Faith

Front Cover for The Doctrine of Spiritual Perfection

Stolz's lucid treatise on the mystical life balances his approach to mysticism with both the psychological insights of his day and theological insights from the church fathers and medieval scholastics.

Front Cover for Created for Joy

Sidney Callahan examines the reality of suffering and draws on the insights of psychology, evolutionary biology, and creation theology to come to new conclusions about our relationship to difficulty and pain. A Christian perspective on the trials and joys of life.

Front Cover for The Contemplative Experience

Steeped in the imagery of the biblical Song of Songs and the bridal mysticism of the early Church, this book celebrates monastic eros and invites each one of us to experience true contemplative bliss.

Front Cover for The Other Faces of Mary

Ann Ball, a leading Catholic devotional writer, shares the stories and images of the Holy Virgin from around the world, each one beautiful and unexpected, and all a tribute to the enduring power and appeal of the Mother of God.

The Only Necessary Thing

Wendy Greer, a dear friend of Henri Nouwen’s, culled together the spiritual master’s writings on prayer to offer a work that enriches our understanding of the practice of coming close to God. This collection offers profound nurturance for the spiritual life.

Front Cover of On Being Liked

On Being Liked is the transforming and joyful sequel to Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay, which established the Catholic priest and writer James Alison as one of the most striking, original, and intellectually irresistible voices in the church.

Front Cover for The Mysteries of Christianity

Fr. Matthias Joseph Scheeben, a renowned neoscholastic German theologian, presents a vast modern synthesis of theology, and expounds upon the great underlying unity of the Christian mysteries.

Front Cover for Meditations on The Parables of Jesus

Fr. Thomas Keating, the internationally-known Centering Prayer teacher, unlocks the radical, transformative power of the parables, bringing the significance of Jesus's message to our lives. Keating's spiritual depth and cultural understanding inform the parables and articulate an original, compelling vision of Jesus's teachings.

Front Cover of The Many Faces of the Christ

In this volume the noted scholar Ben Witherington, III discusses in chronological order the New Testament evidence of what the historical Jesus did, what he said, and what those around him believed.

Front Cover of Life of the Beloved

An invitation to acknowledge our brokenness and awaken to the abiding love that God has for us, this classic explains the spiritual life in simple terms, avoiding theology and technical language. One of Nouwen’s greatest legacies to seekers of all backgrounds.

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