Synopses & Reviews
This praised and best-selling daily reader presents short, comprehensive biographies of 365 saints and spiritual masters from Christianity and other faith traditions, including Mary Magdalene, Therese of Lisieux, Thomas Aquinas, Mother Teresa, Moses, Martin Luther, and Gandhi.
"A wonderfully broad, knowing, and narratively compelling look at human goodness as it has been tested by life this book will give us the very best kind of moral and spiritual education." Robert Coles, author of The Moral Life of Children
"What a rich compendium, a vade mecum for every day of the year! Where else could one find a famed modern theologian side by side with a first century woman, a Christian Zen monk near a Quaker artist, a mystic of the Holocaust and then a desert hermit? A wise and generous book." Daniel Berrigan, author of Isaiah
From Therese of Lisieux to Mother Teresa, from Moses to Gandhi, this inspiring treasury combines traditional saints with other spiritual giants whose lives speak to the meaning of holiness for our time.
Daily reflections on Saints, Prophets, and witnesses for our time.
Provides a biographical portrait of 365 saints and religious people, from the Virgin Mary to Martin Buber.