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Presents the construction of ?local theologies? as an enterprise that?s not just for specialists. This exciting and practical book promises to become a standard in courses on theological method and foundations of ministry.
A revised and expanded edition of the text presents a justice-based ethics that avails itself of the perspecitves and experiences of those on the margins.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
Drawing on scripture, theology, and the psersonal experience of their daughter's severe disablitiy, the authors explore the theological meaning of disbility and the special insights it affords into the mystery of God's Trinitaian being.
An attorney who represents immigrants shows how we might understad a comprehensive reform of the US system.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
This unique reference work offers 150 entries by more than 100 international scholars of religion and theology.
The story behind the Trappist martyrs depicted in Of Gods and Men and the story of interreligious encounter in modern North Africa.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
This delightful meeting of East and West introduces the sayings of the desert fathers and mothers, simple peasants of the fourth and fifth centuries whose spiritual progress was marked by inner peace, self-control, poverty, patience, humility, and hospitality. Their insights into the human condition and our relationship with God remain as fresh to Christians today as they were all those centuries ago.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
Introduces the theological issues of Christian mysticism and explains the primary practices necessary to experience mystical consciousness.
A study of the relationship between Biblical Studies and colonization, with ways to separate the two on both a conceptual level as well as a practical one.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
Links the spirit of liberation theology and the urgent challenge of environmental crisis.
In light of Christ's passion, a psychologist and theologian struggles to understand and respond to the practice of torture and the sufferings of the "crucified people."
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
Confronting the woeful legacy of a centuries-old theology, Johnson shows how the beauty of our faith tradition is deepened by being rooted in ecological reality.
A feminist theological vision of human equality.
A classroom resource that addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century.
30th Anniversary Edition! Provides a thoughtful perspective for those engaged in small Christian communities worldwide.
Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.
Popular priest and spiritual writer Diarmuid O'Murchu evaluates the traditions of the vowed life and the challenging times in which we live.
A foundational text on the practical implications of applied Catholic ethics.
Original essays by top scholars explore contemporary biomedical and health care issues from the perspective of Catholic ethics.
From the well-known spiritual writer, a full year’s worth of weekly “conversation starters” to help readers be still and know God.
From St. Augustine and St. Paul, to Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Dostoevsky, Forest shows how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.
Offers a concise and original overview of the field of missiology for the 21st century.
A theological exploration of the need for Christian compassion in today's world.
Offers a construction of communion ecclesiology as a broad and inclusive category, examining the approaches of Johann Adam Mahler, Charles Journet, Henri de Lubac, Yves Congar, Karl Rahner, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Elizabeth Johnson, Joseph Ratzinger, other.
One of the world’s most creative theologians offers wide-ranging reflections on the role of the Holy Spirit in the birth of the cosmos, in the life of the church, and in the hopes and struggles of the poor.
The remarkable story of a new college that could spark a revolution in higher education.
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