Devotional Spirituality

richardfosterlrgThe following is a list of 25 books that the Renovare board (Richard Foster, Chris Webb, Dallas Willard and others selected as the most important books for Christians to read. They discuss these in a book entitled...

25 Books Every Christian Should Read


1.  On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius
2.  Confessions by St. Augustine
3.  The Sayings of the Desert Fathers
4.  The Rule of St. Benedict by St. Benedict
5.  The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
6.  The Cloud of Unknowing by Anonymous
7.  Revelations of Divine Love (Showings) by Julian of Norwich
8.  The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis
9.  The Philokalia
10.  Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
11.  The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila
12.  Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross
13.  Pensées by Blaise Pascal
14.  The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
15.  The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
16.  A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life by William Law (download this chapter from 25 Books)
17.  The Way of a Pilgrim by Unknown Author
18.  The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
19.  Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
20.  The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
21.  The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
22.  A Testament of Devotion by Thomas R. Kelly
23.  The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
24.  Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
25.  The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri J. M. Nouwen

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Favorites

  • The Lives of the Mystics-an interview with Emilie Griffin +

    An interview with Emilie Griffin—author of the new book Wonderful and Dark Is This Road—on the lives of Mystics and how they Read More
  • We Shall All Be Reunited by Patty Griffin +

    Where is now my father's familyThat was here so long ago?Sitting 'round the kitchen firesideBrightened by the ruddy glow Read More
  • Doorways into the prayer life by Emilie Griffin +

    Emilie Griffin spoke at a 1999 Renovaré International Conference Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Freedom of Simplicity, Richard Foster +

    In Freedom of Simplicity Foster gently encourages us to see that our identity, our sense of comfort and security must Read More
  • Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster +

    The Path to Spiritual Growth The book on spiritual disciplines. Read More
  • Spiritual Classics, Richard Foster and Emilie Griffiin +

    Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups on the Twelve Spiritual Disciplines Good collection of essays, saints throughout the ages. A Read More
  • Prayer by Richard Foster +

    A prayer Richard Foster uses when beginning a time of contemplation: By the authority of Almighty God, I surround myself Read More
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