and attractive) defense of the Christian faith."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews)

True Believers Don't Ask Why
3.  True Believers Don't Ask Why by John Fischer
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  "God may not reveal himself, but there is value in the questioning."
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The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims
4.  The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims by Brother Lawrence
The list author says:
  "Presents listening to God as a discipline."
$5.95   Used & New from: $2.30
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Silence
5.  Silence by Shusaku Endo
The list author says:
  "Love is a powerful force--even more powerful than glory."
$7.31   Used & New from: $0.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

The Four Loves
6.  The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
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  "The best book on love I have read."
$9.19   Used & New from: $2.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church
7.  Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N. T. Wright
The list author says:
  "A fantastic book that challenged my view of heaven. Engaging, thoughtful, and well-written."
$16.43   Used & New from: $9.97
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (275 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Brothers Karamazov
8.  The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (346 customer reviews)

A Life of Jesus
9.  A Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo
The list author says:
  "A Japanese perspective to challenge the Western view of Christ."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

A Grief Observed
10.  A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (491 customer reviews)

The Great Divorce
11.  The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (831 customer reviews)

The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God
12.  The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God by Dallas Willard
The list author says:
  "Good examination of the Sermon on the Mount and the concept of the Kingdom of God."
$16.19   Used & New from: $2.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (307 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Cost of Discipleship
13.  The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (383 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith
14.  Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith by Rob Bell
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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
15.  Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (428 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Breakfast of Champions: A Novel
16.  Breakfast of Champions: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "A book about treating others as they are: human beings."
$9.04   Used & New from: $3.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (487 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
17.  Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller
The list author says:
  "I realize this one's kind of trendy, and I don't care for some of it, but it still impacted me quite a bit."
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