Contemporary

Front Cover for A Faith That Makes Sense

This collection of reflections is aimed at helping people grow in their sense of peace, purpose, and joy. The simple, one to two-page readings present elements common to many faiths and provide profound material for contemplation and meditation.

Front Cover for Forgiveness

Clendenen and Martin bring the strength of scripture and the Christian tradition to real-life situations to show how we can truly free ourselves from the pain and harbored resentments of the past and take up the biblical injunction to forgive.

Front Cover for God Between the Covers

Marcia Ford, a professional reviewer and private bookaholic, presents a lively guide to the essential books that formed her faith. Covering two thousand years and wide variety of genres, this resource will illuminate the literary life of any seeker.

Front cover for Foundations of an African Ethic

In this groundbreaking book, Bénézet Bujo, a leading voice in African Christian theology, offers an informed critique of Western moral theology and lays the theoretical groundwork for a new African ethic. 

Front Cover of Embraced by Compassion

Employing a 'theology by immersion' tactic, this inspirational guide reveals how our search for ourselves can and should lead us to God, and how our search for God will be rooted in our own deeply personal experience, revealing the ways in which faith development and human development can, and do, mutually enrich each other.

Front Cover of Down and Out in Providence

Designed for personal and group reflection, this book includes profound observations about our call as Christians as well as practical suggestions for living out the mission of a compassionate faith.

Front Cover of Dear Heart Come Home

Joyce Rupp shares her own midlife journey—its ups and downs—with honesty and insight that will support and inspire other seekers looking to deepen their spiritual lives.

Front Cover for Educating for Life

Thomas Groome engages the central issues that concern educators, regardless of their religious traditions, offering a profound wisdom—the fruit of years of experience in religious education.

Front Cover for Encounters with Merton

Henri Nouwen explores Thomas Merton’s life and writings and unveils how the yearnings of the young intellectual matured into a life of contemplation. One spiritual leader’s inquiry into the development of another, this book consummates the communion of two great souls.

Front Cover for Code Name: God

A technological discovery that led to LASIK surgery brought Mani Bhaumik great fame and fortune but he yearned for spiritual fulfillment. This memoir weaves science and spirituality together to illuminate their common thread—a unified field of consciousness that underlies all of creation.

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