Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Top Ten Best Books I Read In 2015

I've read so many good books this year it was super hard to pick the top-10, even with breaking it down into first-time reads and re-reads.

Top 10 First-time Reads:

1. Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith by Sarah Bessey 
2. Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans
3. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, Narrated by Wil Wheaton
4. Disarming Scripture: Cherry-Picking Liberals, Violence-Loving Conservatives, and Why We All Need to Learn to Read the Bible Like Jesus Did by Derek Flood
5. The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski
6. The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It by Peter Enns
7. Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art by Madeleine L'Engle
8. Everything New: Reimagining Heaven and Hell by Jeff Cook
9. The Openness of God by Clark H. Pinnock, John Sanders
10. A More Christlike God: A More Beautiful Gospel by Bradley JersakRead my Review here!

Top 10 Re-Reads:

1. Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women by Sarah Bessey
2. The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
3. A Wrinkle in Time (Series) by Madeleine L'Engle 
4. The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible by Scot McKnight 
5. Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father's Questions about Christianity by Gregory A. Boyd
6. The Doors of the Sea: Where Was God in the Tsunami? by David Bentley Hart

7.  Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N.T. Wright 
8. Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer by C.S. Lewis
9. The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning
10. A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis

See everything I've read so far in 2015 (115 books and counting!) 

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