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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.
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