A wide-ranging, illustrated, scholarly treatment of core topics in Islamic spirituality. This book discusses the foundations of Sufism, including the Qur’an, the Hadith, pilgrimage, and prayer, as well as a study of the rise of Islam.
A leading interpreter of A Course in Miracles presents a comprehensive introduction to its principles. This thoughtful guide to a modern spiritual classic explains every major term and offers applications of the Course’s wisdom to everyday life.
The singular and passionate personality of Anselm, the twice-exiled Archbishop of Canterbury, comes to life in William H. Shannon’s thoughtful biography. An intellectually and spiritually enriching account of the life and writings of the 11th century powerhouse of Christian theology.
Humans yearn for communion with the sacred but are also plagued by sickness of the soul. Award-winning author Robert Barron examines literature and liturgy to guide readers towards healing and transformation by encouraging surrender to the playful, unpredictable, and relentless love of God.
“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
Filled with personal anecdotes, healing wisdom, and fresh reflections on scripture, Against an Infinite Horizon, one of Fr. Ronald Rolheiser’s most beloved books, leads us to a deeper experience of the beauty and poetry of Christian spirituality.
Common wisdom puts sex and the church at odds, but don't be fooled! This witty, frank, and refreshingly orthodox book draws from core Catholic teachings to show people of all faiths the way to thrilling, satisfying, and intimate sexual connection.
Fr. Gallagher's indispensable guide will help you make spiritual sense of major decisions and align with God's true purpose for you. Real-life experiences bring home the benefit of Ignatius's ageless teachings and offer tools for finding clarity in a challenging and complex world.
What do Catholics believe about the fate of the soul after death? This fascinating book reveals the distinctively Catholic vision of the afterlife, the soul’s longing for union with Christ, and the meaning our final consummation has for our daily journey.
Thomas Keating is well known to thousands of Christians through his pioneering efforts as a founder of the Centering Prayer movement. In Awakenings, he invites the reader to surrender to the Gospels, and experience their transforming power.