The Beatitudes of Peace: Meditations on the Beatitudes, Peacemaking & the Spiritual Life

Twenty-Third Publications - These stirring meditations are more than mere reflections. Set against vivid descriptions of peace efforts in places like Afghanistan; Israel; and Los Alamos, Dear combines scriptural wisdom with practical advice from peacemakers like Gandhi who regularly read the Beatitudes, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, New Mexico, and many more.

They are a call to action, a summons to take up the Beatitudes as a daily handbook for life, written by an internationally known voice for peace and nonviolence. In each chapter, dear affirms that the God of peace is alive and at work among us, calling his sons and daughters into the fullness of a life of true, lasting peace.

The Beatitudes of Peace: Meditations on the Beatitudes, Peacemaking & the Spiritual Life - With a foreword by nobel winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire The Beatitudes are the hope and prayer and vision of Jesus. The blueprint for christian discipleship, the job description of every Christian, says John Dear.

They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change

Orbis Books - He makes the connection jesus makes at the start of his Sermon on the Mount between our practice of nonviolence and our unity with creation: our rejection of nonviolence is inevitably linked to the catastrophic effects of climate change and environmental ruin. Drawing on personal stories of his life in the desert of new mexico, his time as a chaplain at Yosemite, as well as his work with the Vatican on a new stance on nonviolence, his experience at the Standing Rock protests, his friendship with indigenous and environmental leaders, John Dear invites us to return to nonviolence as a way of life and a living solidarity with Mother Earth and her creatures.

This is a remarkable testimony summing up a remarkable life: nonviolence is our greatest tool, firmness, and here you see it wielded with kindness, and skill. Bill mckibbenin the beatitudes, Jesus says of the meek, "they will inherit the earth. Meekness, john Dear argues, is the biblical word for nonviolence.

The Nonviolent Life

Pace e Bene Press - Published by Pace e Bene Press. After thirty years of preaching the Gospel of nonviolence John says he has never found a book that completely captures these crucial elements of nonviolent living. How can we become people of nonviolence and help the world become more nonviolent? what does it mean to be a person of active nonviolence? How can we help build a global grassroots movement of nonviolence to disarm the world, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Pace e Bene staff member poses in his latest book, relieve unjust human suffering, make a more just society and protect creation and all creatures? What is a nonviolent life?" These are the questions John Dear, The Nonviolent Life.

To become a fully rounded, three dimensional person of nonviolence we need to do all three simultaneously. In this book, john dear explores the powerful journey of nonviolence rooted in the Christian vision of love. Order your copy today and journey with John along the path of the nonviolence. He also offers discussion questions throughout the book making it ideal for study groups seeking to go deeper into the nonviolent life.

The Nonviolent Life - He focuses on three important aspects on the path toward becoming people of nonviolence - being nonviolent toward ourselves; being nonviolent to all others including creation and creatures; and joining the global grassroots movement of nonviolence. According to john, “most people pick one or two of these dimensions, but few do all three.

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

Convergent Books - When we recover this fundamental truth, and more about learning to recognize the Creator’s presence all around us, faith becomes less about proving Jesus was God, and in everyone we meet. Thought-provoking, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of our most beloved spiritual writers, practical, and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.

Yet rohr has never written on the most perennially talked about topic in Christianity: Jesus. God loves things by becoming them, ” he writes, and Jesus’s life was meant to declare that humanity has never been separate from God—except by its own negative choice. Most know who jesus was, religious debate, our understandings have been limited by culture, Rohr writes, but who was Christ? Is the word simply Jesus’s last name? Too often, and the human tendency to put ourselves at the center.

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe - Drawing on scripture, and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, history, unfolding work in the world. New york times bestseller • from one of the world’s most influential spiritual thinkers, a long-awaited book exploring what it means that Jesus was called “Christ, ” and how this forgotten truth can restore hope and meaning to our lives.

Anyone who strives to put their faith into action will find encouragement and inspiration in the pages of this book. Melinda gatesin his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped millions realize what is at stake in matters of faith and spirituality.

Jesus' Plan for a New World: The Sermon on the Mount

Franciscan Media - When jesus talked about the kingdom of God, he was talking about an utterly different way of relating to human society as we know it. The 'new world order, ' or the 'Reign of God, ' is the heart of the New Testament. ". I doubt that any major political leader would align a new world order in terms of cooperation, trust, service and redemptive suffering, " writes Rohr.

What a false sense of the term they have used, contends popular preacher and author Richard Rohr. He was talking about a new world order, a term recently on the lips of politicians. For all the talk of a new world order, it's simply the old world order.

Original Goodness: A Commentary on the Beatitudes Classics of Christian Inspiration Book 3

Nilgiri Press - Original goodness is eknath easwaran’s phrase for this spark of divinity hidden in every one of us, regardless of our personal liabilities or past mistakes. Easwaran is one of the twentieth century's great spiritual teachers and an authentic guide to timeless wisdom. Uncover the core of goodness within.

Love, compassion, hope, meaning, and freedom from fear are not qualities we need to acquire. We simply need to uncover what we already have. His books on meditation, spiritual living, and the classics of world mysticism have been translated into twenty-six languages. Commenting on the beatitudes from the sermon on the Mount, Easwaran shows how this spark of divinity can energize our lives – beginning with a simple method of meditation that gradually removes the conditioning that hides our native goodness.

Original Goodness: A Commentary on the Beatitudes Classics of Christian Inspiration Book 3 - Revised second edition july 2017 has a new cover, minor corrections, and a comfortable new size and updated interior layout.

Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life

Sorin Books - With master teacher Joyce Rupp, you will learn to develop compassion as never before. She eventually cofounded the Boundless Compassion program with Sr. Based on the format and theme of rupp’s bestselling books like Open the Door and her popular workshops conducted by the Center of Compassionate Presence, giving you wisdom, Boundless Compassion has the power to transform your life, confidence, understanding, and inspiration to be a more caring presence.

Through this six-week personal transformation process for developing and deepening compassion, encourages, Rupp nudges, and inspires you to grow in the kind of love that motivated Jesus’ life and mission for his disciples. The definitive christian guide to compassion, Boundless Compassion is the culmination of Rupp's research and work as codirector of the Servite Center of Compassionate Presence.

Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life - Winner of a 2019 catholic press association award: spirituality/Soft Cover Books First Place and a 2019 Association of Catholic Publishers Award: Spirituality Books Second Place. Named one of the top 50 spirituality Books of 2018 by Spirituality & Practice. It will help you build on relational skills, learn self-care, gain wisdom for incorporating loss and suffering into your active life, and find ways to show compassion at work.

Rupp has felt the call to walk with others in their suffering since she was a young member of the Servants of Mary, whose charism is compassion. Margaret Stratman, O. S.

Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love Modern Spiritual Masters

Orbis Books - You're not being real. Drawn from his many talks, and online daily Meditations, books, this collection introduces many of the teachings for which he has become known, all organized around the central theme of Love. Interwoven with a probing personal interview, the teachings gathered here illuminate Richard's lifelong journey of growing in love -- a journey open to all who are willing: how we love God by loving others, how we learn to love ourselves, and how we ultimately seek and find love in everything.

Love is who you are. When you love, you are acting according to your deepest being, your deepest truth. Richard rohrrichard rohr, the founder of the center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, is a Franciscan priest, NM, OFM, and one of the most popular spiritual teachers today. Experiences from rohr's life, both joyful and sorrowful, illustrate how the path has unfolded for him and how we each might come to know love more intimately.

Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love Modern Spiritual Masters - When you don't operate according to love, you are outside of being.

Just This: Prompts And Practices For Contemplation

SPCK - This is the heart of contemplation, the centerpiece of any inner dialogue that frees us from the traps of our perceptions and preoccupations. Just this is a collection of brief and evocative meditations and practices that invite us to cultivate the gift of waking up to the beauty of reality in all its glorious ordinariness.

The contemplative mind does not tell us what to see; it teaches us how to see what we behold. With his signature blend of contemplation, theology, and pastoral sensitivity, Fr Richard Rohr creates a spaciousness for the soul to grow into a kind of seeing that goes far beyond merely looking to recognizing and thus appreciating.

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage

Convergent Books - Applicable to both progressive and conservative Christians. A beloved nun and social activist offers a soul-stirring guide for all who feel disillusioned and dissatisfied with the power-hungry institutions and systems of this world “Both a call to arms and a faith-based guide for activists and readers disgusted with today’s political and cultural climate.

Publishers weekly starred review in the time is now, both ancient and modern,  Sister Joan Chittister—a rabble-rousing force of nature for social justice and fervent proponent of personal faith and spiritual fulfillment—draws on the wisdom of prophets, to help us confront the societal forces that oppress and silence the sacred voices among us.

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage - Pairing scriptural insights with narratives of the truth-tellers that came before us, peace, freedom, Sister Joan offers a compelling vision for readers to combat complacency and to propel ourselves toward creating a world of justice, and empowerment. For the weary, the cranky, and the fearful, this energizing message invites us to participate in a vision for a world greater than the one we find ourselves in today.

. Here she shares her perspective on the current state of equity, social justice, and the environment and calls on all Christians to explore the traits of prophets, many of which they can find within themselves . Will appeal to spiritual readers seeking an encouraging book for social justice advocacy.

On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

Berrett-Koehler Publishers - From beloved and bestselling author Parker J. Work & vocation: Writing a LifeV. Palmer let your life speak, healing the heart of Democracy, The Courage to Teach, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything. Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, teacher, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds.

Over the edge: where We Go When We DiePostlude. Getting real: From Illusion to RealityIV. The view from the brink: What I Can See from HereII. Keep reaching in: Staying Engaged with Your SoulVII. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding. Young & old: the Dance of the GenerationsIII.

On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old - It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. From beginning to end, the book is laced with humor as well as gravitas -- beautifully enhanced by three free downloadable songs from the gifted singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer, written in response to themes in the book.

Table of ContentsPreludeI. Old, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, a time to dive deep into life, " he writes, not withdraw to the shallows. But this book is not for elders only.