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"The opposite of authentic hope isn't despair. It is inauthentic hope. Inauthentic hope is optimism disconnected from reality. . ."
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
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.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A noted peacemaker reflects on the most difficult of the "hard sayings" of Jesus.
This volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
In a revised edition of their popular work, two Catholics and two Protestants retell the story of St Francis with social and theological reflections for today.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Millenial “seekers” and “nones” tell their own stories of faith, community, and action shedding light on the extraordinary changes in church affiliation.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
A cherished resource for all who are trying to make sense of suffering, death, and life beyond death.
Shows us how to read the “living gospel” of every day holiness exemplified in the lives of saints and spiritual masters.
Pope Francis’s reflections on Matthew’s Gospel help us embrace a simple and living intimacy with Jesus.
Offers an invaluable exploration of the history and practice of Christian contemplative prayer, from the Bible to contemporary science.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
A fascinating exploration of the spiritual roots of Orthodox Christianity.
Lays the foundation for womanist spirituality by exploring the lived faith and struggles of African American women.
A Korean theologian offers new views of christology, mariology, and more.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
A exploration of African American spirituality
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
How do the needs of the world guide our choices about what to do with our lives?
The wondrous saving grace of Jesus comes alive in both image and word.
The author of the best-seller Quantum Theology now explores the meaning of evolution and points to new and profound spiritual directions.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
More than fifty drawings and engravings by master engraver Fritz Eichenberg evoke an eternal message of compassion and peace.
Celebrating the common spiritual ground shared by Christians and Buddhists.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
Joseph Girzone's magnum opus on Jesus' mission and what it means to each of us.
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.
Here for the first time is a collection of letters, a treasure trove of wisdom and sound advice, from "the art nun," Sister Wendy Beckett.
The modern icons of Robert Lentz and the reflections of Joan Chittister give us the lives of over two dozen saints, prophets, and witnesses who speak to the spiritual questions of our time.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
The bestselling author makes the strongest case yet for the kind of church that was and has been, laying bare its historical, theological, and spiritual roots.
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