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Who has not experienced a deep nurturing of his or her spirit by an interaction with nature, awed at the beauty or drama of lightning and thunder, and recognized the glory and power of God? Bob Flanagan shows us how nature is a teacher in our growth process [...]

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Once I began reading, I literally could not put the book down. It is that compelling, that beautifully written, and that important [...]

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Diagnosing the human soul with a longing for peace in the face of fear and fragmentation nurtured by global political forces and fundamentalisms, Newell offers the ancient traditions of Celtic Christianity as a way forward in healing humankind and the earth [...]

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Archbishop Williams identifies the elements essential to Christian life, those things that make one part of a Christian community. He sees the four most obvious as Baptism, Bible, Eucharist and Prayer [...]

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While not a substitute for deeper study, this a wonderful book you can give to friends with confidence [...]

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For Flannery O’Connor, the craft of her art — good stories well told — was an end in itself and a sign of God’s grace [...]

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Many of us use a daily reading as part of our Lenten observation. Here are a few suggestions for Lent and Easter [...]

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Watch for the Light offers a cross section of literature tied together by the recurring themes of Advent, expectancy and watchfulness [...]

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Robert Sibley recalls his own camino experiences in this travel memoir…Like many pilgrims, he wanted to escape the ruts and routines of everyday life [...]

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The lessons shared in this book were forged in the fires of the “pure pain” of grief following his wife’s death. “It wouldn’t be so hard if it hadn’t been so good.” [...]

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Before his NDE, Alexander was a friendly sceptic. He wasn’t religious, and only went to church on Christmas and Easter [...]

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As many as 200,000 citizens languish in North Korean labor camps. Blaine Harden tells the remarkable story of one who may be the only person born in a labor camp to escape [...]

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Weaving literature and experience, Father Rohr shows how the search for meaning has been a constant, and that only through struggle is a transformation achieved [...]

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Bishop Charleston would not be surprised at the readers who read his book as I did, grasping — no, gasping — for entries most significant, finally settling down to quiet contemplation of each meditation [...]

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Eudora Welty’s Home Place seems just the right book for those of us who love flowers and who are contented with the simple garden made beautiful by that love [...]

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The joy I found in The Eyes of the Heart was so uplifting that I kept reading passages over and over [...]

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Braestrup says she cannot make “those two realities — what I’ve lost and what I’ve found — fit together in some tidy pattern of divine causality [...]