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Besides the bible what are some good christian books you have read and would recomend?

 
okmommy08

Asked by okmommy08 at 9:15 AM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • 'the five love languages of children', by gary chapman and ross campbell. it is labeled 'xtian', and there of course is a xtian bend to their message, but its a good eye-opener for any busy parent, to look beyond the obvious, and really SEE their children and the 'messages' their children are sending.
    i'd recommend it to anyone..even if you think you are parenting fine and your children are good. its a great book.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:12 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I agree-The Shack
    I know its a taboo book in some churches but it is a great book!
    soyousay

    Answer by soyousay at 9:37 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • When bad things happen to good people. I forget who wrote it though. It helped me through a very difficult time.
    katcb1019

    Answer by katcb1019 at 9:25 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • You really want to know? LOL Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly. There are a number of points in this book that most Christians would agree with. Before I go, Letters to Our Children About What Really Matters, by Peter Kreeft.

    oldermomof5

    Answer by oldermomof5 at 9:29 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I personally like Brian McLaren, and Karen Armstrong....

    Lee Strobel, I have heard, is one that most Christians like. :)
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:29 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Oh, and I also loved Owen Chadwick's History of Christianity, and David Hart's Story of Christianity.

    And Renovation of the Heart, by Dallas Willard and Randy Frazee was good, too. :)
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:31 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • My MIL recommends The Shack.
    purpleducky

    Answer by purpleducky at 9:33 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • 'What Does The Bible Really Teach?' published by Jehovah's Witnesses


    http://www.watchtower.org/e/bh/article_00.htm

    Mojangles

    Answer by Mojangles at 11:10 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • right now im reading "Velvet Elvis" by Rob Bell and its amazing! but i wouldnt recommend it if you're super conservative as it possibly will step on your toes. also "More Jesus, Less Religion" by Stephen Arterburn & Jack Felton is good, but i havent finished it.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 12:46 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • Making marriage a love story. By Maureen and Tom Anderson.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 10:29 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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