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A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
In a time of fear and violence the beloved spiritual writer offers a three-fold path for Christians to embrace Jesus' ethic of peacemaking in our lives, communities, and world.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
From the sit-ins and freedom marches of the sixties, to the election of Barack Obama--the story and lessons of a great journey of hope and transformation.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
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.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
These addresses, marked by warmth, love, and sometimes sharp criticism, reveal the heart of a pastor filled with love for the people of God and for all who serve them.
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.
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 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.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
This astonishing book by a colleague of Nelson Mandela reveals the richness of Africa's peoples, traditions, and cultures--and why that is good news for the world.
Leading theologians and ethicists reflect on the most serious crisis of our time, offering insights from theology, history, and ethics to aid in the transformation required to meet it.
Drawing on scripture, theology, and the psersonal experience of their daughter's severe disablitiy, the authors explore the theological meaning of disbility and the special insights it affords into the mystery of God's Trinitaian being.
Explores the ways in which we worship false gods, and what can happen when we let them go and open ourselves to the experience of divine Love and Wisdom.
U.S. women religious leaders connect the soul of an organization with the soul of the world.
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
This volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
In a revised edition of their popular work, two Catholics and two Protestants retell the story of St Francis with social and theological reflections for today.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
Offers an invaluable exploration of the history and practice of Christian contemplative prayer, from the Bible to contemporary science.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
The first volume in the first work of its kind--a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and achievements of women in the church from Jesus' day to ours.
A exploration of African American spirituality
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
This brilliant snapshot of the Black Church today puts a spotlight on its vibrant worship, its approach to doctrine, and its role in social activism.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
Demonstrates how amer-eurocentric understandings of Jesus and God clash with American Indian worldviews, and how American Indian Christians define themselves and their faith today.
For college and study groups, an introduction to religion and theology that addresses the core questions about what faith is and what having faith means in the 21st century.
The modern icons of Robert Lentz and the reflections of Joan Chittister give us the lives of over two dozen saints, prophets, and witnesses who speak to the spiritual questions of our time.
A clear and contemporary guide for those practicing in more than one faith or trying to integrate their Judeo-Christian culture with the practice of Zen.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
Inspiring meditations on the Way of the Cross for everyone's life journey.
A new theology of peace that renders the just war theory near mute by making Jesus and his teachings the cornerstone of both theory and practice.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
The second volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginning of Christianity to the present.In this volume Mary Malone explores the fascinating period of the medieval world, from 1000 to 1500. She brings to life women who were mystics and doctors of the church together with those who suffered persecution for pushing boundaries that would one day become mainstream. From Hildegarde of Bingen to Catherine of Siena, from Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine to Marguerite Porete, she gives us history that inspires and values that endure.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
An understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
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