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The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
Contributions by leading scholars from around the world on “global Christianity,” the expression of faith emerging from the massive demographic movements of Christians that have serious implications for understanding Christian faith in the 21st century.
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.
Examines the relationship between Christianity and politics from the teachings of the Old and New Testaments through the patristic and medieval eras and the age of reform, to the age of revolution and throughout the twentieth century into the third millennium.
"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
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.
A new edition of the classic work written from inside the Vatican. "The best account of what the Council is all about."--The New York Times
Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
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.
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.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
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.
Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
Offers a construction of communion ecclesiology as a broad and inclusive category, examining the approaches of Johann Adam Mahler, Charles Journet, Henri de Lubac, Yves Congar, Karl Rahner, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Elizabeth Johnson, Joseph Ratzinger, other.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
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.
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.
The author of Anatomy of Inculturation offers a compelling argument that despite missionary Christianity's refusal to acknowledge the worth of traditional African religious culture, the incarnational spirituality of those cultures remains vibrant and visible today.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
This timely revision of a classic undergraduate text offers ten new case studies, including cases on immigration, foreclosures, water, ethical issues in the workplace, executive pay, same-sex marriage, and physician-assisted death.
Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
An understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
Inspiring meditations on the Way of the Cross for everyone's life journey.
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.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
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.
A exploration of African American spirituality
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
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.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
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.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
Demonstrates how amer-eurocentric understandings of Jesus and God clash with American Indian worldviews, and how American Indian Christians define themselves and their faith today.
For college and study groups, an introduction to religion and theology that addresses the core questions about what faith is and what having faith means in the 21st century.
The modern icons of Robert Lentz and the reflections of Joan Chittister give us the lives of over two dozen saints, prophets, and witnesses who speak to the spiritual questions of our time.
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.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
This volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
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.
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
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.
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.
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.
Drawing on scripture, theology, and the psersonal experience of their daughter's severe disablitiy, the authors explore the theological meaning of disbility and the special insights it affords into the mystery of God's Trinitaian being.
Explores the ways in which we worship false gods, and what can happen when we let them go and open ourselves to the experience of divine Love and Wisdom.
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