View the Current Catalog View Foreign Rights Catalog
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.
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.
The bestselling author makes the strongest case yet for the kind of church that was and has been, laying bare its historical, theological, and spiritual roots.
A spiritual gem, focusing on the ways the practices of Zen and Christianity can enrich each other.
Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.
Author Richard Rohr joins with artist Louis Glanzman to reveal teh souls of men throughout the ages who have struggled to discover who they really are, and what God wants of them.
Pope Francis’s reflections on Matthew’s Gospel help us embrace a simple and living intimacy with Jesus.
Shows how the biblical prophets of old pronouce the word of God and call us to account even today.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
Examines the Old Testament story to demonstrate the significant role the underrepresented and oppressed can play in reconciliation: personal, social, and global.
A biblically grounded presentation of the value of migrants, immigrants, and refugees to each and all of us.
Through Palestinian eyes, a challenging view of how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.
J. Severino Croatto addresses the problem of how to read the Bible in order to bring its most profound and timeless meaning to life.
Offers fresh insights into the stories of Biblical women from Esther to Mary Magdalene.
Invites readers to feel the penetrating power of Jesus' own stories.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
An in-depth look at the origins of the Church and what modern Christians can learn from it today.
Explores the requirements of Christian discipleship through a powerful new reading of Mark's Gospel.
Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
A Palestinian theologian and an American New Testament scholar explore the meaning of the crucifixion in light of both first and twenty-first century Palestinian contexts.
In the tradition of midrash, here are twenty-one stories of "gospel women."
This telling meditation on the blessings from the Sermon on the mount shows how we might 'ascend' the Beatitudes to the fullness of Jesus' message.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
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.
View the Current Catalog
Find us on Facebook
© 1970-2021 Orbis Books. Powered by Ecommerce solutions