BOOKS ON RELIGIONS AND SPIRITUALITY
Major books on religion and spirituality
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|Philip Zaleski, "The best spiritual writing 1999," Harper San
Francisco, (1999). "...a significant addition to the spiritual literature of our
time." Read reviews
or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store.|
|Harper San Francisco has prepared a list of the 100 best spiritual books of the century.
Among them are:
|Karl Barth, "The epistle to the Romans," Oxford Univ. Press, (6th
edition; 1968). Review/order
|Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "The cost of discipleship," Simon & Schuster.
"...a compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency..."
|Shusaku Endo, "Silence," Parkwest Pub., (1980) "Read this book;
cherish it's message. It will haunt you forever..." Review/order
|Dag Hammarskjöld, "Markings," Ballantine, (1993) "A book of
meditations. A revealing spiritual self-portrait by one of the great peacmakers of our
|William James, "The varieties of religious experience," Random House,
(1999). "...for many critics one of the best works of nonfiction written in the
20th century." Review/order
|C.S. Lewis, "Mere Christianity: Comprising the case for Christianity, Christian
behavior and beyond personality," Touchstone books, (1996). "This book is
a must for any Believer." Review/order
|Thomas Merton, "The seven storey mountain" Harcourt Brace, (1998)
"...one of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century."
|Marvin Meyer, "The gospel of Thomas: The hidden sayings of Jesus,"
Harper San Francisco, (1992). Review/order
this book (The Gospel of Thomas is one of about 40 gospels that
were widely accepted among early Christians, but which never
made it into the Christian Scriptures. |
|John Neihardt, "Black Elk speaks," Fine Communications, (1997). "A
definite must-read for anyone wishing to understand Native American life." Review/order
|Pope John Paul, "Crossing the threshold of hope," Random House,
(1995) "...an exhortation to encouragement, hope, and faith." Review/order
|Robert Pirsig, "Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance: An inquiry into
values," Bantam (1984). "Profoundly important...full of insights
into our most perplexing contemporary dilemmas..." Review/order
|Huston Smith, "The world's religions," Harper San Francisco, (1992).
"The best one-volume book on world religions." Review/order
|Mother Teresa, "A simple path,"
Ballantine, (1995) "This book
will open your heart and literally enlighten your life." Review/order
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Copyright date: 1996 to 2001 incl. by Ontario
Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Last updated: 2001-OCT-25
Hyperlinks last checked: 2000-AUG-21
Author: B.A. Robinson