A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
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.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.
U.S. women religious leaders connect the soul of an organization with the soul of the world.
In a time of fear and violence the beloved spiritual writer offers a three-fold path for Christians to embrace Jesus' ethic of peacemaking in our lives, communities, and world.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
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.
Reflections by Maryknoll missioners relate the Sunday Gospel readings to the world of the poor and marginalized.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
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.
Timely insights on traditional and non-traditional environmental topics that explore the relationship between Christianity and the natural world.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
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.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
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.
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 understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
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.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
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.
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
This interdisciplinary text for undergraduates explores the various literary genres in the Bible as well as biblical themes in contemporary literature.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
A noted theologian reveals the grandeur, subtlety, and love that infuses everything from the uncountable stars to the billions of living things at the bottom of the sea to a solitary bird on his windowsill.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
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.
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.
Inspiring meditations on the Way of the Cross for everyone's life journey.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
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.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
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.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
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.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
Contributors' key essays explore issues of inculturation from Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic perspectives.
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
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.
Meeting for long, midnight conversations in Paris, two poets and prophetic peacemakers explore together the farthest farthest reaches of truth. East and West flow together in this remarkable book as Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Jesuit Daniel Berrigan discuss war and peace, Jesus and Buddha, life and death.
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
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.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
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.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
From St. Augustine and St. Paul, to Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Dostoevsky, Forest shows how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.
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.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Henri Nouwen's journey to a Mayan town in Guatemala where he hoped to learn more about the life and faith of Fr. Stanley Rother.
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.
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