|Catholic Beat CR May 2009|
|Written by Staff|
|Monday, 04 May 2009 01:15 PM America/New_York|
Pope Benedict XVI’s statements on creation and justice are woven into one volume in Ten Commandments for the Environment: Pope Benedict XVI Speaks Out for Creation and Justice, released this month by Ave Maria Press. In the 160-page, $15.95 title, author and journalist Woodene Koenig-Bricker offers commentary that helps to unpack the Ten Commandments for the Environment, which was recently released by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Moses and the Burning Within is the latest narrated choir musical in the “Walk With” series from Good for the Soul Music. The package, out in July, includes choral composition and piano score, music tracks and CD.
Bert Ghezzi’s Voices of the Saints: A 365-Day Journey With Our Spiritual Companions (Loyola Press) released May 1. The 816-page softcover book retails for $19.95.
Praying the Psalms With the Early Christians by Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey ($12.95, The Word Among Us), out this month, includes reflections on 39 psalms intended to help readers make them part of their personal prayer lives.
Catholic best-sellers for April: Hardcover: 1. Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly (Beacon Publishing); 2. The Wisdom of His Compassion by Joseph F. Girzone (Doubleday); 3. Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright (HarperOne); 4. The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly (Beacon Publishing/Hyperion); 5. Celebration of Discipline, 25th Anniversary Edition by Richard J. Foster (HarperOne). Paperback: 1. Hard as Nails by Justin Fatica (Image/Doubleday); 2. The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis (HarperOne/Zondervan); 3. Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis (HarperOne/Zondervan); 4. The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis (HarperOne/Zondervan); 5. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, LeAnn Thieman (Liguori Publications). Lists from the Catholic Book Publishers Association.