Biography & Autobiography

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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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A Living Gospel, Reading God’s Story in Holy Lives , Robert Ellsberg, 192, softcover
Shows us how to read the “living gospel” of every day holiness exemplified in the lives of saints and spiritual masters.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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At Play in the Lions' Den, A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan, Jim Forest, Index, 200+ b/w photos, 352, Softcover
The most comprehensive and intimate picture yet available of the Jesuit priest, poet, and modern-day prophet.
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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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Birth of a Dancing Star, My Journey from Cradle Catholic to Cyborg Christian, Ilia Delio, Index, 240, softcover
This spirited memoir by bestelling author Ilia Delio integrates concepts from modern science with the intimate formation of personhood.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do Not Stifle the Spirit, Conversations with Jacques Dupuis, Gerard O'Connell, Preface by Gerald O'Collins, SJ, 320, softcover

This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.

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

A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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