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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.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
A clear and contemporary guide for those practicing in more than one faith or trying to integrate their Judeo-Christian culture with the practice of Zen.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
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.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
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.
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.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
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.
Introduces the theological issues of Christian mysticism and explains the primary practices necessary to experience mystical consciousness.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
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.
One of the world’s most creative theologians offers wide-ranging reflections on the role of the Holy Spirit in the birth of the cosmos, in the life of the church, and in the hopes and struggles of the poor.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
Full-color 10-1/2 X 13 poster of modern icon by Robert Lentz, with reflection by the artist.
A fascinating look at the vision of Jesuit Teilhard de Chardin which pre-figured many contemporary discussions of theology, religion and science, and cosmology.
The wondrous saving grace of Jesus comes alive in both image and word.
Brings us the heartbreaking stories of the child soldiers of Uganda, often in their own words.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
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 collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
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.
Offers a theological narrative of the Creator Spirit as a story with four continuing episodes--creation, grace, the Christ-event, and the church.
How one middle-class parish made an option for the poor and rediscovered the Gospel.
The amazing stories that Jesus told about the kingdom of heaven re-presented with spiritual truths that are as eye-opening now as they were then.
An essentital work that clarifies who we are in God and what we are to each other and what our purpose in life is.
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.
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