100 Must Read Books for the Thinking Christian

The list was compiled based on votes from the Goodreads community

1. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (135 people voted)

2. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis (82 people voted)

3. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (57 people voted)

4. The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel (42 people voted)

5. The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer (42 people voted)

6. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis (34 people voted)

7. My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers (34 people voted)

8. The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (30 people voted)

9. Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton (30 people voted)

10. The Holy Bible: English Standard Version by Anonymous (26 people voted)

11. The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis (26 people voted)

12. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas (25 people voted)

13. The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer (24 people voted)

14. Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan (23 people voted)

15. Confessions by Augustine of Hippo (23 people voted)

16. A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis (22 people voted)

17. What’s So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey (22 people voted)

18. The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (22 people voted)

19. Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist by John Piper (22 people voted)

20. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy J. Keller (20 people voted)

21. Simply Revelation: An Easy Understanding to the Unveiling of Christ by T.R. Estep (19 people voted)

22. Knowing God by J.I. Packer (19 people voted)

23. The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul (18 people voted)

24. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard J. Foster (17 people voted)

25. The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity by Lee Strobel (17 people voted)

26. The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis (17 people voted)

27. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas Ă  Kempis (16 people voted)

28. The Shack by William Paul Young (15 people voted)

29. The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis (16 people voted)

30. Holy Bible: King James Version by Anonymous (14 people voted)

31. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (13 people voted)

32. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (13 people voted)

33. Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C.S. Lewis (13 people voted)

34. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee (13 people voted)

35. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3) by C.S. Lewis (12 people voted)

36. How Should We Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture by Francis A. Schaeffer (12 people voted)

37. Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell (11 people voted)

38. The Power of a Praying Woman by Stormie Omartian (11 people voted)

39. Static Jedi: The Art of Hearing God Through the Noise by Eric Samuel Timm (11 people voted)

40. Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs (11 people voted)

41. Love Your God with All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul by J.P. Moreland (12 people voted)

42. The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian (10 people voted)

43. Reasonable Faith by William Lane Craig (11 people voted)

44. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis (11 people voted)

45. Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan (10 people voted)

46. The Power of a Praying Husband by Stormie Omartian (10 people voted)

47. J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (10 people voted)

48. The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian (10 people voted)

49. Miracles by C.S. Lewis (10 people voted)

50. Prayer Warrior: The Power of Praying Your Way to Victory by Stormie Omartian (9 people voted)

51. Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (10 people voted)

52. The Power of Praying for Your Adult Children by Stormie Omartian (9 people voted)

53. Emotions: Confront the Lies. Conquer with Truth. by Charles F. Stanley (9 people voted)

54. The Francis A. Schaeffer Trilogy: The 3 Essential Books in 1 Volume/the God Who Is There/Escape from Reason/He Is There and He Is Not Silent by Francis A. Schaeffer (9 people voted)

55. A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul E. Miller (9 people voted)

56. The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton (9 people voted)

57. The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom by Corrie ten Boom (9 people voted)

58. Heretics by G.K. Chesterton (9 people voted)

59. A Gospel Primer for Christians: Learning to See the Glories of God’s Love by Milton Vincent (8 people voted)

60. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis (9 people voted)

61. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards (8 people voted)

62. Everything — The untold story of the Rich Young Ruler by Richard A. Hackett Jr. (7 people voted)

63. The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Fully Updated by Josh McDowell (8 people voted)

64. The Divine Code From 1 to 2020: The Meaning of Numbers by Steve Cioccolanti (7 people voted)

65. The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther (8 people voted)

66. Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper (8 people voted)

67. Anchored in Light: Understanding and Overcoming the Five Deadliest Threats to Your Faith by Carl Prude Jr. (7 people voted)

68. Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo (7 people voted)

69. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (7 people voted)

70. A Young Woman’s Guide to Discovering Her Bible by Elizabeth George (7 people voted)

71. The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, #7) by C.S. Lewis (7 people voted)

72. Combat Ready by David Wolstenholm (7 people voted)

73. The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God by Lee Strobel (8 people voted)

74. A Young Man’s Guide to Discovering His Bible by Jim George (7 people voted)

75. On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision by William Lane Craig (7 people voted)

76. A Severe Mercy: A Story of Faith, Tragedy and Triumph by Sheldon Vanauken (7 people voted)

77. Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (7 people voted)

78. The Cross of Christ by John R.W. Stott (7 people voted)

79. The Works of Jonathan Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (7 people voted)

80. From Buddha to Jesus: An Insider’s View of Buddhism and Christianity by Steve Cioccolanti (6 people voted)

81. God by Robert Woeger (6 people voted)

82. The Eyes of the Heart by Richard A. Hackett Jr. (6 people voted)

83. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl (6 people voted)

84. Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine by Wayne A. Grudem (7 people voted)

85. Can Man Live Without God by Ravi Zacharias (6 people voted)

86. I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler (6 people voted)

87. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog by James W. Sire (6 people voted)

88. Flash of Silver: …the Leap That Changed My World by Graham Kerr (5 people voted)

89. Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions by Gregory Koukl (5 people voted)

90. Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith by Rob Bell (5 people voted)

91. Hard Questions, Real Answers by William Lane Craig (6 people voted)

92. The Mystery of the Shemitah: The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America’s Future, the World’s Future, and Your Future! by Jonathan Cahn (5 people voted)

93. The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out by Brennan Manning (5 people voted)

94. Tough Crowd: My Adventures as a Chastity Educator by Shawna Sparrow (5 people voted)

95. Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God by Paul Copan (5 people voted)

96. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards (5 people voted)

97. Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Workbook by Henry T. Blackaby (5 people voted)

98. How Now Shall We Live? by Charles W. Colson (5 people voted)

99. Gently Awakened: The Influence of Faith on Your Artistic Journey by Sara Joseph (4 people voted)

100. Something about Maudy by Delinda McCann (4 people voted)

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