By Christian Science Monitor staff article Christianity is often viewed as a religion that has endured for millennia.
But that’s not true.
It’s also a religion of change.
We’ve all read the classics like Theology of the Bible and the books of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas.
But we also know that there are other books and texts that are timeless, enduring, and have changed the way people think about the Bible.1 This list of the best Christian books that never changed is by no means comprehensive.
But it does show that it’s possible to make sense of a book and its teachings in the face of new scholarship.
We will not discuss each book here but we hope you find it useful.
If you know of a good list of books that we’ve missed, let us know in the comments below.1.
The Passion of the Christ, edited by William Lane Craig (1995)The Passion of Christ is one of the few works of theology that has survived the ravages of time.
As a teenager in the late 1960s, Craig took on a job as a bookkeeper for a publishing house.
He eventually became an ordained minister and published his first book, The Passion, which is about Jesus’ crucifixion.2.
The Last Supper, by Martin Luther (1956)In 1957, a small group of Protestants gathered in a barn in Königsberg, Germany, to discuss the role of Jesus and the Church.
One of the first things they did was to decide to celebrate the Mass every Sunday.3.
A Life in Faith, by St. John Chrysostom (1480-1554)One of the great philosophical texts of the 20th century, St. Chrysostome wrote The Life of the Church, which became the first English translation of the Greek Orthodox Church’s creed into English.4.
The Gospel According to St. Matthew, by Robert B. Chapman (1925)The Gospel According To St. Matthews is the oldest and most influential of the Gospel literature.
It was first printed in the 14th century.5.
The Doctrine of the Holy Trinity, by Karl Barth (1894)The Doctrine of The Holy Trinity is a series of treatises on the divine nature.
It deals with the nature of God and the relationship between God and man.6.
The Life and Teachings of St John Chrysopom, edited and translated by John Wesley (1855-1953)In 1869, John Wesley published his masterwork The Life And Teachings Of St John, which was translated into more than 30 languages.7.
The Kingdom of God, by John Calvin (1818-1876)One the most influential Protestant authors of the 19th century was the 18th-century English Reformed theologian John Calvin, who died in 1876.8.
The Wisdom of Solomon, by Thomas Aquinus (1544-1632)In 1544, the philosopher Thomas Aquinis wrote The Wisdom Of Solomon, which has become the bible of theology.9.
The Westminster Confession of Faith, edited in 1612 by John Chrysippus (1708-1773)The Westminster Confessional was the first authoritative canon of Protestant Christianity, which includes the entire canon of the New Testament.10.
The Works of St Augustine, edited (1605)The works of St Vincent de Paul are among the greatest Christian literature of all time.
One example is The Complete Works of Saint Vincent de Christo.11.
The First Vision, by William Blake (1725-1832)William Blake, whose life inspired the modern world, was also one of Christianity’s greatest philosophers.
He was born in the English village of Pembroke in Scotland in 1725.12.
The Epistles of Paul, translated by Francis Bacon (1576)The first English English translation was the work of the Dutch master William Tyndale.
Bacon published the first edition in 1577.13.
The Canterbury Tales, edited, translated, and published by J. S. Mill (1742)The Canterbury Tales was the classic story of a family of Christians from Canterbury who were persecuted and killed in a massacre.14.
The Holy Bible, by Donald Davidson (1930)Donald Davidson is one the most popular authors of twentieth-century American Christianity, best known for his The Bible and other works of American theology.15.
The Good Samaritan, by Theodore Roosevelt (1885)Roosevelt was a New York senator and a major proponent of social justice.
He had a hard time understanding that his hometown of Buffalo, New York, was the epicenter of the Buffalo Five murders.16.
The Way of the Monk, by Marcus Aurelius (1271-1333)The Way of The Monk is the most widely-read and popular Christian work in the Western world, with over four million copies in