Mike Aquilina

The One Book Meme

Friday July 28th 2006, 11:53 pm

OK, Kevin at Biblicalia made me do it.

1. One book that changed your life.
Furrow, St. Josemaria Escriva

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
The Rise of Christianity, Rodney Stark

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
The Bible

4. One book that made you laugh:
Helena, Evelyn Waugh

5. One book that made you cry:
A brief memoir written by my dad, found by my sister after he died

6. One book that you wish had been written:
Acts of the Apostles in India, by a Luke-like companion of St. Thomas

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
BabyWise, Gary Ezzo et al.

8. One book you’re currently reading:
The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation, ed. Thomas Weinandy and Daniel Keating

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
John Chrysostom and the Jews: Rhetoric and Reality in the Late 4th Century, Robert Louis Wilken

10. Now tag five people:
Penn Jacobs, Rod Bennett, Maureen Wittmann, Chris Bailey [Yes, I can count. My son removed his name from the list!]