Direction, Formation

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.

Front Cover of Restless in Christ

In Restless in Christ, Stockton shares her own experiences as a seeker—the feelings of inspiration or grief, the stirrings of the soul—in the context of her training as a spiritual director.

Front Cover of Religion In Exile

Diarmuid O'Murchu offers penetrating and original insights into the changing spiritual awareness of our time. He believes that we are rapidly out-growing the time-honored but exhausted vision of formal religion.

Front Cover of Priests for the 21st Century

This third volume of the Church in the 21st Century series brings together the best-known voices in Catholic life and thought to discuss today’s challenges and tomorrow’s hopes for the Catholic Church in America and the world. Presented in cooperation with Boston College.

Front Cover for Praying at Every Turn

Carole Ann Camp's insightful book deepens our understanding of the transformative practice of walking the labyrinth. Bible readings, prayers, and stories from the author's many years of experience with this powerful ritual support us as we take a journey of faith.

Prayers for a Lifetime

Great theologians are often great teachers of prayer. Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Teresa of Avila, Martin Luther, Dietrich Bonhoeffer—and Karl Rahner. This personal book, composed over a lifetime, is the fruit of rich human experience, deep faith, and profound theological reflection.

Front Cover for Poverty, Celibacy and Obedience

O'Murchu shows that the vows of poverty, celibacy, and obedience are important not just as laws for religious, but as life-sustaining values for every-day people. His in-depth discussion sources the guiding spirit of each vow and unveils its relevance for us today.

Front Cover for 7 Essentials for the Spiritual Journey

Stories and writings from wisdom traditions that illustrate the seven basics we need on the spiritual path.

Front Cover of Written That You May Believe

An illuminating benchmark in scholarship on the Gospel of John, this revised volume includes new chapters and a study guide. An uplifting resource that offers an opportunity to nourish faith and dwell in the liberating truth of Jesus.

Front Cover for How to Read the Old Testament

This book is for those who want to read the Bible but don't know how to go about it. It is a simple, yet ambitous guide to the Old Testament geared toward the adult learner.

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