Armbruster Collection

This collection is an excellent resource for seasoned Marianists who seek a deeper understanding into the mind of the Founder.

Commentary on the Rule of Life of the Society of Mary

This book includes 52 articles that reflect the major themes in the life of Marianist religious.

Devotion to Mary in Chaminade's Life and Thought

A thorough investigation into Blessed Chaminade's devotion to Mary in his life and thought

Education and Transformation: Marianist Ministries in America Since 1849

Kauffman situates the history of the Marianist brothers in religious culture, americanization and modernization, ethnicity and race issues, spirituality, and modernization of schools, colleges, and universities.

Jalons

A four-volume work that presents the life of William Joseph Chaminade from 1761 to 1816, ending with the foundation of the Society of Mary.

Marianist Person at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century

Bihl’s work is a study of the theology of the human person in relationship to Marianist spirituality. His work also includes Trinitarian, liberation, and feminist perspectives and builds a view of the human person who is free and who participates in God’s creative reality.

Reading the Signs of the Times, Speaking to a Changing World: An Overview of Catholic Theology from 1800 to 2000

Father John A. McGrath concentrates on currents in Western Europe, especially France, Germany, and Italy, to show connections with Marianist life in this period.

Reason, Revelation, and Faith of the Heart

A meaningful work for those seeking insight into Blessed Chaminade's theology and how it developed..

Stories from the Wake

Hill examines the rise of the Small Christian Community movement, both during the time of Father Chaminade and the original Sodality and in terms of today’s postmodernism.

Suppression of Religious Orders in France

This is a fascinating history of what happens when a government promulgates laws promoting anticlericalism.

Venerable Chaminade’s Etat: A Forerunner of Secular Institutes

This study looks at Chaminade's plan to unite certain young men and women within the ranks of his Bordeaux Sodality in the observance of the traditional vows of evangelical perfection while remaining in the secular world and its implications for today.

William Joseph Chaminade: Founder of the Marianists (Hardbound)

This text, the first biography of Father Chaminade, remains the most comprehensive account of his remarkable life.