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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.
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
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.
U.S. women religious leaders connect the soul of an organization with the soul of the world.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
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.
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.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
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.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
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.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
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.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
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.
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.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
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.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
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.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
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
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.
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.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
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.
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.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
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.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.
A short guide to the Christian life by one of the world's most popular spiritual writers.
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.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
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