Titles published by Orbis Books
This page indexes titles from Orbis Books.

The publishing arm of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, a Catholic mission movement, Orbis Books was established in 1970. It addresses a broad readership of seekers, scholars and students with books of Catholic, general and academic interest. Orbis Books publishes works to enlighten the mind, nourish the spirit, and challenge the conscience.

Orbis Books are distributed in Europe and the UK by Alban Books. Alban Books offers a wide range in the fields of Religion, Spirituality and Social Issues. They have books for children, youth and adults, general readers and professionals, students, teachers and scholars. Their books cover a broad spectrum of interests including Christian Living, World Religions, Ethics, Biblical Studies, Church History, Mission Studies and Ministry.

Titles from Christian publishers should be available from your local Christian Bookshop; for others, you'll probably need to search elsewhere (most reviews include links to Amazon). If you're not sure where your nearest Christian Bookshop is, please check the Town & City Index. If you can't find a shop nearby, most titles featured should be available from eden.co.uk.

Reviews are listed in the table below, most recent first. Select the title to read the review.

ISBN Title Author Publisher
Why Forgive?Why Forgive?
Reviewed by Caroline Wenger (April 2008)
Category: Christian Life & Discipleship
Johann Christoph Arnold Orbis Books, 2005
The Thomas Merton EncyclopediaThe Thomas Merton Encyclopedia
Reviewed by Phil Groom (September 2006)
Category: Language & Reference
William H Shannon, Christine M Bochen and Patrick F O'Connell Orbis Books, 2006
Once Upon a Time in AsiaOnce Upon a Time in Asia
Reviewed by Phil Groom (August 2006)
Category: Spirituality
James H Kroeger and Eugene F Thalman Orbis Books, 2006
Love in a Fearful LandLove in a Fearful Land
Reviewed by Sue Groom (July 2006)
Category: Biography
Henri Nouwen Orbis Books, 2006
Spirituality and MysticismSpirituality and Mysticism
Reviewed by Phil Groom (July 2006)
Category: Spirituality
James A Wiseman Orbis Books, 2006
Jesus in the World's FaithsJesus in the World's Faiths
Reviewed by Paul Badham (June 2006)
Category: Doctrine and Theology
Gregory A Barker (Editor) Orbis Books, 2005
The Wormwood File
Reviewed by Phil Groom (January 2005)
Category: Fiction
Subcategory: Christian
Jim Forest Orbis Books, 2004
Scattered ShadowsScattered Shadows
Reviewed by Phil Groom (June 2004)
Category: Biography
John Howard Griffin Orbis Books, 2004


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