My favourite books with a Christian theme

A Listmania! list by Glenn Myers (UK)
 
Paradise Lost
1.  Paradise Lost by John Milton
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  "Astonishing  that this book, so loved through history, is now relegated to being an undergraduate English text"
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The Pilgrim's Progress
2.  The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
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  "I know of nothing that equals this in originality, wit, or dissection of the human soul"
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Orthodoxy
3.  Orthodoxy by G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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  "Apologia pro vita sua from a witty, creative, writer."
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Mere Christianity
4.  Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
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  "The classic introduction to Christianity."
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The Screwtape Letters: includes Screwtape Proposes a Toast (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics, Sixtieth Anniversary Edition)
5.  The Screwtape Letters: includes Screwtape Proposes a Toast (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics, Sixtieth Anniversary Edition) by C. S. Lewis
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  "His most accomplished novel; Milton absorbed, put to fresh use, spun with wit."
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Simply Christian
6.  Simply Christian by Tom Wright
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  "It doesn't match Lewis's sublime, simple, economical style, but is a fresh take by a modern scholar."
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Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy)
7.  Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Not great sci-fi apart from its brilliance as a re-imagining of the Christian faith."
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Perelandra (The Cosmic Trilogy)
8.  Perelandra (The Cosmic Trilogy) by C. S. Lewis
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  "Second volume of the trilogy begun with 'out of the silent planet'"
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That Hideous Strength (The Cosmic Trilogy)
9.  That Hideous Strength (The Cosmic Trilogy) by C. S. Lewis
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  "The least good of the three; but that's relative."
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Paradise - a divine comedy (Jamie's Myth Book 1)
10.  Paradise - a divine comedy (Jamie's Myth Book 1) by Glenn Myers
The list author says:
  "Out of place perhaps in this exalted company but still one of my favourites. Comic fiction."
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Belief in God in an Age of Science (Yale Nota Bene)
11.  Belief in God in an Age of Science (Yale Nota Bene) by John Polkinghorne
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  "An imtro to the thinking of this physicist and theologian"
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Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul
12.  Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul by Tony Hendra
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  "Spitting Image puppeeter encounters a monk, and then God."
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Gilead
13.  Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
The list author says:
  "Proof that the best literary fiction can be deeply Christian"
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Home
14.  Home by Marilynne Robinson
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  "Part II of the proof; such poignancy about the complex life of the returning, reluctant prodicgal."
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The Street Lawyer
15.  The Street Lawyer by John Grisham
The list author says:
  "Here's how to write a legal thriller about social justice from another Christian writer who is the best in the world at what he does"
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What's So Amazing About Grace?
16.  What's So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey
The list author says:
  "Yancey writes with such skill and grace he's impossible to exclude. A wonderful writer."
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The Open Secret: Introduction to the Theology of Mission
17.  The Open Secret: Introduction to the Theology of Mission by Lesslie Newbigin
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  "This book taught me how to think about God and the world. Reading Newbiggin is the always the start of an adventure."
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