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The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life (Paperback)
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St. Ignatius to the Rescue!
St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit Order, was known for his practical spirituality. Now, Father James Martin translates Ignatius's insights for a modern audience, revealing how we can find God in our everyday lives in often surprising ways.
Includes a new reading group guide and bonus material
About the Author
James Martin, S.J., is currently associate editor of "America" magazine and an assisting priest at the Church of Saint Ignatius Loyola, in New York City.
Father Martin's articles have appeared in "America, Commonweal, The National Catholic Reporter, The (London) Tablet", and other Catholic magazines, and in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and websites both here and abroad. He is a regular commentator in the media on religion and spirituality, and has appeared in places as diverse as National Public Radio's "Fresh Air with Terry Gross" and Fox-TV's "The O'Reilly Factor," as well as on the other major networks, CNN, MSNBC, BBC, The History Channel, and Vatican Radio.
Father Martin is the author and editor of several books, including his most recent work, "Becoming Who You Are: Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints", published by Paulist Press.
“[The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything] becomes like a read-along spiritual director, someone to prompt you with questions, redirect your gaze and help you, Martin says, to ‘discern where God might be speaking to you.’”
“User-friendly...The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything…helpfully unpacks core precepts like ‘finding God in all things.’”
“An excellent introduction to Jesuit spirituality for a general reader.... [Martin’s] writing is accessible, comprehensive, and often humorous.”
Writing beautifully, and with frequent touches of humor, James Martin, SJ, shows us what he’s learned in religious life, and in the process offers us a rich spiritual feast.
-Catholic Digest (Editor's Top Pick of the Month)