Book Meme

From the Metaphysical Pluralist

1. One book that changed your life:  The God Who Is There – Francis Schaeffer

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:  Time and Eternity by Brian Leftow.

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:  Sadly, I can’t decide between the US Navy Survival Guide and Aquinas’ Summa Theologica

4. One book that made you laugh:  Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas—Elaine Pagels.  Although that was not her intent. 

5. One book that made you cry: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.  This short children’s story didn’t make me cry but it made me sad.

6. One book that you wish had been written:  The Reconciliation of Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom—Jesus of Nazareth.

7. One book that you wish had never been written:  The Metaphor of God Incarnate, John Hick. 

8. One book you’re currently reading:  The Guitar Handbook by Ralph Denyer.  Picked it up the other day to figure out what the heck an F#7#9#11 chord looked like, but now I can’t put it down. 

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:  The His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman 

10. Now tag five people:  Keith, Clint. 


One Response to Book Meme

  1. Keith says:

    (1) ‘Philosophers Who Believe’ ed by Kelly James Clark & ‘God and the Philosophers’ ed. by Tom Morris.

    (2) ‘Divine Providence: the Molinist Account’ by Tom Flint

    (3) ‘The Cost of Discipleship’ by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    (4) ‘The Complete Far Side’ by Gary Larson

    (5) ‘Portrait of a Lady’ by Henry James

    (6) I have to go with Xavier on this one.

    (7) I don’t even know where to start…

    (8) ‘Letters of C. S. Lewis’ ed. (with a memoir) by W. H. Lewis

    (9) ‘God and Other Minds’ by Plantinga (don’t stone me- I intend to read it this summer)

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