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Western Culture's Top 50 Books

This list "offers a Western Culture reading list, one that will stretch your mind, equip you for intellectual combat in the world, and even strengthen your faith." (World Magazine)
I am not familiar with World magazine down here in the Southern Hemisphere. Any opinions about their list?
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The Bible (Various Authors)
The Bible (Various Authors)
2
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
3
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
4
The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan)
The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan)
5
The Temple (George Herbert)
The Temple (George Herbert)
6
The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
7
Gorgias (Plato)
Gorgias (Plato)
8
Antigone (Sophocles)
Antigone (Sophocles)
9
Aeneid (Virgil)
Aeneid (Virgil)
10
Sayings of the Fathers (Tr. Joseph H. Hertz)
Sayings of the Fathers (Tr. Joseph H. Hertz)
11
Confessions (St. Augustine)
Confessions (St. Augustine)
12
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
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13
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
14
Le Morte D'Arthur (Thomas Malory)
Le Morte D'Arthur (Thomas Malory)
15
Summa Theologica (Thomas Aquinas)
Summa Theologica (Thomas Aquinas)
16
Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)
Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)
17
The Faerie Queene (Edmund Spenser)
The Faerie Queene (Edmund Spenser)
18
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
19
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
20
Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe
Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe
21
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
22
Pensees (Blaise Pascal)
Pensees (Blaise Pascal)
23
Two Treatises of Government (John Locke)
Two Treatises of Government (John Locke)
24
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
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25
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
26
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
27
The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith)
The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith)
28
The Federalist Papers
The Federalist Papers
29
Reflections on the Revolution in France (Edmund Burke)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (Edmund Burke)
30
Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen)
Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen)
31
Lyrical Ballads (William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
Lyrical Ballads (William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
32
Democracy in America (Alexis De Tocqueville)
Democracy in America (Alexis De Tocqueville)
33
Economic Harmonies (Frédéric Bastiat)
Economic Harmonies (Frédéric Bastiat)
34
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
35
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
36
Leaves of Grass (Walt Whitman)
Leaves of Grass (Walt Whitman)
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37
The Innocents Abroad (Mark Twain)
The Innocents Abroad (Mark Twain)
38
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
39
Master and Man (Leo Tolstoy)
Master and Man (Leo Tolstoy)
40
Ash Wednesday (T.S. Eliot)
Ash Wednesday (T.S. Eliot)
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