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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.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Eye-opening essays by Buddhist, Hindus, Jews, Muslims provide insights to how Christianity is viewed in their communities--and why
This companion to Transforming Mission gathers in one volume key texts from history.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
Profiles key Christian missionary leaders and innovators, both Catholic and Protestant.
Offers a crucial introduction to the issues and challenges of interfaith dialogue in a world of many religions.
Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.
A discussion of pluralist theology in terms of human salvation.
Illuminating writings on religion, feminism and environmental issues from Africa, Asia, Latin America.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
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.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Chinese scholars introduce their faiths' interpretations of death and the afterlife.
"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.
Links the spirit of liberation theology and the urgent challenge of environmental crisis.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
Insights from religion, ethics, and science on the challenges to community and life itself.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
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.
Critiques pluralism and exclusivism offering instead a Trinitarian theology of religions.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
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.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
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.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
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.
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.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
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.
Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).
A wise and trustworthy introduction to spirituality and mysticism, their meaning, and their importance for our age.
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.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
Draws on the best contemporary and classical understandings of the Kingdom of God as the key to the church's self-understanding and mission.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
Offers perspectives from seven of the world?s religions on the ethos that ought to inspire the global economy.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
For the first time in one collection, the spiritual wisdom of one of America's most significant literary figures.
This volume traces his wide-reaching legacy in the Augustinian Order, among a diverse range of Protestant and Catholic reformers, and in modern currents in the church and spirituality.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
One of the most original scholars of world religions explores the relationship of humanity and divinity.
A lucid introduction to the Buddhist experience and how it leads to the many varieties of Buddhism.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
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 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.
Exploring the interconnection of the Trinity and the other great mysteries of Christian Faith.
Offers a multifaith, pluralistic theology of religion as the next step in interreligious interchange.
An exploration of the nature of leadership and the relationship between ordained and other Christian ministries.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
How worship and liturgy can surprise and lead us to the divine depths of creation.
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.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
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.
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
A leading scholar of Islam examines Christianity from a Muslim perspective.
Through prayer we discover how God is present to us, guiding and encouraging us along the way.
Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.
Insights into the teachings of nonviolence within nine world religions.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
Offers cogent reflections on the relation between Christian revelation and the unfolding story of the universe.
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.
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.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
A new, revised edition of the classic work that revolutionized how we view the impace of Christian mission on non-Western cultures.
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.
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.
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