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This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
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.
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.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
"Do you want to see, understand and appreciate Jesus today? I cannot think of a better way than to enter into the lives of those who are living similar experiences and struggles today, those living in the 'Galilees' of today's world, those living in the margins and crossroads."
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
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
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
A new edition of the first book by the best-selling author of My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
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.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
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.
Shows us how to live and pray in the spirit of Saint Francis
A missioner's memoir of teaching American literature in China during the time of the Tianamen Square uprising.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
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.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Examines the mystical vision of Teilhard de Chardin and his dialogue with science.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.
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 essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
Published for the first time, Dorothy Day's account of her mentor and co-founder of the Catholic Worker.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
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.
The inspiring stories of twelve activist mystics who awaken us to our own calling people who encounter God in life-changing ways, and then go out to change the world.
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
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.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
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.
Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
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.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
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.
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
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
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.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
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
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
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.
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