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Early Church

Early Church

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  1. Alphonsus de Liguori: Selected Writings

    Alphonsus de Liguori: Selected Writings
    Rev Frederick M Jones

    Code: B3055
    Here are selected writings of Alphonsus de Liguori (1696-1787), Saint, Bishop, Founder of the Redemptorists, and Doctor of the Church. These writings touch on many different areas: spirituality, spiritual direction; devotion; prayer and moral theology. Learn More
  2. Angelic Spirituality: Medieval Perspectives on the Ways of Angels

    Angelic Spirituality: Medieval Perspectives on the Ways of Angels
    Steven Chase

    Code: B3056
    Explores the extensive landscape of angels in medieval Christian devotion and retrieves a very rich vein in the Christian spiritual tradition.What is it about angels that so fascinates us, Learn More
  3. Anglo Saxon Spirituality: Selected Writings

    Anglo Saxon Spirituality: Selected Writings
    Robert Boenig (translator)

    Code: B3057
    Here is an anthology of sermons, homilies, and poems written by Anglo-Saxons during the later part of their age (c. 660-1066). This collection of writings dating from the mid-400s to the Norman Conquest introduces readers to the pagan/Christian spirituality of Medieval Europe. Learn More
  4. Bernard of Clairvaux

    Bernard of Clairvaux
    Gillian Evans

    Code: B3059
    Here are writings of the great medieval spiritual teacher (1090-1153) who was preacher of the Crusades and founder of the Cistercians, with an introduction on the forming of Bernard's spirituality, its character, and influence.Part of the Classics of Western Spirituality Series. Learn More
  5. Bonaventure

    Ewert Cousins

    Code: B3060
    The Soul's Journey into God, The Tree of Life, The Life of St. Francis.Named "The Prince of Mystics" by Leo XIII, Bonaventure (1217-1274), friar and professor at the University of Paris, was considered a great spiritual master in his own lifetime. These great works show the core of his vision. Learn More
  6. Catherine of Siena: Dialogue

    Catherine of Siena: Dialogue
    Sister Susan Noffke

    Code: B3062
    Catherine of Siena (1347-1380), Saint, Mystic and Doctor of the Church, wrote The Dialogue, her crowning spiritual work, for "the instruction and encouragement of all those whose spiritual welfare was her concern."Dr. Learn More
  7. Contemplative Way

    Contemplative Way
    Franz Jalies, SJ

    Code: B3066
    Quietly Savoring God's Presence. An experienced Jesuit retreat giver offers an antidote to a world that's overfilled with noise, ceaseless activity, too many words: a simple and sympathetic guide to quiet contemplative prayer. Learn More
  8. Origen: Selected Writings

    Origen: Selected Writings
    Rowan A Greer

    Code: B3068
    Here are the important and influential writings of a Christian mystic and early father of the church. Origen (c. 185-254) was born in Alexandria and lived through the turbulent years during the collapse of the Roman Empire. Part of the Classics of Western Spirituality Series. Learn More
  9. Pilgrim's Tale

    Pilgrim's Tale
    Aleksei Pentkovsky, T Allan Smith

    Code: B3069
    In this volume is the authentic text of The Pilgrim's Tale, one of the most widely read and important examples of Russian spiritual literature, which is devoted to various aspects of the Jesus Prayer,The author of The Pilgrim's Tale, Learn More
  10. Words of Wisdom from the Church Fathers

    Words of Wisdom from the Church Fathers
    Jimmy Akin

    Code: B2811
    In the history of Christianity, the age of the apostles gave way to the age of the Church Fathers – which is the hinge connecting the New Testament era to the rest of Christian history. Learn More
  11. History of the Catholic Church: From the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium

    History of the Catholic Church: From the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium
    James Hitchcock

    Code: B2071
    The Catholic Church is the longest-enduring institution in the world. Beginning with the first Christians and continuing in our present day, the Church has been planted in every nation on earth. Learn More
  12. The Desert Fathers

    The Desert Fathers
    Helen Waddell (trans.)

    Code: B2758
    For several hundred years, in the youth of the Church, countless men, and a few women, fled the world and flocked to the deserted places of this earth wishing to found (and to find) their lives in God alone. Learn More
  13. The Desert Fathers: St Anthony and the Beginnings of Monasticism

    The Desert Fathers: St Anthony and the Beginnings of Monasticism
    Peter H Gorg

    Code: B1884
    In the late third century, more and more people withdrew to the radical seclusion of the desert so as to live entirely for God under the direction of a spiritual father. Among the 'Desert Fathers' one figure is especially pre-eminent: Saint Anthony the Hermit. Learn More
  14. The Confessions

    The Confessions
    Saint Augustine of Hippo

    Code: B2026
    Translated by Maria Boulding, OSB, Edited by David Meconi, SJ. One of the greatest works of all time and essential reading to anyone studying theology or philosophy, it is also the first Western autobiography ever written. Learn More
  15. The Fathers of the Church - 3rd Edition

    The Fathers of the Church - 3rd Edition
    Mike Aquilina

    Code: B1749
    We hear the voices of the early Church Fathers even today. Their teachings, their guidance, their insights, and their sacrifice shaped the Catholic Church. They defined the canon of Scripture. They developed our creeds and forms of worship. They defined Christianity's distinctive moral sense. Learn More
  16. The Way of the Fathers

    The Way of the Fathers
    Mike Aquilina

    Code: B1750
    From the pious to the practical, the reflections of the Fathers of the Church cover virtually every aspect of the Christian life. Noted author Mike Aquilina has compiled their ancient axioms into a concise collection of comments designed for busy, modern readers. Pray with the poetry of St. Learn More
  17. Signs and Mysteries

    Signs and Mysteries
    Mike Aquilina

    Code: B1751
    Revealing Ancient Christian Symbols. Imagine the dangerous life of a First Century Christian. You've embraced your newfound faith in Christ but fear the risk of persecution or death at the hands of the pagans living around you. Learn More
  18. Four Witnesses: The Early Church

    Four Witnesses: The Early Church
    Rod Bennett

    Code: B0960
    What was the early Church like? Contrary to popular belief, former Evangelical Rod Bennett shows there is a reliable way to know. Four ancient Christian writers have left us an extensive body of documentation on this vital subject. Learn More
  19. The Desert a City

    The Desert a City
    Derwas J Chitty

    Code: B0908
    Dr. Chitty, one of the major scholars in this period, deals with the golden age of Egyptian monasticism and describes the three founders of the movement, Anastasius, Anthony and Pachomius. Learn More
  20. John Cassian Conferences

    John Cassian Conferences
    Colm Luibheid (translator)

    Code: B0466
    John Cassian [c365-c.435] wrote 24 conferences 9 of which are studied in this volume, which is a study of the Egyptian ideal of a monk. Subjects include: prayer, perfection, gifts of God, spiritual knowledge and more. Learn More
  21. The Teachings of the Church Fathers

    The Teachings of the Church Fathers
    John Willis SJ

    Code: B0961
    This compendium of texts from the Church Fathers is divided into more than 250 doctrinal topics, to form a comprehensive selection and useful supplement to the Catechism. Extensive cross-references. "A fat book that is easy to read. Proves the antiquity of Church teachings." Learn More
  22. John Cassian: The Institutes

    John Cassian: The Institutes
    Boniface Ramsey, O.P. [translator]

    Code: B0468

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    The Institutes is the first written work by John Cassian, a man who had an immense influence on Western monasticism and by extension, on Western civilisation. A native of Dacia, Cassian (c.3 Learn More

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