The following books and CDs are a small selection of resources recommended for those seeking to understand something of the ethos and spirituality that continues to inform and inspire the vision and vocation of the Northumbria Community.  Not many of the books can be described as light reading but all of them will repay careful, prayerful study.

Title  Author Publisher
 Celtic Daily Prayer  Northumbria Community  Collins
 How then shall we live Booklets  Northumbria Community  Northumbria Community
 Reaching Out  Henri Nouwen  DLT
 The Way of the Heart  Henri Nouwen  DLT
 Seven Sacred Spaces: Expressing Community life in Christ  George Lings  Encounters on the Edge  No. 43
 Streams of Living Water  Richard Foster  HarperCollins
 Poustinia  Catherine de Hueck Doherty  Madonna House
 The Celtic Way of Prayer  Esther De Waal  Hodder & Stoughton
 The Wisdom of the Desert  Thomas Merton  Sheldon Press
Given for Life Andy Raine Kevin Mayhew
Matching Monastery & Mission George Lings Encounters on the Edge No 29
Naked Spirituality  Brian McClaren Hodder & Stoughton
Life Together Dietrich Bonhöeffer  SCM
A Churchless Faith Alan Jamieson  SPCK
Exiles: Living Missionally in a post Christian Culture Michael Frost Hendrikson
Cave, Refectory, Road Ian Admas Canterbury Press
Listening to the Heartbeat of God  J Phillip Newell  SPCK
Don’t Forgive too Soon Dennis Linn Paulist Press
An Altar in the World Barbara Brown Taylor Canterbury Press
Lost Treasures of Celtic Spirituality CD Roy Searle and Duncan MacLean Northumbria Community
Northumbrian Spirituality for Our Lives Today CD Roy Searle  Northumbria Community
The Heart Alone with God CD Trevor Miller  Northumbria Community