Contemporary

Front Cover for A Call To Serve

This thoughtful, vivid introduction to Pope Francis’ life and his promising future in the Vatican details the historic events surrounding Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, the subsequent election of Pope Francis, and the particulars of the new Pope’s spirituality and thought.

Front cover for A Reader's Guide to The Discernment of Spirits

A companion to the bestselling Ignatian guide, this workbook provides a practical means of unlocking the wisdom of The Discernment of Spirits. Each chapter includes key concepts, contemplation of case studies, and questions to consider in the personal application of the teaching.

Front Cover for American Catholics Through the Twentieth Century

Claire Wolfteich explores powerful examples of the complex vocation of living out the Catholic faith in our daily lives.This clear and informative study explores the many, diverse initiatives of lay Catholics ranging from Dorothy Day to César Chávez to Mario Cuomo.

Front Cover for Tender Fires

If there is one thing needed in the Christian world today, it’s a positive view of sex and relationships. With uncanny warmth, deep compassion and non-judgmental wisdom, Fran Ferder and John Heagle have set the course for a quiet revolution in our hearts and in our churches.

Front Cover for Take Heart

Thirty beloved, American Catholic writers reflect on how they recognize, nourish, and sustain sources of hope in their own lives.

Front Cover for Sharing Wisdom

Robert J. Wickes shares 40 key insights for deepening one of life’s most rewarding experiences—the gift of mentorship. Find out how you can create a safe, encouraging, and inspiring atmosphere in the conversations and relationships that matter most.

Front Cover for Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church

In Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church, Lisa Sowle Cahill, John Garvey, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. bring together leading Catholic theologians to discuss sexuality in the context of Church tradition, identifying modern-day challenges and pointing to resources for the future.

Front Cover for Sexual Ethics and The New Testament

From the internationally acclaimed Catholic biblical scholar, this meticulous reading of biblical teaching on sexuality gives insight into how a disciple of Jesus is called to live out his or her existence as a sexual being.

Front Cover for Sea Fire

A rare gift book for every fisher-man and woman! An award-winning author, theologian, and Episcopal priest, Martin brings together her love of Bible study and fishing in this fascinating and unexpected encounter with the Jesus who was raised in a fishing culture.

Front Cover for The Risk of Education

Giussani’s work presents the argument that an effective education gives a young person the fundamental support of tradition and historical perspective to nurture the development of her ability to understand and discern.

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