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Spiritual Books

15 Spiritual Books To Take To The Beach This Summer

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion

Nothing says summer more than a trip to the beach; and nothing says beach more than a good book. The warm weather and calm splash of waves offers the ...

7 Books Oprah Couldn't Live Without

Posted 04.29.2014 | OWN

By Oprah Winfrey For as long as I can remember, reading has been among my greatest passions. I love novels, poetry, memoirs, history; for me, one o...

Review of Christian Wiman's 'My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer'

Catharine Stimpson | Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion
Catharine Stimpson

My Bright Abyss is not a smarmy story that can be easily shared on a TV talk show about the miracle of surviving cancer. It is a meditation, a genre that is thousands of years old, in which a writer or speaker thinks about and arduously contemplates his or her experience.

The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs To Read

Posted 09.09.2013 | OWN

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. Whic...

Can You Laugh With God?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Previously, I had imagined God creating me, caring for me, maybe even taking an interest in my life, but certainly not delighting in me. But why not? Doesn't a parent delight in a child?

Reading In Public: They're Not The Big New Bestsellers You'd Expect (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every so often we gather observations from around the country of what people are reading in public. What people were reading in the fall is a bit diff...