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The Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Books That Changed My Life
The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien - This definitive fantasy epic illustrates, to a greater extent than any other book, what I take to be most deeply true, good and beautiful about the human condition and the wider world we find ourselves in. That it does so while also ...

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Mere Christianity is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Mere Christianity C. S. Lewis - Reading this book in high school gave me my first hint that Christianity might have a coherent, reasonable body of beliefs about the world. 

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Visions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Visions Michio Kaku - The first book I checked out from my high school library. Its optimism about the power of science to create a better future was infectious, and motivated me to study physics and mathematics for the next several years of high school ...

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Stories of Your Life and Other... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang - The most engaging, thought-provoking stories I have ever read. The last in particular, "Hell is the absence of God" is the Book of Job for the 21st Century.

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Faith and Criticism is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Faith and Criticism Basil Mitchell - When I underwent a serious crisis of faith in college, this book gave me a framework within which to keep investigating the questions that were troubling me while still remaining a committed Christian. I still think it's THE correct ...

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Dialogues Concerning Natural R... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion David Hume - Every believer who wants to call himself rational must wrestle with Hume's devastating challenge to religion: that human reasoning may be too weak to gain secure knowledge of transcendent reality. It's also one of the most ...

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The Revolution: A Manifesto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Books That Changed My Life
The Revolution: A Manifesto Ron Paul - I was an unthinking liberal when I read this, and it converted me to a broadly libertarian political worldview. It convinced me once and for all that the way to greater prosperity and security is through more freedom and less ...

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The Stand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Books That Changed My Life
The Stand Stephen King

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Lord of Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Lord of Light Roger Zelazny

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Why Don't Students Like School... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Books That Changed My Life
Why Don't Students Like School? Daniel T. Willingham