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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.
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