Dr. Au is the author of the award winning books, By Way of the Heart: Toward a Holistic Spirituality and The Enduring Heart: Spirituality for the Long Haul. His books have been translated into Spanish, Polish, Chinese, and Korean and published in foreign editions in Great Britain, India, and the Philippines. Dr. Au has served as a member of editorial boards for scholarly journals and is a leader in the field of spirituality and formation for spiritual direction and pastoral ministry.
University of California, Santa Barbara: Ph.D., Theology 1976
Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley: Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.), Theology 1974
Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley: Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Theology 1973
University of Southern California: M.S., Education 1971
Gonzaga University: B.A., Classical 1968
Holistic DiscernmentPRESENCE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION
To Listen as Jesus DidKEEPING FAITH FIRST: A RESOURCE SUPPORTING THE WHOLE COMMUNITY OF FAITH
(Allen, Texas: Resources for Christian Living, 2005), pp. 16-17.
"Pastoral Care, Spirituality of" and "Holistic Spirituality"Westminster John Knox DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY
Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press
Gestalt Therapy and the Spiritual Exercises of St. IgnatiusPRESENCE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION
A Perceptual Approach to Effective MinistryHANDBOOK OF SPIRITUALITY FOR MINISTERS
Ministry: Reaping What We Have Not SownPRESENCE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION