With a remarkable range of cultural understanding and spiritual insight—from Salman Rushdie to soccer to sauerkraut—uncovers the mystical meaning of our everyday lives, through 26 chapters, A–Z, on such topics as awe, bodies, creativity and dreams.
A New Translation with Commentary—Jesus Spirituality for Everyone
6 x 9, 224 pp
This new translation with commentary strips the Gospels of their theological agendas and reclaims them as a radically new way of imagining human life. It blends scholarship and pastoral guidance in an accurate, accessible translation with profound insights that, free of religious moralism and dogmatism, is beautifully imaginative and inspirational.
Provocative and insightful, and drawing from many faith traditions, the eclectic and beautiful pieces in this book will open your eyes to the sanctity waiting to be discovered in a thing so simple—and yet so divine—as food.
In this new look at the Psalms, the most beloved (and yet least understood) of the books in the Bible comes alive. Step into the beauty and meaning of these ancient prayer poems that show us we are not alone in our problems and help us find comfort in God.
This lively, passionate approach to moving meditation offers a fresh way to embrace mindfulness. It weaves together personal stories, therapeutic insights, practical skills and opportunities for reflection and practice to provide a gateway to spiritual growth, a path to more balanced living, a healing experience and ignition for your creativity.
A Guide for Skeptics, Agnostics & Unorthodox Believers Inside & Outside the Church
6 x 9, 160 pp
An accessible guide to a meaningful spiritual life that reinterprets traditional religious teachings central to the Christian faith in ways that connect with people who have outgrown the beliefs and devotional practices that once made sense to them.
These real-life examples and refreshing stories of everyday spiritual practices people use to free themselves from the work and worry mindset of our culture will empower you to see how even your busiest workweek can include spiritual habits and routines.
Our Spiritual Future—As Told by Today's New Adults
6 x 9, 176 pp
The result of a nationwide challenge extended to young adults to share their experiences among a dizzying array of spiritualities, this earthy, thought-provoking collection showcases the voices that are defining the future of religion, faith and belief.
This philosophical game changer looks critically at the Golden Rule in the context of game theory to see where it works and where it doesn’t, when it is applicable and when it isn’t. It shows you why knowing the difference can offer you a powerful way to transform your life from one driven by fear to one driven by love.
Exploring the Role of Faith and Spirituality in the Lives of Extraordinary People
6 x 9, 256 pp
Soul-searching conversations on the importance of spirituality and personal faith with more than forty artists and innovators who have made a real difference in our world will inspire you to discover the spirit of God at work in your own life and work.
Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Bashō, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard & Others
5 x 7¼, 144 pp
You are invited to consider a more graceful way of traveling through life. Offers vignettes of forty travelers and the few, ordinary things they carried with them—from place to place, from day to day, from birth to death.
Discover Henri Nouwen’s authentic, spacious spirituality of being deeply beloved in this insightful distillation of his vast literary legacy. Scholar and spiritual director Wil Hernandez offers an elegant synthesis of Nouwen’s main themes, inspiring us to embrace the power and vulnerability of mere spirituality.
Through a beautiful, eclectic array of personal narratives, fiction and sacred texts, find new perspectives on ways to reach out for the Divine within simple acts like washing dishes and more daunting tasks like cleaning up the "messes" in our communities.
How to Find Our Common Humanity as We Celebrate Diversity
6 x 9, 176 pp
Presents the theology for Interfaith as a faith—to love each other, act with compassion and in community—and how to make it work. Explores who might be called to Interfaith and the questions, "What can I do?" and "How can I get involved?" For anyone interested in exploring the world's spiritual paths without feeling they must abandon their own.
Describes how the monastic tradition of regular reflection on the Psalms—a technique St. Benedict called the "work of God," or Opus Dei—can help you transform your everyday life into a powerful life of prayer.
Invites the spirit of God to call you forth and lead you into the experience of the love you crave, the love that alone can satisfy. You will follow a path into the Song that reveals your own humanity and leads to the deepest delight of your soul.
Breaks down the barriers that lie in the way of spiritual fulfillment, showing you that rules were made to be broken, and how it's possible—and imperative—for you to discover a rewarding spiritual life that fits your own personality, your own path.
How the Information Revolution Affects Our Spiritual Lives
6 x 9, 176 pp
Explores the role of new spiritual communities, the personal relationships we have with our gadgets, helping you think about the many, often subtle, ways technology has seeped into every aspect of our lives and changed the way we do faith.
This elegantly simple book of reflections presents the rich harvest of a lifetime of thinking, feeling, and seeing by an artist whose vital spirituality has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers and students through his art, books, and workshops.
52 Weeks of Wisdom for a Life of Gratitude, Balance and Happiness
5 x 7¼, 176 pp
Nourish your spirituality with helpful reminders to look for—and create—moments of grace every day. For seekers of all backgrounds, these weekly reflections offer inspiring quotations from all faith traditions; current research on happiness, mindfulness and gratitude; and practical suggestions for incorporating spiritual practices into daily life.