From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.
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.
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
Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.
An innovative open-ended systems approach to ecclesiology in a continually evolving 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.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
Explores post-colonial realities of evangelism in the world's most populous continent.
An African Christian on evangelizing the West.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
Part 1 of the third volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
A revised edition of the text that provides a theological reading of globalization and a global reading of theology.
Presents new and traditional environmental topics and analyzes the crucial decisions to be made in light of religious ethics.
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 book asks (and answers) an important question: How do we encourage and empower activists and scholars to work for environmental sustainability?
A succinct overview of Latin American theology at the crossroads.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
The first original collection of essays on Catholic Biblical Ethics ever done in English.
Leading scholars focus on liturgy and its relation to ecclesial structures, the church and the world, and God and God's power.
A leading Korean theologian offers a way past Christianity’s theological impasses.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
A classroom resource that addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century.
The famous Jesuit offers reflections and insights on everything from prayer to depression to sexuality to finding one's individual path to holiness.
Moving reflections on life by Joyce Rupp, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of our day.
Leading ethicists from around the globe explore the ethical and moral challenges surrounding immigration, globalization, and the refugee crises.
Awakens a sense of wonder and awe and an ecological consciousness that will inspire commitment to the flourishing of the Earth community.
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.
Essays, poems, sermons, lectures and reflections on the words of Jesus and the future of faith by the renowned author and commentator.
A moving portrait of the beloved artist as a spiritual seeker and teacher for our time.
Thomas Berry was an early and significant Catholic voice awakening religious sensibilities to the environmental crisis.
This volume brings together the full text of Laudato Si' with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness.
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.
Brings together in a single volume English language editions of the Indian sacred scriptures.
An understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
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.
“A clear and sensitive justification of process philosophy’s relevance to contemporary Catholic theology.” —John F. Haught
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.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
Prominent international ethicists offer scholars and students a wide range of perspectives on issues of ethics, environment, and justice.
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.
A rich and relevant introduction to the spiritual thought of a leading 19th century philosopher.
William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.
Offers a brief biography and selection of writings by John Muir, the Scottish American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and sparked the modern environmental movement
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.
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