Biography & Autobiography

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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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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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Belonging, One Catholic's Journey, Frank Butler, Foreword by James Martin SJ, index, illus, 208, softcover
An eyewitness to the struggles over Catholic church reform takes the reader through decades of social change and church life.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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