Essential books to read
Mike Adams, criminology prof at University of North Carolina, Wilmington, tells Christian students to read a book a month. It's an excellent way to develop a Christian worldview. A good book by a great author lets you "listen in" on their best thinking, he says. We get great ideas to stretch and inspire us. Perhaps one a month is too much. One a quarter? Great goal, but what to read?
Tom Rainer surveyed and collated an If I could only have 25 books in my library list. The comments are helpful, sometimes snarky.
Into science fiction? I'm not but still enjoyed CS Lewis' The Space Trilogy.
That's enough. Btw, did you know Charles Dickens claimed the Book of Ruth was the best short story ever written. Read it again and ponder, Why, Charles?
Let's give Spurgeon the last word: Visit many good books, but live in the Bible. Agreed!