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Reprinted by permission of Faithworks Magazine.

If your reading habits need some rehab, you can take on two books a month and cover some of the best from Christian writers old and new. Try this eclectic but meaty 12-month reading plan:

January

 C.S. Lewis, "Mere Christianity"
 C.S. Lewis, "The Screwtape Letters"

February

 Augustine, "Confessions"
 John Dillenberger, editor, ""Martin Luther: Selections from his Writings"

March

 Ron Sider, "Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger"
 Dallas Willard, "The Divine Conspiracy"

April

 Martin Luther King, Jr., "Strength to Love"
 Marva Dawn, "Sexual Character"

May

 Richard Foster, "Celebration of Discipline"
 John Calvin, "Institutes of the Christian Religion"

June

 Frank Whaling, ed. "John and Charles Wesley, Selected Writings"
 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "The Cost of Discipleship"

July

 Christine Pohl, "Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition"
 Stanley Hauerwas, "Resident Aliens"

August

 Reinhold Niebuhr, "Moral Man and Immoral Society"
 Frederica Mathewes-Green, "At the Corner of East and Now"

September

 J.I. Packer, "Knowing God"
 John Paul II, "The Gospel of Life"

October

 Stanley Grenz, "The Moral Quest"
 Philip Yancey, "The Jesus I Never Knew"

November

 Howard Thurman, "Jesus and the Disinherited"
 John Howard Yoder, "The Politics of Jesus"

December

 Harry Blamires, "The Christian Mind"
 Jon Sobrino, "Spirituality of Liberation"
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