SSCS Members' Books


Ashley, J. Matthew. Renewing Theology: Ignatian Spirituality and Karl Rahner, Ignacio Ellacuría, and Pope Francis. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame Press.

Christie, Douglas E. The Insurmountable Darkness of Love: Mysticism, Loss, and the Common Life. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Esser, Annette. The Hildegard of Bingen Pilgrimage Book. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

Flanagan, Robert D. The Letters of an Unexpected Mystic: Encountering the Mystical Theology in First and Second Peter. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.

Kaminski, Amanda Avila, Roger Haight and Alfred Pach, eds. Western Monastic Spirituality: Cassian, Caesarius of Arles, and Benedict. Past Light on Present Life. New York: Fordham University Press.

Kaminski, Amanda Avila, Roger Haight and Alfred Pach, eds. On the Medieval Structure of Spirituality: Thomas Aquinas. Past Light on Present Life, Theology, Ethics, and Spirituality. New York: Fordham University Press.

Kaminski, Amanda Avila, Roger Haight and Alfred Pach, eds. Grace and Gratitude : Spirituality in Martin Luther. First ed. Past Light on Present Life: Theology, Ethics, and Spirituality. New York: Fordham University Press

Wheeler, Rachel. Ecospirituality: An Introduction. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Wickman, Matthew. Life to the Whole Being: The Spiritual Memoir of a Literature Professor. The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.


Attard, Glen. Closest to the Heart: A Mystagogy of Spiritual Friendship in Pavel A. Florenskij's The Pillar and Ground of the Truth. San Gwann, Malta: BDL Books.

Benefiel, Margaret. Crisis Leadership. New York: Morehouse Publishing. 

Brouillette, André. Teresa of Avila, the Holy Spirit, and the Place of Salvation. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Cassidy, Laurie and M. Shawn Copeland, eds. Desire, Darkness, and Hope: Theology in a Time of Impasse. Engaging the Thought of Constance FitzGerald, OCD. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

London, Daniel. The Cloud of Unknowing, Distilled. Berkeley, CA: Apocryphile Press.

Schlitt, Dale M. Testimonials to Experience of the Trinity. Studies in Spirituality Supplement 37. Leuven: Peeters Publishers.

Wrigley-Carr, Robyn. Music of Eternity: Meditations for Advent with Evelyn Underhill. London: SPCK.


Astell, Ann W., ed. Saving Fear in Christian Spirituality. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press.

Hogan, Laura Reece. Litany of Flights: Poems. Brewster, Massachusetts: Paraclete Press.

Pan Yi Jung. Spiritual Companionship in Spiritual Journey (in Chinese 《靈程同行者》). Hong Kong: Christian Communications Ltd.

Thralls, Chad. Deep Calls to Deep: Mysticism, Scripture, and Contemplation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Wheeler, Rachel. Desert Daughters, Desert Sons: Rethinking the Christian Desert Tradition. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.


Adesanya, Ineda Pearl, ed. Kaleidoscope: Broadening the Palette in the Art of Spiritual Direction. New York: Church Publishing.

Barnett, Christopher B. Kierkegaard and the Question Concerning Technology. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

Barnett, Christopher B., ed. Søren Kierkegaard: Discourses and Writings on Spirituality. The Classics of Western Spirituality. Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press.

Benefiel, Margaret and Bo Karen Lee, eds. The Soul of Higher Education: Contemplative Pedagogy, Research, and Institutional Life for the Twenty-first Century. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Feldmeier, Peter. Experiments in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: From Buddha-Nature to the Divine Nature. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books.

Frohlich, Mary. Breathed Into Wholeness: Catholicity and Life in the Spirit.  Catholicity Series.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Frohlich, Mary, ed. Carmelite Wisdom and Prophetic Hope: Treasures Both New and Old. Washington, DC: Institute of Carmelite Studies.

Lane, Belden C. The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Markey, John J, and J. August Higgins, eds. Mysticism and Contemporary Life: Essays in Honor of Bernard McGinn. New York: Crossroad Pub.

Nolasco, Rodolfo R., Jr. God’s Beloved Queer: Identity, Spirituality, and Practice. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.

Perrin, David B. The 20-Minute Retreat: 18 Sessions with the Saints to Nourish Your Faith. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Novalis.

Stercal, Claudio. L'intelligenza dello spirito. Milano: Centro Ambrosiano.

Stercal, Claudio, ed.. Paolo VI. “Pensiero alla morte”. Sul senso della vita. Siena: Cantagalli.


Bidwell, Duane R. When One Religion Isn’t Enough: The Lives of Spiritually Fluid People. Boston: Beacon Press.

Donalson, Malcolm. Christian Soldier/Martyrs of the Roman Empire. The First to the Fourth Century A.D. Including a Compendium of Over 200 Soldier/Martyrs with Brief Biography for Each. Second Expanded Edition. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. (First edition)

Garcia, Kenneth. Pilgrim River: A Spiritual Memoir. Brooklyn, NY: Angelico Press.

Greene, Dana. Elizabeth Jennings: The Inward War. Oxford University Press.

Krüger, J. S. Signposts to Silence. Metaphysical Mysticism: Theoretical  Map and Historical Pilgrimages. AOSIS, Cape Town. Open access: download.

Lanzetta, Beverly. The Monk Within: Embracing a Sacred Way of Life. Sebastopol, CA: Blue Sapphire Books.

Pan Yi Jung (Author) and Wong Chim Yuen (Artist). Meditation on Chinese Painting: A Journey through the Book of Exodus (in Chinese 《藝術靈修:出埃及記》). Hong Kong: MaHA Ltd.

Winner, Lauren F. The Dangers of Christian Practice: On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Zagano, Phyllis. Meditazioni quitidiane per l’Avento e il Natale. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana.

———. Meditazioni quotidiane per la Quersima e La Pasqua. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana.


Devenish, Stuart C. Ordinary Saints: Lessons in the Art of Giving Away Your Life. Eugene, OR:Wipf and Stock.

Geoffrion, Timothy C. Saying Yes to God: How to Keep in Step with the Spirit. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books.

Heflin, Houston. Pray Like You Breathe: Exploring the Practice of Breath Prayer. Abilene, TX: Creek Bend Press.

Hogan, Laura Reece. I Live, No Longer I: Paul’s Spirituality of Suffering, Transformation, and Joy. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.

Holt, Bradley P. Thirsty for God : A Brief History of Christian Spirituality. Third edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Keating, Noel. Meditation with Children: A Resource for Teachers and Parents.  Dublin: Veritas.

Pan Yi Jung and Choi Bess. Integral Pre-marital Counseling (in Chinese《身心社靈的婚前輔導—指導本與新人本》). Hong Kong: Christian Communications Ltd.


Devenish, Stuart, and Phil Daughtry, eds. Spirituality for Youth-Work: New Vocabulary, Concepts and Practices. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Drescher, Elizabeth. Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America's Nones. New York: Oxford University Press.

Giselbrecht, Rebecca A. and Ralph Kunz, eds. Sacrality and Materiality: Locating Intersections. Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

McGinn, Bernard. Mysticism in the Reformation (1500-1650). The Presence of God, V. 6, Pt. 1. New York: Crossroad Pub.

Nolasco, Rolf. Compassionate Presence: A Radical Response to Human Suffering. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books.

Pan Yi Jung. Pilgrimage of Metropolitan Spirituality(in Chinese 《相遇在都會靈程路》). Hong Kong: Christian Communications Ltd. (The Winner of the 2018 Gold Medallion Book Award of Spirituality in the 8th Association Christian Publishers Book Awards in Hong Kong.)

Schlitt, Dale M. German Idealism's Trinitarian Legacy. Albany, NY: SUNY.

Schwanda, Tom. The Emergence of Evangelical Spirituality: The Age of Edwards, Newton, and Whitefield. Classics of Western Spirituality. New York: Paulist Press.

Schwanda, Tom and A. Ryrie, eds. Puritanism and Emotion in the Early Modern World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan.

Zagano, Phyllis. Women Deacons? Essays with Answers. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

———. The Light of the World: Daily Meditations for Advent and Christmas. New London, CT: Twenty-Third/Bayard.
       Italian: Meditazioni quitidiane per l’Avento e il Natale. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2018.


Crosby, Michael. Fruit of the Spirit: Pauline Mysticism for the Church Today. New York: Orbis Books. 

Foulcher, Jane. Reclaiming Humility: Four Studies in the Monastic Tradition. Collegeville, MN.

Grayston, Donald. Thomas Merton and the Noonday Demon: The Camaldoli Correspondence. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books. 

Liebert, Elizabeth. The Soul of Discernment: A Spiritual Practice for Communities and Institutions. Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press 

Prevot, Andrew. Thinking Prayer: Theology and Spirituality amid the Crises of Modernity. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame.

Zagano, Phyllis. In the Image of Christ: Essays on Being Catholic and Female. Chicago: ACTA Publications.