History

Front Cover of Spirituality and the Secular Quest

This volume includes a variety of first-rate essays on spirituality in non-religious settings, including Twelve Step meetings, arts, sports, and social justice movements.

Front Cover of The Spirit of the Liturgy

Originally written in 1918, this profound reflection on the nature of liturgical worship still stands as a guiding light for today's renewal of worship and prayer. In poetic terms, it clarifies the underlying principles and existential implications of the belief that when Christians join in the Eucharist and other liturgical celebrations, they do so not as discrete individuals but as interconnected members of the one People of God.

Front cover for The Spirit of Notre Dame

Engaging, and inspiring, The Spirit of Notre Dame shares the unforgettable legends, traditions, and memories of Domers who have contributed to sports, politics, intellectual life, and religion, in a collection that reveals the unique character of Notre Dame.

Front Cover for The Spirit of Catholicism

The Spirit of Catholicism is a brilliant and influential reflection on the fundamental nature of the Catholic faith. This truly pioneering work of Catholic theology, first published in 1924, has had significant continuing impact on subsequent theology worldwide.

Front Cover of South and Meso-American Native Spirituality

This book looks at the diverse spiritual traditions that have evolved in South and Central America and the Caribbean, since the first encounter with Europeans in the 16th century. Rich, varied writing from international scholars examines the diversity of religious practices and beliefs.

Front Cover for Solanus Casey

This true story of an American saint, excerpted from the official 1300-page canonization document, is both a moving spiritual biography and an inside look at the canonization process.

Front Cover for Shower of Heavenly Roses

Award-winning author Elizabeth Ficocelli shares the testimonies of dozens of women and men—from the anecdotes of common folk to the victories of celebrities like Olympic gold medal winner Tara Lipinski—whose petitions to St. Therese of Lisieux were answered with miracles.

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 Seeking the Absolute Love

The author presents a loving introduction to the founders of the monastic orders and shows how St. Benedict and others made a skillful selection from the treasures of the ancients.

Front Cover for Scripture in the Tradition

Scripture in the Tradition links the process of exegesis to the foundation of Christian thought, demonstrating that scriptural interpretation is part of the ongoing reflective life of God and unveiling the process by which the human race approaches the mystery of the divine. 

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