Must Read Books for the Thinking Christian

Books which probably do not show up on the bestseller lists, but will help the reader understand what he/she believes and why they believe it.
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Comments (showing 1-9 of 9) (9 new)

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message 1: by Luke (new)

Luke Where's George MacDonald at?


message 2: by Dwight (new)

Dwight Davis I think calling this a list of books for "thinking" Christians may be a bit of a stretch. Most of these books are the opposite of what thinking Christians read.


message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura Dwight wrote: "I think calling this a list of books for "thinking" Christians may be a bit of a stretch. Most of these books are the opposite of what thinking Christians read."

I agree with you I don't like any of the books on this list at all


heartwork.in.progress Laura wrote: "Dwight wrote: "I think calling this a list of books for "thinking" Christians may be a bit of a stretch. Most of these books are the opposite of what thinking Christians read."

I agree with you I ..."


Which of these books have you read and do not like at all, Laura? Why?


message 5: by Smittybox (new)

Smittybox If Rob Bell can make it into the "Thinking" Christian list, then we need to think harder.


Luetricia E Gaston So "thinking Christians" don't read C.S. Lewis or William Lane Craig? Wow!


message 7: by Bobby (new)

Bobby Goldesberry Laura wrote: "Dwight wrote: "I think calling this a list of books for "thinking" Christians may be a bit of a stretch. Most of these books are the opposite of what thinking Christians read."

I agree with you I ..."


I can't imagine that either of you have read any of these books with the statements made. Although all may not be on my favorites list there are many powerful thought provoking books.


message 8: by Bobby (new)

Bobby Goldesberry The Pursuit of Holiness If you are truly seeking a relationship with God this book is a powerful read.


message 9: by Isaac (last edited Aug 21, 2016 07:26AM) (new)

Isaac Low The Almost Christian Discovered will get you thinking about yourself


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