Spirituality

Front Cover of Discernment and Truth

Discernment and Truth is a series of extended meditations on discernment in the Christian life. Each chapter investigates the way thinkers, writers, and theologians from the Christian tradition have grappled with the questions surrounding discernment.

Directions for Communication

Willi Lambert's exploration of the life and writings of St. Ignatius Loyola yields a fruitful and fascinating model of communication for people of all walks of life.

Front Cover for Created for Joy

Sidney Callahan examines the reality of suffering and draws on the insights of psychology, evolutionary biology, and creation theology to come to new conclusions about our relationship to difficulty and pain. A Christian perspective on the trials and joys of life.

Front cover of The Changing Shape of Our Salvation

Is there an afterlife? If so, how can I be saved? For traditional Christians, the fate of the soul after death is the most pressing question of life. But many Christians have never learned the way that concepts of the afterlife evolved throughout the Hebrew Scriptures, New Testament, and church history.

Front Cover for The Contemplative Experience

Steeped in the imagery of the biblical Song of Songs and the bridal mysticism of the early Church, this book celebrates monastic eros and invites each one of us to experience true contemplative bliss.

Front Cover for Christian Spirituality: Origins to the Twelfth Century

Essays in this volume discuss the early history of the church, gnostic spirituality, monasticism, the great fathers, soteriology, the Trinity, anthropology, grace, Christian art, the sacraments, prayer, and spiritual guidance.

Front Cover for Christian Spirituality Volume II

This volume of the World Spirituality series—a broad-ranging, illustrated, and scholarly treatment of core topics in Christian spirituality—focuses on the Reformation and pre-Reformation periods.

Front Cover for Out of the Depths

Ordained secretly during the Communist regime, Ludmila Javorova rose to the priesthood amidst great danger and actively ministered in the underground Czech church for 20 years. This authorized biography chronicles the life and calling of an extraordinary, pioneering woman.

Front cover of Married Catholic Priests

In the current crisis over the shortage of celibate male Catholic priests, the solution of ordaining married men is hotly debated. Married Catholic Priests shows us the remarkable experience of American Catholic priests who marry and continue their Christian journey.

Los Ojos en la Cruz, the Spanish translation of Eyes on the Cross, is comprised of starkly revealing poems that have the power to focus the mind and uplift the heart. Jesuit Father Michael Kennedy has been using these meditations for years in his ministry to prisoners and troubled youth.

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