Books

I like reading. If you like reading, you might enjoy some of the books that I have listed below, which I also enjoyed reading. I have tried to break the list down based on topic, and will continue to add to it over time.

Philosophy

  • The Republic by Plato
  • Letters from a Stoic by Seneca 
  • Dialogues and Letters by Seneca 
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 
  • The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain De Botton 
  • The Cynic Philosophers - From Diogenes to Julian 
  • Book I of Epictetus' Discourses 
  • Enchiridion by Epictetus
  • On Beauty by Plotinus
  • Eclogue IV by Virgil
  • Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis 

Early Church

  • The Bible, including the Catholic Deuterocanonicals 
  • Epistle of Clement of Rome to the Corinthians 
  • Letters of Saint Ignatius 
  • Letters of Polycarp 
  • The Martyrdom of Polycarp 
  • The Martyrdom of Perpetua 
  • The Didache 
  • On the Incarnation by Saint Athanasius 
  • Confessions by Saint Augustine 
  • Life of Saint Anthony by Saint Athanasius 
  • Enchiridion by Saint Augustine 
  • The Etymologies by Saint Isidore of Seville
  • The Desert Fathers - Sayings of the Early Christian Monks 
  • The Muratorian Fragment

Church of the Middle Ages

  • Contra Errores Gracorum (Selections) by Saint Thomas Aquinas 
  • Summa Theolgiae (selections) by Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Summa Contra Gentiles (selections) by Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Catena Aurea (selections) by Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Commentary on Romans by Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • Hail Mary by Saint Thomas Aquinas 
  • The Catholic Controversy (online version) by Saint Francis De Sales 
  • Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis De Sales
  • The Imitation of Christ by Thomas รก Kempis 

Modern Church

  • Pope Francis in his own words 
  • The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis
  • Humanii Generis 
  • Humanae Vitae
  • The Catechism of the Catholic Church 
  • The Penny Catechism 
  • The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church 
  • Something Other than God by Jeniffer Fulwiler 
  • The Catholic Religion 
  • Jesus of Nazareth Volume I by Pope Benedict XVI

Protestant Churches

  • Westminster Confession of Faith 
  • 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith 
  • Savoy Declaration of Faith 
  • The Westminster Shorter Catechism 
  • The Westminster Larger Catechism 
  • The Canons of Dort 
  • The Heidelberg Catechism 
  • The Belgic Confession of Faith 
  • The First London Baptist Confession of Faith 
  • The 1560 Scots Confession 
  • The Small Catechism by Martin Luther 
  • The Large Catechism by Martin Luther 
  • The Augsburg Confession by the Lutherans 
  • Apology for the Augsburg Confession by the Lutherans 
  • The Smallcald Articles by Martin Luther 
  • Book 1 of the Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin 
  • The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 
  • Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan 
  • Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer 
  • The Methodist Junior Catechism 
  • The Methodist Intermediate Catechism 
  • Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand 
  • The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis 
  • Mission in the Old Testament by Walter C. Kaiser 
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Today by James C. Vanderkaam 
  • The Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia 1846 - 2013 by Rowland S. Ward 
  • Gospel and Kingdom by Graeme Goldsworthy 
  • The Autobiography of George Muller 
  • How to Pray by R.A. Torrey 
  • The Kneeling Christian by Anonymous

Classics

  • The Odyssey by Homer
  • The Iliad by Homer
  • Beowulf by Anonymous
  • The Dream of the Rood by Anonymous
  • The Canterbury Tales (parts) by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare

Business

  • Anything You Want by Derek Sivers
  • Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  • How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
  • Delivering Happiness: A path to profits, passion and purpose by Tony Hsieh
  • The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
  • The Richest Many in Babylon by George S. Clason
  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing by Al Ries and Jack Trout
  • The Black Swan by Nicholas Nassim Taleb
  • The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pope
  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Actor
  • Rework: Change the way you work forever by Jason Friend and David Heinemeier Hansson
  • You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen
  • How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban

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