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Invites readers to feel the penetrating power of Jesus' own stories.
The well-known biblical storyteller turns to the significance of the sacraments and the way they draw Christians together to pray and act as Jesus taught.
Recounts the lives and sacrifices of Maryknoll sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clark, killed by Salvadoran soldiers, and Carla Piette, drowned while working with the poor that she loved.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
A Korean theologian offers new views of christology, mariology, and more.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
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.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Joining the wisdom of East and West, a modern spiritual master proposes a new Christian mysticism for the third millennium, one that will help humanity to transcend violence and heal the earth.
Dorothy Day's frank and compelling account of 30 years at the Catholic Worker in New York City.
Her cause for sainthood is now underway.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
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.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
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.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
Drawn from more than twenty of his books, these are the essential writings of one of the most beloved and influential spiritual figures of our day.
This delightful meeting of East and West introduces the sayings of the desert fathers and mothers, simple peasants of the fourth and fifth centuries whose spiritual progress was marked by inner peace, self-control, poverty, patience, humility, and hospitality. Their insights into the human condition and our relationship with God remain as fresh to Christians today as they were all those centuries ago.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
A exploration of African American spirituality
This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the inter-personal dimensions of God and spells out the implications for spiritual life.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
One of the foremost womanist scholars of religion explores the complex interrelation of gender, race, and class that make up the spiritual experience of black women.
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.
A fascinating exploration of the spiritual roots of Orthodox Christianity.
Bringing together the wisdom of East and West, the Indian Jesuit Anthony de Mello used stories and parables to awaken his listeners to an awareness of God's presence in their midst. Since his death in 1987, countless readers have been challenged to encounter DeMello's message.
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.
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.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Explores the requirements of Christian discipleship through a powerful new reading of Mark's Gospel.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
Deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of the Christian church and intensely engaged in the struggle for justice, Dorothee Soelle's writings and radical thought are a model for faith-inspired activism.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
The classic guide to an ancient artform and spirituality.
A first-hand look at the realities of prison life and a search for belief and redemption
How do the needs of the world guide our choices about what to do with our lives?
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