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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.
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.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
J. Severino Croatto addresses the problem of how to read the Bible in order to bring its most profound and timeless meaning to life.
Lefebure offers Christian readings of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist holy texts that suggest new bases for friendship and understanding.
Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.
The well-known Peruvian theologian reviews the Bible from the standpoint of the struggling poor offering new and challenging insights on its meaning today.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
Probes Christian wisdom and contemporary thought to help us "give an accounting for the hope" that is within us (1 Peter 3:15).
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
Shows how Asian images such as "guru," "Servant" and "avatar" can add depth to our understanding of Jesus.
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.
Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.
An exploration of christological doctrine with a focus on liberationism, feminism and religious pluralism.
More stories of Biblical women in this eagerly awaited sequel to her first book 'Not Counting Women and Children'
Approaches christology as formed through the eyes of the disciples of Jesus.
A biblically grounded presentation of the value of migrants, immigrants, and refugees to each and all of us.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
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.
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