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25 Books Every Christian Should Read : A Guide to the Essential SpiritualClassics

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From the creators of Devotional Classics and Spiritual Classics comes 25 Books Every Christian Should Read, the definitive guide to the most spiritually influential and important books for Christians to read. Renovare, a community of Christians promoting personal and spiritual renewal, put together a prestigious editorial board including Richard Foster, Dallas Willard, Phyllis Tickle, and Richard Rohr, resulting in this wonderful resource for exploring the richness of the Christian tradition.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 177.8 x 223.52 x 30.48mm | 476.27g
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0060841435
  • 9780060841430
  • 333,528

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THIS DEFINITIVE READER FOR ALL CHRISTIANS

Includes Selections from: The Divine ComedyThe Pilgrim's ProgressMere Christianity The Brothers Karamazov The Cost of DiscipleshipPenseesThe Seven Storey MountainA Testament of DevotionRevelations of Divine LoveThe Philokaliaand fifteen more!

For more than twenty years Renovare has pioneered the use of spiritual classics for deepening our lives of discipleship. Their highly praised compendiums Devotional Classics and Spiritual Classics have sold 500,000 copies. Now they have put together a prestigious editorial board and polled respected Christian leaders and thinkers from a variety of Christian traditions, including Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant, to present the twenty-five most spiritually influential and important books for Christians to read.

These are books that should be shaping the church, our faith, and our engagement in the world. From timeless classics like The Imitation of Christ to unexpected selections like Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, 25 Books Every Christian Should Read provides historical background for each work and explains its importance for modern Christians, while including selected readings from every book to get you started. In addition, each chapter ends with discussion questions to the work for use in small groups or for personal reflection. 25 Books Every Christian Should Read is a pivotal resource for the future of Christianity, an invitation into the fullness and richness of the Christian tradition.

The 25 Books Every Christian Should Read Editorial Board: Gayle Beebe, James Catford, Richard J. Foster, Emilie Griffin, Frederica Mathewes-Green, Michael G. Maudlin, Richard Rohr, Lyle SmithGraybeal, Phyllis Tickle, Chris Webb, Dallas Willard, and John Wilson. Edited by Julia L. Roller.
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