From the Ashes: A Spiritual Response to the Attack on America: Collected by the editors of Beliefnet, this book brings together essays, interviews, poems, prayers, and website discussion group comments to create a multifaith tapestry of reactions to the events of September 11.

9-11: Meditations at the Center of the World: Eugene Kennedy, a former priest and syndicated columnist, probes the sacramental meanings of September 11.

Safeguarding the Heart: A Buddhist Response to Suffering and September 11: Yifa, a Buddhist nun who serves as head of the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Center, sees September 11 as offering teachings on suffering, impermanence, and the interconnection of all things.

Transforming Our Terror: A Spiritual Approach to Making Sense of Senseless Tragedy: Christopher Titmuss, a former Buddhist monk and co-founder of the Gaia House in Great Britain, offers ideas and practices for coping with suffering and loss in the wake of September 11.

The Transformation of Suffering: Reflections on September 11 and the Wedding Feast at Cana in Galilee: Thomas Keating, founder of The Centering Prayer Movement, sees the tragedy of September 11 from the perspective of Christ-consciousness and its continuing presence in the world.

Writing in the Dust: After September 11: Rowan Williams, the current Archbishop of Wales and the newly designated Archbishop of Canterbury, asesses the events of September 11 and presents some of the difficult lessons that can be learned from the tragedy.