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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.
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