Spirituality and Scripture

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

Houston, J. M. (1997) ‘Toward a Biblical Spirituality’, in Dyck, E. (ed.) The Act of Bible Reading: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Biblical Interpretation. Carlisle: Paternoster, pp. 148-173.

Magrassi, M. (1998) Praying the Bible: An Introduction to Lectio Divina. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

Peterson, E. H. (2006) Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Rohr, R. (2008) Things Hidden: Scripture as Spirituality. Cincinnati, OH: Franciscan Media.

Sheriffs, D. (1996) The Friendship of the Lord: An Old Testament Spirituality. Carlisle: Paternoster.

Verteuil, M. de (2000) Let All the Peoples Praise Him: Lectio Divina and the Psalms. Blackrock: Columba Press.

Watson, G. (2014) The Song of Songs: A Contemplative Guide. London: SPCK.

Young, F. M. (2007) Brokenness and Blessing: Towards a Biblical Spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic.

Liturgy, Prayer, Contemplation and Silence

Boff, L. (2001) The Prayer of Saint Francis: A Message of Peace for the World Today. Translated by P. Berryman. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Boulding, M. (1995) Marked for Life: Prayer in the Easter Christ. Rev. edn. London: SPCK.

Bourgeault, C. (2004) Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening. Lanham: Cowley.

Burrows, R. (2006) Essence of Prayer. London: Bloomsbury.

Coakley, S. (2012a) ‘Prayer as Divine Propulsion: An Interview with Sarah Coakley, Part I’, Available at:

Coakley, S. (2012b) ‘Prayer as Divine Propulsion: An Interview with Sarah Coakley, Part II’, Available at:

Foster, D. (2015) Contemplative Prayer: A New Framework. London: Bloomsbury.

Green, T. H. (2006) Opening to God: A Guide to Prayer. Rev. edn. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press.

Green, T. H. (2007) When the Well Runs Dry: Prayer Beyond the Beginnings. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press.

Guiver, G. (1996) Pursuing the Mystery: Worship and Daily Life as Presences of God. London: SPCK.

Guiver, G. (2001) Company of Voices: Daily Prayer and the People of God. 2nd edn. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Hanh, T. N. (2015) Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise. London: Rider.

Headley, C. (1997) Liturgy and Spiritual Formation. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Worship Series, 143).

Keating, T. (2009) Intimacy with God: An Introduction to Centering Prayer. New York: Crossroad.

Laird, M. (2006) Into the Silent Land: The Practice of Contemplation. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Laird, M. (2011) A Sunlit Absence: Silence, Awareness, and Contemplation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Main, J. (2006) Word into Silence: A Manual for Christian Meditation. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Main, J. (2013) From Anxiety to Peace. Miami: Convivium Press.

Maitland, S. (2009) A Book of Silence. London: Granta.

Mayne, M. (2013) Prayer. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Merton, T. (2005) Contemplative Prayer. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Nataraja, K. (ed.) (2011) Journey to the Heart: Christian Contemplation through the Centuries. An Illustrated Guide. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Nataraja, S. (2008) The Blissful Brain: Neuroscience and Proof of the Power of Meditation. London: Gaia.

Prochnik, G. (2011) ‘Listening for the Unknown’, in Prochnik, G. In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise. New York: Anchor, pp. 21-50.

Rohr, R. (2003) Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer. Rev. edn. New York: Crossroad.

Ross, M. (2014) Silence: A User’s Guide. Volume 1: Process. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Ross, M. (2015) ‘Silence: A User’s Guide’, Third Way 39 (1), pp. 15-17.

Watson, G. (2011) Strike the Cloud: Understanding and Practising the Teaching of The Cloud of Unknowing. London: SPCK.

Spirituality and Suffering

Adams, I. (2013) Running Over Rocks: Spiritual Practices to Transform Tough Times. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Glasson, B. (2009) A Spirituality of Survival: Enabling a Response to Trauma and Abuse. London: Continuum.

Lewis, C. S. (1966) A Grief Observed. London: Faber and Faber.

May, G. G. (2004) The Dark Night of the Soul: A Psychiatrist Explores the Connection between Darkness and Spiritual Growth. New York: HarperOne.

Mayne, M. (2006) The Enduring Melody. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Mayne, M. (2007) A Year Lost and Found. 2nd edn. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Nouwen, H. J. M. (1994) The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Nouwen, H. J. M. (1997) The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey through Anguish to Freedom. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Partington, M. (2012) If You Sit Very Still. Bristol: Vala.

Rupp, J. (1994) Little Pieces of Light: Darkness and Personal Growth. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Swinton, J. (2007) Raging with Compassion: Pastoral Responses to the Problem of Evil. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Taylor, B. B. (2014). Learning to Walk in the Dark. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Tutu, D. and Abrams, D. (2005) God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time. London: Rider.

Various Issues in the Study and Practice of Spirituality

Atherstone, A. (2003) ‘Search Me, O God’: The Practice of Self-Examination. Cambridge: Grove Books (Grove Spirituality Series, 87).

Bell, J. L. (1998) States of Bliss and Yearning: The Marks and Means of Authentic Christian Spirituality. Glasgow: Wild Goose Publications.

Clément, O. (2000) On Human Being: A Spiritual Anthropology. Translated by J. Hummerstone. London: New City.

Coakley, S. (2013) God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cottrell, S. (2007) Do Nothing to Change Your Life: Discovering What Happens When You Stop. London: Church House.

De Waal, E. (2011) Living on the Border: Reflections on the Experience of Threshold. Norwich: Canterbury Press.

Farley, W. (2005) The Wounding and Healing of Desire: Weaving Heaven and Earth. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press.

Grün, A. (1983) Einreden: Der Umgang mit den Gedanken. Münsterschwarzach: Vier-Türme Verlag (Münsterschwarzacher Kleinschriften, 19). [German].

Grün, A. (2014) Schönheit: Eine neue Spiritualität der Lebensfreude. Münsterschwarzach: Vier-Türme Verlag. [German].

Halík, T. (2010) Geduld mit Gott: Die Geschichte von Zachäus heute. Translated by V. J. Slezák. Freiburg: Herder. [German].

Hirsch, D. (2015) Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations about Sexuality and Spirituality. Downers Grove, IL: IVP.

MacCulloch, D. (2013) Silence: A Christian History. London: Allen Lane.

Miller, T. (2003) The Heretical Imperative. N. p.: Cloisters.

Nouwen, H. J. M. (1986) Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life. New York: Image.

Nouwen, H. J. M. (1994b) The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Ó Tuama, P. (2015) In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Palmer, P. J. (1981) The Company of Strangers: Christians and the Renewal of America’s Public Life. New York: Crossroad.

Palmer, P. J. (2008) The Promise of Paradox: A Celebration of Contradictions in the Christian Life. 3rd edn. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Peterson, E. H. (1993) The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction. New edn. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Pratt, L. C. and 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.

Richard, L. (2000) Living the Hospitality of God. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Sheldrake, P. (2001) Befriending Our Desires. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

Simpson, R. (2008) A Guide for Soul Friends: The Art of the Spiritual Companion. Stowmarket: Kevin Mayhew.

Weil, S. (2009) Waiting for God. Translated by E. Craufurd. New York: Harper Perennial.

Wells, S. (2011) Be Not Afraid: Facing Fear with Faith. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos.

Winkett, L. (2010) Our Sound Is Our Wound: Contemplative Listening to a Noisy World. London: Bloomsbury.

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