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Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
A new edition of the classic work written from inside the Vatican. "The best account of what the Council is all about."--The New York Times
A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.
From hundreds of interviews comes a collective portrait of Blessed Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who took his place in history as a voice for the voiceless.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
A creative postcolonial reading of Black Elk--a Lakota holy man and a Catholic catechist.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
Spanning seven decades, this treasury of letters between the famous brothers offers extraordinary insight into their social activism, civil disobedience, peacemaking efforts, and sharp critiques of American foreign policy.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
A fresh look at the life of Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, with new information from her published letters and diaries, and illustrated with almost 200 photos.
A moving and inspiring memoir of a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest who consistently followed his faith and conscience to serve the poor.
This leading feminist theologian offers an exciting introduction to a most creative field of biblical interpretation which the author says is best understood as the search for Divine Wisdom. She offers a review of the art that is not merely informative, but liberating. Challenging mainstream hermeneutic strategies she empowers us to think critically and enter creatively into a life-transforming journey.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
An intimate biography of one of the most beloved spiritual voices of our time.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
This absorbing biography, lavishly illustrated, captures as no other book does the life, writings, and vision of one of the 20th century's greatest spiritual figures A pictorial biography hailed by the International Merton Society as the ideal introduction. "If you have to read one book about Thomas Merton this is the one to read." - Paul Wilkes
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.
Recounts the lives and sacrifices of Maryknoll sisters Ita Ford and Maura Clark, killed by Salvadoran soldiers, and Carla Piette, drowned while working with the poor that she loved.
The Irish-born Jesuit and pioneer of East-West dialogue tells his own fascinating story of spiritual adventure
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
Here, for the first time in print: a powerful selection of sermons and speeches by one of America’s most unforgettable orators and champions of human rights.
The extraordinary story of how, among the nomadic Masai people of Tanzania, a Western missioner "finds" the gospel message he came to preach.
Through her own words, brings to light the life and message of a modern martyr, Maryknoll Sister Ita Ford.
William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
Revised to include new essays as well as reflections on the recent beatification of Oscar Romero.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Drawn from more than twenty of his books, these are the essential writings of one of the most beloved and influential spiritual figures of our day.
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