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.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
Reflections by Maryknoll missioners relate the Sunday Gospel readings to the world of the poor and marginalized.
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 fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
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.
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.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
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.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.
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.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
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.
Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.
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.
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.
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
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.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
"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 popular Catholic author and theologian brings to light the meanings of meal, sacrifice, and real presence.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
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.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
A leading spiritual writer provides deep insight into some of the best-known verses of the Bible.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
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.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
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.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
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.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
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.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
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.
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.
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.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
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.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
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.
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.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
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.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
A discussion of Catholic spirituality, holy sacrament and the mercy of Jesus Christ created to inspire, instruct, and uplift.
The second volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete, authoritative collection of the work of the renowned scholar of religion.
A exploration of African American spirituality
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