Spirituality

Front cover of Reluctant Dissenter

Bishop Shannon resigned from the episcopate when he could no longer reconcile his personal convictions about family planning with Vatican policy. Now happily married, he writes about a more democratic and inclusive church in an age of increasing authoritarianism.

Front cover of Re-Imagining Evangelization

Evangelization literature, in the past, has been filled with dreams and ideals but few practical steps. This book takes pastoral leaders through the actual steps that a faith community must take to transform vision into conversion. Here is a proven process for refounding the church in community, enabling the empowered, and reaching out to people in their readiness.

Front cover of Reawakenings

Meditations on the events and parables in the gospels demonstrate the relevance of these stories and events for contemporary Christians.

Front cover of Reason and the Question of God

This book offers a masterful presentation of the basic themes of the philosophy of religion and the various approaches to the question of religion.

Front cover of Ramon Llull and the Secret of Life

Ramon Llull and the Secret of Life describes the enigmatic life of the celebrated medieval philosopher, mystic, and visionary who left behind more than 300 books in Catalan, Latin, and Arabic. He traveled throughout Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, and North Africa to share his discovery of the combinatory art, a new language with parallels in Jewish Mysticism and Sufism.

front cover of Pride

If Pride is the problem, what is the solution? From monks, nuns, and reformers to great writers such as Chaucher and Dante, people have recognized that the answer is humility—a truthful assessment and acceptance of who we are in relationship to God and one another. The key to humility is hospitality—the kind arts by which we welcome the friend, the stranger, and even God into our lives.

This book outlines the origins and the history of the evolution and development of the Angelus prayer. It is the first study published ont his subject.

Front Cover of Redemptive Suffering

This compelling book addresses important questions on the meaning of suffering. O’Malley suggests that while reflection and introspection cannot in themselves give meaning to suffering, suffering that is beyond our control can be transformed through action.

Front Cover of Reclaiming Spirituality

Humanity has existed for 70,000 years—and organized religion for only 4,500. Spirituality is more fundamental to human nature than doctrinal structures are.  What aspects of human spirituality have been submerged by our craving for self-consistent “systems” of belief?

Front Cover for Quest for the Grail

Richard Rohr explores the ancient legend of Parsifal and reveals the power of myth to call us to our true purpose in the world. Archetypes and symbols come to life as Rohr awakens an authentic, masculine understanding of spirituality.

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