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Awake My Soul: Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

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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 individualís life, and its role in the life of contemporary Ca ...more
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Published (first published 2004)
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Carrie
Collection of essays on Catholic devotionals, some very good, others OK. Find it helpful in relating to students' attraction to some of the rituals of our faith.
Gin Tadvick
Very enlightening look at our Catholic traditions from the view point of Contemporary Catholics.
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James J. Martin, born 29 December 1960, is a Jesuit priest, writer and Culture Editor of the Jesuit magazine America.

Education and Career

Martin grew up in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States, and attended Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1982 and worked in corporate finance at General Electric for six years.
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