A wide variety of books, crosses, religious icons and other items are available for sale. The new books offered this month are:
Hildegard of Bingen: A Spiritual Reader by Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Paraclete Press, Pp 183. The editor presents a biographical overview, songs, visions, theological texts, letters and a chronology of Hildegard, a 12th century Benedictine abbess, mystic and political consultant. $17.00.
A Wing and A Prayer by Katharine Jefferts Shori
Morehouse Pub., Pp 169. In eight chapters, the Presiding Bishop offers a glimpse of her life, a series of meditations on faith and hope and examples of the Holy Spirit stirring church communities into action. $15.00
When Faith is Not Enough by Kelly James Clark
Eerdmans Pub., Pp 190. The author probes the question of doubt and the meaning of life, interspersed with autobiographical anecdotes and literary references. $18.00
The Language of Grace by Peter Hawkins
Church Pub., Pp 129. Hawkins explores the transforming action of God in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find," Walker Percy's The Second Coming and Iris Murdoch's A Word Child.
Sacred Unions by Thomas Breidenthal
Crowley Pub., Pp 154. The author addresses his reflections to true lovers and their core relationship choices of fidelity, mutual decision-making, service to the wider community, parenting, forgiveness and loss. $19.00