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Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
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
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
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.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
A creative postcolonial reading of Black Elk--a Lakota holy man and a Catholic catechist.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
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.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
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.
A moving and inspiring memoir of a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest who consistently followed his faith and conscience to serve the poor.
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.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
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
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.
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.
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
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.
The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
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.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
Revised to include new essays as well as reflections on the recent beatification of Oscar Romero.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Drawn from more than twenty of his books, these are the essential writings of one of the most beloved and influential spiritual figures of our day.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
The powerful true story of two women: one who ministered to women in prostitution in Chicago and the friend who struggled to rise from its mean streets.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
Shows us how to read the “living gospel” of every day holiness exemplified in the lives of saints and spiritual masters.
Dorothy Day's frank and compelling account of 30 years at the Catholic Worker in New York City.
Her cause for sainthood is now underway.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Bringing together the wisdom of East and West, the Indian Jesuit Anthony de Mello used stories and parables to awaken his listeners to an awareness of God's presence in their midst. Since his death in 1987, countless readers have been challenged to encounter DeMello's message.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
A collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.
Offers a brief biography and selection of writings by John Muir, the Scottish American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and sparked the modern environmental movement
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
Deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of the Christian church and intensely engaged in the struggle for justice, Dorothee Soelle's writings and radical thought are a model for faith-inspired activism.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
The inspiring story of the founder of the Congregation of the Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominic, the first American-based mission congregation of women religious.
An Anglican priest and anti-apartheid activist survives a letter bomb and goes on to found worldwide ministry for the healing of trauma, from South Africa to Rwanda, Northern Ireland to post-9/11 New York.
"The center of the world—so-called because the crucified Jesus dwells there, and with him all who suffer unjustly—is the place from which we must proclaim the risen Lord." —Gustavo Gutiérrez
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
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