The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis (Bluebird, £14.99 (£13.50); 978-1-5098-2493-9).
The Story of St Francis of Assisi: In twenty-eight scenes by Timothy Verdon (Paraclete Press, £15.99 (£14.40); 978-1-61261-685-8).
The I. B.Tauris History of Monasticism: The Western tradition by G. R. Evans (I. B. Tauris. £40 (£36); 978-1-84885-376-8).
Then Sings My Soul: Forty reflections on my favourite hymns by Pam Rhodes (Monarch, £9.99 (£9); 978-0-85721-720-2).
The Abbey: A story of discovery by James Martin (HarperOne, £14.99 (£13.50);978-0-06-240186-1).
Selected by Frank Nugent, of the Church House Bookshop, which operates the Church Times Bookshop.