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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.
Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
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.
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.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
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
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
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.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
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.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
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.
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.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
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.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
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.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
This biography provides a deeper understanding of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
Published for the first time, Dorothy Day's account of her mentor and co-founder of the Catholic Worker.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
A creative postcolonial reading of Black Elk--a Lakota holy man and a Catholic catechist.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
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.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
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.
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.
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
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
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.
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.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
The personal story of a modern-day mystic and prophet that will inspire seekers from all faiths.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
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 volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
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.
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.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
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.
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.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
"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
A missioner's memoir of teaching American literature in China during the time of the Tianamen Square uprising.
Shows us how to live and pray in the spirit of Saint Francis
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
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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