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Books of the month
August Books of the Month at Veritas!
Discover our picks of this month's best new reads


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Nature’s Way: A Guide to Green Therapy draws upon the latest research to prescribe some practical tips on how to get the best out of the green pharmacies on our doorsteps. From tuning into the fractal patterns in sunflowers to detecting the unique smell of rocks and soil after rainfall, this book outlines how nature renews, repairs and restores depleted human physiological systems. It can improve a range of mental health issues and support human creativity, cognition and problem-solving. Continue reading

 

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The Book of Kells was originally prepared as a devotional and liturgical work. Image & Vision: Reflecting with the Book of Kells explores the intricate relationship between the text, image and vision, and the scriptural texts that underpin them. Concentrating on twelve of the magnificent illuminations in the Book of Kells, this beautiful book provides clear and accessible guidelines on ways to reflect and meditate on these illuminations and the scripture as a whole. The book contains original research, especially on some of the lesser-known illuminations, and is filled with fascinating analysis of this ancient and sacred work. Continue reading In this Apostolic Letter, DESIDERIO DESIDERAVI, Pope Francis reflects on the celebration of the liturgy for all Catholics after his Motu Proprio Traditiones custodes. In particular, he addresses tensions around the celebration of the liturgy, he calls on Catholics to welcome the liturgical reform borne out of Sacrosanctum Concilium, the Council's Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, and reaffirms that ‘The liturgical books promulgated by Saint Paul VI and Saint John Paul II … are the unique expression of the lex orandi [the law of what is prayed] of the Roman Rite.’ Continue reading
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Dublin-born military chaplain Willie Doyle SJ died in action during the Battle of Passchendaele on 16 August 1917, having been hit by a German shell while rushing to the aid of wounded soldiers trapped in No Man's Land. In To Raise the Fallen, Patrick Kenny introduces readers to this remarkable figure from Irish Catholicism whose faith, courage and generosity in the face of untold devastation continues to inspire Christians and non-Christians alike.
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The Mindfulness Workout is a practical and fun guide to building emotional and mental fitness through the practice of mindfulness, meditation and self-care. This conversational, information-packed book will help teenagers to manage their emotions, escape negative loops of self-criticism, build on their strengths and learn to like themselves no matter what pressures they face. Continue reading
 
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