These are just a few of the many wonderful books that support the arts, artists, prayer, faith and culture.  Many are written by Christians in Hollywood. Enjoy this rich and insightful list of literature!

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Addicted to Mediocrity: Contemporary Christians and the Arts
By Franky Schaeffer and Kurt Mitchell



Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting
By William Goldman



An Army Arising: Why Artists are on the Front line of the Next Movie of God
By Christ John Otto



Art and the Bible
By Francis A. Schaeffer



The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life into a Work of Art
By Erwin Raphael McManus



The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity
By Julia Cameron



Before LA Kills You: Everything Actors Need to Know About the Biz Before Moving to Hollywood
By Jonathan Langley



Behind the Screen: Hollywood Insiders on Faith, Film and Culture
By Barbara Nicolosi and Spencer Lewerez



Col. William N. Selig, the Man Who Invented Hollywood
By Andrew A. Erish



The Complete Evangelism Guidebook: Expert Advice on Reaching Others for Christ 
By Scott Dawson



Creativity, Inc. : Overcoming The Unseen Forces That Stand In The Way Of True Inspiration
By Ed Catmull



Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common LifeCulture Care
By Makoto Fujimura



The Day I Met God: Extraordinary Stories of Life Changing Miracles
By Jim and Karen Covell and Victorya Michaels Rogers



Do Story: How to Tell Your Story So the World Listens 
By Bobette Buster



Get Prayer and Get It All
By Rick D. Padgett



God in the Movies: A Guide for Exploring Four Decades of Film
By Catherine M. Barsotti and Robert K. Johnston



God’s Will For My Life
By Jeremy Treat



Good Faith: Being a Christian When Society Thinks You’re Irrelevant and Extreme
By David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons



Hidden Art
By Edith Schaeffer



The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style
By Christopher Riley



Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment
By Brian Godawa



Hope 4 Today – a Devotional: Stay Connected to God in a Distracted Culture
By Kathleen Cooke



How to Film Truth: The Story of Documentary Film as a Spiritual Journey
By Justin Wells




How to Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out: An Easy to Use Practical Guide to Relationship Witnessing
By Jim and Karen Covell and Victorya Michaels Rogers



Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts
By Steve Turner



Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century
By Craig Detweiler



The J Bomb: How to Talk, Text, and Tweet About Jesus Without Getting Deleted!
By Jim and Karen Covell and Victorya Michaels Rogers



The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life
By Erwin Raphael McManus



Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community
By Dietrich Bonhoeffer



Making a Good Script Great: A Guide for Writing and Rewriting by Hollywood Script Consultant
By Linda Seger



Momaholic: Crazy Confessions of a Helicopter Parent
By Dena Higley



The Moral Premise: Harnessing Virture and Vice for Box Office Success
By Stanley D. Williams



More Than a Movie: Ethics in Entertainment
By F. Miguel Valenti



Motherhood and Hollywood: How to Get a Job Like Mine
By Patricia Heaton



Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings
By Josh Larsen



One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born to Do
By Phil Cooke



Popcultured: Thinking Christianly About Style, Media and Entertainment
By Steve Turner



Prayers for Difficult Times for Kids
By Matt Koceich



Praying for the World’s 365 Most Influential People
By David Kopp



Produced By Faith: Enjoy Real Success Without Losing Your True Self
By DeVon Franklin



The Purple Curtain: Living Out Beauty in Faith and Culture from a Biblical Perspective
By Brian S. Chan



Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue
By Robert K. Johnston



Reflections on the Movies: Hearing God in the Unlikeliest of Places
By Ken Gire



Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art and Culture
By Makoto Fujimura and Tim Keller



Roaring Lambs: A Gentle Plan to Radically Change Your World
By Robert Briner



Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness
By Eric Metaxas



The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotionals in the Psalms
By Timothy Keller and Kathy Keller



Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers
By Patrick Kavanaugh



Stuck on a Ferris Wheel: An Actor’s Guide to Enjoying the Ride While Keeping Your Feet on the Ground
By Abbie Cobb



Then Sings My Soul: 150 Of The World’s Greatest Hymn Stories
By Robert Morgan



Turn, Turn, Turn: Popular Songs and Music Inspired by the Bible
By Steve Turner



unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters
By David Kinnaman



Unique: Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media
By Phil Cooke



Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art
By Madeleine L’Engle



The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love
By DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good



Watching TV Religiously: Television and Theology in Dialogue
By Kutter Callaway and Dean Batali



The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get It Back
By Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock



Welcome All Wonders: A Composer’s Journey
By J. A. C. Redford



Windows of the Soul: Experiencing God in New Ways
By Ken Gire



The Wonder of His Love: A Journey Into the Heart of God
By Nancy Stafford