|Nostradamus and His Prophecies |
by Edgar Leoni
Complete, definitive study: biography, historical background, and parallel texts in English and French of all the prophecies, most of the famous — and infamous — interpretations, and much more.
|The Confessions of St. Augustine |
by St. Augustine
Influential work recalls author's mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; lavish lifestyle in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith.
|Abandonment to Divine Providence |
by Jean-Pierre de Caussade
God hides behind simple daily activities; finding Him is a matter of surrender to His will. That's the message of this inspirational classic, which has guided generations to spiritual peace.
|Introduction to the Devout Life |
by St. Francis de Sales, Allan Ross, Allan Ross
How to live a holy life in the secular world is the focus of this Christian masterpiece. It offers clear, direct advice about praying, resisting temptation, and maintaining devotion to God.
|The Doré Bible Illustrations |
by Gustave Doré
Detailed plates from the Bible: the Creation scenes, Adam and Eve, horrifying visions of the Flood, the battle sequences with their monumental crowds, depictions of the life of Jesus, 241 plates in all.
|The Epistles of Paul and Acts of the Apostles |
by St. Paul
Reproduced from the King James Version of the New Testament, this volume features Romans, discussing Christian life and theology, and Acts, recounting the early days of the church.
|The Inferno |
by Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The first stop on Dante's famous journey from Hell to Purgatory to Paradise, this 14th-century allegorical poem blends vivid and shocking imagery with graceful lyricism. Translated by the beloved 19th-century poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
|Dark Night of the Soul |
by St. John of the Cross
In this spiritual masterpiece — a classic of Christian literature and mysticism — the author addresses pride, avarice, envy, and other human imperfections, describing methods of conversion through prayer, submission, and purification.
|The Imitation of Christ |
by Thomas à Kempis, Aloysius Croft, Harold Bolton
This religious classic has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Written in a candid and conversational style, the topics include liberation from worldly inclinations, preparation and consolations of prayer, and eucharistic communion.
|Interior Castle |
by St. Teresa of Avila, E. Allison Peers
Deeply spiritual and profoundly human, this 16th-century masterpiece is the work of a revered saint. Its insights into prayer and meditation as the keys to fulfillment have inspired generations of readers.
|Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God and Other Puritan Sermons |
by Jonathan Edwards
Memorable (and sometimes shocking) sermons from the most influential Puritans of the 16th to 18th centuries. Includes works by Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Shepard, Cotton Mather, John Winthrop, Jonathan Mayhew, and 5 other religious leaders.
|The Kingdom of God Is Within You |
by Leo Tolstoy, Constance Garnett
The soul-searching book that inspired Gandhi to embrace the concept of passive resistance, Tolstoy's 1894 polemic clearly outlines a radical, well-reasoned revision of traditional Christian thinking.
|A Confession |
by Leo Tolstoy, Aylmer Maude
This poignant text describes Tolstoy's heartfelt reexamination of Christian orthodoxy and subsequent spiritual awakening. Generations of readers have been inspired by this timeless account of one man's struggle for faith and meaning in life.
|The Book of Psalms |
by King James Bible
Beloved book of the Old Testament contains 150 hymns of praise, prayers of crisis and songs of faith. Reprinted complete and unabridged from the King James Version (1611) of the Bible.
by Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy's novel of spiritual regeneration recounts the sins of a young Russian nobleman and his attempts in later life to redress those transgressions. Resurrection articulates the author's contempt for the social injustices of the world.
|The Rule of St. Benedict |
by St. Benedict, Cardinal Gasquet
A 6th-century handbook for aspiring monks, this masterpiece of spiritual wisdom endures as the preeminent monastic legislative code. Its concise guidance promotes self-discipline, supported by community worship.
|The Mystics of Spain |
by E. Allison Peers
Groundbreaking study of the works and personalities of 15 mystical authors: Juan of Ávila, St. John of the Cross, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Alonso de Orozco, Luis de Granada, Diego de Estella, others.
by G. K. Chesterton
Chesterton explains the values and ideals that constitute the foundation of Christianity, adopting an informal style in his scholarly arguments in favor of faith as an affirmation of human freedom.
|The Everlasting Man |
by G. K. Chesterton
Chesterton's view of Christianity — as a blend of philosophy and mythology, satisfying intellect and spirit — applies to his brilliant book, which appeals to readers' heads as well as their hearts.