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New Titles Last Updated 22-05-2020
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A Science of the Saints: Studies in Spiritual Direction
Category: Books > Spirituality > Spiritual Direction
Author/Artist: ALVIS, ROBERT E
ISBN-10: 0814688047
ISBN-13: 9780814688045
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$52.95
Description: Throughout the church's long history, Christians have sought out wise mentors to guide them on the journey toward God. A Science of the Saints explores the dynamics of spiritual direction as revealed in the lives and writings of a wide array of exemplary disciples, from the Desert Fathers and Mothers to Thomas Merton, and from St. Teresa of Avila to St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein).

This groundbreaking work sheds new light on an essential dimension of the Christian experience, yielding timeless wisdom to inform the practice of spiritual direction in our own day.

Engaging Our Diversity: Interculturality and Consecrated Life Today
Category: Books > Theology > Priesthood & Religious Life
Author/Artist: CIMPERMAN, MARIA & SCHROEDER, ROGER P(EDITORS)
ISBN-10: 1626983747
ISBN-13: 9781626983748
Publisher: Orbis
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$58.95
Description: Leading practitioners, theologians, and psychologists from across the globe engage the essential topic of intercultural life today. Contributors include Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, Anthony Gittins, CSSp, Robert Schreiter, CPPS, Teresa Maya, CCVI, Tim Norton,SVD.

They explore key areas needed for communities of consecrated life to engage the gift of diversity in their community life and ministries. They look at the necessary motivation, spirituality, and ongoing process of conversion from all forms of ethnocentrism and racism.

Experiencing God in the Ordinary
Category: Books > Spirituality > Spirituality Books
Author/Artist: BARRY, WILLIAM A
ISBN-10: 0829450335
ISBN-13: 9780829450330
Publisher: Loyola Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$29.99
Description: God's presence is not "out there" but right here. We tend to look for God in dramatic or miraculous moments, but such expectations can blind us to God's ongoing presence.

Whether we are in pain or crisis, questioning if we are really worthy of God's attention, or are simply wondering why God would be in the mundane details of our lives, Experiencing God in the Ordinary can nurture our hope, that God is always present and can be found in an ordinary day.

Personal stories and various suggestions for prayer and meditation, make this book ideal for devotional reading, retreat, or small-group discussion.

Henri Nouwen and the Return of the Prodigal Son: The Making of a Spiritual Classic
Category: Books > Spirituality > Spirituality Books
Author/Artist: EARNSHAW, GABRIELLE
ISBN-10: 1640601694
ISBN-13: 9781640601697
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$33.99
Description: The Return of the Prodigal Son is Henri Nouwen's most popular book, selling over one million copies since its publication in 1992. What accounts for its ongoing popularity as a spiritual classic? Drawing from extensive research in Nouwen's archives, Gabrielle Earnshaw, provides a detailed account of how the book came to be written, Nouwen's writing process and aspects of his life experience that influenced his insights and ideas.

Letters, many published here for the first time, give us a privileged look at Nouwen's world during the nine years he took to complete the book.

Earnshaw explores how Nouwen himself was changed by the book and why twenty-three years later it continues to touch the hearts and minds of 21st century readers.

James Martin, SJ: In the Company of Jesus
Category: Books > Biographies > Biographies
Author/Artist: SWEENEY, JON M
ISBN-10: 0814644171
ISBN-13: 9780814644171
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$32.95
Description: Fr. James Martin, SJ, is one of the most recognised Catholic priests in the United States. His book My Life with the Saints introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to many saintly heroes. His articulate and winsome personality has endeared him to millions inside and outside the Church. The story of his own life explores the experiences that made him the person he is today.

Jon M. Sweeney probes Martin's early life, his experiences as a corporate executive, his call to religious life, his ministry and spirituality, his feelings about both the adoration and the criticism he receives from so many, and much more.

You will come away with a much better understanding of one of today's interesting and influential Catholics.

Pauline Dogmatics: The Triumph of God's Love
Category: Books > Scripture > St Paul
Author/Artist: CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS A
ISBN-10: 0802875645
ISBN-13: 9780802875648
Publisher: Wm Eerdmans
Binding: HARDBACK
Price: AU$99.99
Description: Drawing upon thirty years of intense study and reflection on Paul, Douglas Campbell offers a distinctive overview of the apostle's thinking that builds on Albert Schweitzer's classic emphasis on the importance for Paul of the resurrection.

Good Pauline theology is good practical theology, ecclesiology, and missiology, which is to say, Paul's theology belongs to the church. In these conversations Campbell pushes through interdisciplinary boundaries to explicate different aspects of Pauline community with notions like network theory and restorative justice.

Beginning with the God revealed in Jesus, Campbell progresses through Pauline ethics and eschatology, concluding that the challenge for the church is not only to learn about Paul but to follow Jesus as he did.

This Is My Body: Eucharistic Theology and Anthropology in the Writings of Gertrude the Great of Helfta
Category: Books > Spirituality > Classics
Author/Artist: JOHNSON, ELLA
ISBN-10: 0879072806
ISBN-13: 9780879072803
Publisher: Cistercian Pub
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$59.95
Description: This book examines how the writings of the thirteenth-century nun Gertrude the Great of Helfta articulate an innovative relationship between a person's eucharistic devotion and her body. It attends to her references to the biblical, monastic, and theological traditions, including attitudes and ideas about the spiritual and corporeal senses. It illuminates the affirmative role Gertrude assigns to the body in making spiritual progress.

Ultimately the book demonstrates that Gertrude leaves behind the dualistic aspect of the Christian intellectual and devotional tradition while exploiting its affirmative concepts of bodily forms of knowing divine union.

Unfolding the Mystery of Christ: Sunday by Sunday Formation of Catechumens
Category: Books > Faith Formation > R.C.I.A.
Author/Artist: KAPITAN, ELIOT
ISBN-10: 0814665551
ISBN-13: 9780814665558
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$41.95
Description: The catechumenate is animated by trust. All involved in the RCIA process need to have trust in the church's normative formation practice -- scripture and tradition mediated through the gradual encounter with Christ in the celebration of the liturgical year.

Eliot Kapitan with gentle wisdom presents an ordered method for preparing the Period of the Catechumenate Sunday-by-Sunday, season-by-season, liturgical year-by-liturgical year. If you have ever lacked confidence in your ability to lead inquirers on the way of faith, this book will help you with skills and resources.

Witnesses to the Ends of the Earth: New Testament Reflections on Mission
Category: Books > Scripture > New Testament
Author/Artist: MOLONEY, FRANCIS J
ISBN-10: 1925494454
ISBN-13: 9781925494457
Publisher: St Pauls Publications
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$24.95
Description: Biblical scholar, Francis J. Moloney SDB, explores the teaching on mission found in the letters of St Paul, in the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, in Luke-Acts, and in the Gospel of John. He shows how each of the inspired authors provides unique yet complimentary insights into the mission entrusted to the followers of Jesus – a mission ad intra (to the community) and ad gentes (to the wider world).

While acknowledging the primacy of the missionary vocation of Jesus of Nazareth, Moloney’s focus in this work is on those disciples who appear in the New Testament texts, and the myriad of further Christian disciples who have been inspired by them through the centuries.

Moloney concludes with a study of the celebration of the Eucharist as the heart of the Christian mission: “As often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes” (1 Cor 11:26).
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