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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.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
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 richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
The Salesian tradition is rooted in the witness of two extraordinary saints - Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
An introduction to the Anabaptists.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
The searing memoir of Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was abducted and tortured in Guatemala.
This fascinating account of dramatic change in a monastic community bears implications for contemporary spirituality.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
A popular Catholic author and theologian brings to light the meanings of meal, sacrifice, and real presence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship.
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
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.
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.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
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 international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
"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
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