One Book

Benjamin Meyers started this a year ago. What would your selection be in the following categories? I will post mine later.  Here are his:

1. One book that changed your life:
Augustine, Confessions (398 CE)

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:

Peter Carey, Oscar and Lucinda (1988)

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:

John Milton, Paradise Lost (1667)

4. One book that made you laugh:

Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot (1952)

5. One book that made you cry:

Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (2005)

6. One book that you wish had been written:
Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics V/1

7. One book that you wish had never been written:

Cornelius Van Til, The New Modernism: An Appraisal of the Theology of Barth and Brunner (1946)

8. One book you’re currently reading:
John Updike, In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
Miroslav Volf, Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006)

Advertisements

One Response

  1. Great way to know people. Let’s keep the list going, share with others, and read a selection or two. When are you going to lend me the Indian play?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: