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The bestselling author illuminates a spiritual journey that transcends inherited beliefs and makes them relevant for the twenty-first century.
The well-known Franciscan spiritual director explores our daily calls to faith, hope, and charity.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
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.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
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 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.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
This guide to attaining the gratitude that frees our spirit helps us to appreciate more deeply family, community, the earth and ourselves.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
In the tradition of midrash, here are twenty-one stories of "gospel women."
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.
Among Henri Nouwen's enduring gifts was this beautiful reflection on the meaning of the Eucharist, now available in a gift edition with art by Byzantine artist Duccio di Buoninsegna.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
How one middle-class parish made an option for the poor and rediscovered the Gospel.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
Highlights the lives, teachings and writings of a dozen leading spiritual figures including Henri Nouwen, Oscar Romero, Mother Teresa, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day.
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.
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.
From the Jewish roots of Jesus and his mother, profound lessons in faith and devotion.
Young Jesuits write about faith, culture, and lives of Christian discipleship.
An honest, upbeat guide to living with enthusiasm in our "later" years.
Lessons taught and learned by the beloved spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen, while living among missioners and the poor they serve in Latin America.
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
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.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
Moving stories of at-risk children around the world and how to help them.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Offers a way of seeing and being in the presence of an "everywhere God"--in all, through all, never absent, always near.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
Insightful stories of human virtues as exemplified by African wildlife--from an ostrich to a dung beetle to a baobab tree.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
Inspiring insights on being awake and aware in good times and in bad by the author of Gift of the Red Bird.
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.
"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.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
An essentital work that clarifies who we are in God and what we are to each other and what our purpose in life is.
The bestselling author uncovers the profound spiritual riches buried beneath a church rocked by scandal and doubt.
Offers the first of Pope Francis' daily sermons at St Martha's Guest House where he has chosen to live since his election.
A rich treasury of prose poems on matters theological, spiritual, mystical, and everyday, by award-winning author Brian Doyle
Profound meditations on the passion of Jesus for the more than 350 million people suffering from depression and other mental illnesses and for those who love and care for them.
Essays and meditations by Pope Francis and others on the meaning of mercy.
In this fourth volume of his morning homilies Pope Francis offers his unforgettable reflections on the gospel.
A poignant collection of inspiring true stories that foster healing and harmony.
A masterful three-step journey to become psychologically healthy, spiritually aware and active, and sometimes saintly.
Introduces the theological issues of Christian mysticism and explains the primary practices necessary to experience mystical consciousness.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
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.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
A first-hand look at the realities of prison life and a search for belief and redemption
Heart-warming stories from Africa that impart wisdom, laughter and inspiration.
In these simple, heartfelt reflections, Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines shares how Christian community offers rich possibilities for love, faith, hope, and unity in diversity.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
Discover the secret of happiness, as St. Francis knew: knowing the peace of God, and being a blessing to the world.
An extraordinary exploration of the difficult and vital virtue of forgiveness: of ourselves as well as others, even in the face of terrible loss.
These writings, drawn from twenty-five books, highlight her distinctive spiritual message, with its emphasis on the presence of God, the practice of prayer, a love for the church, and a dedication to the social dimensions of the gospel.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
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