Father Edward L. Beck, C.P.
Father Edward L. Beck, C.P. is the Executive Producer of THE SUNDAY MASS. He is also the author of three books, God Underneath, Unlikely Ways Home, and Soul Provider, all published by Doubleday. In addition to giving retreats and workshops on Spirituality nationally and internationally, Father Beck is extensively involved in Television Media. He is the Faith and Religion Contributor for CBS News on This Morning, their nationally broadcast morning show. In addition, Father Beck is a commentator on religion and faith issues for various media outlets including CNN and Fox News. You can visit him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.
Books by Father Beck:
God Underneath, a memoir by the Catholic priest Edward L. Beck, is composed of moving, funny, and profound vignettes that blur the line between sermon and story. Beck's reflections meander through a variety of topics, including friendship, sexuality, illness, alcoholism, death, demanding mothers, reticent fathers, and the political struggles that doomed a spiritual retreat in Peoria, Illinois. Like a homily, each chapter begins with a verse of scripture, then proceeds to tell a story that helps readers understand that verse and, even more, learn to live it. Read more...
From Publishers Weekly
Having charmed enough readers to make his 2001 memoir, God Underneath, a bestseller, Beck takes his storytelling skills in a new direction with this collection of a dozen tales from other people's lives. The Catholic priest and member of the Passionists wrote this latest book to "give voice" to people who followed unlikely paths to God. With the sensitivity and tenderness that marked God Underneath, Beck introduces readers to a firefighter who was killed in the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001; a lay church worker who was sexually abused by a priest as a boy; and a Read more...
From Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. Sometimes in the quest for a deeper spirituality, we need to be reminded of the basics-the fundamental stepping stones toward spiritual progress throughout life. Beck, a Catholic priest, member of the Passionist religious order, and author of God Underneath, has an extraordinary gift for diving into the Christian spiritual tradition Read more...
Audio Version of Soul Provider: CD's or downloadable version