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The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary
Maria Massi Dakake, Caner Karacay Dagli, Mohammed Rustom, Joseph E. B. Lumbard, Seyyed Hossein Nasr
The Qur'an (Oxford World's Classics)
Muhammad Abdel Haleem, Anonymous
Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen
Mary Sharratt
Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life
Lauren F. Winner
New American Bible: Revised Edition
Harper Bibles, Anonymous
Biblical Literacy: The Essential Bible Stories Everyone Needs to Know
Timothy Beal
Unprotected Texts: The Bible's Surprising Contradictions About Sex and Desire
Jennifer Wright Knust
Reflections on the Qur'an
Hanaa Unus, Mohamed Hag Magid
Baghdad
Abdul Kader El Janabi, Reuven Snir, Roger Allen
Fate and Predestination
SHAYKH MUHAMMAD MITWALLI AL-SHA'RAWI, Abdalhaqq Bewley, Aisha Bewley
My Life With the Saints - James J. Martin

His spiritual biography on how certain Catholic saints & holy people came to influence his life. Examples: Saint Therese of Lisieux, Thomas Merton, Ignatius Loyola, Dorothy Day, etc.

 

His idea makes for a nice writing exercise for those inspiring writers out there. Who are your inspirations in faith, and why are they? How are they influencing you? What lessons do you draw from their lives? The person can be from any time & place and not necessarily well-known.