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For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
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.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
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.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
A guide to one of the most intriguing religious figures of the twentieth century.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders 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.
"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."
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.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
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.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
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 new edition of the first book by the best-selling author of My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
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.
Examines the mystical vision of Teilhard de Chardin and his dialogue with science.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
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.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
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.
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 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
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
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.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
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.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
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.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
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.
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
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.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
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 definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
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