Spirituality

Front Cover Can Francis Change the Church?

Jesuit Thomas Sweetser has worked for more than 35 years with Catholic faith communities on evaluation and renewal. In 2011 he set out to interview a broad range of American Catholics, both practicing and non-practicing, about their relationship with the Church. 

Front Cover Jewish Spirituality and Social Transformation

What does lived religion look like in the 21st century? Against the polarizations of old and new, religion and secularism, theory and practice, a cadre of internationally renowned scholars interrogate the ways spiritual ideas and practices remain transformative in contemporary society. 

Social Morality

Alberto Hurtado, SJ, is a saint of our time. His thought emerged from the intellectual and political currents of his time, yet his writings foreshadow the papal and Society documents on social justice that form the basis of our ministries today. 

Restoring Hope

Living in hope, Archbishop Romero engendered hope in the people he served. Sustained by Christian hope, he gave hope to many, especially those treated as non-persons. Practicing hope, he revealed that there is always room for a better world although warning about false messianisms. 

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Front Cover Offerings

Situated in the unique social location of South Texas, within the diverse and overlapping Spanish- and English- Speaking cultures and contexts, Offerings is committed to publishing academic works that illuminate and give meaning to the spiritual life lived in the particularities of everyday.

Why Are We Here?

In this work Freeman examines the radical question of our being in the world. We are here, he reflects, to come to continuous prayer, to a constant openness to the prayer of Christ in our hearts.

Transparencies of Eternity

As a master of the word, Rubem Alves relates events and experiences in life where God, religiosity, love, beauty and the meaning of life are always present. They are his Transparencies of eternity a collection of poetic and spiritual chronicles

The Goal of Life

Laurence Freeman shares insights into understanding Jesus in order to better understand ourselves. He teaches that the goal of life is to know fully who we are, and that self-transcendence is the way to self-knowledge. In this state, the centre of consciousness no longer resides in the ego.

Exploring Faith with New Eyes

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, three of the most important authors in the field of Spanish religious and theological thinking offer their reflections on the subject of faith.

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