Richard Rohr

Saint Anthony Messenger, 2001

 

Rohr gives his honest assessment of our new millennium and finds much that is lacking in our spiritual lives in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. He shares with his readers the path of St. Francis, forgiveness, love, acknowledgment of our shadow, and moving out into the world in hope and action.

 

Richard Rohr

Jossey-Bass, 2011

Rohr, the wise and beloved author, shows us how our experiences in the first half of life shape our spirituality in the second half. By mid-life, our failures and disappointments of our False Self actually strenghten us more than our early striving and personal achievements. 

Fred Rogers

Hyperion, 2006

This book might seem a bit lightweight, but it's not: Mister Rogers' simple yet profound words on the important things in life are a testimony to his deep reservoir of faith and generous heart.

Mary C. Earle

Morehouse Publishing, 2004

Episcopal priest and spirituality author, Earle offers the simplicity of the Benedictine rule as a way to cope with chronic illness in oneself or as caregiver in this often-recommended book. Her words are grounded in her own experience with chronic illness. 

Buy this book at Amazon
Buy this book at IndieBound

Mirabai Starr

Monkfish Book Publishing, 2012

 

Mirabai Starr, professior of religion and author of Teresa of Avila:The Book of My Life and Saint John of the Cross, has a new book which considers the link of love and wisdom shared by the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. 

Joan Chittister

Image, 2012

The best thing about our beloved wisdom teachers getting older is that they have so much that they want to share.  Joan Chittister in her latest book explores the meaning of and search for happiness, finding our purpose and passion in life, and the discernment of our callings.

Jan L. Richardson

Wanton Gospeller Press, 2012

 

This is a re-publication of Richardson's 2000 In Wisdom's Path, a reflection on the liturgical seasons and the gracious presence of Wisdom around us and beside us. 

Pema Chodron

Shambhala Publications, 2012 

Pema Chodron, American Buddhist nun and an internationally renowned author  (When Things Fall Apart and The Pocket Pema Chodron), outlines the ways in which we get ourselves untangled from our egos and deal with the challenges of change to live a more peaceful life. With honesty and clarity and compassion, Chodron examines the reason for these difficult moments in life and leads us to a solution.

William A. Barry, S. J.

Ave Maria Press, 2009

Jesuit and spiritual director Barry first published this book in 1991.  Now in paperback, in it he shares his practices of the Exercises of St. Ignatius as they were originally intended for individual study and practice.

Jean-Yves Leloup

Inner Traditions/ Bear & Company, 2002

This is the first English translation of the Gospel of Mary Magdalene from the Coptic in this highly respected and thoughtful study of the  noncanoncial gospel.