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.

Richard Rohr

Jossey-Bass, 2012


Admired and loved the world over, author and Franciscan priest Richard Rohr continues his discussion on the spiritual dimension of our lives in his newest book, Immortal Diamond. Where Falling Upward told us the story of the False Self, Immortal Diamond reveals the beauty of the True Self, which is like an "immortal diamond," a phrase taken from the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Don Carroll

CreateSpace, 2012


The Armageddon Choice by Don Carroll (author of Hacking Toward Consciousness and The End of Democracy) is the third novel in The Consciousness Trilogy. In his remarkable way, Carroll brings his trilogy to a conclusion by weaving themes of awareness, unity, and quantum theory, this time on a universal scale, into another exciting story of mystery, suspense, and romance in the wisdom fiction genre.

Roberta C. Bondi

Fortress Press, 1987


Roberta Bondi, scholar and retired professor of church history, brings her intimate knowledge of the desert mothers and fathers and shares their experience with God's divine love at the heart of Christian faith. By their contemplative life, these men and women followed the path of love which brought them not only the humility to confront their own shortcomings, but a deep peace of union with God.

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Diana Butler Bass

HarperOne, 2012

Highly respected author and scholar on the contemporary church, Diana Butler Bass focuses her newest book, Christianity After Religion, on thre areas: the reasons for the recent decline of the Christian church, the movement for change within that community, and the history of America's spiritual awakenings.

Karen Armstrong

Knopf, 2006

The earliest beginnings of religion in the ninth century BCE is the subject.  Armstrong, Bestselling author and world-renowned religious historian unveils for the reader this fascinatingly unique period of religious ferment known as the Axial Age. 

David Sington, director

ThinkFilm, 2008


This is a terrific 2007 film about the space flights to the moon beginning in 1968 to 1972.  It focuses on the fascinating interviews with the ten surviving astronauts who went to the moon and were part of the space program since the mid-1960's.

Mirabai Starr, translator

New Seeds/Shambhala, 2007

Starr, who also translated The Interior Castle, presents a new translation of Teresa of Avila's autobiography about her spiritual struggles leading to conversion and then to her profound encounters with God. 

Bernard Haisch

Weiser Books, 2009


An exploration of God and consciousness from a scientific perspective which takes into account quantum theory and light, spirit and matter, and God as the source of it all.

Don Carroll

Little Creek Publishing,  2011

In the second novel in The Consciousness Trilogy, Carroll (author of A Lawyer's Guide to Healing and Hacking Toward Consciousness) deepens his theme of human consciousness and the call to awaken to our true selves as he explores next the trance of society's ego as revealed in the failure of our contemporary democracy. 

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