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The first original collection of essays on Catholic Biblical Ethics ever done in English.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
Approaches christology as formed through the eyes of the disciples of Jesus.
Provide textual and historical evidence in the New and Old Testaments as the bases for Christian mission that is not only "Western" but universal.
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.
A journey through the Bible with Sister Wendy, accompanied by some of the greatest artists of all time.
A new, revised edition of the classic work that revolutionized how we view the impace of Christian mission on non-Western cultures.
This landmark work provides a compelling vision of two religions--one of "creation" and the other of "empire"--running throughout the Hebrew and Christian scriptures and the profound implications this holds for believers today.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
A revised edition of a classroom favorite.
A study of the relationship between Biblical Studies and colonization, with ways to separate the two on both a conceptual level as well as a practical one.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
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.
A revised edition of a landmark in contemporary biblical criticism, "Quite simply, the most important commentary of a bok of Scripture since Barth's 'Romans'."--Walter Wink, The Christian Century
In this absorbing work, a Hispanic biblical scholar connects contemporary issues of migration of peoples with biblical texts.
Lefebure offers Christian readings of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist holy texts that suggest new bases for friendship and understanding.
The well-known Peruvian theologian reviews the Bible from the standpoint of the struggling poor offering new and challenging insights on its meaning today.
An exploration of christological doctrine with a focus on liberationism, feminism and religious pluralism.
This leading feminist theologian offers an exciting introduction to a most creative field of biblical interpretation which the author says is best understood as the search for Divine Wisdom. She offers a review of the art that is not merely informative, but liberating. Challenging mainstream hermeneutic strategies she empowers us to think critically and enter creatively into a life-transforming journey.
Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).
This classic by the renowned Jesuit offers a cogent and challenging exploration of the doctrine at the heart of Christian faith.
The "father of Latin American liberation theology" offers a profound reading of the Book of Job.
Scholarly and stimulating look at the importance of the Bible for Blacks and of Blacks in the Bible. "Lucidly written with profound messages . . ."--Black Issues in Higher Education
Fresh views from womanist theologians on theodicy.
How Christian revelation overcomes violence, mimesis, and scapegoating.
The classic text in the field of womanist studies, in a 20th anniversary edition.
Empowers readers of all faiths and backgrounds to see through a prophetic lens and engage in prophetic action.
Shows how Asian images such as "guru," "Servant" and "avatar" can add depth to our understanding of Jesus.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
This imaginative reading of the beloved parable of the Prodigal Son bears implications for a church that enters compassionately into the world of those on the margins.
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.
Confronting the woeful legacy of a centuries-old theology, Johnson shows how the beauty of our faith tradition is deepened by being rooted in ecological reality.
Introduces the biblical student to the history and meaning of the wisdom literature.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
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