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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.
A new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the life and thought of the 20th century Jesuit mystic and scientist.
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 a spiritual classic: A Jesuit priest finds fresh meaning in biblical teachings through the experience of Zen Buddhism.
The first full-length study of women's changing roles in Christian mission.
Prominent rabbis and others look at the Jewish Jesus both personally and historically.
Reflections on faith and the meaning of discipleship in our time.
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.
Shares new ways to think of God using Buddhist teachings.
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 short guide to the Christian life by one of the world's most popular spiritual writers.
Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
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.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
A classic manual of spiritual formation offers a path for all modern seekers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Asks whether Christians are fulfilling the stewardship commandment of Genesis to care for God's household.
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.
A richly detailed account of the first attempt by western European Christian missionaries to realize the universality of Christianity.
Profiles successful faith-based organizations now at work internationally, nationally, and locally, and explores their theological and spiritual roots.
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.
Explores Mark's Gospel in both its original context and as related to the life of the Black church today.
Explores the history and future of Christian mission.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
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.
Shows how participation in the Eucharist can mobilize not only individual sharing but community action to end hunger.
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.
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.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
How the practice of Catholicism can transform culture and foster a world of justice and joy, peace and prosperity, liberty and love.
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.
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.
A collection of the published work by Dorothy Day.
A beloved author meditates on the traditional Way of the Cross, through the passion and suffering of the world's poor.
For the centenary of Merton's birth here is a fresh introduction to the life and work of the acclaimed American Trappist.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
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.
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