The story of Tomáš Halík, as he so accurately puts it in his latest book, is deeply intertwined with the history of modernday Bohemia, a history of oppression that he helped transform into a present of freedom and openness.Read More
Who was Luther? Why did he stand against the Catholic Church? How did he come under the protection of Saxony’s prince-elector, Frederick the Wise? The answers to these questions lie in Cyril Davey’s book, The Monk Who Shook the World, a romanticized take on Martin Luther’s life and accomplishments.Read More
The Spiritual Mandela presents us the great South African in an unusual perspective, one rarely touched by Mandela himself: the importance of Christian influence in his education. Bishop Desmond Tutu said once that Mandela was very reserved concerning his spiritual life, but this book shows you a narrative filled with facts that contributed to the intellectual and spiritual development of this outstanding figure of modern history.Read More
The life of Martin Luther King, Jr. blends seamlessly with the fight against racial discrimination, which he experienced from a very early age. Although his parents had taught him the notable values of civility and dignity, the reigning system in the south of the United States, where he lived, repressed the African-American population at all costs, and he soon rebelled against it.
This work becomes even more precious by transcribing the most important written messages of Martin Luther King, Jr. – some of them complete – from a speech contest he won at age 14 to his very last speech.
To Teresa, who is called “of Jesus,” writing was always a part of her instruction, just as reading and culture were, thanks to her parents’ influence; thus she dedicated herself to the vital task of writing.Read More