Susan Muto, executive director of the Epiphany Association, is a well-known speaker, author, teacher and dean of the Epiphany Academy of Formative Spirituality. She has written more than 30 books and is the coauthor with Rev. Adrian van Kaam of more than 40 books.

For her books, retreats, and speeches Muto has studied and passed on what she has learned from a wide variety of Christian teachers. A Feast for Hungry Souls reveals her reverence for the wisdom of 30 mystics and masters from the Desert Fathers to Pope Francis.

Readers will find themselves returning again and again to dip into these teachings. Here are just a few examples of what you'll find in this useful resource:

  • Evagrius Pontious on the battle between virtue and vice
  • John Cassian on unceasing prayer
  • Pseudo-Dionysius on the way of unknowing
  • Francis and Clare of Assisi on the primacy of poverty
  • Julian of Norwich on suffering and joy
  • John Wesley on Christian perfection
  • Teresa of Avila on the way of perfection
  • Therese of Lisieux on the little way of spiritual childhood
  • Evelyn Underhill on practical wisdom
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the cost of discipleship
  • Thomas Merton on integrating contemplation and action