Tuesday, April 13, 2010

BYU newspaper

My husband, being thoughtful and nice, brought home a copy of the BYU newspaper for me with a list from the religious department's favorite religious books outside of the scriptures. I thought I'd post it here incase anyone else was interested. Bear in mind that it's just a surveyed list.

1. Jesus the Christ --James E. Talmage
2. All These Things Shall Give Thee Experience -- Neal A. Maxwell
3. Spencer W. Kimball, Twelfth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints --Edward and Andrew Kimball
4. A New Witness for the Articles of Faith -- Bruce R. McConkie
5. Miracle of Forgiveness-- Spencer W. Kimball
6. The Broken Heart-- Bruce C Hafen
7. Multiple C.S. Lewis's books (Mere Christianity was shown)
8. Believing Christ -- Steven Robinson
9. Ode to Intimations of Immortality-- William Wordsworth
10. The Life of Heber C. Kimball-- Orson F. Whitney

Other books mentioned included:
  • Anna Karenina-Leo Tolstoy
  • The Chronicles of Narnia--CS Lewis
  • The Life of Christ-- Frederic W Farrar
  • Man's Search for Meaning--Viktor Frankl
  • O Jerusalem!--Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
  • And There Was Light--Jacques Lusseyran
  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek--Annie Dillard
  • The Gate of Heaven--Mark B. Brown
  • The Cost of Discipleship--Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Yearning for the Living God--F. Enzio Busche

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