Books That Shaped my Views

Here is a list of books that helped to shape my personal views in a significant way. I am only listing those books that made my heart glow when I read them first, that left traces of that feeling till today, and that I still read with interest and with profit. (Hmmm, the list seems still incomplete, the longer I think of it...)

Of course, there is the bible, the eternal classic. I was taught to read it at home, but wasn't too impressed. Later, however, I rediscovered the bible.

Then there are the two books that deepened my initial commitment to Christ:

and valuable books I came across later:

Some non-Christian books also had a major influence on my thinking:

This is the main trace of my eating through mountains of books. There are many other books that left a little impact here or there, but not as much as these. (Apart from science books, but this is another story...)


My Views on the Christian Way of Life
Gedanken zum Leben als Christ (German)
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Arnold Neumaier (Arnold.Neumaier@univie.ac.at)