Illuminations

A Listmania! list by Adrian Bailey (Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom)
 
Bible: New International Version Study Bible (Bible Niv)
1.  Bible: New International Version Study Bible (Bible Niv) by Kenneth L. Barker
The list author says:
  "This translation is easy to read with helpful notes - my favourite book that I read most days."
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Journey Towards Holiness: A Way of Living for God's Nation
2.  Journey Towards Holiness: A Way of Living for God's Nation by Alan Kreider
The list author says:
  "How should we live? What ethical standards should we embrace? This book describes a way of living, which is radical and rooted in the Christian faith. Extremely challenging reading."
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (Penguin Psychology)
3.  The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (Penguin Psychology) by Erving Goffman
The list author says:
  "Sociology is the art of stating the obvious. Genuine insights from a master of observation."
£7.69   Used & New from: £2.79
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Catch-22
4.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "Heller uses the 'theatre' of war to question modern conceptions of reason and sanity.  A classic exploration of humanity alienated by bureaucracy and machine age calculation."
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Crime and Punishment (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  Crime and Punishment (Oxford World's Classics) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The list author says:
  "Nietzsche meets Jesus Christ in this clash of moral philosophies. Dostoevsky explores the social and psychological consequences of dispensing with moral law."
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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition
6.  Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition by Robert Pirsig
The list author says:
  "Philosophy and confessional narrative combine as Pirsig uses motorcycle maintenance as a metaphor for life and his pursuit of quality. Worth reading for a number of brilliant aphorisms."
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L'Assommoir (Penguin Classics)
7.  L'Assommoir (Penguin Classics) by Emile Zola
The list author says:
  "A story about the search for happiness and the destructive effects of urban poverty and moral decadence on human life. A nuanced view of working class Paris in the nineteenth century."
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Germinal (Oxford World's Classics)
8.  Germinal (Oxford World's Classics) by Émile Zola
The list author says:
  "Anarchism, socialism, capitalism, poverty, mining, murder, sex, violence, disease, friendship, bereavement, survival, betrayal, morality, complexity...its all here. Must be read."
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The Card (Edwardian)
9.  The Card (Edwardian) by Arnold Bennett
The list author says:
  "Humorous insight into nineteeth century Stoke-on-Trent. Edward Henry Machin dares to be different and takes on the town in a variety of escapades and mad schemes."
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The Historical Christ & the Jesus of Faith ' the Incarnational Narrative as History '
10.  The Historical Christ & the Jesus of Faith ' the Incarnational Narrative as History ' by C. Stephen Evans
The list author says:
  "Argues that the Christian doctrine of the incarnation, is reasonable and consistent with historical evidence. It identifies the weaknesses of critical theology and affirms orthodox belief."
£37.27   Used & New from: £8.26

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
11.  The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
The list author says:
  "Through the lives of working class decorators, Tressell shows how unbridled capitalism destroys humanity and results in poorly decorated houses. Ultimately nobody wins in this kind of system."
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In Dubious Battle (Penguin Modern Classics)
12.  In Dubious Battle (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Relevant to contemporary debates about direct action, Steinbeck questions the morality of certain forms of working class protest."
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The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance
13.  The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance by Leon Morris
The list author says:
  "Why did Jesus Christ die? What was achieved through the crucifixion of the incarnate God? A important book, well written."
£12.83   Used & New from: £2.35

The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics
14.  The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics by Stanley Hauerwas
The list author says:
  "Has the Western state bound church any hope of regaining or retaining integrity in the contemporary world. Hauerwas offers his view of how Christian faith can inform ethical practice."
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Truth and the Reality of God: Essay in Natural Theology
15.  Truth and the Reality of God: Essay in Natural Theology by Ian S. Markham
The list author says:
  "An advocacy of theism based upon a realist defense of truth. Explores whether critical realism provides a warrant for natural theology?"
£54.86   Used & New from: £1.15
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The Brothers Karamazov (Penguin Classics)
16.  The Brothers Karamazov (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "An exploration of the modern human condition. Through a range of characters the author reflects on the transcendent, subjective and institututional aspects of morality, justice and truth ."
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Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth
17.  Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard Foster
The list author says:
  "Christianity is presented as a way of life that is orientated to God. The book describes a range of individual and corporate disciplines that help us to focus upon God."
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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
18.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Favourite childhood read."
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Revelation (Tyndale New Testament commentaries)
19.  Revelation (Tyndale New Testament commentaries) by Leon Morris
The list author says:
  "If you have the patience to study hard, this is an inspirational read."
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The Politics of Jesus
20.  The Politics of Jesus by John Howard Yoder
The list author says:
  "Excellent exposition that explains why Christianity ought to be engaged in politics and how the political dimensions of Jesus Christ's ministry have been overlooked."
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The Hiding Place (Hodder Christian paperbacks)
21.  The Hiding Place (Hodder Christian paperbacks) by Corrie Ten Boom
The list author says:
  "Inspiring story of a woman's faith."
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The Genealogy of Our Present Moral Disarray: An Essay in Comparative Philosophy (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy)
22.  The Genealogy of Our Present Moral Disarray: An Essay in Comparative Philosophy (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy) by Anna Makolkin
The list author says:
  "Interesting and unconventional analysis of the Western philosophical tradition. Thinks through a number of key names and their moral approaches."
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Literary Theory: An Introduction
23.  Literary Theory: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton
The list author says:
  "A rich trawl through the history of literary criticism, introducing the philosophies of many great thinkers."
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Orientalism
24.  Orientalism by Edward W. Said
The list author says:
  "A fantastic research methodology applied to imperial occidental constructions of the 'orient'.  A vivid and captivating read."
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Truth is Stranger Than it Used to be: Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age (Gospel & culture)
25.  Truth is Stranger Than it Used to be: Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age (Gospel & culture) by Brian Walsh
The list author says:
  "Postmodern thought and evangelical Christian thinking combine and make a lot of sense. The key to the book is its narrative epistemological approach to truth. Excellent stuff and fairly easy to read."
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Discussion Replies Latest Post
Which translation is best? 2 2 Apr 2014
Should I read it, ive seen the films, Is it worth it? 9 30 Dec 2012
catch 22 6 17 Jul 2012
What happened to the Kindle version? 0 2 Jan 2012
Is this still relevant today? 2 13 May 2011
Luke 24:13 - Emmaus 0 4 Jan 2011
Luke 2:2 0 4 Jan 2011
John 2:20 0 4 Jan 2011
Catch 22 1 27 Jun 2010
Russian historical romance in the genre of The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons 0 20 Apr 2010
McDuff's translation. 0 29 Jun 2009
penguin popular classics 0 19 Apr 2009
 
   

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