Tucked inside the Franciscan Spirituality Center, the Sophia Bookstore is a treasure awaiting your discovery. We're confident that you will love the warmth of this well-stocked bookstore and gift shop. All are welcome!
The Sophia Bookstore features an excellent selection of current books on religion, spirituality, Franciscan values, philosophy, poetry and more. Categories include spiritual healing, self-awareness, eco-spirituality and modern theology.
Enjoy free WiFi and complimentary coffee and tea while you browse. You'll also find beautiful greeting cards, handmade soaps, lotions, scarves, prayer cards, Tibetan singing bowls and FSC T-shirts, among other thoughtful gift items. The room has two tables, comfy chairs for sitting and reading, and is open to the general public from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Authors whose books we carry include Sarah Bessey, Cynthia Bourgeault, Tara Brach, Brene Brown, Barbara Brown Taylor, Diana Butler Bass, Julia Cameron, Joan Chittister, Pema Chodron, Billy Collins, Paula D'Arcy, Ilia Delio, Rachel Held Evans, Shannon K. Evans, Atul Gawande, Thich Nhat Hanh, Terry Hershey, Judith Johnson, Thomas Keating, James Martin, Brian McLaren, Thomas Merton, Mark Nepo, Henri Nouwen, John O'Donohue, Mary Oliver, Christine Valters Paintner, Parker J. Palmer, Richard Rohr, Joyce Rupp, David Steindl-Rast, David Whyte, Macrina Wiederkehr, Kao Kalia Yang and many others!