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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.
A masterful three-step journey to become psychologically healthy, spiritually aware and active, and sometimes saintly.
An exploration of christological doctrine with a focus on liberationism, feminism and religious pluralism.
Inspirational profiles of white Americans who fought against racial injustice at great risk.
Reflections on the meaning of God and the meaning of the human being in a world of terror.
The bestselling author illuminates a spiritual journey that transcends inherited beliefs and makes them relevant for the twenty-first century.
An inspiring exploration of how happiness and holiness can exist in the midst of poverty and illness.
Shows how black Christianity can recover the true message of the gospel.
What Maryknoll missioners have learned from the people of God around the world.
The author of Anatomy of Inculturation offers a compelling argument that despite missionary Christianity's refusal to acknowledge the worth of traditional African religious culture, the incarnational spirituality of those cultures remains vibrant and visible today.
Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
Celebrating the common spiritual ground shared by Christians and Buddhists.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
Proposes an understanding of development in which the physical, social, and spiritual dimensions of life are seamlessly interrelated—and shows how it can be done.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
Unforgettable stories of the spirit by Leo Tolstoy, the author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Inspiring insights on being awake and aware in good times and in bad by the author of Gift of the Red Bird.
The late Archbishop's powerful words on behalf of his Salvadoran people, including Romero's final homily delivered just before his assassination.
"Do you want to see, understand and appreciate Jesus today? I cannot think of a better way than to enter into the lives of those who are living similar experiences and struggles today, those living in the 'Galilees' of today's world, those living in the margins and crossroads."
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
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
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
Explores how Black churches can act as agents of change in reducing poverty, especially for poor black women.
Top scholars explore the pathbreaking work of Andrew Walls and its impact on the understanding of Christianity as a world religion, not merely a European one.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Scholarly and stimulating look at the importance of the Bible for Blacks and of Blacks in the Bible. "Lucidly written with profound messages . . ."--Black Issues in Higher Education
Exploring the interconnection of the Trinity and the other great mysteries of Christian Faith.
A new, revised edition of the classic work that revolutionized how we view the impace of Christian mission on non-Western cultures.
Shows how our "bad" feelings can be good news!
Named by Christianity Today as one of the Top 100 Most Significant Books of the Twentieth Century.
A renowned scholar of interfaith relations focuses on Catholic engagement with other religious traditions in the United States, and the significance of this experience of religious pluralism for Christian theology.
Theologians, psychologists, educators, and religious leaders from various disciplines share their wisdom about a way of leadership able to meet the deep challenges of today's world.
A conversation on the challenges of immigration that includes the voices of recent immigrants, the documented and the undocumented.
Shows how the wisdom sayings and proverbs of Africa offer a new way to look at and understand the Christian mysteries.
The much-discussed work by a noted scholar of Christian theology and interreligious thought.
A selection of 33 essays by the 20th century spiritual master that provides a broad cross section of Merton's work as an essayist, collection pieces that reflect characteristic examples of his astonishing output and the fantastic breadth of his interests.
In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
A new edition of the first book by the best-selling author of My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
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.
An accessible and engaging introduction to Christian doctrine from an African perspective through the lens of a famous novel.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
Old demons never die... they just go on-line! The Screwtape Letters for a new generation.
Discover the secret of happiness, as St. Francis knew: knowing the peace of God, and being a blessing to the world.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
The best-selling Benedictine sister reflects on images of the Stations of the Cross by a popular contempory artist.
Spiritual writers from James Martin to Marianne Williamson offer inspiring true stories, poems, and essays that show the path to growth, wisdom, and compassion that comes through suffering.
Essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas from world-famous writers on the grace and rewards of being kind.
Famous writers--including Wendell Berry, Joan Chittister, James Martin, Mary Oliver, and David Stendl-Rast--share their experiences, essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas on the joy of being thankful.
A poignant collection of inspiring true stories that foster healing and harmony.
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