Biography & Autobiography

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

Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.

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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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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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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 Oscar Romero.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thomas Berry, Selected Writings on the Earth Community, Modern Spiritual Masters, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, 224, Softcover

Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.

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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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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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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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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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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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James Martin, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, James T. Keane, 256, softcover

The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.

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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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The Pope and I - Softcover, How the Lifelong Friendship between a Polish Jew and Pope John Paul II Advanced the Cause of Jewish-Christian Relations, Jerzy Kluger, Gianfranco Di Simone, 264, Softcover

Now in paperback, the first–person account of an extraordinary friendship that changed the church and the world.

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

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

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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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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Ursula King, 160, Softcover

Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.

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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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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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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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John Muir, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Timothy Flinders, 160, 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

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Christianity Rediscovered, Vincent J. Donovan, 192, Softcover

The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.

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Henri Nouwen, His Life and Vision, Michael O'Laughlin, 176, Softcover

A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.

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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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Thomas Merton, Writings Selected with an Introduction by Christine M. Bochen, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Thomas Merton, 144, Softcover

The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.

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Bede Griffiths, Essential Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Thomas Matus, OSB CAM, 128, Softcover

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.

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Daniel Berrigan, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an introduction by John Dear, 224, Softcover

Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.

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The Good Bishop, The Life of Walter F. Sullivan, Phyllis Theroux, 160, Softcover

The Good Bishop: In this biography by renowned author Phyllis Theroux, Bishop Sullivan emerges as a complex human being, one who has tried faithfully to lead the church with integrity, compassion, and love.

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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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Flannery O'Connor, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Ellsberg, editor, Introduction by Richard Giannone, 160, Softcover

For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.

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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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I'd Rather Teach Peace, Colman McCarthy, 160, Softcover

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

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Walk in a Relaxed Manner, Life Lessons from the Camino, Joyce Rupp, 256, Softcover

Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.

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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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God's Beloved, A Spiritual Biography of Henri Nouwen, Michael O'Laughlin, 208, Softcover

This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.

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Oscar Romero and the Communion of the Saints, A Biography, Revised edition, Scott Wright, Photos by Octavio Duran, 100+ b/w photos, 176, softcover

Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous  story of Blessed Oscar Romero.

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Albert Schweitzer, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected by James Brabazon, 176, Softcover

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.

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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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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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Abraham Joshua Heschel, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Susannah Heschel, 192, Softcover

Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.

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Eberhard Arnold, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Johann Christoph Arnold, , , , , , 160, Softcover

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.

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Anthony de Mello, Selected Writings, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, William Dych, S.J., , , , , , 144, Softcover

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.

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Phyllis Tickle, Essential Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Jon M. Sweeney, Selected with an Introduction by Jon M. Sweeney, 184, softcover

Essays,  poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.

 

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Water Buffalo Theology, Kosuke Koyama, 196, Softcover
A Japanese Christian explores the Gospel from an Asian perspective. "One of the most significant theological books of our time."--Dale T. Irvin, New York Theological Seminary
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Cardinal Walter Kasper, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Patricia C. Bellm, Robert Krieg, 192, softcover
“May Cardinal Kasper's insights and ideas, as expressed in this volume, continue to enrich today's renewal of the church's identity and mission in the...
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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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Catherine De Hueck Doherty, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, David Meconi, S.J., 192, Softcover

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.

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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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Alfred Delp, SJ., Prison Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Alfred Delp, S.J., Introduction by Thomas Merton, Biographical preface by Alan C. Mitchell, 208, Softcover

Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.

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William Stringfellow, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Bill Wylie-Kellermann, Afterword by Daniel Berrigan, S.J., 192, sotfcover

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.

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Peter Maurin, Apostle to the World, Dorothy Day, with Francis J. Sicius, 192, Softcover
Published for the first time, Dorothy Day's account of her mentor and co-founder of the Catholic Worker.
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Franz Jagerstatter, Letters and Writings from Prison, Erna Putz, 260, Softcover

Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.

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The Church Cannot Remain Silent, Unpublished Letters and Other Writings, Oscar Romero, Translated by Gene Palumbo and Dinah Livingstone, 144, softcover

Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.

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Caryll Houselander, Essential Writings, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected by Wendy M. Wright, , , , , , 176, Softcover

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.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Coles, 128, Softcover

Essential original writings of the pastor who defied the Nazis and paid with his life includes a substantial biographical introduction.

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Mohandas Gandhi, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an introduction by John Dear, 192, Softcover

A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.

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A Still and Quiet Conscience, The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church, John A. McCoy, index, b/w photos, 368, softcover

The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.

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Mother Teresa, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Jean Maalouf, 144, Softcover

Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.

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Mother Maria Skobtsova, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Introduction by Jim Forest, 192, Softcover

Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.

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Thich Nhat Hanh, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Sister Annabel Laity, 172, Softcover

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.

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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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Mission and Catechesis, Alexandre de Rhodes & Inculturation in 17th Century Vietnam, Peter C. Phan, Foreword by Robert J. Schreiter, Notes, bibliography, index, 324, Softcover

A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.

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Joan Chittister, Her Journey from Certainty to Faith , Tom Roberts, Photos, index, 272, softcover

An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.

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John Main, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Laurence Freeman, 160, Softcover

Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.

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Sor Juana, Beauty and Justice in the Americas, Michelle A. Gonzalez, 200, Softcover

Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."

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Brother Roger of Taize, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Marcello Fidanzio, 128, Softcover

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.

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Henri Nouwen, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert A. Jonas, 192, Softcover

Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.

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Edith Stein, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, John Sullivan, 160, Softcover

Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.

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Clarence Jordan, Essential Writings Selected with an Introduction, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Joyce Hollyday, 176, Softcover

A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.

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On the Threshold of the Future, The Life and Spirituality of Mother Mary Joseph Rogers, Founder of the Maryknoll Sisters, Claudette LaVerdiere, M.M., 176, Softcover

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.

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In God's Womb, A Spiritual Memoir, Edwina Gateley, 192, Softcover

The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.

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David Steindl-Rast, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Clare Hallward, 176, Softcover

A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.

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Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody, The Making of a Black Theologian, James H. Cone, 192, hardcover with dust jacket
The theological memoir and final work by one of the most influential theologians of our time.
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Mystical Journey, An Autobiography, William Johnston, 224, softcover

The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure

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Simone Weil, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Eric O. Springsted, 144, Softcover

Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.

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