"The Petersens have done us a huge service by convening one hundred of the most influential Christians in one volume." -- -Marshal
"This handy guide will help you choose where to start and tell you why to boot." -- Walt er Elwell, Wheaton College
"You have chosen wisely. Delving into your pages is like meeting some of God's greatest servants in our own time." -- -Dr. Sherwood E. Wirt, founding editor, Decision magazine
From the Back Cover
The power of the written word is astonishing-books can sway the thoughts, trends, and direction of an entire culture. Now, in 100 Christian Books That Changed the Century, you can explore the twentieth century's most influential works-writings that literally made us what we are today.
The authors' top picks will surprise, educate, and inspire you. Engaging reviews of dozens of books make this a wonderful addition to your personal library, whether you're a book lover, librarian, teacher, pastor, speaker, or history buff.
"After exposure to the summaries of these pivotal works, you too will begin scouring your favorite sources for classics that not only changed the twentieth century, but which also are destined to change your life." -Jerry Jenkins, best-selling author, Left Behind series
"Gives an enlightening overview of where evangelicals have been going and what they have been doing. . . . A book that was well worth writing-and is well worth reading." -James Packer, professor, Regent College
"If you enjoy reading books, studying history, learning about writers, and analyzing the impact of ideas on our world, then this book is for you. . . . Expect to have your horizons broadened and your thinking challenged." -Warren W. Wiersbe, author and conference speaker