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Tuesday, 19 December 2006

Another Catholic Reading List

Another Catholic Reading List:

This one was referred to me and comes from a few sources, I believe the original is here at Elmbrook Center and it on Amazon.com as a 'Listmainia List': is shows up as a summer recommended reading list for University students interested in the Catholic Tradition. Though not as extensive as 'A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan' by: Fr. John McCloskey it is definitely worth taking a look at.


A Reading List of Some Works in the Catholic Tradition
These books are suggestions for summer reading for students.

Ackroyd, Peter -Thomas More. The saintly chancellor and his times.

Auclair, Marcelle Teresa of Avila, a Biography.

Belloc, Hillaire -Path to Rome.

Boylan, Eugene - This Tremendous Lover.

Chesterton, G.K. - Orthodoxy.
Chesterton, G.K. - The Dumb Ox, the Life of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Chesterton, G.K. - St. Francis of Assisi

Escriva, St. Josemaria - The Way. The Furrow, The Forge.
Escriva, St. Josemaria - Christ is Passing By.
Escriva, St. Josemaria - Friends of God.

Gilson, Etienne - God and Philosophy, The Gifford Lectures
Gilson, Etienne - The Spirit of Medieval Philosophy
Gilson, Etienne - The Gilson Reader.

John Paul II - Evangelium Vitae, "the Gospel of Life", an encyclical letter issued March 1995, discusses threats to the dignity of human life.

Knox, Ronald - In Soft Garments, "Apologetical" talks.
Knox, Ronald - The Hidden Stream.

Lewis, C.S. - The Great Divorce.
Lewis, C.S. - Mere Christianity.
Lewis, C.S. - Miracles.
Lewis, C.S. - The Problem of Pain.
Lewis, C.S. - Till We Have Faces.

Merton, Thomas - The Seven Storey Mountain.

Newman, John Henry - Apologia Pro Vita Sua.

Nouwen, Henri - The Return of the Prodigal Son.

O'Connor, Flannery - Wise Blood and
O'Connor, Flannery - The Violent
O'Connor, Flannery - Bear It Away.
O'Connor, Flannery - Short stories.
O'Connor, Flannery - Letters, A Habit of Being.

Therese of Lisieux - The Story of a Soul.

Undset, Sigid - Kristin Lavransdatter.

Walsh, W. T. - Our Lady of Fatima.

Waugh, Evelyn - Brideshead Revisited.

Weigel, George - Witness to Hope.

Wojtyla, Karol - Love and Responsibility.

Many on the list I have read before and can endorse, some you will just have to check out for yourself.

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