The Top 10 Books I Read in 2008

These are the best books I read this year:

  1. Healing the Culture by Robert Spitzer, SJOdd Thomas by Dean Koontz – Fantastic thriller
  2. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick – Great for junior high students
  3. Five Pillars of the Spiritual Life by Fr. Robert Spitzer – Grow spiritually in the midst of a busy life
  4. What’s So Great About Christianity by Dinesh D’Souza – Explains Christianity to modern skeptics
  5. Praying the Word: An Introduction to Lectio Divina by Enzo Bianchi – Learn how to pray with the Bible using this small but powerful book
  6. Journal of a Soul: The Autobiography of Pope John XXIII – Absolutely beautiful
  7. Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI – So good I read it twice
  8. Peace of Soul by Archbishop Fulton Sheen – Eminently practical and helpful
  9. Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean Pierre de Caussade – a true classic; read it to discover God’s will for you
  10. Healing the Culture by Fr. Robert Spitzer – Required reading for everyone who cares about our culture: Read this book and your life will change.

Deacon Nick

Nick Senger is a husband, a father of four, and a Catholic school teacher, vice principal and technology coordinator. He taught junior high literature and writing for over 25 years, and has been a Catholic school educator since 1990. In 2001 he was named a Distinguished Teacher of the Year by the National Catholic Education Association.

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