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Offers an invaluable exploration of the history and practice of Christian contemplative prayer, from the Bible to contemporary science.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
A clear and contemporary guide for those practicing in more than one faith or trying to integrate their Judeo-Christian culture with the practice of Zen.
From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
Gathers together for the first time in book form crucial texts from church bodies, including Catholic encyclicals, Evangelical statements, and declarations of the World Council of Churches.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
This new collection of articles from Catholic and Protestant authors focus on mission and liberation, interfaith dialogue, and Christianity's role in the world.
Contributors' key essays explore issues of inculturation from Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic perspectives.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
These addresses, marked by warmth, love, and sometimes sharp criticism, reveal the heart of a pastor filled with love for the people of God and for all who serve them.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
An understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
This volume traces his wide-reaching legacy in the Augustinian Order, among a diverse range of Protestant and Catholic reformers, and in modern currents in the church and spirituality.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
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.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
Leading theologians and ethicists reflect on the most serious crisis of our time, offering insights from theology, history, and ethics to aid in the transformation required to meet it.
A study of the change of demographics and cultural focus of the Christianity from being centered in Europe and Southwest Asia to a global community.
A exploration of African American spirituality
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
From the sit-ins and freedom marches of the sixties, to the election of Barack Obama--the story and lessons of a great journey of hope and transformation.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
An African Christian surveys global megatrends to argue that immigrant groups are having a decisive impact on Christianity far different than those in the West expect.
A new theology of peace that renders the just war theory near mute by making Jesus and his teachings the cornerstone of both theory and practice.
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.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
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.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
Top scholars explore the pathbreaking work of Andrew Walls and its impact on the understanding of Christianity as a world religion, not merely a European one.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
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.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
This astonishing book by a colleague of Nelson Mandela reveals the richness of Africa's peoples, traditions, and cultures--and why that is good news for the world.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
"A great strength of this collection of essays lies in the willingness of the authors to tackle the thorny ecclesiological problem of exclusion from multiple perspectives, often shedding fresh light on a longstanding ecclesial issue." —Richard R. Gaillardetz, from the Foreword
The first volume in the first work of its kind--a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and achievements of women in the church from Jesus' day to ours.
The second volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginning of Christianity to the present.In this volume Mary Malone explores the fascinating period of the medieval world, from 1000 to 1500. She brings to life women who were mystics and doctors of the church together with those who suffered persecution for pushing boundaries that would one day become mainstream. From Hildegarde of Bingen to Catherine of Siena, from Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine to Marguerite Porete, she gives us history that inspires and values that endure.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
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