Suggested Readings

Some Suggested Spiritual Reading

Ancient Classics
Anonymous, Cloud of Unknowing 
Dante, The Divine Comedy
Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises
Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ
Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castle

Spiritual Autobiographies
Augustine of Hippo, Confessions
Therese of Lisieux, Story of a Soul
Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain

Twentieth Century Spiritual Guides
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
Teihard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man
Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning
Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Poems
Henri Nouwen, The Wounded Healer
Anthony de Mello, One Minute Wisdom

Contemporary Spiritual Guides
Eben Alexander, Proof of Heaven
Gary Chapman, The 5 Love Languages
Harold Kushner, Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned About Life
Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People
John Lerma, Into the Light
James Martin, My Life with the Saints
Martin, The Jesuit Guide to (almost) Everything
Richard Rohr, Falling Upward
Ron Rolheiser, The Holy Longing
Rolheiser, Sacred Fire

Twelve Great Novels about Religious Faith:
George Bernanos, Diary of a Country Priest
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brother Karamazov
Shusasku Endo, Silence
Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth
Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory
Greene, The End of the Affair
Jennifer Haigh, Faith
Flannery O’Connor, A Good Man is Hard to Find
O’Connor, The Violent Bear it Away
Alessandro Manzoni, The Betrothed
Henryk Sienkiewicz, Quo Vadis
Leon Uris, Trinity