The Best Spiritual Books of ...
1,000 Books to Read Before You Die An eclectic and jaunty book list with summaries, themes, and importance of each title.
21 Lessons for the 21st Century A creative book that both asks the big questions and probes the little paths that light the way into the future.
A Call for Revolution A challenge to this generation of youth to care for the earth and develop their capacity for compassion.
A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind A masterful Buddhist guidebook on the spiritual benefits of cleaning your house and polishing your mind, body, and soul.
A Stone for Sascha A centuries-long biography of a meteorite that brings cosmic perspective to a young girl's grief. For Children
Abracadabra! An engaging story about the magic of perseverance, with helpful end notes for parents and caregivers. For Children
Aging for Beginners Top-drawer collection of spiritual practices to deal with the pain, suffering, and losses of old age.
Almost Everything The bestselling spiritual writer on the ever-present and surprising reasons for hope in our time.
America: The Farewell Tour A prophetic critique of the United States designed to get Americans thinking about what is being lost.
Angel in Beijing A luscious exploration of the streets of Beijing through the eyes of a little girl searching for her kitty. For Children
Behold, America A well-argued examination of some of the darker sides of American racism, nationalism, and political impotence.
Boundless Compassion A masterwork brimming over with insights, practices, exercises, and illustrative materials on compassion as a spiritual way of life.
Can It Happen Here? A thought-provoking collection of essays that asks where the United States is heading.
Creation and the Cross A theologian's argument for a cosmic redemption in a time of ecological devastation.
Dancing With the Gods A passionate and joyful celebration of working in the arts.
Everyday Gratitude A daybook with quotes and questions to help you discover the blessings in your life.
First Laugh — Welcome, Baby! A tale about a Navajo family’s wait for their baby’s first laugh before a welcoming celebration. For Children
God Is Young A wide-ranging interview with Pope Francis addressing the hopes and dreams of youth.
Good Morning, Snowplow! A bedtime story that looks forward to the plow's overnight adventures before a bright new day. For Children
Good Neighbors A creative and enlightening book on neighbors, democratic public life, and the rigors and toxins of politics in America
Grateful A celebration of the spiritual practice of gratitude as a heart opener, a soulful adventure, and a meaning maker in political circles.
Hearth An anthology by distinguished writers from around the world on the significance of community and place.
Herodotus the Hedgehog Charming picture book about a hedgehog who becomes curious about what animals believe in. For Children
How to Raise Kind Kids Helpful ideas for creating a positive family culture where virtues like kindness and respect are upheld.
Imagine The life story of the 51st U.S. Poet Laureate, inviting children to imagine who they can become. For Children
In Search of Wisdom Wisdom shared by three accomplished teachers who have a firm grasp on what is important.
Just Breathe A children's guide to a healthier, happier life through meditation and mindfulness practice. For Children
Kahlil Gibran's Little Book of Life Spiritual musings on the pulsating soul and the energized world.
Leadership in Turbulent Times A guide to the character qualities of a transformational leader.
Loneliness A rounded look at loneliness that reveals its complexity and influence in our public and private lives.
Lulu is a Rhinoceros A winsome story about a bulldog who cannot seem to convince others of her true identity. For Children
Meeting Trees An introduction, through a father-son walk, to some of the most common species in a climax hardwood forest. For Children
More Together Than Alone A masterwork on community animated by visionary vigor, philosophical rigor, a cross-cultural purview, and a poetic sensibility.
On the Brink of Everything Reflections on gaining insights and finding new ways to engage with life as we age.
One Kiss or Two? A cross-cultural exploration of the meaning and impact of greeting rituals.
Palaces for the People A masterwork on how places and spiritual spaces are resurrecting democracy.
Pause, Breathe, Smile An engaging text that explores the ethical dimensions of mindfulness.
Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights An alphabet book of big, bold ways to make positive changes in the world. For Children
Radical Joy for Hard Times A compassionate vision of healing and finding beauty in wounded places.
Radical Love Terse and wondrous poems from the mystical Islamic path
Read and Riot An unconventional call to radical and creative activism.
Selfies An in-depth exploration of the seemingly ubiquitous form of self-expression.
Standing at the Edge An important work on compassion, five close virtues, and a path to transform obstacles into fresh possibilities.
Ten Poems for Difficult Times A top-drawer collection of poems to cling to as life rafts.
The Art of Mystery An elegant analysis of fiction and other art forms that probe mystery and stimulate our wonder and imagination.
The Art of the Wasted Day A good case for daydreaming, reverie, and solitude.
The Ashokan Way Lyrical and pensive essays on the beauty and bounties of place.
The Courage Way An overview of successful programs for cultivating courage among individuals and groups.
The New Childhood A thrilling and prescient book that enhances and enriches our understanding of what it means to live in a connected world.
The Problem of Wealth An ethical perspective on the gap between the rich and the poor.
The Way of Kindness The spiritual practice of kindness given the red carpet treatment.
The World-Ending Fire A fine collection of essays from the prolific farmer, philosopher, and author.
These Truths A bold, well-written, and immersive one-volume history of the United States.
They Will Inherit the Earth A creative vision of nonviolence and environmental renewal.
Training in Tenderness An immensely appealing tribute to the spiritual practice of an open heart.
Unlearning God A witty and wise affirmation of faith that is open, expansive, playful, questing, and hospitable.
Violence Twenty-eight glimpses of a culture drowning in a sea of violence.
Voices in the Air 95 poems encouraging us to listen to the many sources of wisdom all around us.
Walking Each Other Home Teachings for reflection on death, dying, fear, and letting go of attachments.
Walls An engrossing account of the influence of walls mixing history, military might, and impermanence.
When God Gave Us Words An imaginative tale about God's desire to give people language even when angels objected. For Children
Zen in the Age of Anxiety Insights, epiphanies, and good medicine for what ails us as individuals and as a society.