Church Times 100 best Christian books


  1. Confessions by Saint Augustine
  2. The Rule of Benedict by St.Benedict
  3. Summa Theologica by Saint Thomas Aquinas
  4. Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich
  5. The Divine Comedy Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso by Dante Alighieri
  6. Pensees by Blaise Pascal
  7. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  8. City of God by Saint Augustine
  9. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a. Kempis
  10. Complete English Poems by George Herbert
  11. Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot
  12. Apologia Pro Vita Sua by Cardinal John Henry Newman
  13. Church Dogmatics by Karl Barth
  14. The Dark Night of the Soul by Saint John of the Cross
  15. Centuries of Meditations by Thomas Traherne
  16. Paradise Lost by John Milton
  17. Gerard Manley Hopkins The Major Works by Gerard Manley Hopkins
  18. The Cloud of Unknowing and Other Works by Anon
  19. Christ and Culture by H. Richard Niebuhr
  20. C. S. Lewis Signature Classic Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
  21. Ecclesiastical History of the English People With Bede’s Letter to Egbert and Cut… by the Venerable Saint Bede
  22. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  23. Personal Writings by St.Ignatius of Loyola
  24. Interior Castle The Classic Text with a Spiritual Commentary by St. Teresa of Avila
  25. The Philokalia The Complete Text Compiled by St.Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain an… by Anon
  26. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  27. Selected Poems Donne by John Donne
  28. The Screwtape Letters Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil by C. S. Lewis
  29. Waiting for God by Simone Weil
  30. Collected Poems : R S Thomas by R. S. Thomas
  31. Moral Man and Immoral Society A Study in Ethics and Politics by Reinhold Niebuhr
  32. A Theology of Liberation by Gustavo Gutierrez
  33. In Memory of Her Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
  34. Christianity and Social Order by William Temple
  35. Fear and Trembling Dialectical Lyric by Johannes de Silentio by Soren Kierkegaard
  36. The Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion by Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
  37. Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  38. The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
  39. The Cost of Discipleship, New Edition by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  40. The Quest of the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer
  41. The Idea of the Holy by Rudolf Otto
  42. The Christian Priest Today by Arthur Michael Ramsey
  43. After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre
  44. Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
  45. An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent by John Henry Newman
  46. Love’s Endeavour, Love’s Expense The Response of Being to the Love of God by W.H. Vanstone
  47. Christianity Rediscovered by Vincent J. Donovan
  48. The Wound of Knowledge Christian Spirituality from the New Testament to St. John … by Rowan Williams
  49. Mysticism by Evelyn Underhill
  50. The Epistle to the Romans by Karl Barth
  51. The Crucified God 40th Anniversary Edition by Jurgen Moltmann
  52. Being as Communion by John D. Zizioulas
  53. The Journal of John Wesley by John Wesley
  54. Journal of a Soul by Pope John XXIII
  55. Mystical Theology and the Celestial Hierarchies by Dionysus the Aeropagite
  56. The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying by Jeremy Taylor
  57. Grace Abounding With Other Spiritual Autobiographies by John Bunyan
  58. On God and Christ The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius by Gregory of Nazianzus
  59. The Complete Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis De Sales
  60. The Peaceable Kingdom A Primer in Christian Ethics by Stanley Hauerwas
  61. An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine by John Henry Newman
  62. God of Surprises by Gerard Hughes
  63. A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
  64. God, Sexuality and the Self An Essay on the Trinity by Sarah Coakley
  65. The Return of the Prodigal Son A Story of Homecoming by Henri J. M. Nouwen
  66. Old Testament Theology The Theology of Israel’s Historical Traditions by Gerhard Von Rad
  67. Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing Spiritual Preparation for the Office of Conf… by Soren Kierkegaard
  68. The Foolishness of God by John Austin Baker
  69. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  70. The Descent of the Dove A Short History of the Holy Spirit in the Church by Charles Williams
  71. The True Wilderness by Williams, H.A.
  72. The Man Born to Be King by Dorothy Sayers
  73. The Go-between God by John V Taylor
  74. The Stature of Waiting by W. H. Vanstone
  75. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
  76. Complete Poems by Emily Dickinson
  77. Naught For Your Comfort by Trevor Huddleston
  78. Lux Mundi A Series of Studies in the Religion of the Incarnation by Charles Gore
  79. On Being a Christian by Hans Kung
  80. Paul and the Faithfulness of God by N. T. Wright
  81. The Christian Faith by Friedrich Schleiermacher
  82. Principles of Christian Theology by John Macquarrie
  83. Surprised by Joy by C. S. Lewis
  84. The Courage to be by Paul Tillich
  85. Basic Christianity Who is Jesus? Why the Cross? Why is it Relevant Today? by John R. W. Stott
  86. Evil and the God of Love by John Harwood Hick
  87. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Select Narratives by John Foxe
  88. The Stripping of the Altars Traditional Religion in England,1400–1580 by Eamon Duffy
  89. Jesus the Jew by Geza Vermes
  90. Readings in St. John’s Gospel by William Temple
  91. Peter Abelard by Helen Waddell
  92. Love Almighty and Ills Unlimited by Austin Farrer
  93. Ninety-Six Sermons by the Right Honourable and Reverend Father in God, Lancelot … by Lancelot Andrewes
  94. The Diary of a Country Priest by Georges Bernanos
  95. The Vision of God Christian Doctrine of the “Summum Bonum” by Kenneth E. Kirk
  96. Theology and Social Theory Beyond Secular Reason by John Milbank
  97. The Gospel and the Catholic Church by Arthur Michael Ramsey
  98. The Glass Of Vision by Austin Farrer
  99. The Need for Roots Prelude to a Declaration of Duties Towards Mankind by Simone Weil

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