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Helps us make sense of the upheavals in society, culture, and church, while offering direction and hope for a promising future.
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.
"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
In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.
Resilience is the immune system of the human spirit, and this book teaches us how to cultivate it in ourselves, our families, and our communities.
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
The amazing stories that Jesus told about the kingdom of heaven re-presented with spiritual truths that are as eye-opening now as they were then.
An intimate window on Pope Francis’s personal faith, and an incomparable introduction to the gospel.
A Palestinian theologian and an American New Testament scholar explore the meaning of the crucifixion in light of both first and twenty-first century Palestinian contexts.
Famous writers--including Wendell Berry, Joan Chittister, James Martin, Mary Oliver, and David Stendl-Rast--share their experiences, essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas on the joy of being thankful.
Cardinal Tagle's deep commitment to the poor and his ardent faith in the gospel message shine clearly throughout these memories and reflections.
The Palestinian Christian author of Justice and Only Justice explores the historical and biblical roots of this conflict, and provides principles for its resolution.
Explores the power and potential of Small Christian Communities for young adult Catholics in college--and beyond.
The bestselling author illuminates a spiritual journey that transcends inherited beliefs and makes them relevant for the twenty-first century.
Spiritual writers from James Martin to Marianne Williamson offer inspiring true stories, poems, and essays that show the path to growth, wisdom, and compassion that comes through suffering.
This examination of the history of BLM and the Catholic church's involvement in slavery, presents a radical call to dignity and equality for all people.
In relating the story of the Black Lives Matter movement through a Christian lens, readers—Catholic and others—will gain insights and a deeper understanding of the movement and why it can help the church, and the country, move closer to racial equality
The well-known Franciscan spiritual director explores our daily calls to faith, hope, and charity.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
How religions can play a significant role in reconciling peoples, communities, nations from South Africa to Bosnia, Korea to the Middle East.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
This hard-hitting work takes on the issues of sexual oppression, stereotypes, and silence, showing how the churches are failing to come to grips with teen pregnancy and AIDS.
Meeting for long, midnight conversations in Paris, two poets and prophetic peacemakers explore together the farthest farthest reaches of truth. East and West flow together in this remarkable book as Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Jesuit Daniel Berrigan discuss war and peace, Jesus and Buddha, life and death.
Thomas O'Loughlin's fresh and original introduction to Celtic spirituality begins by questioning the very notion of a distinctively "Celtic" spirituality. Brilliantly re-examining the original sources, he argues that there is one over-arching theme giving them a unity--the idea of being "on the edge", both culturally and geographically.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
From St. Augustine and St. Paul, to Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Dostoevsky, Forest shows how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.
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.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
This guide to attaining the gratitude that frees our spirit helps us to appreciate more deeply family, community, the earth and ourselves.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
In the tradition of midrash, here are twenty-one stories of "gospel women."
This volume traces his wide-reaching legacy in the Augustinian Order, among a diverse range of Protestant and Catholic reformers, and in modern currents in the church and spirituality.
Among Henri Nouwen's enduring gifts was this beautiful reflection on the meaning of the Eucharist, now available in a gift edition with art by Byzantine artist Duccio di Buoninsegna.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
How one middle-class parish made an option for the poor and rediscovered the Gospel.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
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.
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.
A short guide to the Christian life by one of the world's most popular spiritual writers.
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.
From the Jewish roots of Jesus and his mother, profound lessons in faith and devotion.
Examines the mystical vision of Teilhard de Chardin and his dialogue with science.
An honest, upbeat guide to living with enthusiasm in our "later" years.
How can Christians understand and go beyond problematic readings of the Bible and help counter the rise of anti-Semitism in the world today?
A Maryknoll missioner in the Philippines synthesizes theological argument and spiritual insight to share the light of Jesus.
Lessons taught and learned by the beloved spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen, while living among missioners and the poor they serve in Latin America.
A book about the Palestinian Christian community.
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Chinese scholars introduce their faiths' interpretations of death and the afterlife.
Henri Nouwen's journey to a Mayan town in Guatemala where he hoped to learn more about the life and faith of Fr. Stanley Rother.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
Moving stories of at-risk children around the world and how to help them.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Offers a way of seeing and being in the presence of an "everywhere God"--in all, through all, never absent, always near.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
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