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A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
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.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
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.
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.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
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 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 comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
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.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
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