St. Dominic, who died in 1221, took to heart Jesus' charge to make disciples of all nations. He founded a religious community, the Order of Preachers, which differed from most order of his day. Dominic trained preachers who traveled anywhere and everywhere to spread the Gospel. The Dominicans, as members are known, continue to flourish today. The lives and writings of the men and women in this anthology show how dedicated Dominicans over eight centuries have been faithful to st. Dominic's vision. Each represents a different facet of the spirituality lived by thousands over the centuries. You will learn the core spiritual values that shaped their way of life. Mostly, you will come to realize that the spiritual legacy established by Dominic is as vibrant today as it was centuries ago.