Chuck Colson's Recommended Reading

Chuck Colson and the BreakPoint staff put their heads together and came up with a list of novels and stories that will stir your moral imagination—force you to think about good and evil, the purpose and meaning of life, sin and grace.

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St. Augustine
The City of God
St. Augustine
Darwins Black Box Darwin's Black Box
Michael J. Behe
The Christian Mind
Blamires, Harry
The Pursuit of Holiness
Jerry Bridges
Canticle The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Letters and Papers from Prison
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Cry the Beloved Country What We Can't Not Know
J. Budziszewski
Two Cities How to Stay Christian in College
J. Budziszewski
Thanatos How the Irish Saved Civilization
Thomas Cahill
Babette's Feast Joker One
Donovan Campbell
The Everlasting Man
G. K. Chesterton
G. K. Chesterton
Gilead The End of Christianity
William Dembski
Brothers Karamozov The Design Revolution
William Dembski
In His Steps Uncommon Dissent
William Dembski
Idiot Bringing Up Girls
James C. Dobson
Frankenstein The Clash of Orthodoxies
Robert George
Peace River For All the Saints
Timothy George
Dracula Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?
Timothy George
God The Holy Trinity
Timothy George
Lord of the Rings The Privileged Planet
Guillermo Gonzales & Jay Richards
Truth Decay
Douglas R. Gruthuis
War and Peace Unprotected
Miriam Grossman
Never Let Me Go Darwin on Trial
Phillip E. Johnson
The Right Questions
Phillip Johnson and Nancy Pearcey
Children of Men The Prodigal God
Timothy Keller
Kristin The Reason for God
Timothy Keller
Mitford Modern Times
Paul Johnson
Brideshead Back to Virtue
Peter Kreeft
Great Divorce The God Who Loves you
Peter Kreeft
New Sun Socratic Logic
Peter Kreeft
A Refutation of Moral Relativism
Peter Kreeft
Lectures on Calvinism
Abraham Kuyper
Death Comes Mere Christianity
C. S. Lewis
Road The Abolition of Man
C. S. Lewis
Don Quixote Signature in the Cell
Stephen C. Meyer
No Country Smart Sex
Jennifer R. Morse
Man Who Was Thurs Love and Economics
Jennifer R. Morse
All God's Children and Blue Suede Shoes
Kenneth Myers
The Naked Public Square
Richard John Neuhaus
Cry the Beloved Country The Question of God
Armand M. Nicholi
Two Cities As I Lay Dying
Richard John Neuhaus
Christ and Culture
H. Richard Niebuhr
Babette's Feast Business as a Calling
Michael Novak
Love in the Ruins On Two Wings
Michael Novak
Crime and Punishment Mystery and Manners
Flannery O'Connor
Gilead Pensees
Blaise Pascal
Brothers Karamozov Desiring God
John Piper
In His Steps Not the Way It's Supposed to Be
Cornelius Plantinga
Amusing_Ourselves_To_Death-2 Amusing Ourselves to Death
Neil Postman
Frankenstein Conflict or Coherence?
Henry Schaefer
Peace River How Should We Then Live?
Francis Schaeffer
Dracula The God Who is There
Francis Schaeffer
End of the Affair Escape from Reason
Francis Schaeffer
Lord of the Rings Habits of the Mind
James W. Sire
Les Miserables The Universe Next Door
James W. Sire
War and Peace Forced Exit
Wesley J. Smith
Never Let Me Go The Gulag Archipelago
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Anna Karenina For the Glory of God
Rodney Stark
Children of Men The Victory of Reason
Rodney Stark
The Rise of Christianity
Rodney Stark
Mitford Why You Think the Way You Do
Glenn Sunshine
Brideshead The Pursuit of God
A. W. Tozer
Great Divorce From Darwin to Hitler
Richard Weikart
Losing Our Virtue
David F. Wells
Space Trilogy Real Christianity
William Wilberforce
Space Trilogy Evil and the Justice of God
N. T. Wright
Space Trilogy Walking from East to West
Ravi Zacharias


Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Death Comes Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte
Road The Pilgrim's Progress
John Bunyan
Don Quixote The Innocence of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
The Man Who Was Thursday
G. K. Chesterton
Great Expectations
Charles Dickens
Canticle A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens
Father Brown David Copperfield
Charles Dickens
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Two Cities The Three Musketeers
Alexander Dumas
Thanatos The Thanatos Syndrome
Walker Percy
Babette's Feast The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexander Dumas
Love in the Ruins Lord of the Flies
William Golding
Crime and Punishment Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Gilead The Tenth Man
Graham Greene
Brothers Karamozov To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
In His Steps The Prisoner of Zenda
Anthony Hope
Idiot Kim
Rudyard Kipling
Frankenstein Phantastes and Lilith
George MacDonald
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
Anne of Green Gables
Lucy Maud Montgomery
End of the Affair The Killer Angels
Michael Shaara
Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien

Les Miserables Les Miserables
Victor Hugo

War and Peace One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Never Let Me Go The Cancer Ward
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Anna Karenina In the First Circle
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Children of Men The Children of Men
P.D. James
Kristin The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
Mitford Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
Brideshead Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
Space Trilogy Space Trilogy (One, Two, Three)
C.S. Lewis

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