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Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
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."
Links the spirit of liberation theology and the urgent challenge of environmental crisis.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on gratefulness, prayer, silence, and love.
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.
Introduces the theological issues of Christian mysticism and explains the primary practices necessary to experience mystical consciousness.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
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.
The inspiring testament of Maryknoll missioner Bob McCahill, and his work among the Muslim poor of Bangladesh.
The story behind the Trappist martyrs depicted in Of Gods and Men and the story of interreligious encounter in modern North Africa.
This unique reference work offers 150 entries by more than 100 international scholars of religion and theology.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
An attorney who represents immigrants shows how we might understad a comprehensive reform of the US system.
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.
This unburied hidden treasure presents Dupuis’ life story and his views on religious pluralism, interreligious dialogue, and ecclesiology.
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.
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.
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.
Deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of the Christian church and intensely engaged in the struggle for justice, Dorothee Soelle's writings and radical thought are a model for faith-inspired activism.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
Insights from religion, ethics, and science on the challenges to community and life itself.
Presents new and traditional environmental topics and analyzes the crucial decisions to be made in light of religious ethics.
In these simple, heartfelt reflections, Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines shares how Christian community offers rich possibilities for love, faith, hope, and unity in diversity.
"A great strength of this collection of essays lies in the willingness of the authors to tackle the thorny ecclesiological problem of exclusion from multiple perspectives, often shedding fresh light on a longstanding ecclesial issue." —Richard R. Gaillardetz, from the Foreword
A creative and comprehensive examination of the church, both theologically and in its global context.
An engaging meditation on how the fullness of being a Christian entails an embrace of creation.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
A clear and contemporary guide for those practicing in more than one faith or trying to integrate their Judeo-Christian culture with the practice of Zen.
Sequel to 'A Troubling in My Soul' in which African American women offer stimulating and thoughtful essays for all those concerned with the life and health of the Black churches today.
In this challenging work the author of "Come Out, My People!" explores how Jesus' prophetic message was transformed into a "religion of empire" through the influence of Roman imperial structure and Greek philosophy.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
Demonstrates how understanding environmental science and theology can provide new resources for sustaining the Earth.
Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).
A timely study of long-term medical care through the lens of Catholic ethical tradition.
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.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
The author of the best-seller Quantum Theology now explores the meaning of evolution and points to new and profound spiritual directions.
A lucid introduction to the Buddhist experience and how it leads to the many varieties of Buddhism.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
For college and study groups, an introduction to religion and theology that addresses the core questions about what faith is and what having faith means in the 21st century.
A moving and inspiring memoir of a Nicaraguan Jesuit priest who consistently followed his faith and conscience to serve the poor.
The inspiring story of the struggling peoples of the Smokey Mountain garbage dump in Manila, Philippines,and how, through their eyes, Father Benigno Beltran learned to read the Gospel anew.
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.
How and why Christian aid organizations can celebrate their distinctive sense of mission, both organizationally and in the wider world of international development.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
Profound meditations on the passion of Jesus for the more than 350 million people suffering from depression and other mental illnesses and for those who love and care for them.
The counter-cultural message of St. Francis for the church, the world, and for disciples of Christ today.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
A classic critique of the idolatry of consumerism.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
An accessible introduction to African American spirituality that provides a broad overview of history and developments in both Protestant and Catholic traditions.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
The biography of a saint who embodies an ethic for today.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
Shows how friendship, in the Old Testament as well as the life and teachings of Jesus, is the heart of true Christian community around the world.
More than fifty drawings and engravings by master engraver Fritz Eichenberg evoke an eternal message of compassion and peace.
Ancient Jewish traditions offer a guide to reconciliation and peacbuilding in our lives and our world.
Thirteen scholars fulfill Teilhard de Chardin's hope that a future generation apply his learnings to the challenges and needs of their age.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
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