In a series of three small books, Pierre-Marie Emonet brings the riches of philosophy within the reach of all, not just those with the time and inclination to work through erudite philosophical treatises.
Confucius sometimes called the Aristotle of China, reformed Chinese society with his wisdom. This second volume of Confucian spirituality explores how that tradition developed and is relevant today—for instance to questions of ecology and sustainable living.
For centuries, millions have looked to Confucius for wisdom on ethics and politics. This scholarly volume offers the deeper spiritual insights of that tradition to the ordinary reader in accessible terms. Volume I covers the history and rituals of Confucianism.
Originally published in French in 1965, this work develops the core thesis that Henri de Lubac put forward many years earlier in a bold and controversial work in which he first called into question the idea of "pure nature."
Using St. Catherine and her friends as illustrative examples, Friedrich von Hügel develops his well-known analysis of the three basic elements of religion: the institutional, the intellectual, and the mystical.
How does belief in Christ the Word affect how we use words? What are the hopes and hazards of writing for young adults as a Christian author? These and other intriguing questions animate these lively essays by a celebrated novelist.