We’ve listened to you and are making available, at different points during this 50th anniversary year, some of Pax Christi USA classic publications that we still have in stock! Numbers for each item are limited, so get them when you can!
Each month, we’ll add another classic item or two, so check back regularly.
This month, we’re offering the following items:
Pax Christi USA Classic Publications Available this 50th Anniversary Year:
- Martin Luther King Jr. and the Dream of a Just Community, by J. Milburn Thompson – This short booklet on Dr. King provides an overview of his work for a just community and the meaning of his life, including the formation of his views and conscience, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Birmingham and Selma campaigns, his time in Chicago, the emergence of Black Power, his stance on the war in Vietnam, and the Poor Peoples’ Campaign. This booklet is a great resource for anyone looking for a short intro to Dr. King’s work and witness for nonviolence. Great for classrooms, young people, and anyone looking for a concise yet meaningful overview of Dr. King. Click here to order!
- In Pursuit of Peace: Praying the Rosary Through the Psalms, by Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Sr. Joan Chittister, osb – ONLY 100 COPIES AVAILABLE! Sr. Joan offers her contemporary insights into Scripture, both challenging and prophetic, to lead us through the praying of the rosary and into the heart of God. This booklet walks us through our prayer in a more meditative rhythm to counteract the multiple pressures of our busy lives, the anxiety of a world often seemingly on the brink of chaos, and the heaviness that sometimes accompanies the work for peace. This version includes Pope John Paul II’s “Mysteries of Light”. Click here to order.
- SOLD OUT!
Between Two Souls: Conversations with Ryokan, by Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Sr. Mary Lou Kownacki, osb – ONLY 30 COPIES AVAILABLE! This hardcover book, honored by Spirituality and Health magazine as one of the fifty most insightful and inspiring books, is a magical exchange of poems between the ninth century Zen monk Ryokan and Benedictine Sr. Mary Lou. Sr. Mary Lou takes the reader to a place where the compassionate spirit and deed become poetry. Spirituality and Health said, “On the wonder-filled pages of this exquisite work, this sister models the kind of mysticism that can unite one person with another despite the barriers of time, place, religion, gender, and culture. Kownacki opens our hearts with her ability to identify with Ryokan and his sensitivities.” Click here to order.