Spirituality

Front cover of Joyous Encounters

Any list of emotions characterizing true Christian spirituality must include joy. In his two volumes, Luke summons his audience to joy-filled living in personal and community life. This study supplements a dearth of biblical and theological attention to the topic of joy.

This is an explanation of the nature of Christian marriage at a time when it seems to be under severe threat.  Beginning with the Old Testament, it then traces the course of a growing awareness of love and personal relationships often subject to severe setbacks.  Understanding the changes in history will underlie any modern view of marriage, which ends by sketching out some of the reatures that view will include

front cover of Finding Beauty in the Other

Finding Beauty in the Other explores how beauty can be found in religions and cultures. It also views how the beauty of the Christian gospel should be communicated in different religious and cultural settings. This valuable collection of essays features a host of highly respected scholars, presenting a unique treatment of the concept of beauty as seen in a variety of religions and cultures. These include Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. In addition, beauty as seen in various African cultures is discussed.

Front cover of Enchanting the World

Art and literature are in the business of enchantment. When we are enchanted, we are captivated by some part of life—whether it be the fragile charm of the week-old infant or the force of a waterfall that takes our breath away. Enchantment—like the vital energy of Eros—defies definition. Poetry more often finds the words for this phenomenon. This book opens a window into the rich writings of Catholic authors during the 20th century—including Evelyn Waugh, James Joyce, Flannery O'Connor, Graham Greene and others—who found the mesmerizing presence of God in an often disenchanted world.

fron cover of Discernimiento de los espiritus

This book is for all who desire greater awareness of God's action in their daily spiritual lives, and is essential reading for retreat directors, spiritual directors, priests, and counselors.

Qué formas toma la fe, la espiritualidad y la comunidad cristiana en los tiempos de Internet? Antonio Spadaro, especialista en ciberteología, nos plantea las posibilidades que se abren para la comunidad cristiana del presente y del futuro.

Called By Name

This book is about the personal and important asigment that each one of us have in this life.

Front cover of Becoming Ageless

This book is intended to provide hope and inspiration, not despari and depressing feelings, often associated with the aging process.  Each chapter is carefully designed to present the reader with the realities of life that can diffuse impending fears and offer courage and the potential faith in a loving God.

Front Cover of A Handbook for Spiritual Directors

This book offers comprehensive guidance to spiritual directors who work with Ignatian spirituality.

Front Cover of 2016 Herder & Herder Book Catalog

We promote reading as a time-tested discipline for focus and enlightenment.
We help authors shape, clarify, write, and effectively promote their ideas.
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Our expertise and passion is to provide healthy spiritual nourishment in written form.

Dear Author, Theologian, Friend,
We are happy to be with you at the 2016 annual conference of the Catholic Theological Society of America. In an effort to revive the Herder & Herder imprint, it is our goal to be in touch with as many of you as we can, and hear out where you are and what you need. The Herder name is closely linked with Catholic Theology, and we intend to continue serving your needs best we can.
This catalog offers you a glimpse into our program, and we hope it can be a conversation starter towards shaping our future book lists.
We wish you a fruitful conference, enriching encounters with your colleagues, and not least a sunny time in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Sincerely,
Gwendolin Herder

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