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Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.
An honest, upbeat guide to living with enthusiasm in our "later" years.
The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
Among Henri Nouwen's enduring gifts was this beautiful reflection on the meaning of the Eucharist, now available in a gift edition with art by Byzantine artist Duccio di Buoninsegna.
A masterful three-step journey to become psychologically healthy, spiritually aware and active, and sometimes saintly.
Inspirational profiles of white Americans who fought against racial injustice at great risk.
The bestselling author illuminates a spiritual journey that transcends inherited beliefs and makes them relevant for the twenty-first century.
Shows how black Christianity can recover the true message of the gospel.
What Maryknoll missioners have learned from the people of God around the world.
Inspiring meditations from a leading Black Catholic writer combined with stunning original art from Kenya, offer a unique spiritual journey for this Lent or any time of the year.
New edition of the classic work on the spirituality of liberation.After twenty years, We Drink from Our Own Wells remains a classic expression of Latin American spirituality by a pioneer of liberation theology. Starting from St. Bernard of Clairvaux's counsel to root spirituality in one's own experience, Gustavo Gutierrez outlines the contours of a spirituality rooted in the experience of the poor and their struggle for life.
Proposes an understanding of development in which the physical, social, and spiritual dimensions of life are seamlessly interrelated—and shows how it can be done.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
Inspiring insights on being awake and aware in good times and in bad by the author of Gift of the Red Bird.
A panoply of distinguished Catholic and non-Catholic authors celebrate the anniversary of Vatican II.
Reveals the surprisingly contemporary relevance of the Book of the Apocalypse through a fascinating socio-historical reading of the text.
Theologians, psychologists, educators, and religious leaders from various disciplines share their wisdom about a way of leadership able to meet the deep challenges of today's world.
Shows how the wisdom sayings and proverbs of Africa offer a new way to look at and understand the Christian mysteries.
A selection of 33 essays by the 20th century spiritual master that provides a broad cross section of Merton's work as an essayist, collection pieces that reflect characteristic examples of his astonishing output and the fantastic breadth of his interests.
In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.
A new edition of the first book by the best-selling author of My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
The definitive, authorized biography of Thea Bowman, a modern-day heroine, with never before-seen writings, interviews, and photographs.
Old demons never die... they just go on-line! The Screwtape Letters for a new generation.
Discover the secret of happiness, as St. Francis knew: knowing the peace of God, and being a blessing to the world.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
Now in paperback: a beautiful set of meditations on the life of Jesus by one of the world's most beloved authors.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Inspiring meditations on the Way of the Cross for everyone's life journey.
Essays and meditations by Pope Francis and others on the meaning of mercy.
Essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas from world-famous writers on the grace and rewards of being kind.
Famous writers--including Wendell Berry, Joan Chittister, James Martin, Mary Oliver, and David Stendl-Rast--share their experiences, essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas on the joy of being thankful.
A poignant collection of inspiring true stories that foster healing and harmony.
Resilience is the immune system of the human spirit, and this book teaches us how to cultivate it in ourselves, our families, and our communities.
These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
A thoroughly updated edition of the popular work on what globalization does to the earth’s most vulnerable peoples—and what can be done about it.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Reflects the many ways that women from around the world have borne witness to Jesus Christ in their own varied contexts.
A concise and powerful introduction to the surprising Way of Jesus Christ by the found of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.
Examines how the notion of Christian supremacy in the United States has led to white supremacy and how appropriate educational strategies can foster healing.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
Offers a deep and deeply personal reflection on Merton's prophetic stance again war and violence that is more relevant than ever for our world today.
Offers a way of reading the sacred hymns and prayers as poetry, and as catalyst to community action.
The Latin American Jesuit's essays on the challenge the poor and oppressed make to Christian faith.
Millenial “seekers” and “nones” tell their own stories of faith, community, and action shedding light on the extraordinary changes in church affiliation.
Drawing on lived experience and the spiritual traditions of both East and West young leaders of the new monastic movement introduce a new vision for contemplative life in the twenty-first century.
With readings for Advent, Lent, and the other liturgical seasons, these sermons, prayers, and reflections offer readers spiritual nourishment for the whole year.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
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.
Young Jesuits write about faith, culture, and lives of Christian discipleship.
Can the world change from a culture of domination to one of friendship? Can human nature evolve for the better? Yes, says philosopher Beatrice Bruteau: The Holy Thursday Revolution shows the way.
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 ethical framework for the culture of encounter exhorted by Pope Francis, in an American context marked by rising individualism and divisiveness.
From the bestselling author of the Joshua series, here is an original book of hope and inspiration for anyone who suffers, and that is all of us.
Approaches christology as formed through the eyes of the disciples of Jesus.
A cherished resource for all who are trying to make sense of suffering, death, and life beyond death.
Essays by the well-known liberation theologian on the church, Catholic social teaching, and evangelization.
Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, sixty scholars, clergy, and religious from all over Africa offer a new model and process for doing theology in the 21st century.
Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ is a Jesuit priest who lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the author of Theology Brewed in an African Pot (Orbis 2008) and editor of Religion and Faith in Africa: Confessions of an Animist (Orbis 2018, Boston College Duffy Lecture Series).
Offers readers the insight and inspiration to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, the "glad tidings to the poor," here and now.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
This brilliant snapshot of the Black Church today puts a spotlight on its vibrant worship, its approach to doctrine, and its role in social activism.
Spanning seven decades, this treasury of letters between the famous brothers offers extraordinary insight into their social activism, civil disobedience, peacemaking efforts, and sharp critiques of American foreign policy.
Offers a timely analysis for religious institutions seeking renewal and relevance while struggling with the challenges of aging memberships and diminishing numbers.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
In this timely and compelling book, Kelly Brown Douglas (author, The Black Christ) examines the myths and narratives underlying a “stand-your-ground” culture.
In a revised edition of their popular work, two Catholics and two Protestants retell the story of St Francis with social and theological reflections for today.
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