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Christian Books: A List of Iconic Works

Here is a list of iconic Christian books that have had a significant impact on the Christian faith and culture:

  1. "The Bible" - The most well-known and widely read Christian book, it is considered the foundation of Christian theology and morality.

  2. "The Institutes of the Christian Religion" by John Calvin - A seminal work of Reformed theology, it sets out Calvin's ideas on the nature of God, humanity, and salvation.

  3. "The Summa Theologiae" by Thomas Aquinas - A comprehensive work of Scholastic theology, it covers a wide range of topics and is considered one of the most important works of Catholic theology.

  4. "The City of God" by Saint Augustine - A classic work of Christian philosophy, it provides a defense of Christianity against its pagan critics and offers a vision of the Christian society.

  5. "The Confessions" by Saint Augustine - One of the most famous Christian autobiographies, it chronicles Saint Augustine's spiritual journey and provides insight into the early Christian Church.

  6. "The Didache" - One of the earliest Christian texts, it is a manual for Christian living and is considered an important source of information about the beliefs and practices of the early Christian Church.

  7. "The Epistle to the Romans" by Saint Paul - One of the most important books of the New Testament, it sets out Paul's ideas on the nature of sin, justification and the role of faith in salvation.

  8. "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri - A epic poem that tells the story of Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven, it explores the nature of sin, redemption and the afterlife.

  9. "The Dark Night of the Soul" by Saint John of the Cross - A classic work of Christian mysticism that explores the spiritual journey of the soul in its quest for union with God.

  10. "The Cloud of Unknowing" - An anonymous 14th century work of Christian mysticism that explores the nature of contemplative prayer and the pursuit of union with God.


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