Bibliography Resources for Spirituality in Marriage and Family Life

A Family Perspective in Church and Society:  A Manual for all Pastoral Leaders.  Washington DC:  United States Catholic Conference, 1988.  

Anderson, Herbert. The Family and Pastoral Care. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984.  

Axe, Kevin.  “What Every Marriage Needs.” US Catholic May, 1998: 17-21.

Berends, P. Coming to Life: Traveling the Spiritual Path in Everyday Life. San Francisco: Harper, 1990. 

Boyer, Ernest. Finding God at Home: Family Life as Spiritual Discipline.  San Francisco: Harper, 1988. 

Cunningham, J. & Scanzoni, L. Handbook of Family Life Education: The Practice of Family Life Education. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1993. 

D'Antonio, W.V.  “The American Catholic Family: Signs of Cohesion and Polarization.”  Journal of Marriage and the Family 47 (1985): 395-405.

Dew, R.  The Family Heart: A Memoir of When our Son Came Out.  Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1994. 

Doherty, W.  The Intentional Family:  How to Build Family Ties in our Modern World. Reading, MA: Addison- Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1997. 

Durka, G., & Smith, J.  Family Ministry. Minneapolis: Winston Press, 1980. 

Foster, C. The Family Patterns Workbook.  New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 1993. 

Gallagher, C. et al.  Embodied in Love: Sacramental Spirituality and Sexual Intimacy. New York: Crossroad, 1986. 

Geromel, G.  Family Spirituality: New Hope and Strength to Withstand the Forces of Today's Society. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Living Flame Press, 1987.  

Hays, E. Prayers for the Domestic Church: A Handbook for Worship in the Home. Leavenworth, KS: Forest of Peace Books, 1993. 

Hubbard, H.  “Developing a Family Perspective in Society and in the Church.”  Origins 15 (9) (1985): 315-321.

Imber-Black, E., & Roberts, J.  Rituals for our Times:  Celebrating, Healing, and Changing our Lives and Relationships.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1993. 

John Paul II.  On the Family: Apostolic Exhortation.  Washington, DC: USCC, 1982. 

Kehrwald, L. Caring that Enables: A Manual for Developing Parish Ministry. New York: Paulist Press, 1991. 

Kelly, Brian.  “Family Theory Lends Support to Spirituality.” Human Development 17(2) (1996): 43-7.

Leckey, Delores.  The Ordinary Way: A Family Spirituality. New York: Crossroad, 1982. 

Levoy, Gregg. Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1997. 

Linn, Matthew., Fabricant, Sheela., & Linn, Denis.  Healing the Eight Stages of Life.  New York: Paulist Press, 1988. 

McDonald, Patrick. & McDonald, Claudette. “Spirituality in Marriage.” The Catholic World May/June 1995: 111-15.

McDonald, P. & McDonald, C.  “A Spirituality for Married Life.” Human Development 15(2) (1994): 38-41.

Millis, Diane.  “Family Spirituality.” Praying: Spirituality for Everyday Living June, 1998:  4-7.

Millis, Diane.  “Learning from Relationships.”  Sisters Today 70(2) (1998): 92-7.

Millis, Diane.  “Who is our guest?:  Reflections on Benedictine Hospitality.” Ecumenical People, Programs, Papers, Occasional Papers  No. 52 (1999):  7-11.

Nelson, G.M. To Dance with God:  Family Ritual and Community Celebration. New York:  Paulist Press, 1986.

Nouwen, Henri. “Spirituality and the Family.” Weavings 3(2) (1988): 6-12.

Osborne, K. “The Theology and Spirituality of Marriage.”  The Catholic World  May/June 1995: 120-25.

Radford Ruether, Rosemary.  “An Unrealized Revolution:  Searching the Scripture for a Model of the Family.” Christianity and Crisis 43 (1983):  399-404.

Radford Ruether, Rosemary. Christianity and the Making of Modern Family.  Beacon Press, 2000. 

Roberts, William. “Toward a Post-Vatican II Spirituality of Marriage.” Christian marriage and family: Contemporary theological and pastoral perspectives (Michael Lawler and William Roberts, Eds.) pp. 125-140.  Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press.

Rubio, J.  A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family. New York, NY: Paulist Press, 2003.

Rubio, J. “Does Family Conflict with Community?” Theological Studies 58(4) (1998):  597-618.

Satir, Virginia. Peoplemaking. Palo Alto, CA:  Science and Behavior Books, 1988. 

Scott, K. & Warren, M., eds.  Perspectives on Marriage.  New York: Oxford University Press, l993.  

Sellner, E.  Father and Son: Time Lost, Love Recovered.  Notre Dame, IN:  Ave Maria Press, 1995. 

Taylor, Brian C.  Spirituality for Everyday Living. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1989.  

Teague, W. "What is a Christian Family?" Weavings 3(2) (1988):  26-31.

Timmerman, J.  Sexuality and Spiritual Growth.  New York:  Crossroad, l993. 

Whitehead, Evelyn Eaton and James D. Whitehead. “Identity: Vocation and Marriage.” In Gloria Blanchfield Thomas (Eds.), Contemplating Marriage Reader (pp. 55-70). Kansas City: Sheed and Ward, 1995.

Wright, W.  Sacred Dwelling.  Leavenworth, KS:  Forest of Peace Publishing, 1994. 

Wright, W.  Seasons of a Family's Life: Cultivating the Contemplative Spirit at Home (Families and Faith Series).  San Francisco, CA: Joseey-Bass, 2003.

Wynn, J.  Family Therapy in Pastoral Ministry: Counseling for the nineties.  San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1991. 

Vocation - Parenting

Berends, P.B. Whole Child / Whole Parent.  San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1987.

Berends, P.B.  Gently Lead:  How to Teach Your Children About God While Finding Out for Yourself.  San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1992. 

Berry, J.  Godly Play:  A Way of Religious Education.  New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 

Bogot, H.I. “Making God Accessible: A Parenting Program.”  Religious Education  83 (1988): 510-517.

Carroll, D.  Spiritual Parenting. New York: Paragon House, 1990. 

Cavalletti, S. The Religious Potential of the Child.  Ramsey N.J.: Paulist Press, 1983. 

Chandler, P. & Burney, J. Sharing the Faith With Your Child: From Birth to Age Six. Liguori TimMO: Liguori Publications, 1984. 

Coles, R.  The Spiritual Life of Children.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. 

Grasso Fitzpatrick, J.  Small Wonder:  How to Answer Your Child's Impossible Questions About Life.  New York: Viking Penguin, 1994. 

Grasso Fitzpatrick, J. Something more: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth.  New York: Penguin Books, 1991. 

Hagen, P., & LoPiccolo Jennett, V. MOMS: A Personal Journal.  San Jose: Resource Publications, 1992. 

Heller, D.  Talking to Your Child About God:  A Book for Families of all Faiths.  New York:  Bantam, 1987. 

Hoffman, E.  Visions of Innocence:  Spiritual and Inspirational Experiences of Childhood. Boston: Shambala, 1992. 

Lee, C.  “Parenting as Discipleship:  A Contextual Motif for Christian Parent Education.”  Journal of Psychology and Theology 19 (1991): 268-277.

Linthorst, A.  Mothering as a Spiritual Journey: Learning to Let God Nurture Your Children and You Along with Them.  New York: Crossroad, l993. 

McGinnis, J. & McGinnis, K. Parenting for Peace and Justice: Ten Years Later.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1990.

Pedersen, M. & Burney, J.  Sharing the Faith With Your Child:  From Age Seven to Fourteen. Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications, 1984.

Rosman, S. Spiritual Parenting: A Sourcebook for Parents and Teachers.  Wheaton IL: Quest books, 1994.

Taylor, J. Innocent Wisdom.  New York: Pilgrim Press, 1989.  

Westerhoff, J.  Bringing up Children in the Christian Faith.  San Francisco, CA:  Harper Collins, 1980.