Controversial Books for DavidBrackenbury

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Título
1.193 3.44 The Rage against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith por Peter Hitchens
1.179 3.6 The Abolition of Britain por Peter Hitchens
1.083 3.94 Dictionary of Biblical Imagery por Leland Ryken
1.073 3.56 The Roman Way por Edith Hamilton
1.054 3.93 The Confessions of St. Augustine por Saint Augustine
1.043 3.88 The Last Battle por C. S. Lewis
1.014 3.85 The Major Works: Including Songs and Sonnets and Sermons por John Donne
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude por Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations por Charles Dickens
1.004 4.13 The Grapes of Wrath por John Steinbeck
1.003 3.69 Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible por David Alexander
0.998 3.96 Love in the Time of Cholera por Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.991 3.95 Fundamentalism and American Culture por George M. Marsden
0.99 4.11 Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left por Roger Scruton
0.984 4.14 Systematic Theology por Louis Berkhof
0.982 4.08 Can Man Live Without God? por Ravi Zacharias
0.978 3.57 Civilization: The West and the Rest por Niall Ferguson
0.978 4 The Marriage Builder por Larry Crabb
0.974 3.93 How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour por Gordon D. Fee
0.974 3.31 The Witches of Eastwick por John Updike
0.966 3.42 Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure por Sarah Macdonald
0.964 3.76 The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief por Francis S. Collins
0.964 3.95 The Five Love Languages por Gary D. Chapman
0.962 3.75 Essays in Love por Alain de Botton
0.962 3.67 Ignorance por Milan Kundera
0.962 3.94 For Whom the Bell Tolls por Ernest Hemingway
0.959 3.16 How to Think More about Sex por Alain De Botton
0.958 3.72 Tender is the Night por F. Scott Fitzgerald
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy por C. S. Lewis
0.956 3.94 Church History In Plain Language por Bruce L. Shelley
0.951 3.76 A Passage to India por E. M. Forster
0.949 3.82 The Greek Way por Edith Hamilton
0.949 4.03 The Passion of Jesus Christ: Fifty Reasons Why He Came to Die por John Piper
0.944 3.79 Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable por Thomas Bulfinch
0.943 4.16 How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture por Francis A. Schaeffer
0.942 3.88 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything por Christopher Hitchens
0.94 3.85 Christian Theology por Millard J. Erickson
0.939 4.06 The Secret History por Donna Tartt
0.938 3.92 The Magician's Nephew por C. S. Lewis
0.935 4.1 The Screwtape Letters por C. S. Lewis
0.934 4.03 Disciplines of a Godly Man por R. Kent Hughes
0.933 3.86 The New Bible Commentary por Donald Guthrie
0.932 3.91 Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage por Kevin Leman
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe por C. S. Lewis
0.923 4.19 The Poisonwood Bible por Barbara Kingsolver
0.922 3.88 The Silver Chair por C. S. Lewis
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray por Oscar Wilde
0.918 4.15 Dictionary of Paul and His Letters por Gerald F. Hawthorne
0.918 4.11 Slaughterhouse-Five por Kurt Vonnegut
0.918 4.07 American Gods por Neil Gaiman
0.911 4.26 Mere Christianity por C. S. Lewis
0.911 4.11 Cloudstreet por Tim Winton
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment por Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.91 3.87 Prince Caspian por C. S. Lewis
0.906 4.03 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader por C. S. Lewis
0.906 4.04 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy por John le Carré
0.904 3.89 From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch por T. Desmond Alexander
0.903 4.27 Les Misérables por Victor Hugo
0.901 4.25 How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil por D. A. Carson
0.899 3.88 Strange Pilgrims por Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.898 3.96 The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company por William Dalrymple
0.892 3.7 The Beautiful and Damned por F. Scott Fitzgerald
0.891 4.17 The Roots of Endurance: Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce por John Piper
0.89 3.93 The Winter of Our Discontent por John Steinbeck
0.887 4.16 Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels por Joel B. Green
0.886 4.15 Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs por J. I. Packer
0.883 4.2 The Pursuit of Holiness por Jerry Bridges
0.881 4.28 Dune por Frank Herbert
0.881 3.7 The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome por Chris Scarre
0.88 3.81 The Consolations of Philosophy por Alain de Botton
0.88 3.61 The Bridge Over the River Kwai por Pierre Boulle
0.876 3.93 People of the Book por Geraldine Brooks
0.875 3.79 The Descent of Man por Grayson Perry
0.875 3.97 Tom Stoppard Plays 1: The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays por Tom Stoppard
0.872 4.33 Christianity and Liberalism por J. Gresham Machen
0.872 4.05 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion por Jonathan Haidt
0.872 4.05 God's Big Picture por Vaughan Roberts
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit por J. R. R. Tolkien
0.867 4.22 Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community por Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.865 3.66 Seven Types of Atheism por John Gray
0.864 4.35 The Bondage of the Will por Martin Luther
0.858 3.95 New Bible Dictionary: Over 100 Christian Groups Clearly & Concisely Defined por I. Howard Marshall
0.857 4.5 Institutes of the Christian Religion por John Calvin
0.856 4.18 Paul por F. F. Bruce
0.851 4.34 The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary por Robert Alter
0.85 4.09 How People Change por Timothy S. Lane
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix por J. K. Rowling
0.847 3.84 Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories por Truman Capote
0.847 3.91 Knowing Scripture por R. C. Sproul
0.847 4.12 God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics por C. S. Lewis
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood por Truman Capote
0.843 4.26 The Gagging of God por D. A. Carson
0.843 4.24 Exegetical Fallacies por D. A. Carson
0.842 4.18 A Grief Observed por C. S. Lewis
0.841 4.16 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest por Ken Kesey
0.84 4.32 Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy por Eric Metaxas
0.834 4.38 Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions por Gregory Koukl
0.833 4.2 New Dictionary of Biblical Theology: Exploring the Unity & Diversity of Scripture por Brian S. Rosner
0.831 4.29 The Trellis and the Vine por Colin Marshall
0.829 3.87 Tales from the Perilous Realm (Farmer Giles of Ham ∙ The Adventures of Tom Bombadil ∙ Leaf by Niggle ∙ Smith of Wootten Major) por J. R. R. Tolkien
0.826 4.31 The Text of the New Testament por Bruce M. Metzger
0.825 4.06 Mrs Bridge por Evan S. Connell
0.823 4.06 The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 por Eric Hobsbawm
0.822 3.77 New Testament Textual Criticism: A Concise Guide por David Alan Black
0.817 4.1 Created in God's Image por Anthony A. Hoekema
0.816 4.53 Overcoming Sin and Temptation por John Owen
0.811 4.39 East of Eden por John Steinbeck
0.805 4.43 Knowing God por J. I. Packer
0.801 4.3 Politics and the English Language por George Orwell
0.801 3.95 The House of the Dead por Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.798 3.65 Pierre and Jean por Guy de Maupassant
0.797 4.16 Smiley's People por John le Carre
0.797 4.66 The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) por Crossway Bibles
0.796 4.11 The Reformation por Diarmaid MacCulloch
0.796 4.45 A Call to Spiritual Reformation por D. A. Carson
0.795 4.59 A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature por Walter Bauer
0.793 4.47 Atlas of Human Anatomy por Frank H. Netter
0.785 4.45 Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony por Richard J. Bauckham
0.783 4.09 Homage to Catalonia por George Orwell
0.782 3.53 They're a Weird Mob por Nino Culotta
0.781 3.88 Christ and Culture Revisited por D. A. Carson
0.78 3.95 The Consequences of Ideas: Understanding the Concepts that Shaped Our World por R. C. Sproul
0.78 4.52 O Senhor dos Anéis por J. R. R. Tolkien
0.776 4.36 Total truth : liberating Christianity from its cultural captivity por Nancy R. Pearcey
0.775 3.76 The Vendor of Sweets por R. K. Narayan
0.775 4.3 A Practical View of Christianity por William Wilberforce
0.774 4.15 An Introduction to the New Testament por D. A. Carson
0.768 4.41 The David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel por Robert Alter
0.767 4.07 Pachinko por Min Jin Lee
0.763 4.4 Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith por Michael Reeves
0.76 4.18 The Art of Biblical Narrative por Robert Alter
0.759 4.38 Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God por J. I. Packer
0.758 4.27 Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation (Cultural Liturgies) por James K. A. Smith
0.752 4.27 The Complete Persepolis por Marjane Satrapi
0.75 4.24 The Goldsworthy Trilogy: (Gospel and Kingdom, Gospel and Wisdom, The Gospel in Revelation) por Graeme Goldsworthy
0.74 4.25 Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon por Bryan Chapell
0.74 4.23 The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God por D. A. Carson
0.736 4.08 Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall por Anna Funder
0.734 3.76 In Defense of History por Richard J. Evans
0.734 4.16 Is There a Meaning in This Text? por Kevin J. Vanhoozer
0.731 3.68 Books v. Cigarettes por George Orwell
0.73 4.16 The Complete Stories of Truman Capote por Truman Capote
0.723 4.41 The Cross of Christ por John R. W. Stott
0.712 3.94 Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief por Bruce Milne
0.71 3.97 The Gospel and Personal Evangelism por Mark Dever
0.691 4.51 Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament por G. K. Beale
0.688 4.05 The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy por Anthony Gottlieb
0.682 4.22 Evangelicalism Divided: A Record of Crucial Change in the Years 1950 to 2000 por Iain H. Murray
0.674 4.47 The Cross and Christian Ministry: Leadership Lessons from 1 Corinthians por D. A. Carson
0.668 4.26 According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible por Graeme Goldsworthy
0.667 4.12 Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe por Serhii Plokhy
0.663 4.3 Is God anti-gay? por Sam Allberry
0.659 4.39 Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World por David F. Wells
0.643 4.48 Showing the Spirit: A Theological Exposition of 1 Corinthians, 12-14 por D. A. Carson
0.636 4.15 Basics for Believers: An Exposition of Philippians por D. A. Carson
0.634 4.54 Harrison's principles of internal medicine por Dennis L. Kasper
0.634 4.57 Reformed Dogmatics, Vol. 1: Prolegomena por Herman Bavinck
0.633 4.35 The Intolerance of Tolerance por D. A. Carson
0.626 4.48 Tom Stoppard Plays 5 por Tom Stoppard
0.619 3.96 Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's Last Gamble por Antony Beevor
0.611 4.71 The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions por Arthur G. Bennett
0.513 4.18 Fracture: Life and Culture in the West, 1918-1938 por Philipp Blom
0.483 4.71 Lingua Latina per se Illustrata, Pars 1: Familia Romana por Hans H. Orberg
0.478 4.44 Jesus' Sermon on the mount : and his confrontation with the world : an exposition of Matthew 5-10 por D. A. Carson