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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.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
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.
Timely insights on traditional and non-traditional environmental topics that explore the relationship between Christianity and the natural world.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
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.
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.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
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Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
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.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
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.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
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 first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
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