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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.
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!
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.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
Offers readers the insight and inspiration to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, the "glad tidings to the poor," here and now.
A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of the Christian contemplative tradition from the time of Jesus up to the present day.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
Nouwen's final gift, now in softcover.
A journey through the Bible with Sister Wendy, accompanied by some of the greatest artists of all time.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
Joseph Girzone's magnum opus on Jesus' mission and what it means to each of us.
Shows how friendship, in the Old Testament as well as the life and teachings of Jesus, is the heart of true Christian community around the world.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
"The center of the world—so-called because the crucified Jesus dwells there, and with him all who suffer unjustly—is the place from which we must proclaim the risen Lord." —Gustavo Gutiérrez
A missioner's memoir of teaching American literature in China during the time of the Tianamen Square uprising.
Shows us how to live and pray in the spirit of Saint Francis
A short guide to the Christian life by one of the world's most popular spiritual writers.
The bestselling author uncovers the profound spiritual riches buried beneath a church rocked by scandal and doubt.
Raw, unvarnished writings by imprisoned women participating in the writinginsideVT program, whose founders aim "to awaken them to their potential . . . and to help them envision a future that is healthy and productive."
Offers a brief biography and selection of writings by John Muir, the Scottish American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and sparked the modern environmental movement
Helps us make sense of the upheavals in society, culture, and church, while offering direction and hope for a promising future.
William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.
Compares and contrasts Zen traditions of meditation and enlightenment with St. Igantius' famous Spiritual Exercises for attaining Divine Love.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
An honest, upbeat guide to living with enthusiasm in our "later" years.
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