i.e. all the books (and other works) cited in the text of Arriving at Amen.
I figured that, for people like me, who like to peek at friends’ bookshelves when visiting their houses, this might be the best possible introduction to what my book is up to.
Confessions – Augustine of Hippo
The Wizard of Oz (film)
Ender’s Shadow – Orson Scott Card
Orthodoxy – G.K. Chesterton
The Examen Prayer: Ignatian Wisdom for Our Lives Today – Father Timothy Gallagher
The Empathy Exams – Leslie Jamison
About the B’nai Bagels – E.L. Konigsburg
Mere Christianity – C.S. Lewis
The Last Battle – C.S. Lewis
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters – C.S. Lewis
Thoughts in Solitude – Thomas Merton
The Presence of God – Anselm Moynihan, O.P.
xkcd – Randall Munroe
“Epigrams in Programming” – Alan Perlis
Open Mind, Faithful Heart: Reflections on Following Jesus – Pope Francis
The Truth – Terry Pratchett
Much Ado About Nothing – William Shakespeare
The Merchant of Venice – William Shakespeare
Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare
The Return of the King – J.R.R. Tolkien
And here’s what I’m reading at the moment: