Affiliate Book Group to resume after Easter
If you are considering joining the book group this year, please briefly respond to the following:
- List your preferred day(s) and time(s). For consistency, use ET (eastern time zone)
- Example - Tuesday between 10 – 2 ET
- Example - Friday 1-3 or Sunday 5-8 ET
- Preferred Book(s) – choose one of the four choices below; or, add another book of your choice
Thomas Berry, modern spiritual masters series
Thomas Berry (1914-2009 priest, a "geologian," and a historian of religions, was an early and significant voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis. He is particularly well-known for articulating a "universe story" that explores the world-changing implications of contemporary science. Berry pointed the way to an ecological spirituality attuned to our place in nature and giving rise to an ethic of responsibility and care for the Earth.
Faith in the Face of Empire
WINNER, CATHOLIC PRESS ASSOCIATION BOOK AWARD - SCRIPTURE (POPULAR) Honorable Mention
"Both an accessible introduction to the subject and an eloquent reminder for those more familiar with the subject this book deserves a wide audience."--Publishers Weekly Starred Review
Through Palestinian eyes, a challenging view of how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.
(1925-1964) is widely regarded as one of the great American writers of the twentieth century, author of singular short stories (including "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" and "The Life You Save May Be Your Own") and two novels (Wise Blood and The Violent Bear It Away). Only in 1979, however, with the publication of her collected letters, could the public fully see the depth of her personal faith and her wisdom as a spiritual guide.
A Sense of Wonder
"While the spiritual may be hard to describe 'except with such ephemeral gossamer murk as epiphany, or awakening or shiver of the heart,' notes editor Doyle, this essay collection demonstrates how effectively good writers can capture wonder within human existence, with little or no murk whatsoever. An anthology of 37 astonishing personal stories and essays from some of America's best writers that first appeared in Portland Magazinem
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