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.
A compelling spiritual biography of Julian of Norwich, the English mystic whose Revelations are the first work of Christian theology in English.
A fascinating and disturbing work that presents a compelling account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and why unmasking this truth remains crucial for the future of our country and the world.
The former president of Haiti's writings and sermons on the harsh reality and stubborn hope of the people of Haiti.
This third volume of five focuses on the second session to show the Council became one of the major events in 20th century Church history.
The second of five volumes focuses on the issues and developments at the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.
First of five volumes employing dozens of scholars from around the world to provide the definitive history of the most important event in Catholic history in the 20th century.
The final volume of the definitive history of the Second Vatican Council.
The second volume in the most comprehensive history of global Christianity.
The first volume in a comprehensive history of the spread of Christianity including the non-Western world, from its beginnings to 1453.
This fourth volume of the acclaimed series reconstructs the work of the Council during the third session, which was to produce two of the most significant texts of Vatican II: the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, and the Decree on Ecumenism.
Hearts on Fire shows how—in their process of growth and conversion—the Maryknoll Sisters have made an indelible mark on the church and the world.
Through Palestinian eyes, a challenging view of how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.
A Jesuit community's conversion to the poor, and the price they paid.
From the Anabaptists to Thich Nhat Hanh, the evolution of a powerful American idea.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
This second volume of Professor Moffett's acclaimed History of Christianity in Asia illustrates the advance of the modern missionary movement in the continent of its birth.
The first of a two-volume history documenting the spread of Christianity to southern Asia, India, and China.
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