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Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
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.
With readings for Advent, Lent, and the other liturgical seasons, these sermons, prayers, and reflections offer readers spiritual nourishment for the whole year.
The American Catholic community prior to Vatican II can be numbered among the most vital expressions of Catholicism in history. Despite the cultural divide separating us from that era, the contributors to this book--a who's who of theologians and spiritual writers--assess whether reclaimed spiritual wisdom from those times can enrich the faith lives of Catholics today.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
"Do you want to see, understand and appreciate Jesus today? I cannot think of a better way than to enter into the lives of those who are living similar experiences and struggles today, those living in the 'Galilees' of today's world, those living in the margins and crossroads."
Through his writings and his popular broadcasts, Metropolitan Anthony spoke of prayer and the search for the living God in language that went right to the heart of people, echoing their own deepest longings. The writings selected here--on faith, prayer, creation, and the church--reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
A wonderful collection of inspirational ideas from great spiritual writers to enrich you every day of every year!
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
The powerful true story of two women: one who ministered to women in prostitution in Chicago and the friend who struggled to rise from its mean streets.
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