Paula Huston

Paula Huston

Paula Huston wrote literary fiction for many years before turning to spiritual writing. Her books include a novel, Daughters of Song (Random House 1995), The Holy Way: Practices for a Simple Life (Loyola  2003), By Way of Grace: Moving From Faithfulness to Holiness (Loyola 2007), and Forgiveness: Following Jesus Into Radical Loving (Paraclete 2008).She was also co-editor and contributing essayist for the collection Signatures of Grace: Catholic Writers on the Sacraments (Dutton 2000). Her essays and articles have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including America, Image, The Christian Century, and Geez. A former university literature teacher, she is a wife, mother, grandmother, and Camaldolese Benedictine oblate.

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Selected bibliography:
Daughters of Song
The Holy Way: Practices for a Simple Life
By Way of Grace: Moving from Faithfulness to Holiness
Forgiveness: Following Jesus into Radical Loving

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