The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
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.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
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.
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.
Revised to include new essays as well as reflections on the recent beatification of Oscar Romero.
This book, which draws on his autobiographical volumes and his many other works, presents the ideal entry to the cosmic and mystical vision of a great spiritual guide.
A creative postcolonial reading of Black Elk--a Lakota holy man and a Catholic catechist.
Selected writings and biography of Brother Roger Schutz (1915-2005) the beloved founder of Taizé, the ecumenical monastic community in France, dedicated to reconciliation among Christians and all peoples, and famous for its music.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
A collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.
These writings, drawn from twenty-five books, highlight her distinctive spiritual message, with its emphasis on the presence of God, the practice of prayer, a love for the church, and a dedication to the social dimensions of the gospel.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
Essential original writings of the pastor who defied the Nazis and paid with his life includes a substantial biographical introduction.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
These selections from his many books highlight Dom Helder's distinctive blend of spirituality and social vision. They point toward the renewal of the church, the transformation of the social order, and the healing of a wounded planet.
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.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
In the years after World War I, Eberhard Arnold abandoned his career as an academic theologian to live by the radical spirit of the Sermon on the Mount. With his family and a small circle of friends he founded the Bruderhof, a community rooted in the Anabaptist tradition.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), a young Dutch Jewish woman, died in Auschwitz at the age of 29. Through the publication forty years later of her diaries (An Interrupted Life), the world discovered a remarkable voice that transcends the genre of Holocaust literature.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
A moving and inspiring memoir of a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest who consistently followed his faith and conscience to serve the poor.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
"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
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
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.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
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.
The essential writings of famed social advocate Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.
Traces the spiritual journey of one the most influential Catholic thinkers of the modern era.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
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
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
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.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
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
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.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
Through his writings and his popular broadcasts, Metropolitan Anthony spoke of prayer and the search for the living God in language that went right to the heart of people, echoing their own deepest longings. The writings selected here--on faith, prayer, creation, and the church--reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
Highlights the lives, teachings and writings of a dozen leading spiritual figures including Henri Nouwen, Oscar Romero, Mother Teresa, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
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.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
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.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
View the Current Catalog
Find us on Facebook
© 1970-2019 Orbis Books. Powered by Ecommerce solutions