Contemporary

Front Cover of Raised in Captivity

A hilarious memoir of growing up in a religiously-addicted family, this book is an affectionate and cautionary look at the jolting ups and downs of being raised in a church-going family—and how the author kept his faith in Jesus anyway.

Front Cover of The Psalms

The psalms are the oldest prayers in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Joan Chittister sees them as a lexicon of the human condition, assuring us of God's caring presence and loving help in every situation. In this beautifully designed book, Chittister provides a favorite psalm for each month and a reflection on the prayer for each day so that the psalm can become a benediction that pulsates in our hearts

Front Cover for The Psalms

The Psalms, ancient and revered Hebrew poetry, remain a favorite source of inspiration. Luigi Giussani presents 53 Psalms, in a perfect format for weekly study, and offers reflections that unveil the meaning of these treasures for our daily lives.

Front Cover for Perpetual Motivation

A professional speaker, motivator, and coach, Dave Durand demonstrates that the most important element of success is not putting in longer hours or expending more energy—it is keeping everything in balance.

Front Cover of Parish!

Witnessing the renaissance of spirituality in America, an eighteen-month series of reports on various aspects of the life of a multicultural suburban Roman Catholic parish looked deeply into the spirituality of one Christian community, spoke deeply to people searching for their own spirituality—and won a Pulitzer for beat reporting.

Front Cover for The Paradox of Christian Sacrifice

Biviano unveils a new vision of authentic sacrifice and shows it to be a means of self-giving that is an emulation of God's creativity, distinct from oppressive, societal tendencies. A hopeful, feminist, Christian discussion of faithful devotion of oneself to others.

Front Cover of The Zen Teachings of Jesus

"I left Jesus to search for the Tao when I was sixteen," writes Kenneth Leong. "Now I am forty and realize that I could have found the Tao in Jesus." This is an intriguing book that reveals how Zen philosophy parallels the core message of the gospel.

Front cover for Word on Fire

Word on Fire is one of the leading introductions to Catholic faith and culture. Fr. Barron shares enthusiastically the riches of Christian belief and tradition though his lively presentation of art, music, painting, poetry, philosophy and saints’ lives to illustrate the Gospel message.

Front Cover for WomanWord

Miriam Therese Winter's enlightening resource explores and celebrates the tales of the women of the New Testament, helping us to understand the experiences of these dynamic personalities and to embrace the wisdom and transformation that their stories offer.

Front Cover of A Winter Walk

Few storytellers can capture the sense of the divine as Brother Toby can. In this beautifully decorated and illustrated hardcover gift book, the reader is invited to stroll along with this outstanding monk through the wintry season of darkness, candlelight and the rich symbols and celebrations of all faiths.

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