Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
The second volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginning of Christianity to the present.In this volume Mary Malone explores the fascinating period of the medieval world, from 1000 to 1500. She brings to life women who were mystics and doctors of the church together with those who suffered persecution for pushing boundaries that would one day become mainstream. From Hildegarde of Bingen to Catherine of Siena, from Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine to Marguerite Porete, she gives us history that inspires and values that endure.
A prophetic theologian invokes the memory and the challenge of the martyrs of El Salvador.
Inspirational profiles of white Americans who fought against racial injustice at great risk.
A panoply of distinguished Catholic and non-Catholic authors celebrate the anniversary of Vatican II.
A comprehensive summary of the rewards and challenges of doing mission as Maryknoll begins its second hundred years in a greatly changed world.
Now in paperback, a landmark in the conversation about race and religion in America.
Thomas Merton's letters to interfaith friends illuminate the great challenge of dialogue and communion.
An Anglican priest and anti-apartheid activist survives a letter bomb and goes on to found worldwide ministry for the healing of trauma, from South Africa to Rwanda, Northern Ireland to post-9/11 New York.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
In this 20th anniversary edition of a classic, James H. Cone cuts through superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were complementary and moving toward convergence.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
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.
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