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Martin, James 1960-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 137 publications in 6 languages and 7,189 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Prayers and devotions  Devotional literature  Fiction  Meditations  Church history  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: BT301.3, 232
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Martin
Jesus : a pilgrimage by James Martin( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and invites believers and seekers alike to experience Jesus through Scripture, prayer and travel.Combining the fascinating insights of historical Jesus studies with profound spiritual insights about the Christ of faith, Father Martin recreates the world of first-century Galilee and Judea to usher you into Jesus's life and times and show readers how Jesus speaks to us today. Martin also brings together the most up-to-date Scripture scholarship, wise spiritual reflections, and lighthearted stories about traveling through the Holy Land with a fellow (and funny) Jesuit, visiting important sites in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. The person at the heart of the Gospels can seem impossibly distant. Stories about his astonishing life and ministry--clever parables that upended everyone's expectations, incredible healings that convinced even skeptics, nature miracles that dazzled the dumbstruck disciples--can seem far removed from our own daily lives, hard to understand, and at times irrelevant. But in Jesus you will come to know him as Father Martin knows him: Messiah and Savior, as well as friend and brother"--
Between heaven and mirth : why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life by James Martin( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using relevant stories and characters from Scripture, insights and teachings from the lives of he saints, spiritual writings, and personal experiences, the author explores the place of joy, humor, and laughter in the spiritual life
The Jesuit guide to (almost) everything : a spirituality for real life by James Martin( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical, spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola shows readers how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision making, while keeping a sense of humor about life
Seven last words : an invitation to a deeper friendship with Jesus by James Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on his talks at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral on Good Friday 2015, Rev. James Martin offers a portrait of Jesus, using his last words on the cross to reveal how deeply he understood our predicaments, what it means to be fully human, and why we can turn to Christ completely, in mind, heart, and soul
Becoming who you are : insights on the true self from Thomas Merton and other saints by James Martin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesus : a pilgrimage by James Martin( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Martin brings the Gospel stories alive and invites listeners to experience the living Jesus through prayer and contemplation
Awake my soul : contemporary Catholics on traditional devotions( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: In Awake My Soul, editor James Martin, S.J., offers a meaningful collection of fascinating essays focusing on devotions and their place in the life of contemporary believers. Originally published as part of a Lenten series in America magazine, the essays discuss a favorite devotion, its history, its place in an individual's life, and its role in the life of contemporary Catholics. Some of today's top Catholic writers celebrate many traditional Catholic devotions such as the rosary, the stations of the cross, holy water, novenas, relics, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and more. Contributors include Ron Hansen; Emilie Griffin; Joan Chittister, O.S.B.; and Eric Stoltz. Awake My Soul introduces the practice of devotions to a new generation, and shows how the tradition of prayer can help people regain a sense of the mystery at the center of the Catholic faith
How can I find God? : the famous and the not-so-famous consider the quintessential question( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abbey : a story of discovery by James Martin( Recording )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of the spiritual classics The Shack and The Screwtape Letters comes a captivating and poignant debut novel from the revered Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Jesus and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.A divorced single mom, Anne can barely cope with life and struggles to make sense of the death of her young son.A former architect with a promising career, Mark works as a handyman and wonders how his life got off track.The abbot of the Abbey of Saints Philip and James, Father Paul sometimes questions whether he made the right decision in secluding himself so thoroughly from the world.At this Pennsylvania abbey, this unlikely trio will discover the answers they seek-a miracle of hope and understanding that bears witness to the power of God to bring healing and wholeness to our lives.Written with the compassion, insight, and warmth of his previous bestsellers-Jesus, Between Heaven and Mirth, and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything-Father James Martin's debut novel is infused with deep spiritual wisdom, wry humor, and loving grace. Through his characters' struggles, questions, and crises, we see firsthand how God uses our worries, anger, doubts, prayers, failures, and longings to help us complete ourselves and feel wholly loved
Celebrating good liturgy : a guide to the ministries of the Mass( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professions of faith : living and working as a Catholic( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven last words : an invitation to a deeper friendship with Jesus by James Martin( Recording )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on his talks at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral on Good Friday 2015, the bestselling author James Martin offers a portrait of Jesus, using his last words on the cross to reveal how deeply he understood our predicaments, what it means to be fully human, and why we can turn to Christ completely-in mind, heart, and soul. With the warmth, wisdom, and grace that infuse his works, Father James Martin explains why Jesus' crucifixion and death on the cross are an important teaching moment in the Gospels. Jesus' final statements, words that are deeply cherished by his followers, exemplify the depth of his suffering but also provide a key to his empathy and why we can connect with him so deeply
The Jesuit guide to (almost) everything : a spirituality for real life by James Martin( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical, spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola shows readers how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision making, while keeping a sense of humor about life
My life with the saints by James Martin( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Martin shares his spiritual journey in this memoir featuring sixteen of his favorite saints
Between heaven and mirth : why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life by James Martin( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using relevant stories and characters from Scripture, insights and teachings from the lives of he saints, spiritual writings, and personal experiences, the author explores the place of joy, humor, and laughter in the spiritual life
William is going green by James Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William the garbage truck loses his job at the landfill in Springfield and must exchange his old engine for a cleaner hybrid engine in order to get a new job in Jamestown
Who cares about the saints?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... James Martin, S.J ... introduce[s] ... his favorite saints in this ... DVD, which combines his lively commentary along with dramatic photos and artwork that bring to life the lives of the saints."--Container
La abadía : una historia de descubrimiento by James Martin( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una madre divorciada, Anne apenas puede enfrentarse a la vida y lucha por encontrarle sentido a la muerte de su hijo menor. El exarquitecto con una carrera prometedora, Mark trabaja como albañil y se pregunta cómo su vida es desvió del camino. El abad del monasterio de los santos apóstoles Felipe y Santiago, el Padre Pablo a veces se pregunta si tomó la decisión correcta en excluirse del mundo. En este monasterio de Pennsylvania, este improbable trío descubrirá las respuestas que buscan--un milagro de esperanza y comprensión que da testimonio del poder de Dios para traer sanidad y plenitud a nuestra vida. Escrito con la compasión, sabiduría y calidez de sus anteriores best sellers--Jesús, Between Heaven and Mirth y Más en las obras que en las palabras--la primera novela del padre James Martin está llena de profunda sabiduría espiritual, humor irónico y gracia amorosa. A través de las luchas de sus personajes, las preguntas y crisis, vemos de primera mano cómo Dios usa nuestras preocupaciones, ira, dudas, oraciones, fallos y anhelos para ayudarnos a sentirnos completos y plenamente amados
My life with the saints by James Martin( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Martin reflects on how he has been inspired throughout his life by the saints of the Catholic Church and how the saints' teachings have led him to his current path as a Jesuit priest
This our exile : a spiritual journey with the refugees of East Africa by James Martin( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Between heaven and mirth : why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life
Alternative Names
James Martin Amerikaans schrijver

James Martin Jesuit priest and writer

James Martin prêtre jésuite

Martin, James 1960- S.J.

Martin, James J.

Martin, James J. 1960-

Martin, James S.J.

Martin, James, S.J. 1960-

Martin, Jim.

Martin, Jim 1960-

Martin, Jim 1960- S.J.

Martin, Jim S.J.

Martin, Jim, S.J., 1960-

Mārtins, Džeimss 1960-

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The Jesuit guide to (almost) everything : a spirituality for real lifeBecoming who you are : insights on the true self from Thomas Merton and other saintsAwake my soul : contemporary Catholics on traditional devotionsHow can I find God? : the famous and the not-so-famous consider the quintessential questionCelebrating good liturgy : a guide to the ministries of the MassProfessions of faith : living and working as a CatholicMy life with the saintsWilliam is going greenThis our exile : a spiritual journey with the refugees of East Africa