christianity, faith, theology, etc.
Karl Barth Church Dogmatics; The Epistle to the Romans
Bonhoeffer Life Together; Creation and Fall
J. Kameron Carter Race: A Theological Account
G.K. Chesterton Orthodoxy
Abraham Heschel The Sabbath, The Prophets
Julian of Norwich Revelations of Divine Love
Thomas a Kempis The Imitation of Christ
CS Lewis, any and all
Thomas Merton New Seeds of Contemplation
Henri Nouwen Behold the Beauty of the Lord, The Inner Voice of Love, etc.
Alexander Schmemann For the Life of the world
environment, nutrition, etc.
Barbara Kingsolver Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Jonathan Foer Eating Animals
Eric Schlosser Fast Food Nation
Tamar Adler An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace (This is without a doubt one of the most gorgeous books I have ever read. Read my review of it here, if you want. This book will transform your life.)
Sally FallonNourishing Traditions(The definitive book on fermenting, sprouting, soaking, etc. She teaches you why butter is actually a GOOD food, how to make a real stock out of chicken or beef, and simple methods for preserving all kinds of vegetables. A great reference.)
Lynne Kaspar and Sally Swift The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper (best cookbook of all time, next to An Everlasting Meal. please do not waste another second of your life without this book. buy it and cherish it and love it forever. if you remotely like food at all, you will love this book.)
Alice Waters The Art of Simple Food
relationships, parenting & life
May Addiction and Grace
Virginia Satir People Making
Gary Thomas Sacred Marriage