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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.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
A new edition of a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
Prospects for evangelization in China, including lessons from the past, a survey of papal documents on China, and a look toward future possibilites.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
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.
"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
Offers a thoughtful selection of Gandhi's writings on Christianity and Christians.
A masterful teacher looks at "down-to-earth" holiness and inspires us to live for God on the spot where we're standing.
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.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
Readers hungry for ancient wisdom that is ever new will find it in abundance in Illuminated Life.
Are the Ten Commandments just a set of rules or are they a way of life?
Jesus breathes in every sentence and comes to life on every page in a book that only John Shea could write.
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.
An astonishing synthesis of humankind's understanding of the Spirit that energizes and runs through all Creation.
How to read the Bible from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, and victims of discrimination.
A richly illustrated introduction to the life and thought of one of the most popular and beloved spiritual writers of our time.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
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.
In a new rendering of the traditional meditation on Jeus' last words, Franciscan Michael Crosby brings out their to our lives today.
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.
An excellent introduction to Christianity for those with little or no formal understanding of Jesus, the Church, or the Christian life.
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.
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.
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.
A comprehensive survey of Christian spirituality through the ages.
This portrait of Jesus centers on the last week of Jesus' life and startles us with its power to heal.
The best-selling author of Jesus Before Christianity shows how understanding the spirituality of Jesus can change the world.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
Introduces Carmelite spirituality, from the hermits of Mount Carmel to the sixteenth-century Spanish mystics, to Therese of Lisieux and Edith Stein.
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
A exploration of African American 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.
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 fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
What are theologians around the world saying about the Holy Spirit? Where and how is the Spirit moving in the world today?
A path to God in which the truth of a life lived in discernment is consistent with Christian spirituality.
This companion to History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
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