Peter Kreeft’s Top Ten Books

Good Reads

Top Ten Books (well actually 26) To Be Read before you Die

Augustine’s Confessions

Sheldon Vanauken, A Severe Mercy.

Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov 

C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces; Chronicles of Narnia; The Great Divorce (cf Dante’s Divine Comedy); Screwtape Letters; Mere Christianity; Surprised by Joy  

Play: Man for All Seasons; Our Town

Tolkein, Lord of the Rings

A Canticle for Liebowitz (a philosophy of history)

Huxley, Brave New World.

Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God.

St Teresa of Lisieux

Apologetics: Pascal’s Pensées; C.S. Lewis, TheProblem of Pain

Philosophy: Plato’s Apology of Socrates; Boethius, Consolidation of Philosophy; G.K. Chesterton, Introduction to Thomas Acqinas, Orthodoxy, The Everlasting Man

Warren Carrol, Guadalupe.

Summa Theologica of Acquinas Peter Kreeft edited version.

Poetry: Le Ponto (by G.K. Chesterton) T.S. Eliot, The Wasteland.

Extras: Hamlet, Tale of Two Cities

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