Top Spiritual Formation Books

Your guide to discipleship books

There are lots of books about spiritual formation and discipleship in the Christian market. I’ve pulled together a (growing and changing) list of great books to help you dip into spiritual formation.


  1. St. Augustine, The Confessions.
  2. John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress.
  3. Jonathan Edwards, Religious Affections.
  4. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together.
  5. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ.
  6. C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
  7. A. Schmemann, For the Life of the World