A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
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.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
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.
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.
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.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
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
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
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.
Pope Francis offers his most challenging and personal reflections on the gospel message.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
Inspiring meditations on the Way of the Cross for everyone's life journey.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
An understanding of the Trinity as the Source, Word, and Spirit of Love that unites everyone and everything into wholeness.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives 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.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
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.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
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.
U.S. women religious leaders connect the soul of an organization with the soul of the world.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
A exploration of African American spirituality
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
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.
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
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.
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.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
Contributors' key essays explore issues of inculturation from Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic perspectives.
This new collection of articles from Catholic and Protestant authors focus on mission and liberation, interfaith dialogue, and Christianity's role in the 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.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
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.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
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 volume captures and distills Chittister's message--including reflections on her own journey, why she remains in the church, and what sustains her faith.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
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.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
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.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
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.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
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.
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
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.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
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