Recommended Readings

 

These are books that have been valuable and important to us. We hope you find them helpful also:

 

Christ

Man Born to be King — Dorothy Sayers
Challenge of Jesus — John Shea
Knowing Jesus — James Alison

 

Prayer

Sr. Wendy on Prayer — Wendy Beckett
Beginning to Pray — Anthony Bloom
New Seeds of Contemplation — Thomas Merton

 

Literary Fiction

Crime and Punishment — Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Brothers Karamazov — Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Jayber Crow — Wendell Berry

 

Church

Why I go to Church — Timothy Radcliffe
Mere Christianity — C.S. Lewis


Carmel

The Impact of God — Iain Matthew
Holy Daring — John Udris

 

Poetry

— Seamus Heaney
— Mary Oliver
— Jessica Powers
— Denis Levertov
— Patrick Kavanagh

 

Nature

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek — Annie Dillard
The Solace of Fiercce Landscapes — Belden Lane


World Religions

A Short History of Nearly Everything — Ken Wilbur
The Miracle of Mindfulness — Thich Nhat Han
When Things Fall Apart — Pema Chödrön

 

Arts & Culture

The Mystical Now: Art and the Sacred — Wendy Beckett
Clashing Symbols — Michael Paul Gallagher