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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.
An eyewitness to the struggles over Catholic church reform takes the reader through decades of social change and church life.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
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.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
Shows us how to read the “living gospel” of every day holiness exemplified in the lives of saints and spiritual masters.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
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.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
"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 collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
"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
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
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.
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.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
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.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
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.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
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.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
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.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
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 fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
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.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
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 personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
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.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
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.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
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
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
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.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
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