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Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.
Compares and contrasts Zen traditions of meditation and enlightenment with St. Igantius' famous Spiritual Exercises for attaining Divine Love.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
An honest, upbeat guide to living with enthusiasm in our "later" years.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
Original essays present and interpret worldviews of major religious and philosophical traditions on how humans can live more sustainably on a fragile planet.
Contributions by leading scholars from around the world on “global Christianity,” the expression of faith emerging from the massive demographic movements of Christians that have serious implications for understanding Christian faith in the 21st century.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
Illuminating writings on religion, feminism and environmental issues from Africa, Asia, Latin America.
The final volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginnings of Christianity to now.
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.
The first volume in the first work of its kind--a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and achievements of women in the church from Jesus' day to ours.
A prophetic theologian invokes the memory and the challenge of the martyrs of El Salvador.
These addresses, marked by warmth, love, and sometimes sharp criticism, reveal the heart of a pastor filled with love for the people of God and for all who serve them.
Among Henri Nouwen's enduring gifts was this beautiful reflection on the meaning of the Eucharist, now available in a gift edition with art by Byzantine artist Duccio di Buoninsegna.
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.
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.
This astonishing book by a colleague of Nelson Mandela reveals the richness of Africa's peoples, traditions, and cultures--and why that is good news for the world.
A masterful three-step journey to become psychologically healthy, spiritually aware and active, and sometimes saintly.
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