Spring 2018

Coming from Orbis Books, January through June, 2018: Pope Francis speaks to the youth of the world; Richard Rohr is this season's very Modern Spiritual Master; and renowned theologian Elizabeth Johnson with her most creative work yet. Don't miss any of these!
$50.00
Traditional Ritual as Christian Worship, Dangerous Syncretism or Necessary Hybridity?, American Society of Missiology , R. Daniel Shaw , William R. Burrows, Index, 304, softcover
Western and non-Western scholars discuss the importance of culturally appropriate rituals, beliefs, and practices of diverse peoples.
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$44.00
A Poor and Merciful Church, The Illuminative Ecclesiology of Pope Francis, Stan Chu Ilo, Index, 320, softcover

An African perspective on Pope Francis’s understanding of what the church should be, called to mission in a wounded world. 

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$36.00
A Christology of Religions, Gerald O’Collins, SJ, Index, 192, softcover

Through the lens of Christology, a new approach to the theology of religions.

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$28.00
The Holy Spirit and an Evolving Church, James A. Coriden, Index, 224, softcover

The history of a church that has changed, can change, and will change with the grace of God's Spirit always guiding it, inspiring it, keeping it.

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$28.00
Creation and The Cross, The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril , Elizabeth A. Johnson, 256, hardcover with dust jacket

Confronting the woeful legacy of a centuries-old theology, Johnson shows how the beauty of our faith tradition is deepened by being rooted in ecological reality.

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$27.00
Revolutionary Saint, The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero , Michael E. Lee, Index, 240, softcover

A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.

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$25.00
To the Margins, Pope Francis and the Mission of the Church, Andrea Riccardi, Translated by Dinah Livingstone, 192, softcover
From the founder of San’Egidio, a profound reflection on Pope Francis’s call for the church to “go to the margins.”
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$25.00
Choosing Peace, The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence, Marie Dennis, Index, 272, softcover
Leading Catholic peace scholars and activists show advance the conversation on the tradition and practice of nonviolence in a violent world.
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$24.00
What Is the Mission of the Church?, A Guide for Catholics , Revised and Expanded Edition , Roger P. Schroeder, Index, 192, softcover
Thoroughly revised and expanded, the essential guide to the “who, what, where, and why” of mission and its meaning for the local and universal Church.
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$22.00
The Depth of God’s Reach, A Spirituality of Christ’s Descent, Michael Downey, 144, softcover

A cherished resource for all who are trying to make sense of suffering, death, and life beyond death.

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$22.00
Richard Rohr, Essential Teachings on Love, Modern Spiritual Masters, Richard Rohr, Joelle Chase, Judy Traeger, 288, softcover
Including a fascinating extended interview, this books introduces the teachings of this popular spiritual writer, all organized around the central theme of Love.
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$22.00
Religion and Faith in Africa, Confessions of an Animist, Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ, Duffy Lectures in Global Community, Index, softcover
Examines the living interplay between African Religion, Christianity, and Islam and shows how the religious experience and spiritual imagination of Africa offer wisdom capable of renewing the global community of believers. 
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