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Ignatian Spirituality A to Z
Jim Manney has provided a brief, informative guide to key concepts of Ignatian spirituality and essential characters and events in Jesuit history. The lexicon format allows readers to find terms quickly, and the concise descriptions are ideal for those new to the Ignatian story.
2018 300pages R215.00
Called: Becoming an Everyday Disciple in a Post-Christian World—A Five-Week Guide
In this five-week guide to becoming a daily disciple of Jesus in a post-Christian culture, Kevin Cotter presents thirty-five meditations that provide Catholics with the conviction and tools for sharing Jesus with others. Called is a guide to evangelization for the average Catholic.
2018 192 pages R225.00
An Invitation to Love: A Personal Retreat on the Great Commandment
William A. Barry, SJ
A sequence of prayer sessions on the commandment of the Christian faith: to love God and love our neighbour. All other aspects of a healthy life grow from our practices of love.
When we experience God’s love for us, we can respond with a growing love for God. Loving God will transform us into people who can love our neighbours.
2018 274 pages R210.00
Only Love Creates: The Spiritual Works of Mercy
Fr. Rosini says, we no longer know what mercy is – and mercy is more essential than ever before. We confuse mercy with generic compassion, forgiveness, or acceptance.
But mercy is something completely different. It is an act, a work, a knowledge, a care, the fruit of a relationship with other people. It springs up from one’s relationship with God.
.2019 162 pages R285.00
Practical Holiness: Pope Francis as Spiritual Companion
Albert Haase OFM
With anecdotes about people and stories about saints, this exploration of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, this book reminds you that there is no cookie-cutter approach to holiness and encourages you to rediscover your way of living out the Beatitudes and Jesus’s command of love.
2019 160 pages R295
Soul Seeing: Light, Love, Forgiveness
Michael Leach and Friends
Drawn from the spirituality column "Soul Seeing," these 56 first-person accounts reveal the kindness in familiar faces, the divine in unexpected places, the sweetness in the sad, and the power in brokenness.
Among the writers included are: Richard Rohr, Joyce Rupp, Patrick T. Reardon, Brian Doyle, Mary DeTurris Poust, Michael Morwood, Sue Stanton, Heidi Russell, and Michael Leach.
2018 280 pages R289.50
The Compassion Connection: Recovering Our Original Oneness
Catherine T. Nerney
The author, a Sister of St. Joseph, guides the reader on a narrative journey through and toward compassion for our fellow human beings, emphasizing our connectedness rather than our perceived differences.
This volume invites all to tear down walls of fear, certainty, and privilege, and to surrender to God’s compassionate heart as it beats in our broken world.
2018 232 pages R365.00
Raymond E. Brown and the Catholic Biblical Renewal
Donald Senior, CP;
Biblical scholar Donald Senior has written an analytical and critical biography of one of greatest biblical scholars of the 20th century that locates him within the the Catholic biblical renewal. Exploring the life of Raymond Brown is also to be plunged into one of the most remarkable periods in the history of the Catholic Church.
Brown’s exceptional gifts and his formative experiences explain a lot about his future professional life and the impact it had on the Catholic Church. At the same time, tracking the evolution of his publications and his reflections on his methodology illumines the struggle within Roman Catholicism to absorb historical critical methods of studying the Bible, while attempting at the same time to maintain Catholic tradition and doctrine.
2018 332 pages R510.00
The Biblical Names of Jesus: Beautiful, Powerful Portraits of Christ
Paul Thigpen, Ph.D.
Dives deep into Scripture from Genesis to Revelation to illuminate the many names of Jesus found therein and explain how each one reveals something new and essential about Our Lord.
This book is an engrossing trek through Scripture spanning the entire Bible, focusing on the typologies of Jesus through 18 of his unique names.
2018 252 pages R345.00
God with Us: The Story of Jesus as Told by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Roger Quy, Ricardo Grzona
The most representative passages to reconstruct the story of Jesus chronologically have been selected to provide a biblically based biography— from the announcement of his birth to his resurrection.
Questions for discussion and meditation are provided to help you deepen your understanding of Jesus’ teachings and integrate them into daily life.
2018 238 pages R189.59
The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato Sí
Fr. Joshtrom provides a passionate, commentary on its key ideas and themes. Faithfully attentive to the outline of the six chapters of the encyclical, Fr. Joshtrom has also arranged the book according to the see-judge-act methodology that is used in spirituality, moral theology, and the social sciences.
2019 240 pages R445.00
Virtue and Theological Ethics: Toward a Renewed Ethical Method
Todd A. Salzman, Michael G. Lawler
Salzman and Lawler draw upon foundational insights from virtue and theological ethics to propose a Catholic ethical methodological schema for the twenty-first century. Discussing topics such as natural law, conscience, and human dignity, the authors show how their new method may be used to treat issues of human sexuality in light of Catholic social teaching.
2018 248 pages R475.00
Loneliness: Insights for Healing in a Fragmented World
This book of practical theology sheds welcome light into a dark corner of the individual and collective psyche and is a resource for anyone seeking to understand the pervasive loneliness of our times. Utilizing insights from anthropology, theology, psychology, and philosophy, Arbuckle explores the cultural causes of loneliness in both individuals and societies. Topics include the founding mythology of the United States—with its emphasis on individualism to the detriment of the common good—and poverty as a catalyst for loneliness.
2018 264 pages R375.00
Saints on Sunday: Voices from Our Past Enlivening Our Worship
The author, listening to twenty-four sainted voices, proposes how our past might enliven our future. Characterized by rigorous scholarship, her essays suggest ways to enrich the gathering, word, meal, and sending of our assemblies on Sunday.
2018 200 pages R359.50
Liturgy: The Source and Summit of Our Christian Life
This resource explores what it means to call liturgy “source and summit.” It will help the Catholic faithful to understand the meaning of the liturgy and its importance to our life of faith, experience Christ’s four-fold presence in the various Church rites, come to a deeper relationship with God, and reflect on the transforming power of the liturgy to change the world.
2018 80 pages R145.00
Scripture Backgrounds for the Sunday Lectionary, Year C: A Resource for Homilists
Mary A. Ehle; Peg Ekerdt; Marielle Frigge, osb; Jean Marie Hiesberger; Biagio Mazza; Mary M. Mcglone, csj; Abbot Gregory J. Polan, osb; Denise Simeone; George Smiga; Paul Turner
Provides commentary on the Lectionary readings for Year C (including the Responsorial Psalm) for Sundays, holydays of obligation, and feasts and solemnities that may occur on a Sunday.
It offers historical background on each of the readings and underscores their relevance to life today. Thematically related quotations from major Church documents are included with each Scripture background to provide connections to Church teaching.
2018 208 pages R329.50
Pastoral Leadership: Best Practices for Church Leaders
Dan R. Ebener
The premise of this book is that the Church needs leadership. In most places, the Church is over-managed and under-led. To turn this around, we need clergy to: 1. Provide more leadership and less management themselves. 2. Develop the leadership potential of the laity.
We need lay people to step up to lead and to manage. If the Church is to become more alive, we need lay people to step up and lead change as well.
2018 120 pages R425.00
Addiction and Pastoral Care
Sonia E. Waters
Sonia Waters weaves together personal stories, research, and theological reflection to offer helpful tools for ministers, counsellors, chaplains, and anyone else called to care pastorally for those struggling with addiction.
2019 232 pages R485.00
Catholic Bioethics and Social Justice: The Praxis of US Health Care in a Globalized World
Editors: M. Therese Lysaught and Michael McCarthy
Brings the lens of CST to bear on Catholic health care, illuminating a new spectrum of ethical issues and practical recommendations from social determinants of health, immigration, diversity and disparities, behavioural health, gender-questioning patients, and environmental and global health issues.
2019 458 pages 745.00
Pastoral Challenges and Concerns
Brendan Geary and Others
Deals with issues of abuse, addiction and difficult behaviour and is a revision and expansion of The Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction and Difficult Behaviour. Each subject is treated by an expert using language that is understood by the non-expert reader. This new edition has enabled the authors and editors to bring their contributions right up-to-date, where appropriate with research that has taken place since the first edition.
2018 488 pages R449.50
Pope Francis on Good Governance & Accountability in Africa
Elias Omondi Opongo, sj
Brings together articles from different authors who have diverse experiences in peacebuilding. The discussions draw attention to the vital role of good governance in political structures and also notes that the church has a prophetic role to play as she is invited to stewardship of herself and others in the concrete realization in history of God's will of abundant life for humans and for the entire cosmos.
Further, the articles underline the importance of engaging the youth in social transformation processes while empowering them with the necessary skills for gainful employment. Political leadership and good governance ought to be grounded on sustainable economic structures, human rights, citizen participation, accountability, reconciliation and the love of God.
2018 295 pages R245.00
What Is the Mission of the Church?: A Guide for Catholics - Revised and Expanded Edition
Roger P. Schroeder
In this essential guide to the “who, what, where, and why” of mission and its meaning for the local and universal Church, r Schroeder offers an inspiring overview of mission. In clear language, he distils the essentials of Scripture, the lessons of history, and church teaching since Vatican II. This edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the mission vision of Pope Francis.
2018 192 pages R375.00
Arguing Religion: A Bishop Speaks at Facebook and Google
Every day, millions of people fight about religion. Whether with friends, family, or on social media, we expend lots of energy, and lots of strong feelings. But very few know how to have a good religious argument—a rational, respectful, and productive exchange of differing views.
Bishop Robert Barron, one of the leading Catholic figures and among the most active on social media, has enjoyed thousands of fruitful religious arguments. In this book based on talks delivered at Facebook and Google, he explains why religion at its best opens up the searching mind, and how we all can share better discussions about God.
2018 122 pages R355.00
Parenting Forward: How to Raise Children with Justice, Mercy, and Kindness
Cindy Wang Brandt
Brandt equips Christian parents to model a way of following Jesus that has an outward focus, putting priority on loving others, avoiding judgment, and helping those in need. She shows how parents must work on dismantling their own racial, cultural, gender, economic, and religious biases in order to avoid passing them on to their children.
“By becoming aware of the complex ways we participate in systems of inequality or hierarchy,” she says, “we begin to resist systemic injustice ourselves, empower our children, and change our communities.”
2019 176 pages R345.00
Never Alone - Women's Bible Study Participant Guide
Tiffany Bluhm reveals the healing power of Jesus’ unconditional love for us through a refreshing look at encounters He had with six women in the Gospels: Each life-changing encounter reveals a compassionate Redeemer who offers hope, second chances, and grace-giving love—helping us to recognize and embrace our own value as well as our indispensable role in the Kingdom.
With teaching and sharing from her own life and the lives of others, Tiffany invites us to find healing for our deepest hurts as we experience the companionship of Jesus.
2018 224 pages R295.00
The Practice of Finding: How Gratitude Leads the Way to Enough
Holly W. Whitcomb
Holly Whitcomb presents the spiritual practice of finding as the antidote to chronic seeking and as the doorway to a grateful awareness of having received enough.
She reflects on wisdom distilled by the “finders”—poets, playwrights, psychologists, and theologians—and derived from her own experience. When we engage in finding, we recognize with humility and wonder that the universe contains possibilities beyond our power to imagine.
2019 160 pages R365.00
Love the World
Opens by looking at the beginning of the universe, then moves on to the earth’s atmosphere, the miracle of water and things that we often take for granted but are essential for our health and happiness.
It focuses on our relationship with the world and encourages us to reflect on what really matters. We are not created out of nothing but out of love.
2018 160 pages R225.00
Detached: Put Your Phone in Its Place
The issue isn’t technology itself. The issue is the attachment we have to technology. Former tech addict T.J. Burdick shows you how, in just 21 days, you can find a happier and holier life when you learn to control your phone, rather than letting it control you.
Detached is a spiritual retreat, inviting you to read, reflect, and take actions to strengthen your personal and spiritual life, while decreasing the time you feel your “need” to spend on your phone.
2018 152 pages R295.00
Smile of Joy: Mary of Nazareth
Thomas G. Casey, SJ
Here is an entry into Mary’s inner life, based on what is said about her in the New Testament, showing how this compassionate woman can provide an example for us in our Christian lives. A number of the Mysteries of the Rosary are also present in this book.
2018 104 pages R189.50
From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith
Ahmari was a teenager living under the Iranian ayatollahs when he decided that there is no God. Nearly two decades later, he would be received into the Roman Catholic Church. He recounts this passage, from the Marxism and atheism of a youth misspent on both sides of the Atlantic to a moral and spiritual awakening prompted by the Mass.
At once a young intellectual’s finely crafted self-portrait and a life story at the intersection of the great ideas and events of our time, the book marks the debut of a new Catholic voice.
2019 240 pages R375.00
A Cry Is Heard: My Path to Peace
Vanier's account of his life revolves around 'encountering difference and working constantly to build bridges not walls: this is the path of peace.' Indeed, says Vanier, 'A path to unity, fellowship and peace is possible.' True freedom grows from loving others and letting ourselves be loved - with all our weaknesses and all our gifts. In meeting those on the margins, we heal our own hearts and are able to work for a transformation of societies.
Through the stories of his childhood, the foundation of L’Arche, and his relationship with significant figures such as Pope John Paul II, Pope Francis, Mother Teresa and Dorothy Day, Vanier teaches us the lessons of his life, his own psychological barriers and struggles, and a message of hope for the future.
2018 144 pages R185.00
To Love and to Be Loved
Modern life makes questions about love urgent. As personal mobility increases, as connections between people become more fragile, and as the question of personal identity is now a really challenging one, the meaning of love has become a central issue for reflective individuals and groups.
The developed world has moved from a culture of authority to a culture of choice. The author has written this book to help the modern person keep in touch with their deepest humanity in a fast-moving world.
2018 170 pages R315.00
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