Top 10 Books

by Elijah

Top 10 Works of Fiction

  1. Absolom! Absolom! (1936) William Faulkner
  2. Nine Stories (1953) J.D. Salinger
  3. Freddy’s Book (1980) John Gardner
  4. Heart of Darkness (1902) Joseph Conrad
  5. As I Lay Dying (1930) William Faulkner
  6. Wise Blood (1952) Flannery O’Connor
  7. The Brothers Karamazov (1880) Fyodor Dostoevsky
  8. Lanark (1981) Alasdair Gray
  9. Moby-Dick (1851) Herman Melville
  10. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (1954) J.R.R. Tolkien

Top 10 Works of Non-Fiction

  1. Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty (2015) Charles Leerhsen
  2. Chronicles: Volume One (2004) Bob Dylan
  3. The Right Stuff (1979) Tom Wolfe
  4. The Souls of Black Folk (1903) W.E.B. Du Bois
  5. Girl in a Band (2015) Kim Gordon
  6. First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong (2005) James R. Hansen
  7. Ho Chi Minh (2007) Pierre Rocheux
  8. How Music Works (2012) David Byrne
  9. Wilderness Essays (2011) John Muir
  10. Relativity: The Special and General Theory (1916) Albert Einstein

Top 10 Pre-modern Works of Theology & Biblical Studies

  1. On the Incarnation (4th century) Athanasius
  2. Commentaries on Romans (1540) John Calvin
  3. Confessions (398) Augustine
  4. Prayers and Meditations (11th century) Anselm of Canterbury
  5. On the Priesthood (4th century) John Chrysostom
  6. Dark Night of the Soul (16th century) John of the Cross
  7. On the Holy Spirit (4th century) Basil
  8. Life of Antony (362) Athanasius
  9. On the Trinity (419) Augustine
  10. First Apology (155) Justin Martyr

Top 10 Modern Works of Theology & Biblical Studies

  1. Church Dogmatics IV.3.1 (1959) Karl Barth
  2. A Theology of Liberation (1971) Gustavo Gutiérrez
  3. The Crucified God (1972) Jürgen Moltmann
  4. The Cost of Discipleship (1937) Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  5. Church: Charism and Power (1981) Leonardo Boff
  6. Being as Communion (1985) John Zizioulas
  7. The Epistle to the Romans (1922) Karl Barth
  8. The Mystery of the Kingdom of God (1914) Albert Schweitzer
  9. Fear and Trembling (1843) Søren Kierkegaard
  10. Christology at the Crossroads (1976) Jon Sobrino
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