Biography & Autobiography

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Mission Legacies, Biographical Studies of Leaders of the Modern Missionary Movement, American Society of Missiology Series, Gerald Anderson, Robert Coote, Norman Horner, James Phillips, 672, Softcover

Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.

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Vatican Council II, Xavier Rynne, 616, Softcover

A new edition of the classic work written from inside the Vatican. "The best account of what the Council is all about."--The New York Times

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Mission and Catechesis, Alexandre de Rhodes & Inculturation in 17th Century Vietnam, Peter C. Phan, Foreword by Robert J. Schreiter, Notes, bibliography, index, 324, Softcover

A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.

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A Life Poured Out, Pierre Claverie of Algeria, Jean-Jacques Perennes, 300, Softcover
The life, work, and martyrdom of an Algerian bishop who worked tirelessly to bring peace to his native land.
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Monsenor Romero, Memories in Mosaic, María López Vigil, 320, Softcover

From hundreds of interviews comes a collective portrait of Blessed Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who took his place in history as a voice for the voiceless.

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The Blindfold's Eyes, My Journey from Torture to Truth, Sister Dianna Ortiz, with Patricia Davis, 496, Softcover

The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.

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Black Elk, Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism, Damian Costello, 192, Softcover

A creative postcolonial reading of Black Elk--a Lakota holy man and a Catholic catechist.

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Dorothy Day, Selected Writings, Anniversary Edition, Robert Ellsberg, 436, Softcover

A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.

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Julian's Gospel, Illuminating the Life & Revelations of Julian of Norwich, Veronica Mary Rolf, Index, 660, Softcover

A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.

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Spirit of Fire, The Life and Vision of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Revised Edition, Ursula King, index, b/w photos, 272, softcover

A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.

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The Berrigan Letters, Personal Correspondence between Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Daniel Cosacchi, Eric Martin, Index, 304, softcover

Spanning seven decades, this treasury of letters between the famous brothers offers extraordinary insight into their social activism, civil disobedience, peacemaking efforts, and sharp critiques of American foreign policy.

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Do Not Stifle the Spirit, Conversations with Jacques Dupuis, Gerard O'Connell, Preface by Gerald O'Collins, SJ, 320, softcover

This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.

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At Play in the Lions' Den, A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan, Jim Forest, Index, 200+ b/w photos, 352, Softcover
The most comprehensive and intimate picture yet available of the Jesuit priest, poet, and modern-day prophet.
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Writing Straight with Crooked Lines, A Memoir, Jim Forest, Index, photos, 336, softcover

The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.

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Signs of Hope, Thomas Merton’s Letters on Peace, Race, and Ecology , Gordon Oyer, Index, 296, sc
“In the best researched book in amiable prose and most relevant exposition in years about Thomas Merton, Gordon Oyer’s detailed review of Merton’s...
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All Is Grace, A Biography of Dorothy Day Catholic Book Club Selection for May 2011, Jim Forest, 352, Softcover

A fresh look at the life of Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, with new information from her published letters and diaries, and illustrated with almost 200 photos.

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Faith & Joy, Memoirs of a Revolutionary Priest, Fernando Cardenal, S.J., Edited and translated by Kathleen McBride and Mark Lester, Foreword by Peter Marchetti, 288, softcover

A moving and inspiring memoir of a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest who consistently followed his faith and conscience to serve the poor.

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Wisdom Ways, Introducing Feminist Biblical Interpretation, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, 240, Softcover

This leading feminist theologian offers an exciting introduction to a most creative field of biblical interpretation which the author says is best understood as the search for Divine Wisdom. She offers a review of the art that is not merely informative, but liberating. Challenging mainstream hermeneutic strategies she empowers us to think critically and enter creatively into a life-transforming journey.

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Dorothy Day Portraits, Portraits by Those Who Knew Her, Rosalie G. Riegle, 230, Softcover
Now in paperback, an intimate portrait of a modern prophet though the eyes of those who knew her best.
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Sor Juana, Beauty and Justice in the Americas, Michelle A. Gonzalez, 200, Softcover

Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."

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Joan Chittister, Her Journey from Certainty to Faith , Tom Roberts, Photos, index, 272, softcover

An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.

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The Election of Pope Francis, An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History, Gerard O’Connell, Index, 336, hardcover

A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.

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Living with Wisdom, A Life of Thomas Merton, Jim Forest, 288, Softcover

This absorbing biography, lavishly illustrated, captures as no other book does the life, writings, and vision of one of the 20th century's greatest spiritual figures A pictorial biography hailed by the International Merton Society as the ideal introduction. "If you have to read one book about Thomas Merton this is the one to read." - Paul Wilkes

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Franz Jagerstatter, Letters and Writings from Prison, Erna Putz, 260, Softcover

Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.

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Revolutionary Saint, The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero , Michael E. Lee, Index, 240, softcover

A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.

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The Same Fate as the Poor, Judith Noone, M.M., 175, Softcover

Recounts the lives and sacrifices of Maryknoll sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clark, killed by Salvadoran soldiers, and Carla Piette, drowned while working with the poor that she loved.

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Water Buffalo Theology, Kosuke Koyama, 196, Softcover
A Japanese Christian explores the Gospel from an Asian perspective.
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Mystical Journey, An Autobiography, William Johnston, 224, softcover

The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure

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A Still and Quiet Conscience, The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church, John A. McCoy, index, b/w photos, 368, softcover

The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.

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Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody, The Making of a Black Theologian, James H. Cone, Foreword by Cornel West, 192, softcover
The theological memoir and final work by one of the most influential theologians of our time.
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"The Color of the Skin Doesnt Matter in Africa", A Missioner’s Tale of Faith and Politics, 1st, Sister Janice McLaughlin, MM , 272, sc
“Sister Janice McLaughlin was dropped into a moment in history, took it, and ran with it.  Her autobiography reveals a woman who looked...
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The Election of Pope Francis, An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History, Gerard O’Connell, Index, 336, sc
ILLUMINATION BOOK AWARD Gold, Catholic Studies Association of Catholic Publishers Excellence Award 3rd Place, General Interest The selection...
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Anthony deMello, The Happy Wanderer, Bill deMello, 272, Softcover
2014 CATHOLIC PRESS ASSOCIATION BOOK AWARD WINNER! A unique and loving account of the life and message of a great spiritual teacher by his younger...
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Martyrs of Hope, Seven U.S. Missioners in Central America, Donna Whitson Brett, Edward T. Brett, Index, 336, softcover
The inspiring sto­ry of seven U.S. missioners who paid the ultimate price for the poor of Central America.
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Love Prevails, One Couple’s Story of Faith and Survival in the Rwandan Genocide , Jean Bosco Rutagengwa, Foreword by Daniel G. Groody, csc, 208, softcover
A harrowing story of survival in the midst of evil and the subsequent struggle to find healing and reconciliation.
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To Speak the Truth in Love, A Biography of Theresa Kane, RSM , Christine Schenk, CSJ, Index, photos, 336, softcover
The riveting biography of a nun who endured Vatican censure to pursue a vision of equality and justice for women in the church.
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Keeping Hope Alive, Sermons and Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. , Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Edited by Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Index, 256, hardcover with dust jacket

Here, for the first time in print: a powerful selection of sermons and speeches by one of America’s most unforgettable orators and champions of human rights.

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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Essential Teachings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Or N. Rose, Netanel Miles-Yépez, 256, softcover
Selected writings by one of the most creative and influential Jewish spiritual teachers of the late twentieth-century.
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Belonging, One Catholic's Journey, Frank Butler, Foreword by James Martin SJ, index, illus, 208, softcover

An eyewitness to the struggles over Catholic church reform takes the reader through decades of social change and church life.

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Christianity Rediscovered, Vincent J. Donovan, 192, Softcover

The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.

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Here I Am, Lord, The Letters and Writings of Ita Ford, Jeanne Evans, 224, Softcover

Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.

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William Stringfellow, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Bill Wylie-Kellermann, Afterword by Daniel Berrigan, S.J., 192, sotfcover

William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.

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Thomas Berry, Selected Writings on the Earth Community, Modern Spiritual Masters, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, 224, Softcover

Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.

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Archbishop Romero, Memories and Reflections , Revised Edition, Jon Sobrino, 256, softcover

Revised to include new essays as well as reflections on the recent beatification of Oscar Romero.

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Oscar Romero and the Communion of the Saints, A Biography, Revised edition, Scott Wright, Photos by Octavio Duran, 100+ b/w photos, 176, softcover

Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous  story of Blessed Oscar Romero.

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Jon Sobrino, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Jon Sobrino, Robert Lassalle-Klein, 224, softcover
The spiritual writings of Jon Sobrino, one of the original voices of liberation theology and one of the most influential and prophetic theologians in the world today.
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Ruth Burrows, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Ruth Burrows, Michelle Jones, 192, softcover
Selected writings by Carmelite nun Ruth Burrows, one of the most popular and revered spiritual writers of the past half-century.
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Birth of a Dancing Star, My Journey from Cradle Catholic to Cyborg Christian, Ilia Delio, Index, 240, softcover
This spirited memoir by bestelling author Ilia Delio integrates concepts from modern science with the intimate formation of personhood.
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