Spirituality

Front cover of Voices of Christianity

Voices of Christianity invites readers to explore the key documents that shaped the history of Christianity over the course of 2,000 years. Using liturgy, poetry, sermons, and more, the book introduces readers to key concepts, figures, and developments in this major world religion. The story of Christianity unfolds in analyses and readings that reveal the struggles, events, and achievements that contributed to its beliefs and practices.

What We Can Learn From the East

The impetus for this book was a request from a group of Christian retreat directors who wanted to know what they could learn from Eastern spiritual traditions. Bruteau's response was a series of five easily accessible, nontechnical reflections on various aspects of Hinduism and Buddhism offered generally as interpretations of Christian practices or texts.

Front cover of The Voice of Pope Francis

Pope Francis has revolutionized papal communications. Viganò, Prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications, offers a fascinating analysis of the Pope’s powerful ways to connect.

Front cover of The Last Christian Village in Palestine

In the West we have all but forgotten the Christians in the Middle East. This tender elegy paints the land of Jesus in new light. Taybeh's deep-rooted faith illuminates these stories of saints, olive trees, and the echos of war.

The Healing Power of Forgiving

Its offers a substantive discussion of forgiveness as a human need, an act of will, and an experience anchored in relationship with the Divine. The freedom that comes with true forgiveness is a complex process that the author explores through scriptural reflections and an understanding of mandalas.

Front cover of The Art of Communication

In this helpful and practical book, Jesuit Willi Pater Lambert rediscovers the Ignatian teachings about the art of communication.

Front cover of Setting Captives Free

In this new volume, Fr. Gallagher explores additional understandings and applications of the Ignatian rules. These personal reflections have arisen from the delight—and the labor—of learning and sharing the rules, witnessing the joy and hope they have given to so many. These Ignatian guidelines set captives free from the discouragement and sadness of spiritual desolation. They offer hope precisely where persons may have felt hope was not possible—and so release new energy for the spiritual journey.

front cover of Mysticism in the Reformation (1500-1650)

Mysticism in the Reformation, Part I of Volume 6 of The Presence of God Series, is the first full account of the role of the mystical element of Christianity in the Reformers who broke with Rome in the period 1500-1650. Although some modern Protestant theologians tried to distance the Reformation from any contact with mysticism, recent scholarship, by both Protestants and Catholics, has shown that Protestant mysticism is an important part of the heritage of the Reformation. Af

Front Cover  Mysticism in the Golden Age of Spain (1500-1650)

Mysticism in the Golden Age of Spain (1500-1650) provides the single most thorough history of the influence of Spain on Christian mysticism during the Reformation. Serious church scholars and students of church history and mysticism will make this volume an essential part of their library.

By applying Rene Girard's scapegoat theory to biblical texts, Schwager offers a revolutionary paradigm of biblical theory.

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