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Prominent international ethicists offer scholars and students a wide range of perspectives on issues of ethics, environment, and justice.
The first of a two-volume history documenting the spread of Christianity to southern Asia, India, and China.
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.
Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Chinese scholars introduce their faiths' interpretations of death and the afterlife.
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.
Responding to the call of the Second Vatican Council, this new introduction to moral theology shows how virtue ethics and a global perspective shape the call to faithful discipleship today.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
Links the spirit of liberation theology and the urgent challenge of environmental crisis.
Insights from religion, ethics, and science on the challenges to community and life itself.
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.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
A commentary on the Acts of the Apostles and the biblical text as they apply to the challenges of mission and ministry in today's multicultural context.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
Illuminating writings on religion, feminism and environmental issues from Africa, Asia, Latin America.
Highlights the lives, teachings and writings of a dozen leading spiritual figures including Henri Nouwen, Oscar Romero, Mother Teresa, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
This highly praised text provides a contemporary and global perspective on doing Catholic theology today.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
The first book in the series "Catholicity in an Evolving Universe" unveils a new paradigm for being Catholic, a conscious awareness of how everything in the universe forms a whole.
A leading scholar of Islam examines Christianity from a Muslim perspective.
A creative and comprehensive examination of the church, both theologically and in its global context.
Critiques pluralism and exclusivism offering instead a Trinitarian theology of religions.
Reflections on Christianity, the sacred community of Life, and the New Universe Story by one of the true prophets of our age.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
Presents new and traditional environmental topics and analyzes the crucial decisions to be made in light of religious ethics.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
A popular Catholic author and theologian brings to light the meanings of meal, sacrifice, and real presence.
Eye-opening essays by Buddhist, Hindus, Jews, Muslims provide insights to how Christianity is viewed in their communities--and why
Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).
Part 1 of the third volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
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.
Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Awakens a sense of wonder and awe and an ecological consciousness that will inspire commitment to the flourishing of the Earth community.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
A team of eminent scholars offers new insights into Roman Catholic theology's grappling with religious pluralism.
Provides and original history and analysis of Asian Christian theologies, past and present, with a critical eye toward those expressions foreign to the Asian experience and context.
Part 2 of the third volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
This volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.
Demonstrates how understanding environmental science and theology can provide new resources for sustaining the Earth.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Original essays present and interpret worldviews of major religious and philosophical traditions on how humans can live more sustainably on a fragile planet.
Approaches Christian encounters with other faiths through real-life situations.
In the ancient image of the Tao--the principle of living in balance with the wisdom of the cosmos--they lay out a path of spiritual renewal, ecological transformation, and authentic liberation.
This companion to Transforming Mission gathers in one volume key texts from history.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
A lucid introduction to the Buddhist experience and how it leads to the many varieties of Buddhism.
A discussion of pluralist theology in terms of human salvation.
Offers perspectives from seven of the world?s religions on the ethos that ought to inspire the global economy.
A missional reading of the Old Testament aimed at showing how Israel became a "missionary people" by opening its Covenant with Yahweh to the nations.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
One of the most original scholars of world religions explores the relationship of humanity and divinity.
A popular teacher of Scripture inspires us to not only appreciate God's Word but to live it and know the peace and joy that comes from it.
A wise and trustworthy introduction to spirituality and mysticism, their meaning, and their importance for our age.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Through prayer we discover how God is present to us, guiding and encouraging us along the way.
The first original collection of essays on Catholic Biblical Ethics ever done in English.
A classroom resource that addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
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.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
An internationally known author inspires us to see the mother of Jesus as our spiritual mother and as a model for women everywhere.
Offers cogent reflections on the relation between Christian revelation and the unfolding story of the 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.
This volume brings together the full text of Laudato Si' with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness.
Offers a concise and original overview of the field of missiology for the 21st century.
Leading ethicists from around the globe explore the ethical and moral challenges surrounding immigration, globalization, and the refugee crises.
A revised edition of the text that provides a theological reading of globalization and a global reading of theology.
Leading scholars focus on liturgy and its relation to ecclesial structures, the church and the world, and God and God's power.
Named by Christianity Today as one of the Top 100 Most Significant Books of the Twentieth Century.
Offers a multifaith, pluralistic theology of religion as the next step in interreligious interchange.
Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.
A new, revised edition of the classic work that revolutionized how we view the impace of Christian mission on non-Western cultures.
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
Brings together in a single volume English language editions of the Indian sacred scriptures.
Insights into the teachings of nonviolence within nine world religions.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Revised and updated edition of the much-discussed text on the issues of Christian mission, wealth and poverty, in a rapidly changing church and world.
Offers a crucial introduction to the issues and challenges of interfaith dialogue in a world of many religions.
The most up-to-date, thorough, and critical account of American Pentecostalism's contributions to the world's fastest growing religious movement.
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