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Insights from religion, ethics, and science on the challenges to community and life itself.
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.
Shows how traditional devotions and practices form a living revelation for Latino/a Catholics.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Shows how Asian images such as "guru," "Servant" and "avatar" can add depth to our understanding of Jesus.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
A leading African American theologian offers a challenging look at the relationship of God, faith, society, and action.
The English translation of the Guatemalan Catholic church's human rights report on thirty years of devastating violence in Guatemala offers a testament to those who suffered and died there and to those who still struggle for justice and peace there.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
The first of a two-volume history documenting the spread of Christianity to southern Asia, India, and China.
The second of five volumes focuses on the issues and developments at the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.
This third volume of five focuses on the second session to show the Council became one of the major events in 20th century Church history.
This thorough and readable textbook coffers the perspectives of women around the globe on basic theological issue of God, church, creation, humanity.
Introduces the biblical student to the history and meaning of the wisdom literature.
A scholarly and nuanced synthesis of the many strands of Christological thought.
Critiques pluralism and exclusivism offering instead a Trinitarian theology of religions.
How religions can play a significant role in reconciling peoples, communities, nations from South Africa to Bosnia, Korea to the Middle East.
The Jesuit writer who spent nearly fifty years in Japan here explores why Christian theology must dialogue with science and the religions of the East.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
Contributors' key essays explore issues of inculturation from Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic perspectives.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
How the revelations of Rene Girard relate to inter-religious and inter-cultural violence.
This hard-hitting work takes on the issues of sexual oppression, stereotypes, and silence, showing how the churches are failing to come to grips with teen pregnancy and AIDS.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Black Catholics speak out on issues of identity, spirituality, and faith.
The much-discussed work by a noted scholar of Christian theology and interreligious thought.
Shows how the wisdom sayings and proverbs of Africa offer a new way to look at and understand the Christian mysteries.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
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
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.
Meeting for long, midnight conversations in Paris, two poets and prophetic peacemakers explore together the farthest farthest reaches of truth. East and West flow together in this remarkable book as Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Jesuit Daniel Berrigan discuss war and peace, Jesus and Buddha, life and death.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
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.
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.
One of the most significant contributions of Latin America to the church and theology today.
A revised edition of a classroom favorite.
The first book to articulate a comprehensive and systematic Christian theology through Native American eyes.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
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.
Offers perceptive interpretations of the Christian agenda and experience in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America.
No one who reads Walls' latest book will ever think the same again about World Christianity and the history of its cross-cultural transmission.
The mother of a murder victim makes the case against capital punishment.
A exploration of African American spirituality
This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the inter-personal dimensions of God and spells out the implications for spiritual life.
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.
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 path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.
How Christian revelation overcomes violence, mimesis, and scapegoating.
One of the foremost womanist scholars of religion explores the complex interrelation of gender, race, and class that make up the spiritual experience of black women.
Thomas O'Loughlin's fresh and original introduction to Celtic spirituality begins by questioning the very notion of a distinctively "Celtic" spirituality. Brilliantly re-examining the original sources, he argues that there is one over-arching theme giving them a unity--the idea of being "on the edge", both culturally and geographically.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
What mission means at the beginning of the 21st century from the experience of a Roman Catholic priest of the Irish Missionary Union.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
The first volume in a comprehensive history of the spread of Christianity including the non-Western world, from its beginnings to 1453.
An exploration of Hispanic theological anthropology that puts Hispanic theology in conversation with Catholic tradition.
An in-depth look at the origins of the Church and what modern Christians can learn from it today.
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.
A commentary ideally suited both to illuminating the book of Acts and to attuning readers to the on-going acts of the Spirit in our own time.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
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.
A fascinating exploration of the spiritual roots of Orthodox Christianity.
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.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
This introductory text offers a succinct yet thorough guide to a range of theologies for all students of religion.
Bringing together the wisdom of East and West, the Indian Jesuit Anthony de Mello used stories and parables to awaken his listeners to an awareness of God's presence in their midst. Since his death in 1987, countless readers have been challenged to encounter DeMello's message.
Key historic documents demonstrate the contributions of black Catholics in America.
This book, which draws on his autobiographical volumes and his many other works, presents the ideal entry to the cosmic and mystical vision of a great spiritual guide.
This fourth volume of the acclaimed series reconstructs the work of the Council during the third session, which was to produce two of the most significant texts of Vatican II: the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, and the Decree on Ecumenism.
The final volume of the definitive history of the Second Vatican Council.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
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.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
A stunning book that reveals the saints as living meditations on peace, beauty, and goodness.
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