Diana Butler Bass: Gratitude isn’t just an emotion

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   We tend to think of gratitude as a personal feeling that we can cultivate. But it’s also communal and social, writes the author of the new book “Grateful.” Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Diana Butler Bass admits she’s not good at gratitude. She has trouble with keeping a gratitude journal, and she struggles writing … Continue reading “Diana Butler Bass: Gratitude isn’t just an emotion”

Jean Vanier: A Cry Is Heard, My Path to Peace

A CRY IS HEARD My Path to Peace A Memoir, A Spiritual Autobiography and a Call to Unity, by Jean VanierDarton, Longman and Todd Ltd.  London. 2018. 144 pages. $15.00 CAD (with shipping). Publisher’s Promo: This book was born from a sense of urgency. Faced with the sad divisions, fears, wars and inequalities of our … Continue reading “Jean Vanier: A Cry Is Heard, My Path to Peace”

Brian D. McLaren: The Great Spiritual Migration

THE GREAT SPIRITUAL MIGRATION How the World’s Largest Religion is Seeking a Better Way to be Christian by Brian D. McLaren Crown/Penguin/Random House Publishing 2017. 274 pages. Paperback. $17.75 CAD ISBN #978–60142-792-2. Publisher’s Promo: The Christian story, from Genesis until now, is fundamentally about people on the move – outgrowing old, broken religious systems and … Continue reading “Brian D. McLaren: The Great Spiritual Migration”

Jon Sobrino: Spiritual Writings Selected with an Introduction by Robert Lassalle-Klein

JON SOBRINO Spiritual Writings Selected with an Introduction by Robert Lassalle-KleinSpiritual Masters Series Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York 10545 Paperback. 203 pages, $31.00 CAD. ISBN #978-1-62698-300-7. Publisher’s Promo: A new volume in the popular Modern Spiritual Masters series, this work focuses on the spiritual writings of Jesuit Jon Sobrino of El Salvador, one of the … Continue reading “Jon Sobrino: Spiritual Writings Selected with an Introduction by Robert Lassalle-Klein”

Why Religion? A Personal Story

WHY RELIGION? A Personal Story, by Elaine Pagels, November, 2018 Hardcover and Paperback editions now selling for $32.00 CAD, 235 pages. ISBN #978-0-06-236853-9 Publisher’s Promo: One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year One of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many … Continue reading “Why Religion? A Personal Story”