For most religious people, the words God and sex never go together.
God is conceived of as holy, pure, sexless, and as morally above the raw desires that so powerfully beset us. Sex, on the other hand, is conceived of as earthy and unholy, something we must snatch, and not without guilt, from the gods.
From popes to television personalities to high school students, everyone who encountered Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete knew there was no one like him. He could engage you with a joke about a New Yorker cartoon, move on to a keen commentary on the state of the culture, and finish off with a meditation on the Gospel of John.
In this companion to The Universal Christ, Richard Rohr and Patrick Boland offer forty reflections and practices exploring what it means to live “in Christ.”
The Resurrection accounts of Jesus in the Gospels are the most dramatic and impactful stories ever told. One similarity unites each testimony--that none of his most loyal and steadfast followers could "see" it was him, back from the dead. The reason for this is at the very foundation of the Christian faith.
From a world-renowned painter, an exploration of creativity’s quintessential—and often overlooked—role in the spiritual life
“Makoto Fujimura’s art and writings have been a true inspiration to me.
The parables and teachings of Jesus are brought to life in this stunning picture book from award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix
But Jesus was going somewhere.
His journey to find those most in need of him began anew each morning.
Jesus walked . . .
Walk in the shoes of the disciples, as New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin brings their stories to life with his storyteller's perspective.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword • 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.