Thursday, December 30, 2010

The World Religion Challenge ~ 2010

The World Religion Challenge, hosted by J. T. Oldfield (Bibliofreak), ran for the entire year 2010, from January 1st through December 31st.  Here's the Mister Linky for posting reviews of the books we read, and these are the books I read, in alphabetical order:
  1. Bare Your Soul: The Thinking Girl's Guide to Enlightenment ~ edited by Angela Watrous, 2002, essays (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, goddess worship, atheism)
  2. The Brother of Jesus and the Lost Teachings of Christianity ~ by Jeffrey J. Butz, 2005, nonfiction (Christianity)
  3. Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith ~ by Deborah Heiligman, 2009, fiction (Christianity)
  4. Daughter of God ~ by Lewis Perdue, 2000, fiction (Christianity)
  5. Evensong ~ by Gail Godwin, 1999, fiction (Christianity)
  6. Eve's Diary: Translated from the original MS ~ by Mark Twain, 1906, fiction (Judaism, Christianity)
  7. Extracts from Adam's Diary: Translated from the original MS ~ by Mark Twain, 1904, fiction (Judaism, Christianity)
  8. Father Melancholy's Daughter ~ by Gail Godwin, 1991, fiction (Christianity)
  9. The Gnostic Gospels ~ by Elaine Pagels, 1979, nonfiction (Christianity)
  10. Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Maya ~ by Leonard Everett Fisher, 1999, children's nonfiction (Mayan religion)
  11. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ ~ by Philip Pullman, 2010, fiction (Christianity)
  12. Islam: A Concise Introduction ~ by Huston Smith, 2001, nonfiction (Islam)
  13. The Jerusalem Scrolls ~ by Bodie and Brock Thoene, 2001, fiction (Judaism)
  14. Putting Away Childish Things ~ by Marcus Borg, 2010, fiction (Christianity)
  15. The Secret Supper ~ by Javier Sierra, 2004, fiction (Judaism)
  16. This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women ~ ed. by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, 2008, essays (variety)
  17. The Triumph of Deborah ~ by Eva Etzioni-Halevy, 2008, fiction (Judaism)

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