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BONHOEFFER: PASTOR, MARTYR, PROPHET, SPY
Eric Metaxas (2011) vividly explores the development of Nazi-Germany and the moral dilemmas which this increasingly evil rule imposed on the German people. It provides incredible insight into the fallen condition of humanity and the darkness that lies dormant in all of us, prone to levels of cruelty unimaginable under the "right" circumstances.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Fyodor Dostoyevski (1866) in a most beloved classic tells the story of young Rodion Raskolnikov seeking to escape poverty by killing a greedy pawnbroker. Vividly describing each turn of events, Dostoyevski invites us into the mind of a murderer, tortured by the corruption of his deeds. Sure to provoke the philosophically bent reader, this book is a must-read.
12 RULES FOR LIFE: AN ANTIDOTE TO CHAOS
Dr. Jordan Peterson (2018) lays out the guiding principles of his own life, sharing insights and wisdom for the journey of existence gathered through his decades of research, teaching and practice as a clinical psychologist. Fascinating, practical and societally relevant material for any individual with a desire to infuse meaning into their lives.
MILLIONAIRE SUCCESS HABITS: THE GATEWAY TO WEALTH AND PROSPERITY
Dean Graziosi (2019) guides you through the process of identifying the goals necessary for you to create your best future. Whether you want to move forward in the area of family, career, finances or fitness, Graziosi’s personal stories and practical exercises are sure to help you develop a clear strategy to make tomorrow even better than today.
MAKING SENSE OF GOD: FINDING GOD IN THE MODERN WORLD
Tim Keller (2018) posits that the relevance of God for humanity remain to this day. Carefully guiding the religious skeptic through his arguments, Keller substantiates his claim with cultural analyses, lessons from various fields, such as sociology, as well as his extensive experience as a pastor. One of his best books, particularly for the doubting soul.
THE DENIAL OF DEATH
Ernest Becker (1973) provides an extensive overview of theory on man's mortality and psychology. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1974, the book presents an insightful and sobering discussion on the conditions through which our human existence is subject. A difficult but crucial read if you're curious about the deeper dimensions of life - and death.