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bullet Philip Zaleski, "The best spiritual writing 1999," Harper San Francisco, (1999). "...a significant addition to the spiritual literature of our time." Read reviews or order this book safely from online book store.
bullet Harper San Francisco has prepared a list of the 100 best spiritual books of the century. Among them are:
bullet Karl Barth, "The epistle to the Romans," Oxford Univ. Press, (6th edition; 1968). Review/order this book
bullet Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "The cost of discipleship," Simon & Schuster. "...a compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency..." Review/order this book
bullet Shusaku Endo, "Silence," Parkwest Pub., (1980) "Read this book; cherish it's message. It will haunt you forever..." Review/order this book
bullet Dag Hammarskj÷ld, "Markings," Ballantine, (1993) "A book of meditations. A revealing spiritual self-portrait by one of the great peacmakers of our times." Review/order this book
bullet William James, "The varieties of religious experience," Random House, (1999). "...for many critics one of the best works of nonfiction written in the 20th century." Review/order this book
bullet C.S. Lewis, "Mere Christianity: Comprising the case for Christianity, Christian behavior and beyond personality," Touchstone books, (1996). "This book is a must for any Believer.Review/order this book
bullet Thomas Merton, "The seven storey mountain" Harcourt Brace, (1998) " of the most influential religious works of the twentieth century." Review/order this book
bullet Marvin Meyer, "The gospel of Thomas: The hidden sayings of Jesus," Harper San Francisco, (1992). Review/order this book (The Gospel of Thomas is one of about 40 gospels that were widely accepted among early Christians, but which never made it into the Christian Scriptures.
bullet John Neihardt, "Black Elk speaks," Fine Communications, (1997). "A definite must-read for anyone wishing to understand Native American life." Review/order this book
bullet Pope John Paul, "Crossing the threshold of hope," Random House, (1995)  " exhortation to encouragement, hope, and faith." Review/order this book
bullet Robert Pirsig, "Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance: An inquiry into values," Bantam (1984).  "Profoundly important...full of insights into our most perplexing contemporary dilemmas..." Review/order this book
bullet Huston Smith, "The world's religions," Harper San Francisco, (1992). "The best one-volume book on world religions." Review/order this book
bullet Mother Teresa, "A simple path," Ballantine, (1995) "This book will open your heart and literally enlighten your life." Review/order this book

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Copyright date: 1996 to 2001 incl. by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Last updated: 2001-OCT-25
Hyperlinks last checked: 2000-AUG-21
Author: B.A. Robinson

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