Biography & Autobiography

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Water Buffalo Theology, Kosuke Koyama, 196, Softcover
A Japanese Christian explores the Gospel from an Asian perspective.
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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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'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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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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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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I'd Rather Teach Peace, Colman McCarthy, 160, Softcover

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

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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 Portraits, Portraits by Those Who Knew Her, Rosalie G. Riegle, 230, Softcover
Now in paperback, an intimate portrait of a modern prophet though the eyes of those who knew her best.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dorothy Day, Selected Writings, Anniversary Edition, Robert Ellsberg, 436, Softcover

A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.

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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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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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Romero, A Life, James R. Brockman, 296, Softcover

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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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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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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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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Here I Am, Lord, The Letters and Writings of Ita Ford, Jeanne Evans, 224, Softcover

Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adam, God's Beloved, Henri J.M. Nouwen, 136, Softcover

Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.

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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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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 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 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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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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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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