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Two leading Latin American theologians offer a primer on the basic issues and concerns of doing theology in a third world context.
Dialogues between a Catholic priest and a traditional African diviner bring the challenges of mission work to light.
Explores the spiritual and political paradoxes that inform the Christian's vocation to peacemaking.
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.
These selections from his many books highlight Dom Helder's distinctive blend of spirituality and social vision. They point toward the renewal of the church, the transformation of the social order, and the healing of a wounded planet.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
A Maryknoll missioner in the Philippines synthesizes theological argument and spiritual insight to share the light of Jesus.
Lessons taught and learned by the beloved spiritual writer, Henri Nouwen, while living among missioners and the poor they serve in Latin America.
A book about the Palestinian Christian community.
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Chinese scholars introduce their faiths' interpretations of death and the afterlife.
Henri Nouwen's journey to a Mayan town in Guatemala where he hoped to learn more about the life and faith of Fr. Stanley Rother.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
The beloved author's spiritual journey in the desert to answer God's call.
Moving stories of at-risk children around the world and how to help them.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
Offers a way of seeing and being in the presence of an "everywhere God"--in all, through all, never absent, always near.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Joyce Rupp tells her inspiring tale of her 47-day pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
Spiritual resources for an age of conflict, suffering, and struggle.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
Insightful stories of human virtues as exemplified by African wildlife--from an ostrich to a dung beetle to a baobab tree.
Inspiring meditations from a modern monk, living in the "desert" of the inner city.
A guide to one of the most intriguing religious figures of the twentieth century.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
Inspiring insights on being awake and aware in good times and in bad by the author of Gift of the Red Bird.
Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), a young Dutch Jewish woman, died in Auschwitz at the age of 29. Through the publication forty years later of her diaries (An Interrupted Life), the world discovered a remarkable voice that transcends the genre of Holocaust literature.
A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.
"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."
Through his writings and his popular broadcasts, Metropolitan Anthony spoke of prayer and the search for the living God in language that went right to the heart of people, echoing their own deepest longings. The writings selected here--on faith, prayer, creation, and the church--reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
From one of the world's most prophetic voices, an inspiring summary of the Christian message in the context of an evolving universe.
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