Figures, Movements, Traditions

Desert Fathers and Mothers

Jones, A. W. (1985) Soul Making: The Desert Way of Spirituality. New York: HarperOne.

Merton, T. (1970) The Wisdom of the Desert: Sayings from the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century. New York: New Directions.

Ryrie, A. (2011) The Desert Movement: Fresh Perspectives on the Spirituality of the Desert. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Ward, B. (trans.) (1975) The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection. Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications (Cistercian Studies, 59).

Williams, R. (2003) Silence and Honey Cakes: The Wisdom of the Desert. Oxford: Lion.

Benedict and Benedictine Spirituality

Chittister, J. (1992) The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages. New York: Crossroad.

De Waal, E. (1999) Seeking God: The Way of St Benedict. New edn. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

De Waal, E. (2003) Living with Contradiction: An Introduction to Benedictine Spirituality. Norwich: Canterbury Press (Rhythm of Life).

De Waal, E. (2008) Seeking Life: The Baptismal Invitation of the Rule of St Benedict. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

De Waal, E. and Reynolds, S. (2011) ‘St Benedict’, in Nataraja, K. (ed.) Journey to the Heart: Christian Contemplation through the Centuries. An Illustrated Guide. Norwich: Canterbury Press, ch. 11.

Jamison, C. (2007) Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life. London: Phoenix.

Jamison, C. (2009) Finding Happiness: Monastic Steps for a Fulfilling Life. London: Phoenix.

Johns, L. (2012) ‘Monastic Spirituality’, in Tyler, P. and Woods, R. (eds) The Bloomsbury Guide to Christian Spirituality. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 68-81.

Mills-Powell, M. (2007) St Benedict for Today. Cambridge: Grove Books (Spirituality Series, 103).

Norris, K. (1997) The Cloister Walk. New York: Riverhead.

Pratt, L. C. with Homan, D. (2011) Radical Hospitality: Benedict’s Way of Love. 2nd edn. Brewster, MA: Paraclete.

Raverty, A. (2012) ‘Hospitality in the Benedictine Monastic Tradition’, Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana 38, pp. 251-255.

Ware, C. (2001) Saint Benedict on the Freeway: A Rule of Life for the 21st Century. Nashville: Abingdon Press.

Celtic Spirituality

Bradley, I. (1996) Columba: Pilgrim and Penitent. Glasgow: Wild Goose Publications.

Culling, E. (1994) What is Celtic Christianity? 2nd edn. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 45).

De Waal, E. (1997) Celtic Light: A Tradition Rediscovered. Rev. edn. London: Fount.

Hume, B. (1996) Footprints of the Northern Saints. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Simpson, R. (2004) Exploring Celtic Spirituality. 2nd edn. Stowmarket: Kevin Mayhew.

Simpson, R. (2014) Hilda of Whitby: A Spirituality for Now. Abingdon: The Bible Reading Fellowship.

Simpson, R. (2014) New Celtic Monasticism for Everyday People. Rev. edn. Stowmarket: Kevin Mayhew.

Francis of Assisi and Franciscan Spirituality

Boff, L. (2006) Francis of Assisi: A Model for Human Liberation. Translated by J. W. Diercksmeier. New edn. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Cocksedge, S. (2010) Francis of Assisi: Living Prayer Today. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 115).

Cron, I. M. (2013) Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim’s Tale. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Rohr, R. (2014) Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

The English Mystics: Julian of Norwich et al.

Fry, A. (1999) Learning from the English Mystics. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 68).

Tolley, G. (2010) Julian of Norwich: Saying ‘Yes’ to God. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 113).

Ignatius Loyola and Ignatian Spirituality

Goldingay, J. (2002) An Ignatian Approach to Reading the Old Testament. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Biblical Series, 24).

Hughes, G. W. (1996) God of Surprises. 2nd edn. London: Darton, Longman and Todd.

Hughes, G. W. (1996) Oh God, Why? A Spiritual Journey Towards Meaning, Wisdom and Strength. 2nd edn. Oxford: The Bible Reading Fellowship.

Martin, J. (2012) The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life. New York: HarperOne.

Muldoon, T. (2004) The Ignatian Workout: Daily Spiritual Exercises for a Healthy Faith. Chicago: Loyola Press.

Silf, M. (1998) Landmarks: An Ignatian Journey. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and Carmelite Spirituality

John of the Cross. (2003) Dark Night of the Soul. Translated by E. A. Peers. Mineola, NY: Dover.

Marshall, H. (2011) Total Cost and Total Transformation: Learning from St John of the Cross. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 119).

Medwick, C. (1999) Teresa of Avila: The Progress of a Soul. New York: Image.

Teresa of Avila (1980) The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume Two: The Way of Perfection, Meditations on the Song of Songs, The Interior Castle. Translated by K. Kavanaugh and O. Rodriguez. Washington, DC: Institute of Carmelite Studies.

Williams, R. (2003) Teresa of Avila. New edn. London: Continuum.

Thomas Merton

Dear, J. (2015) Thomas Merton, Peacemaker: Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Grayston, D. (2015) Thomas Merton and the Noonday Demon: The Camaldoli Correspondence. Eugene, OR: Cascade.

James, K. (2009) Mission-Shaped Hermit: Thomas Merton, Mission and Spirituality. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 108).

Merton, T. (1973) The Asian Journal. Edited by N. Burton, P. Hart and J. Laughlin; New York: New Directions.

Merton, T. (1975) The Seven Storey Mountain. London: Sheldon Press.

Merton, T. (2003) When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature. Edited by K. Deignan. Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books.

Merton, T. (2007) New Seeds of Contemplation. New York: New Directions.

Merton, T. (2009) Thomas Merton: A Life in Letters. The Essential Collection. Edited by W. H. Shannon and C. M. Bochen. Oxford: Lion.

Williams, R. (2013) A Silent Action: Engagements with Thomas Merton. London: SPCK.

Etty Hillesum

Hillesum, E. (1999) An Interrupted Life: The Diaries and Letters of Etty Hillesum, 1941–43. Translated by A. J. Pomerans. London: Persephone.

Kidder, A. S. (ed.) (2009) Etty Hillesum: Essential Writings. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis (Modern Spiritual Masters).

Smelik, K. A. D. (ed.) (2002) Etty: The Letters and Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941–1943. Translated by A. J. Pomerans. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Woodhouse, P. (2013) Etty Hillesum: A Life Transformed. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Other Figures and Movements

Burton, R. (1998) An Introduction to the Imitation of Christ. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 65).

Fox, M. (2012) Hildegard of Bingen: A Saint for Our Times: Unleashing Her Power in the 21st Century. Vancouver: Namaste.

Maguire, N. K. (2006) An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World’s Most Austere Monastic Order. New York: PublicAffairs.

Matus, T. (ed.) (2004) Bede Griffiths: Essential Writings. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis (Modern Spiritual Masters).

O’Laughlin, M. (2005) Henri Nouwen: His Life and Vision. London: Darton, Longman and Todd.

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