“Folktales have the ability to live long and deep. These ones, beautifully refashioned by Jon Sweeney, make you think beyond the Christian references Tolstoy craved for himself and his readers. They can be easily ‘converted’ for all faiths. They are re... show more
Winner’s original Mudhouse Sabbath has sold 45,000 copies, been translated into three languages, and spawned a successful video study series. After her conversion from Orthodox Judaism to Christianity, Winner found that her life was indelibly marked by... show more
Our oldest Christian traditions invite us to listen as well as speak when we pray, yet often the Voice seems barely audible. With over 40,000 copies sold since its original release in 1996, Echoes of Eternity: Volume I is helping many who desire to qui... show more
Foreword by Robert Benson
A mystical classic now easier to understand
This spiritual classic has been an enigma for centuries. Notoriously difficult to understand, this contemporary English translation ushers you into the way of knowing God that can ... show more
“What a delight to find so extraordinary a collection meant for use in ordinary time! Any book that includes passages from The Wind in the Willows and Moby Dick, as well as poems by George Herbert and Christina Rossetti, is all right with me. Especiall... show more
This edition of a timeless classic--enhanced by Emergent leader Tony Jones--will appeal to college students, readers new to Christian classics, and anyone else who desires to learn how to make spirituality a moment-by-moment way of life.
Brother Lawre... show more
Written in the tradition of the Orthodox East’s “desert tradition” of short meditations on spiritual themes, Bishop Seraphim’s new book is the Eastern Church’s answer to Bonheoffer’s great reflection on similar themes. Here, Bishop Seraphim explores th... show more
"What is all this contemplative prayer people are talking about these days? I never heard anything about that back in my parish. Is this really part of the Christian tradition or some New Age import from Buddhism or some other -ism?" The question came ... show more
Some Christians have piled the status of the mother of Jesus so high that it rivals that of her Son. Others ignore the Virgin Mary entirely. Behind all of the images is a girl who grew up to be the mother of Christ. How did the first Christians view he... show more
Icons are a doorway to prayer that will deepen your relationship with God.
Icons point us beyond themselves. They are different from paintings. An icon speaks to both the mind and the soul. We respond in belief, or praise, or wonder, or encouragement... show more
Discover how icons can become part of your own life of prayer.
Encounter twelve of the world's most significant Orthodox icons with one of today's best-loved spiritual writers as your guide.
"The Open Door provides an open window into a radically d... show more
According to Jesus, the spiritually formed person is the one who loves God and who loves others. This Companion Guide enables the reader to anchor the lessons of The Jesus Creed into the depths of one's heart. Reading The Jesus Creed is the first step;... show more
“The perfect guidebook for curious parents, enthusiastic newcomers, and confused cradle Catholics. Frankly, this is the best book on baptism I’ve ever read.” —James Martin, S.J. author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Ever... show more
The wisdom of St. Thérèse of Lisieux—for all who want to pray
How did this saint's precious—even precocious—childhood devotion to God develop into such wisdom? Thérèse Martin entered a Carmelite convent at age 15 and died of tuberculosis at age 24. ... show more