Life, Justice, Dignity

Front Cover of Christian Hope and Christian Life

Does Christian hope refer only to life after death? Or does it offer a vision transforming our lives right here, right now? This book explores this question through the eyes of church fathers (Eastern and Western), poets, and mystics.

Front Cover for Our Second Birth

Our Second Birth draws from Nouwen’s last journal, Sabbatical Journey, reflects on the meaning of our journeys and relationships, and calls us to awaken to the sacredness of life and the love of God.

Front Cover of More I Could Not Ask

A faith journey, from a child's grasp of his family's immigrant faith, with its deep reverence for the priesthood, to an ever-deepening sense of family and priestly service that extends to the entire body of Christ.

Front Cover of On The Heels of Freedom

Learn how devoted missionaries overcame widespread bias and apathy to open ministries and schools among black slaves in the South—where teaching slaves to read the bible was illegal. These schools helped the black churches become centers of community and empowerment.

Front Cover of A Mystical Heart

Best selling author Edwina Gateley—through meditations, poems, and drawings—encourages us to recognize God's ever-present healing embrace, even in the midst of darkness. This book features ideas and motivations for every week of the year that invite us to be awake in the presence of God.

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 Mother Teresa

The great spirit whose love embraced and uplifted the poor, sick, and orphaned shines from the pages of this accessible and comprehensive biography by Christian Feldman. The inspiring account includes eyewitness reports, photographs, and Mother Teresa’s own timeless words.

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 The Law and the New Testament

A rich and accessible treatment of what the Mosaic Law means for Christians today: to what extent do Christians remain bound by the Law and to what extent have they been freed from its strictures?

Front Cover of Love Without Calculation

When on a sabbatical in Tahiti, a renowned religious thinker took a break from the scholarly works, libraries, and footnotes to write about the core of Catholic faith—that God poured himself out into the beauty of creation. The result is this colorful, heartfelt, and evocative book that promises to become a classic of religious literature.

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