Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
The first of a two-volume history documenting the spread of Christianity to southern Asia, India, and China.
This second volume of Professor Moffett's acclaimed History of Christianity in Asia illustrates the advance of the modern missionary movement in the continent of its birth.
A leading scholar of Islam examines Christianity from a Muslim perspective.
An exploration of the Bible and God’s plan for humankind and the universe through the lens of our evolving role in co-creation with Jesus.
Presents David Bosch's classic Transforming Mission--with over 50,000 copies in print and translations in eight languages--in an accessible format for beginning students and lay reading groups.
A leading Korean theologian offers a way past Christianity’s theological impasses.
Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.
One thing is clear: A post-patriarchal age, even if only as an ideal to be approximated, is worthy of commitment by men as well as by women.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
Drawing on classic liberation theology offers a compelling argument for a paradigm shift in our response to the interrelated crises of poverty and the environment
This highly praised text provides a contemporary and global perspective on doing Catholic theology today.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
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.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
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.
Selected writings and biography of Brother Roger Schutz (1915-2005) the beloved founder of Taizé, the ecumenical monastic community in France, dedicated to reconciliation among Christians and all peoples, and famous for its music.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
A collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.
These writings, drawn from twenty-five books, highlight her distinctive spiritual message, with its emphasis on the presence of God, the practice of prayer, a love for the church, and a dedication to the social dimensions of the gospel.
A team of eminent scholars offers new insights into Roman Catholic theology's grappling with religious pluralism.
Theological ethicists confront key questions and issues from around the globe to provide a "state of the art" volume in twenty-first century moral theology.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
Explores post-colonial realities of evangelism in the world's most populous continent.
Approaches Christian encounters with other faiths through real-life situations.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Part 1 of the third volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
Part 2 of the third volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
Offers cogent reflections on the relation between Christian revelation and the unfolding story of the universe.
Examines the relationship between Christianity and politics from the teachings of the Old and New Testaments through the patristic and medieval eras and the age of reform, to the age of revolution and throughout the twentieth century into the third millennium.
Eye-opening essays by Buddhist, Hindus, Jews, Muslims provide insights to how Christianity is viewed in their communities--and why
One of the most original scholars of world religions explores the relationship of humanity and divinity.
An innovative open-ended systems approach to ecclesiology in a continually evolving universe.
Draws on the best contemporary and classical understandings of the Kingdom of God as the key to the church's self-understanding and mission.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
This companion to Transforming Mission gathers in one volume key texts from history.
Offers a concise and original overview of the field of missiology for the 21st century.
Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.
A classroom resource that addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
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.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
Essential original writings of the pastor who defied the Nazis and paid with his life includes a substantial biographical introduction.
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.
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 the years after World War I, Eberhard Arnold abandoned his career as an academic theologian to live by the radical spirit of the Sermon on the Mount. With his family and a small circle of friends he founded the Bruderhof, a community rooted in the Anabaptist tradition.
A creative and comprehensive examination of the church, both theologically and in its global context.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
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).
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 popular Catholic author and theologian brings to light the meanings of meal, sacrifice, and real presence.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
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.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
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.
For the first time, links the writings of a couple who worked to make the Catholic faith compelling and understandable in the modern world.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
A revised edition of the text that provides a theological reading of globalization and a global reading of theology.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
"The center of the world—so-called because the crucified Jesus dwells there, and with him all who suffer unjustly—is the place from which we must proclaim the risen Lord." —Gustavo Gutiérrez
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
Essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer plus a moving biographical essay by the editor, a friend and colleague.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
Brings together in a single volume English language editions of the Indian sacred scriptures.
Suggests that the multi-millennial Indic cultures impose on India the burden and responsibility of following her own dharma, for herself and for the whole world.
View the Current Catalog
Find us on Facebook
© 1970-2020 Orbis Books. Powered by Ecommerce solutions