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This book asks (and answers) an important question: How do we encourage and empower activists and scholars to work for environmental sustainability?
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Insights into the teachings of nonviolence within nine world religions.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Exploring the interconnection of the Trinity and the other great mysteries of Christian Faith.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
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 African Christian on evangelizing the West.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
How worship and liturgy can surprise and lead us to the divine depths of creation.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
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.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
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.
A succinct overview of Latin American theology at the crossroads.
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.
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.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Yong shows what happens when the revolutionary practices of Jesus and the early church are applied to Christian relations with persons of other faiths.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
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.
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.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
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.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
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.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
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.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
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.
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.
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
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
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