The evolutionary vision of philosopher Beatrice Bruteau (1930-2014), a co-founder of the American Teilhard Association, exerted a profound influence on many. Here, leading theologians reflect on that influence, describing a new feminine spirit emerging out of an old hierarchical order, a new relatedness that speaks of community, and a new humanity and new earth. A complete list of the works of Beatrice Bruteau is included.
King of Creation is a collection of meditations on the splendor of God's creative power and the brilliance of His inspired word. As each chapter of this remarkable film unfolds, you will sense the presence, comfort and grace of the Make of heaven and earth.
Care for Creation A Call for Ecological Conversion
Care for Creation lays out Pope Francis' comprehensive vision of integral ecology. As Francis argues, concern for the earth is more than an ethical challenge - it calls for a profound conversion of values that involves a new understanding of our relation to God's Creation, both the Earth and its creatures, as well as our fellow human beings.
For the first time, Joyce Rupp shares the story of her own grief in the wake of her mother's death, offering readers both a profile of her mother's resilient spirit and a voice of compassion for their own experience of loss.
By any measure, Dorothy Day lived a fascinating life. She was a journalist, activist, single mother, convert, Catholic laywoman, & cofounder of the Catholic Worker Movement. A lifelong radical who took the gospels at their word, she lived among the poor as one of them, challenging both church and state to build a better world for all. Here Patrick Jordan, who knew her personally, conveys some of the hallmarks of the fascinating life and spirit her adventure inspires.
Often the word 'spirituality' is used to refer to the relationship between our 'spirit' and God. Within Christianity, this view is based on the assumption that the Bible contrasts the body and all that is physical with the 'spirit'. Paula Gooder explores the evidence, dispelling popular misconceptions, and leading us to a deeper understanding of the value of our bodies in the eyes of God.
Turning to the Heavens and the Earth Theological Reflections on a Cosmological Conversion Essays in Honor of Elizabeth A Johnson
The Earth needs our attention-the best of our intellectual, ethical, and spiritual wisdom and action. In this collection, written in honor of Elizabeth A. Johnson, scholars from the United States and around the world contribute their insights on how theology today can and must turn to the world in new ways in light of contemporary science and our ecological crisis.
Sacred Fire PAPERBACK A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity
In this book, Rolheiser takes us on a journey through the dark night of the senses and of the spirit. Here, we experience the full gamut of human life, pleasure and fervor, disillusionment and boredom. But, as Rolheiser explains, when we embrace the struggle and yearning to know God we can experience too a profound re-understanding to our daily lives.
Respected speaker, author, and Patheos blogger Carl McColman introduces Cistercian spirituality as “the hidden jewel of the Church,” presenting a surprisingly contemporary path grounded in monastic tradition. This accessible and comprehensive guide highlights a unique focus on simplicity, living close to the earth, and contemplative prayer, all of which make Cistercian spirituality relevant today.