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Recommended Books

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
Sister 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