Biography & Autobiography

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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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'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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Writing Straight with Crooked Lines, A Memoir, Jim Forest, Index, photos, 336, softcover

The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.

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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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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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Water Buffalo Theology, Kosuke Koyama, 196, Softcover
A Japanese Christian explores the Gospel from an Asian perspective.
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Walter Rauschenbusch, Essential Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Joseph J. Fahey, 144, softcover
Selected spiritual writings from one of the primary voices of the Social Gospel movement in the early twentieth century.
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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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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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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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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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To Speak the Truth in Love, A Biography of Theresa Kane, RSM , Christine Schenk, CSJ, Index, photos, 336, softcover
The riveting biography of a nun who endured Vatican censure to pursue a vision of equality and justice for women in the church.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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The Election of Pope Francis, An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History, Gerard O’Connell, Index, 336, hardcover with dust jacket

A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody, The Making of a Black Theologian, James H. Cone, Foreword by Cornel West, 192, softcover
The theological memoir and final work by one of the most influential theologians of our time.
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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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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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Ruth Burrows, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Ruth Burrows, Michelle Jones, 192, softcover
Selected writings by Carmelite nun Ruth Burrows, one of the most popular and revered spiritual writers of the past half-century.
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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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Romero, A Life, James R. Brockman, 296, Softcover

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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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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Richard Rohr, Essential Teachings on Love, Modern Spiritual Masters, Richard Rohr, Joelle Chase, Judy Traeger, 288, softcover
Including a fascinating extended interview, this books introduces the teachings of this popular spiritual writer, all organized around the central theme of Love.
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Revolutionary Saint, The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero , Michael E. Lee, Index, 240, softcover

A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.

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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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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Essential Teachings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Or N. Rose, Netanel Miles-Yépez, 256, softcover
Selected writings by one of the most creative and influential Jewish spiritual teachers of the late 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mystics in Action, Twelve Saints for Today, Bruce G. Epperly, 184, softcover
The inspiring stories of twelve activist mystics who awaken us to our own calling people who encounter God in life-changing ways, and then go out to change the world.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Martyrs of Hope, Seven U.S. Missioners in Central America, Donna Whitson Brett, Edward T. Brett, Index, 336, softcover
The inspiring sto­ry of seven U.S. missioners who paid the ultimate price for the poor of Central America.
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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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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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Love Prevails, One Couple’s Story of Faith and Survival in the Rwandan Genocide , Jean Bosco Rutagengwa, Foreword by Daniel G. Groody, csc, 208, softcover
A harrowing story of survival in the midst of evil and the subsequent struggle to find healing and reconciliation.
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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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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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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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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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Keeping Hope Alive, Sermons and Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. , Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Edited by Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Index, 256, hardcover with dust jacket

Here, for the first time in print: a powerful selection of sermons and speeches by one of America’s most unforgettable orators and champions of human rights.

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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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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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Joyce Rupp, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Michael Leach, 208, softcover

Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.

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Jon Sobrino, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Jon Sobrino, Robert Lassalle-Klein, 224, softcover
The spiritual writings of Jon Sobrino, one of the original voices of liberation theology and one of the most influential and prophetic theologians in the world today.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I'd Rather Teach Peace, Colman McCarthy, 160, Softcover

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

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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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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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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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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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