Books: My Top 5 Books

5 Underrated Books on Spiritual Formation
Chosen by Alex Sosler, author of A Short Guide to Spiritual Formation: Finding Life in Truth, Goodness, Beauty, and Community.
Five Books to Encourage Single Parents
Chosen by Anna Meade Harris, author of ‘God’s Grace for Every Family: Biblical Encouragement for Single Parent Families and the Churches That Seek to Love Them Well.’
The Best Books for Understanding Islam and Connecting with Muslim Neighbors
Five regional scholars offer their recommendations for Christians.
My Top 5 Books for Christians on the Druze
A survey of resources on the heterodox Shiite sect of Islam that calls itself “Unitarian” and believes in reincarnation.
My Top 5 Books on Orthodox Christianity
A survey of theology, history, and evangelical perspective of the Eastern and Oriental branches of the ancient tradition.
5 Books to Read Before Becoming a Missionary
Chosen by Emily Bennett, editor of “Before You Go: Wisdom from 10 Women Who Served Internationally.”
5 Books on the Witness of the Old Testament Prophets
Chosen by Andrew Abernethy, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, coeditor of “The Prophets and the Apostolic Witness,” and author of “Savoring Scripture: A Six-Step Guide to Studying the Bible.”
5 Books That Help Us Find Rest in Jesus
Chosen by Sarah J. Hauser, author of “All Who Are Weary: Finding True Rest by Letting Go of the Burdens You Were Never Meant to Carry.”
5 Theology Books from the Global Church
Chosen by Geethanjali Tupps, CT Global books editor.
5 Books on Women in the Global Church
Chosen by Gina Zurlo, author of “Global Christianity: A Guide to the World’s Largest Religion from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.”
5 Books on the History of Christian Parenting in America
Chosen by David P. Setran, author of “Christian Parenting: Wisdom and Perspectives from American History.”
5 Books for Getting to Know the Desert Fathers and Mothers
Chosen by Andrew Arndt, author of “Streams in the Wasteland: Finding Spiritual Renewal with the Desert Fathers and Mothers.”
Five Lesser-Known Children’s Fantasy Series That Point to the Gospel
Meet a new generation of authors picking up where Lewis and Tolkien left off.
5 Books on the Connection Between God and Animals
Chosen by Caryn Rivadeneira, author of “Saints of Feather and Fang: How the Animals We Love and Fear Connect Us to God.”
5 Books on the History of Christmas
Chosen by Gerry Bowler, author of “Christmas in the Crosshairs: Two Thousand Years of Denouncing and Defending the World’s Most Celebrated Holiday.”
5 Books That Portray the Priesthood of All Believers
Chosen by Cliff Warner, rector of Christ Church Anglican in Austin, Texas.
5 Books That Help Believers Persevere Through Doubt
Chosen by A. J. Swoboda, author of “After Doubt: How to Question Your Faith without Losing It.”
5 Books on the Nature of Human Emotions
Chosen by Matthew LaPine, author of “The Logic of the Body: Retrieving Theological Psychology” (Lexham Press).
5 Books That Turn Our Grumbling into Gratitude
Chosen by Dustin Crowe, author of “The Grumbler’s Guide to Giving Thanks: Reclaiming the Gifts of a Lost Spiritual Discipline.”
5 Books on Understanding the Human Brain
Chosen by Bradley L. Sickler, author of "God on the Brain: What Cognitive Science Does (and Does Not) Tell Us about Faith, Human Nature, and the Divine" (Crossway).

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