What's on your religion bookshelf?

What religious tomes have you collected? Here’s what I own:

Bible (4 English translations, protestant version)
Book of Mormon
Catechism of the Catholic Church
A book I got free from the Hare Krishnas that I can’t begin to understand
The United Methodist hymnal (2 different editions)
The Unitarian Universalist hymnal
A book of wiccan rituals (I think it’s called Celtic Myth and Magick, but I’m not sure)

What’s on your shelf?

Too much to list.


Various Bibles (Catholic and Protestant ones)
Tanakh (JPS edition)
Book of Mormon
4 Qur’ans (Sahih International, Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Marmaduke Pickenthall and another unattributed one)
A Sunday Missal
Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
A church hymnal
A Jehovah’s Witnesses pamphlet about the Bible
A book of selections from the Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Well I have:

*]The Urantia Book
*]A Course in Miracles
*]The Book of Mormon+Doctrines & Covenants+Pearl of Great Price (In One Binding)
*]Gospel of Our Mother God, The Filianic Scriptures, Sacred Myths and Rites of the Madrians ( + The Feminine Universe )
*]Oahspe: A New Bible in the Words of Jehovih and His Angel Ambassadors.
*]Joseph Smith Begins His Work. Two Volumes. Vol. I & II
*]Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake (which includes also his “Prophetic Books”)
My Next Purchases May Be:

*]The Qur’an
*]The Tanakh
*]The Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible
*](Surely) The Catechism of the Catholic Church
[RIGHT]My bookshelf of course is most-
ly for my own intellectual study.


Yeah, same here. :wink:

1000 + volumes (verbum capstone, catholic version of Logos 5 software)

Visit logos.com and type verbum in search

Same here. :thumbsup:

1964 Roman Missal
St. Edmund Campion Missal/Hymnal
Christ Our Hope - Pope Benedict XVI’s Visit to the US
New American Bible
Douay Rheims Bible
Sagrada Biblia
The Book of Ceremonies - Fr. O’Connell
The Roman Catholic Ceremonial - JC
The Lily of Israel - Fulton Sheen
RCIA of Adults
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Called to Communion - Cardinal Ratzinger
The Way of Divine Love - Sr. Jozefa Menendez
Come and Follow Me - Stefano Manelli
Questions and Answers about your journey to God - Fr. Benedict Groeschal CFR
Biography of St. Maximilian Kolbe
The confessions of St. Augustine
The World’s First Love - Fulton Sheen
et cetera…

Woah. that’s a big list… and Im in the office but here’s a best guess from memory
Christian Community Bible 18th edition, and 34th edition in Large Print.
ESV with Apocrypha
NRSV With Apocrypha
Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: New Testament
Knox New Testament.
DRC New Testament
A Tagalog new testament.

I also have 9 further copies of the Christian community bible (2012 editions) in a box in my car(in 3 sizes) Im selling to members of my parish and Community.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church
2 copies of YouCat.
The Documents of Vatican 2
2 old Sunday Missals
1 New translation Sunday Missal
“The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church” by the Pontifical Biblical Commission
Morning and Evening Prayer (Collins edition). 2 Copies. (One has a bunch of blank pages in week 2 of the psalter.)
several other small prayer books in paper-back or vinyl backed format… mostly by CTS publishing.
The Rosary (booklet by Missio)

The Interior Castle: St. Theresa of Avila (with commentary)
St. John of the Cross: Completed Works
The Way: St. Josemaria Escriva (2 copies)
The Little Way of St. Therese of Lisieux
The Practice of the Presence of God by Br. Lawrence
Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI
School for Prayer by Metropolitan Anthony Bloom (borrowed from my parish priest)
God Calling by 2 listeners
I am With You by John A. Wolley
Rome Sweet Home by Scott & Kimberly Hahn
Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace by Scott Hahn.

Celebration Hymnal
Hosanna! sheet music book (or one of the titles by Kingsway music)
Songs from Taize 2013. “Peoples edition”.
Songs from Taize 2013. “Instrumental edition”
Glory! (Hymnbook of the Couples For Christ Community)

A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture

That’s just what I can remember off the top of my head.

Of those I admit one bible, one Missal, one Morning and evening Prayer, the Interpretation of the bible in the Church and Interior Castle are all in my Car, and get read from as often as possible.

One ought to check out my grandpa’s bookshelf…WOW!!! :bigyikes:
HUNDREDS of books, and I think he has read them all, and he
STILL orders more books, such as the Samaritan Pentateuch.

-All 8 volumes of Sahih Muslim
-‘Stories of the prophets’ by Ibn Kathir [may Allah have mercy on him]
-‘Allah’s miracles in the Qur’an’ by Harun Yahya
-‘Some secrets of the Qur’an’ by Harun Yahya
-‘Perished Nations’ by Harun Yahya
-Muhammad: His life based on the earliest sources’ by Martin Lings [may Allah have mercy on him]
-Biographies of Abu Bakr and Ali ibn Abu Talib [may Allah be pleased with them] by Dr Ali as-Salabbi
-A few english translations of the Qur’an as well as a digital Qur’an
-ESV Study Bible (this thing weighs a ton and a half)
-NRSV Bible with apocrypha
-‘Forged’ by Bart Ehrman’
-‘Did Jesus exist?’ by Bart Ehrman
-C.S. Lewis’ signature classics
-English translation of the Nag Hammadi scrolls
-‘The complete life of Krishna’ by Mataji Vanamali
-Ibn Ishaq’s biography of prophet Muhammad [peace be upon him]
-My kindle (which also has a bunch of books on it)
-‘Love Wins’ by Rob Bell (Yes, believe it or not)

…and lots more.

Tomes of Truth.

Way too many to list them all but these come to mind –

Several Bible translations
Book of Concord (Lutheran Confessional Writings)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Augsburg-Fortress New Testament Commentaries
Several volumes of the Navarre Bible
Several biographies of Luther
Jesus of Nazareth
Several books by Father Benedict Groeschel

And, if I typed all night, I probably wouldn’t get through them all.

Some that I have :

The Lutheran Service Book
The Common Service Book 1918
Walther’s Law and Gospel, A Reader
The Book of Concord - Kolb, Wengert
The Book of Concord, Concordia Reader
Treasury of Daily Prayer
The Lutheran Study Bible ( ESV )
The Apocrypha, A Reader
The Concordia Study Bible ( NIV )
The Conserative Reformation and Its Theology
Books on the Lord’s Supper

On my Kindle:
The Roman Missal - Third Edition
Various Catholic Bibles

Christian Prayer (LOH)
Bible NAB
Bible Jerusalem
Bible RSV-CE
Surprise by Truth I and II
Autobiography of a Soul
Crossing the Tiber
Quite a few Scott Hahn books

That does not include the books at work or the ones in my Kindle.

(I am a revert)

:newidea:Oh! Something else to add to my library: Samaritan Pentateuch.:newidea:

Augustine, Fulton Sheen, DouayRheims, CCC, Mysticl City of God (a must read), Scott Hahn, Mother Tereasa, sooooo much more.

Something else I forgot: my siddur! I’ve got a United Hebrew Congregations one with parallel Hebrew and English.

Adding to this:

Books by C.S. Lewis, Scott Hahn, N.T. Wright, and Carl Braaten.

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