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Front Cover of Hindu Spirituality: Vedas Through Vedanta

A broad-ranging, lightly-illustrated, scholarly treatment of core topics in Hindu spirituality during its formative earlier periods. It brings together the complex skein of thoughts, beliefs, and practices that developed from the archaic period of the Vedas and received their early crystallization as Vedanta. It presents the eternal, timeless dimension of Hinduism.

Front Cover of Hindu Spirituality: Postclassical and Modern

This book explores the richness of the Hindu tradition in its post-classical and modern periods. Chapters on Hinduism's poetry, art, philosophy, festivals, and music, as well as modern pioneers such as Sri Aurobindo and Mahatma Gandhi, are arranged in sections on regional spiritualities; the spiritualities of the Puranas, Agamas, and Tantra.

Front Cover for Heaven in Stone and Glass

Like a mystical tome waiting to be deciphered, gothic cathedrals hold many secrets about Christ, the Christian life, and the soul's yearning for God. This book gloriously unfolds the stories of light and darkness, and the labyrinth of life.

Front Cover for Heaven Begins Within You

Long before psychology became the reference point for the interpretation of our lives, the Desert Fathers were true doctors of the soul. Embrace the wisdom of the devoted sages whose faith continues to offer guidance for modern daily life.

Front Cover of Francis De Sales

This popular presentation of the life and writings of one of the most influential figures in the history of Christianity includes many rich segments from the spiritual classics Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God. Wright introduces the reader to the world of de Sales and distills from his masterworks the insights that are as applicable today as when first written.

A page-by-page explanation of Rahner's masterwork, The Foundations of Christian Faith, that clarifies the meaning of and interconnections between the book’s 368 sections and subsections. With topic, name, and Bible indices to help beginning theology students and scholars alike navigate the Rahnerian “basic course.”

Front Cover for Flesh and Glory

A vision of the Gospel of John that comprehends the organic wholeness of the ancient text and revivifies its powerful message of inspiration. Lee’s feminist interpretation awakens the meaning of complex and evocative symbols that illuminate the story of Jesus.

Front Cover of Faith in History and Society

This now classic book presented on the 30th anniversary of its first appearance is universally acknowledged as the great classic of Metz's remarkable career, and indeed of all political theology. It is presented here in a new translation with an extensive study guide for readers and teachers.

Front Cover for Early Christian Mystics

The McGinns, preeminent scholars of theological history, present sketches of 12 seminal figures vital to the development of Christian mysticism. An accessible interpretation of the distinct characteristics of these spiritual masters’ direct, immediate, and transformative encounters with the presence of God.  

The Doctors of the Church

Written by one of the world's top authorities on the history of Christianity, this user-friendly resource is an introduction to 33 remarkable individuals who shaped our understanding of the Catholic faith.

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