Biography & Autobiography

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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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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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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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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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The Dalai Lama, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Thomas A. Forsthoefel, 160, Softcover

Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.

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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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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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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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Dom Helder Camara, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Francis McDonagh, 160, Softcover

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.

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Four Women Doctors of the Church, Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Ávila, Thérèse of Lisieux, Mary T. Malone, 128, softcover

The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.

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

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

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Leo Tolstoy, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Charles E. Moore, 192, Softcover

Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.

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Swami Abhishiktananda, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Shirley du Boulay, 176, Softcover

A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.

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Martyr of the Amazon, The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang, Roseanne Murphy, 192, Softcover

The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.

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Simone Weil, A Brief Introduction, Stephen Plant, 128, Softcover

A guide to one of the most intriguing religious figures of the twentieth century.

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Pope John XXIII, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Jean Maalouf, 160, Softcover

The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.

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Etty Hillesum, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Annemarie S. Kidder, 176, Softcover

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.

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Virgilio Elizondo, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Timothy Matovina, 192, Softcover

"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."

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Metropolitan Anthony of Sourzozh, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Gillian Crow, 192, Softcover

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.

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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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The Two Hands of Yes and No, One Family's Encounter with the Surprising Power of Active Nonviolence, John Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn, Dennis Linn , Index, 192, softcover
Offers readers real-life stories of the amazing power of active nonviolence to change the course of history.
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The Radical Gospel of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Peter Feuerherd, Index, 128, softcover
The extraordinary story of a true Vatican II bishop.
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Saints Celebrated and Unsung, On the Call to Holiness in Today's World, James Bacik, Foreword by Thomas Groome, 152, softcover
“ Saints Celebrated and Unsung  will lend you a fresh sense of your baptismal calling to holiness of life after the way of Jesus. As needed as ever, it...
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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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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Coles, 128, Softcover

This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.

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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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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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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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Rufus Jones, Essential Writings, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Kerry Walters, , , , , , 160, Softcover

The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.

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

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

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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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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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G. K. Chesterton, Essential Writings, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, William Griffin, , , , , , 172, Softcover

A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.

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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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Pedro Arrupe, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Kevin Burke, 160, Softcover

A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.

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Sadhu Sundar Singh, Essential Writings, , Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Charles E. Moore, , , , , , 144, Softcover

The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.

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Howard Thurman, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Luther E. Smith, Jr., 176, Softcover

Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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Dorothee Soelle, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Dianne L. Oliver, 240, Softcover

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.

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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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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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Yves Congar, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Paul Lakeland, 208, Softcover

This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.

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Frank Sheed and Maisie Ward, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by David Meconi, S.J., 176, Softcover

For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.

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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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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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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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Gustavo Gutierrez, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Daniel G. Groody, 224, Softcover

"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

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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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I Have Learned From the Least, My Life, My Hopes, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Translated by Dinah Livingstone, 144, softcover

Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.

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They Will Inherit the Earth, Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear, 176, softcover
The popular author and activist invites us to return to nonviolence as a way of life and a living solidarity with Mother Earth and her creatures.
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I Am Indeed Your Brother, A Servant of Jesus among Allah’s Poor, Bob McCahill, Foreword by Ray Finch, MM, 128, softcover
Living the gospel ideals of service and love, Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill bears witness among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
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Teilhard’s Struggle, Embracing the Work of Evolution , Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Index, 176, softcover
An intimate look at the major struggles Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin faced as a scientist, priest, mystic, friend, and member of the church.
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Eyes of Compassion, Learning from Thich Nhat Hanh, Jim Forest, Introduction by Mobi Warren, b/w photos, ills, 160, softcover
"This appreciative portrait of a humble, devout leader should hold appeal across spiritual denominations."-- Publishers Weekly Today,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Evelyn Underhill, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Evelyn Underhill, Selected with an Introduction by Emilie Griffin, 160, Softcover

Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.

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St. Therese of Lisieux, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, St. Therese of Lisieux, Selected with an Introduction by Mary Frohlich, 160, Softcover

The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.

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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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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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Karl Rahner, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Edited with an Introduction by Philip Endean, 208, Softcover

Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all 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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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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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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Adam, God's Beloved, Henri J.M. Nouwen, 136, Softcover

Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.

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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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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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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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Romano Guardini, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert A. Krieg, 160, Softcover

One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.

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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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I Hear a Seed Growing, Edwina Gateley, 320, Softcover

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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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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Swami Vivekananda, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Victor M. Parachin, 176, Softcover

The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.

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Henry David Thoreau, Spiritual and Prophetic Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Tim Flinders, 208pp, softcover

A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.

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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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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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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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