Father Max Oliva, SJ, Publishes New Book on 10 Commandments for Everyday Life
Father Max Oliva, SJ, has announced the publication of his newest book that explores the 10 Commandments and how they touch peoples’ lives today. Titled “The Ten Commandments for Everyday Life,” this down-to-earth book, the sixth by Fr. Oliva, is rooted in scripture and shares real-life stories that are both inspirational and practical. Published by Novalis, the book is available for purchase online in Canada at www.novalis.ca or in the U.S. atwww.23rdpublications.com (Click on “Christian Spirituality Books and Retreats.”).
The “10 Commandments for Everyday Life” is a sequel to Fr. Oliva’s 2009 book titled “Beatitudes for the Workplace,” which is available for purchase online in the U.S. and Canada (see above).
Fr. Oliva is a speaker, consultant, and author on the topic of ethical decision-making in the workplace. He has made Las Vegas his home since 2011. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and he has an MBA in organizational behavior from the University of California at Berkeley. Fr. Oliva taught ethical decision-making to adult learners in the School of Management at Regis University’s Henderson campus. In the fall of 2008 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. He began presenting seminars and talks on ethics and moral development to companies and business associations while living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He continues his involvement in Canada as well as in various other locations in the United States. More about Fr. Oliva, his ministry and how to contact him directly can be found at www.ethicsinthemarketplace.com.
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