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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.
Now in paperback: A bestselling author joins with the artist of the Earth Calendar to create an inspiring book that will sing in your soul and make you feel alive. Perfect for gift-giving, all year round!
In words and pictures, a beautiful celebration of the ideas that motivate Maryknoll missioners to serve the poor around the world.
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.
Two practitioners of interfaith dialogue provide readers with a guide for Catholics and Muslims to reach greater mutual understanding and work for social justice.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
A fresh look at the life of Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, with new information from her published letters and diaries, and illustrated with almost 200 photos.
A best-selling Trappist monk expresses his joy and enthusiasm for the lost tradition of spirituality and craftsmanship of the Shakers.
Reflections on Christianity, the sacred community of Life, and the New Universe Story by one of the true prophets of our age.
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