When I got this book — 25 Books Every Christian Should Read: A Guide to the Essential Spiritual Classics — in the mail, I was looking to pick a fight. There was no way I was going to agree with all 25, probably not even half. In fact, I’d say that the content of this book is right in my wheelhouse. I had to come up with just such a list for the first year of the D.Min. course I’m teaching at Fuller Seminary, though my list is closer to 50 books.
But I’m happy to report that, as well as admiring the editorial board that compiled this list, I really like their list. Here it is: