Biography & Autobiography

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'You Will Be My Witnesses', Saints, Prophets, and Martyrs, John Dear, Full-color icons by William Hart McNichols, 160, Softcover

A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.

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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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$29.00
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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$21.00
Adam, God's Beloved, Henri J.M. Nouwen, 136, Softcover

Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.

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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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Carlo Carretto, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Robert Ellsberg, 192, Softcover

Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.

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Oscar Romero, Reflections on His Life and Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Marie Dennis, Renny Golden, Scott Wright, 144, Softcover

Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.

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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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Loaves and Fishes, Dorothy Day, 225, Softcover

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.

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The Prayer of Saint Francis, A Message of Peace for the World Today, Leonardo Boff, 128, Softcover
Shows us how to live and pray in the spirit of Saint Francis
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Modern Spiritual Masters, Writings on Contemplation and Compassion, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Ellsberg, 192, Softcover

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.

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

A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.

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The Unquiet Monk, Thomas Merton's Questing Faith, Michael W. Higgins, Outside US contact Novalis, Canada, 128pp, softcover

For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.

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I, Francis, Carlo Carretto, 144, Softcover

This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.

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My Soul Looks Back, James H. Cone, 144, Softcover
Searing memoir of a theologian's life and formation of his faith from his youth in Alabama.
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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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Jacques Ellul, Essential Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Edited by Jacob E. Van Vleet, 176, softcover

Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.

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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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Galilean Journey, The Mexican-American Promise, Virgilio P. Elizondo, 176, Softcover

New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".

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Teilhard's Mysticism, Seeing the Inner Face of Evolution, Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Index, 160, Softcover

Examines the mystical vision of Teilhard de Chardin and his dialogue with science.

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Dialogue of Life, A Christian Among Allah's Poor, Bob McCahill, M.M., 128, Softcover

The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.

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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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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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$24.00
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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$27.00
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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Martin Luther King, The Inconvenient Hero, Vincent Harding, 172, Softcover

More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.

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$37.00
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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Letters from the Desert, Carlo Carretto, 176, Softcover

The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.

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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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Redeeming the Past, My Journey from Freedom Fighter to Healer, Michael Lapsley, with Stephen Karakashian, Foreword by Desmond Tutu, b/w photos, index, 272, Softcover

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.

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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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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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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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Romero, A Life, James R. Brockman, 296, Softcover

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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This Our Exile, A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees of East Africa, James Martin, S.J., 240, Softcover

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.

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Jesus Before Christianity, Albert Nolan, 200, Softcover

A new edition of  Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.

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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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Faithful Dissenters, Stories of Men and Women Who Loved and Changed the Church, Robert McClory, 180, Softcover
Faithful Dissenters tells the stories of people who took risky stands and sometimes paid heavily. Yet the benefits of their dissent have unquestionably enriched the church and all of us.
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Sacred Heart, Gateway to God, , , Wendy M. Wright, , , , , , 180, Softcover
Through history, poetry, art, and story, this passionate exploration of the mystery of God's love makes this ancient devotion new again.
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Vincent van Gogh, His Spiritual Vision in Life and Art, Modern Spiritual Masters, Carol Berry, 160, softcover

A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.

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From Union Square to Rome, Dorothy Day, 192, Softcover

Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.

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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 Misfit, Haunting the Human - Unveiling the Divine, Larry Lewis, MM, 150, Softcover
A missioner's memoir of teaching American literature in China during the time of the Tianamen Square uprising.
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Testimony, The Word Made Fresh, Daniel Berrigan, 240, Softcover

Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.

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American Madonna, Crossing Borders with the Virgin Mary, Deirdre Cornell, 192, Softcover
A young mother from New York journeys to Mexico to live and work among the poor and encounters the Mother of God.
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Thea's Song, The Life of Thea Bowman, Charlene Smith, John Feister, 336, Softcover

The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.

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Charles de Foucauld, Writings Selected with an Introduction, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Ellsberg, 128, Softcover

"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.

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