Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Enneagram books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- 1. The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types (1999)
- 2. The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the 9 Types of People (1994)
- 3. The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective (2001)
- 4. The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth (2017)
- 5. The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge (2013)
- 6. Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide – Revised & Updated (2009)
- 7. Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage (2019)
- 8. Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery (1996)
- 9. Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram: A Handbook for Harmony and Transformation (2019)
- 10. The Enneagram in Love and Work: Understanding Your Intimate and Business Relationships (1995)
- 11. The Modern Enneagram: Discover Who You Are and Who You Can Be (2017)
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1. The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types (1999)
The first definitive guide to using the wisdom of the enneagram for spiritual and psychological growthThe ancient symbol of the Enneagram has become one of today’s most popular systems for self-understanding, based on nine distinct personality types. Now, two of the world’s foremost Enneagram authorities introduce a powerful new way to use the Enneagram as a tool for personal transformation and development. Whatever your spiritual background, the Enneagram shows how you can overcome your inner barriers, realize your unique gifts and strengths, and discover your deepest direction in life….
The first easy , and fun guide to the Enneagram, the fascinating and revealing method of understanding personality types, for the beginner, the expert, and everyone in between. This witty and informative guide demystifies the ancient Enneagram system with cartoons, exercises, and personality tests that reveal our motivations and desires and show how to put that knowledge to use in our everyday lives. The 9 types of people: The Perfectionist motivated by the need to live life the right way, improve oneself and others, and avoid anger….
3. The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective (2001)
Richard Rohr and Andrea Ebert’s runaway best-seller shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward….
A must-read for anyone looking to move beyond type as caricature and learn how to work with the Enneagram toward spiritual growth. Over 100,000 copies sold! Most of us spend a lifetime trying to figure out who we are, and how we relate to others and God. The Enneagram is here to help. Far more than a personality test, author Chris Heuertz writes, the Enneagram is a sacred map to the soul. Lies about who we think we are keep us trapped in loops of self-defeat. But the Enneagram reveals both the nine ways we get lost, as well as the nine ways we find our way home…
The Enneagram―a universal symbol of human purpose and possibility―is an excellent tool for doing the hardest part of consciousness work: realizing, owning, and accepting your strengths and weaknesses. In this comprehensive handbook, Beatrice Chestnut, PhD, traces the development of the personality as it relates to the nine types of the Enneagram, the three different subtype forms each type can take, and the path each of us can take toward liberation. With her guidance, readers will learn to observe themselves, face their fears and disowned Shadow aspects, and work to manifest their highest…
6. Essential Enneagram: The Definitive Personality Test and Self-Discovery Guide – Revised & Updated (2009)
The First and Only Scientifically Determined Enneagram Personality Test and GuideA centuries-old psychological system with roots in sacred tradition, the Enneagram can be an invaluable guide in your journey toward self-understanding and self-development. In this book, Stanford University Medical School clinical professor of psychiatry David Daniels and counseling psychologist Virginia Price offer the only scientifically developed Enneagram test based upon extensive research combined with a self-discovery and personal-development guide.The most fundamental guide to the Enneagram ever offered, this book features effective…
He doesn’t listen to me…I don’t understand her…Why do we repeat the same fight? “Becoming Us helps you understand your spouse via the lens of faith and the Enneagram.” Do you ever feel baffled by the person sleeping beside you? What if your spouse came with an instruction manual? Beth and Jeff McCord, founders of Your Enneagram Coach, have helped over 250,000 people discover their unique personality type and apply that knowledge to their relationships. Becoming Us pulls back the curtain on marriage and weaves the Enneagram through the lense of the Gospel to…
” The Enneagram is an extraordinary framework for understanding more about ourselves. No matter from which point of view we approach it, we discover fresh conjunctions of new and old ideas.” So writes Don Riso in this expanded edition of his classic interpretation of the Enneagram, the ancient psychological system used to understand the human personality. In addition to updating the descriptions of the nine personality types, Personality Types, Revised greatly expands the accompanying guidelines and, for the first time, uncovers the Core Dynamics, or Levels of Development, within each type. This…
The Enneagram opens a remarkable window into the truth about us, enabling us to see how image, wounds, lies, triggers, and default responses shape us every bit as much as our faith. But simply diagnosing our number doesn’t do justice to who we are. Nor does it necessarily change us or our relationships. Transformation happens as we grow in awareness and learn how to engage and reflect God’s image. And relational repair then results as we apply Enneagram insights to the rhythms and grooves of our ordinary daily lives. For those who have learned about the Enneagram and wonder “What’s next?”―this…
New from Helen Palmer, a “leading teacher and practitioner of the Enneagram” (San Francisco Chronicle), the first Enneagram book to give practical advice, in fascinating detail, on how to have the best possible relationships in love and business….
Use the Enneagram to enhance your work, life, and love. The Enneagram is a popular model of the human psyche that includes 9 different personality types. Find out which type you are, and the way it can influence your habits, your growth, and your personal and professional interactions.The Modern Enneagram is a fresh, easy-to-read entry point into the system. With detailed sections about each personality type as well as a holistic overview of the entire model, this book will show you how to use the Enneagram to discover your authentic self and better manage your emotions, develop your career, and understand…
Best Enneagram Books That Will Hook You
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Rapid story development : how to use the Enneagram-story connection to become a master storyteller
Author(s): Lyons, Jeff
ID: 2460410, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf
The Honest Enneagram: Know Your Type, Own Your Challenges, Embrace Your Growth
Author(s): Sarajane Case
ID: 2503416, Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub
Self to Lose, Self to Find: Using the Enneagram to Uncover Your True, God-Gifted Self
Author(s): Marilyn Vancil; Ruth Haley Barton
ID: 2636416, Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.