Genre :: Religion (19 books)

  • Brideshead Revisited

    #64

    Brideshead Revisited

    by Evelyn Waugh

    (8 Reviews)

    269 Points

    "When I reached C Company lines, which were at the top of the hill, I paused and looked back at the camp, just coming into full view below me through the grey mist of early morning."

  • Go Tell It on the Mountain

    #89

    Go Tell It on the Mountain

    by James Baldwin

    (4 Reviews)

    208 Points

    "Everyone had always said that John would be a preacher when he grew up, just like his father."

  • Commedia

    #106

    Commedia

    by Dante Alighieri

    (4 Reviews)

    180 Points

    "Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita/mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,/chè la diritta via era smarrita.Mildway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the..."

  • The Brothers Karamazov

    #114

    The Brothers Karamazov

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky

    (9 Reviews)

    168 Points

    "Alexey Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, a landowner well known in our district in his own day, and still remembered among us owing to his tragic and obscure..."

  • Bible: King James Version

    #124

    Bible: King James Version

    by KJV

    (13 Reviews)

    155 Points

    "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.Bibliographical introduction....

  • The bridge of San Luis Rey

    #175

    The bridge of San Luis Rey

    by Thornton Wilder

    (4 Reviews)

    114 Points

    "On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travellers into the gulf below."

  • Gilead

    #183

    Gilead

    by Marilynne Robinson

    (2 Reviews)

    107 Points

    "I told you last night that I might be gone sometime and you said, Where, and I said, To be with the Good Lord, and you said, Why, and I said, Because I'm old, and you said, I don't think you're..."

  • The Pilgrim's Progress

    #195

    The Pilgrim's Progress

    by John Bunyan

    (4 Reviews)

    99 Points

    "As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream.(Introduction to the..."

  • Wise Blood

    #250

    Wise Blood

    by Flannery O'Connor

    (3 Reviews)

    84 Points

    "Hazel Motes sat at a forward angle on the green plush train seat, looking one minute at the window as if he might want to jump out of it, and the next down the aisle at the other end of the car."

  • Confessions

    #312

    Confessions

    by Saint Augustine

    (1 Review)

    69 Points

    "You are great, O Lord, and greatly to be praised: great is your power and to your wisdom there is no limit.You are great, O Lord, and very worthy of praise; mighty is your power and your wisdom..."