A vivid image of the young country girl who accomplished unprecedented victories for her country shines forth in this moving biography. Witness the spirit and faith of the maid of Orleans in Siobhan Nash-Marshall’s carefully researched page-turner.
A seminal text that restores women's stories to early Christian history and reclaims the place of women in a groundbreaking analysis of how power politics influenced the content and interpretation of the bible.
The blessed, the prophets, the heroes of love and faith—these dynamic women come to life in this new collection of biographies from the bestselling author of All Saints. Be uplifted by the courage and spirit of this gathering of women.
This now standard text offers engaging readings from a wide variety of sources by and about women. Designed for women's studies and religion courses everywhere.
Ecumenical in tone, this book views Mary through scriptural, patristic, and contemporary spiritual lenses. Marian devotions and liturgical feasts are explained, and four doctrines of Mary, including the Immaculate Conception, are explored in depth.
“A series of meditations that moves “beyond the ‘how-to’ manuals…. The author emphasizes… ‘thought as thankfulness,’ drawing upon a concept of Meister Eckhart that, in appreciating the diversity of creation, we reflect our unity in God.” —The Catholic Times
A bestseller, hailed by Henri Nouwen as “a great treasure.” From Therese of Lisieux to Mother Teresa, from Moses to Gandhi, this classic and award-winning treasury offers us inspiration from the greatest saints of all times, places, and religions.