The Greatest Prayer
Rediscovering the Revolutionary Message
Every Sunday, the Lord’s Prayer echoes in churches around the world.
It is an indisputable principle of Christian faith. It is the way Jesus taught his followers to pray and distills the most essential beliefs required of every one of the world’s 2.5 billion Christians. In The Greatest Prayer, our foremost Jesus scholar explores this foundational...Read more »
What We Talk About When We Talk About God
New York Times bestselling author Rob Bell, whom The New Yorker describes as “one of the most influential Christian leaders in the country,” does for the concept of God what he did for heaven and hell in his book Love Wins: He shows how traditional ideas have grown stale and dysfunctional and how to return vitality and vibrancy to lives of faith...Read more »
The Case for the Psalms
Why They Are Essential
One of the world's most trusted Bible scholars, N. T. Wright turns his attention to the central collection of prayers that Jesus and Paul knew best: the book of Psalms. Wright points out that the Psalms have served as the central prayer and hymnbook for the church since its beginning—until now. In The Case for the Psalms, Wright calls us to...Read more »
How to Be Here
A Guide to Creating a Life Worth Living
The popular pastor and New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God shows us how to pursue and realize our dreams, live in the moment, and joyfully do the things that make us come alive.
Each of us was created for something great—we just need to figure out what it is and find the courage to do it....Read more »
Moving Beyond Fear-Based Faith
The popular Patheos blogger and a prominent figure within the Emerging Church Movement and Progressive Christianity explains how the "American Christianity" we are currently taught is actually a fear-saturated distortion of biblical faith.
Benjamin L. Corey thought he was suffering a crisis of faith, but it turned out to be a spiritual awakening....Read more »
Finding God in All the Wrong People
What if that person you've been trying to avoid is your best shot at grace today?
...And what if that's the point?
In Accidental Saints, New York Times best-selling author Nadia Bolz-Weber invites readers into a surprising encounter with what she calls “a religious but not-so-spiritual life.” Tattooed, angry and profane, this former standup comic... Read more »
An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
“I’ve come to understand the cumulative dialogue of my work as a kind of cartography of wisdom about our emerging world. This book is a map in words to important territory we all are on now together.”
Over the thirteen years that Krista Tippett has hosted her award-winning and nationally beloved radio program and podcast, first under the... Read more »
I've Been Thinking . . .
Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“[I've Been Thinking…] is beautiful...I felt your soul on these pages.” –Oprah Winfrey
“If you are feeling stuck, lost, or you just need a pick-me-up, this is the book for you. Shriver’s wisdom will fill you up.” —Hoda Kotb, coanchor, The Today Show
The ideal book for those seeking wisdom, guidance,... Read more »
Help, Thanks, Wow
The Three Essential Prayers
The New York Times bestseller from the author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Almost Everything
Author Anne Lamott writes about the three simple prayers essential to coming through tough times, difficult days and the hardships of daily life.
Listeners of all ages have followed and cherished Anne Lamott’s funny and perceptive writing about... Read more »
A Rhythm of Prayer
A Collection of Meditations for Renewal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For the weary, the angry, the anxious, and the hopeful, this collection of moving, tender prayers offers rest, joyful resistance, and a call to act, written by Barbara Brown Taylor, Amena Brown, Nadia Bolz-Weber, and other artists and thinkers, curated by the author Glennon Doyle calls “my favorite faith writer.”
It’s... Read more »
Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
Renowned pastor and New York Times–bestselling author of The Songs of Jesus Timothy Keller explores the power of prayer.
Christians are taught in their churches and schools that prayer is the most powerful way to experience God. But few receive instruction or guidance in how to make it genuinely meaningful. In Prayer, renowned pastor Timothy... Read more »
Creative Living Beyond Fear
The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller
"A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar
From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of.
Readers of all ages and walks... Read more »
The Book of Joy
Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity.
The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The... Read more »
Gibran considered The Prophet to be his greatest achievement. First published in 1923, The Prophet has been translated into more than twenty languages, and has become one of the beloved classics of our time. Cherished by millions, the universally inspiring words of The Prophet are here magnificently read aloud. Read more »
Faith After Doubt
Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do About It
This program is read by Brian D. McLaren
From the author of A New Kind of Christianity comes a bold proposal: only doubt can save the world and your faith.
"Will help you live fuller and breathe easier..” —Glennon Doyle
Sixty-five million adults in the U.S. have dropped out of active church attendance and about 2.7 million more are leaving every...
The Miracle of Mindfulness
An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness—being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater... Read more »
38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life with Dogs
Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories—dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: each one is devoted. These thirty-eight uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues,...Read more »
8 Habits of Love
Overcome Fear and Transform Your Life
A spiritual guidebook to living life through love and connection, not fear and isolation, by a respected pastor and a frequent guest on Oprah's Soul Series.
Reverend Bacon believes that every person can live a full and creative life if they can learn to move through troubling emotions such as fear, anger, and sadness to find the beloved within... Read more »