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Asian Christianities, History, Theology, Practice , Peter C. Phan, Index, 336, softcover
An extensive and indispensable review of the multiplicity and diversity among Christian cultures and traditions in Asia.
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Christian Socialism, An Informal History, Second Edition, John C. Cort, New Introduction by Gary Dorrien, Index, 448, softcover
What does “socialism” actually mean, and what is its relation to Christian social principles?
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World Christianity, History, Methodologies, Horizons, Jehu J. Hanciles, Index, 240, sc
“The emerging field of ‘world Christianity’ presents both new opportunities and serious intellectual challenges for scholars and students...
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Christian Tradition in Global Perspective, Roger P. Schroeder, Index, 336, sc
“With his trademark clarity, readability, and comprehensiveness, Roger Schroeder gives a tour d’horizon of the global spread of the Christian message,...
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Religion in Latin America, A Documentary History, Lee M. Penyak, Walter J. Petry, 448, Softcover
Significant documents on religion in Latin America from the 15th through the 21st centuries.
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Beyond Christendom, Globalization, African Migration, and the Transformation of the West, Jehu J. Hanciles, 448, Softcover

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.

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Vatican Council II, Xavier Rynne, 616, Softcover

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

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Christianity in Africa, The Renewal of a Non-Western Religion, Kwame Bediako, bibliography, index, 284, Softcover

Explores Christian identity from a modern African perspective.

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Jesus the Liberator, An Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth, Jon Sobrino, 308, Softcover

Refections on the message and mission of Jesus from one of Latin America's leadign liberation theologians.

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Guatemala: Never Again!, The Human Rights Report, Recovery of Historical Memory Project (REMHI), Human Rights Office, Archdiocese of Guatemala, Foreword by Thomas Quigley, 372, Softcover

The English translation of the Guatemalan Catholic church's human rights report on thirty years of devastating violence in Guatemala offers a testament to those who suffered and died there and to those who still struggle for justice and peace there.

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Constants in Context, Theology of Mission for Today, American Society of Missiology Series, Stephen B. Bevans, Roger Schroeder, 504, Softcover

Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.

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Mission and Catechesis, Alexandre de Rhodes & Inculturation in 17th Century Vietnam, Peter C. Phan, Foreword by Robert J. Schreiter, Notes, bibliography, index, 324, Softcover

A fascinating look at the life and work of Alexandre de Rhodes, the seventeenth century Jesuit considered to be the founder of Vietnamese Christianity.

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Journey to the Heart: Christian Contemplation through the Centuries, An Illustrated Guide, Kim Nataraja, 352, Softcover

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of the Christian contemplative tradition from the time of Jesus up to the present day.

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Empire Baptized, How the Church Embraced What Jesus Rejected (Second--Fifth Centuries), Wes Howard-Brook, Maps, index, 384, softcover

In this challenging work the author of "Come Out, My People!" explores how Jesus' prophetic message was transformed into a "religion of empire" through the influence of Roman imperial structure and Greek philosophy.

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Black Religion and Black Radicalism, An Interpretation of the Religious History of African Americans, Gayraud S. Wilmore, 325, Softcover
The classic statement of African American religious history.
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Peacebuilding, Catholic Theology, Ethics, and Praxis, Robert R. Schreiter, R. Scott Appleby, Gerard F. Powers, 480, Softcover

An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.

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Mangoes or Bananas?, The Quest for an Authentic Asian Christian Theology, Second Edition, American Society of Missiology #52, Bishop Hwa Yung, Index, 256, softcover

Provides and original history and analysis of Asian Christian theologies, past and present, with a critical eye toward those expressions foreign to the Asian experience and context.

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Crossing Cultural Frontiers, Studies in the History of World Christianity, Andrew F. Walls, Edited by Mark R. Gornik, Index, 296, Softcover
A  fresh interpretation of the history of World Christianity that focuses on mission and the cross-cultural transmission of the Gospel.
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Gustavo Gutierrez, Essential Writings, James Nickoloff, 350, Softcover
Selections from the major works of the Peruvian theologian introduces readers to the work of a great modern Christian thinker who has permanently altered...
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West African Christianity, The Religious Impact, Lamin Sanneh, 286, Softcover

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.

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The Meeting of Religions and the Trinity, Faith Meets Faith Series, Gavin D'Costa, 192, Softcover

Critiques pluralism and exclusivism offering instead a Trinitarian theology of religions.

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Stamped with the Image of God, Cyprian Davis, Jamie Phelps, 176, Softcover

Key historic documents demonstrate the contributions of black Catholics in America.

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Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness, Insights from Anthropology, Communication, and Spiritual Power, Charles E. Van Engen, J. Dudley Woodberry, Darrell Whiteman, 208, Softcover

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.

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Mestizaje, (Re)Mapping Race, Culture, and Faith in Latina/o Catholicism, Nestor Medina, 224, Softcover

Offers a fresh perspective on mestizaje--the distincitve biological and cultural intermixture that occurred in the "New World."

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The Berrigan Letters, Personal Correspondence between Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Daniel Cosacchi, Eric Martin, Index, 304, softcover

Spanning seven decades, this treasury of letters between the famous brothers offers extraordinary insight into their social activism, civil disobedience, peacemaking efforts, and sharp critiques of American foreign policy.

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A Harvey Cox Reader, Harvey Cox, Edited by Robert Ellsberg, Index, 400, softcover

One of the most creative American theologians of the past fifty years, Harvey Cox is best known as the author of The Secular City, among the true classics in religious studies.

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At Play in the Lions' Den, A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan, Jim Forest, Index, 200+ b/w photos, 352, Softcover
The most comprehensive and intimate picture yet available of the Jesuit priest, poet, and modern-day prophet.
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The Missionary Movement in Christian History, Studies in the Transmission of Faith, Andrew F. Walls, 250, Softcover

The collected lectures and articles of the noted missionary and historian Andrew Walls.

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The Cross-Cultural Process in Christian History, Studies in the Transmission and Reception of Faith, Andrew F. Walls, 288, Softcover

No one who reads Walls' latest book will ever think the same again about World Christianity and the history of its cross-cultural transmission.

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Changing Frontiers of Mission, American Society of Missiology Series, Wilbert R. Shenk, notes, bibliography, index, 250, Softcover

Explores the history and future of Christian mission.

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Women & Christianity: Volume 3, Volume III: From the Reformation to the 21st Century, Mary T. Malone, 280, Softcover

The final volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginnings of Christianity to now.

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Sor Juana, Beauty and Justice in the Americas, Michelle A. Gonzalez, 200, Softcover

Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."

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Mothers of Faith, Motherhood in the Christian Tradition, Wilfred M. Sumani, 240, softcover
A faith-based reflection on the experiences of mothers, both ancient and contemporary, in the Bible and Christian tradition.
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The Election of Pope Francis, An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History, Gerard O’Connell, Index, 336, hardcover

A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.

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Christianity Corrupted, The Scandal of White Supremacy, Jermaine J. Marshall, Index, 280, sc
“ Christianity Corrupted is a timely and relevant study of race and evangelicalism. The public meaning of Christianity has continually been shaped by...
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For My People, Black Theology and the Black Church, James H. Cone, 288, Softcover
A classic of African American theology. "Required [to] understand the past, present and future of black theology."--Religious Studies Review
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Franz Jagerstatter, Letters and Writings from Prison, Erna Putz, 260, Softcover

Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.

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If It Wasn't for the Women, Black Women's Experience and Womanist Culture in Church and Community, Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, 260, Softcover

One of the foremost womanist scholars of religion explores the complex interrelation of gender, race, and class that make up the spiritual experience of black women.

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Racial Justice and the Catholic Church, Bryan N. Massingale, 240, Softcover

Addresses issues of racial justice in America and the Catholic Church, past and present.

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Revelation in the Vernacular, Disruptive Cartographers: Doing Theology Latinamente, Jean-Pierre Ruiz, 200, sc
“A fascinating read! Moving back and forth across the Atlantic, this book charts traces of divine mystery revealed in cultural expressions. A surprising...
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The Election of Pope Francis, An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History, Gerard O’Connell, Index, 336, sc
ILLUMINATION BOOK AWARD Gold, Catholic Studies Association of Catholic Publishers Excellence Award 3rd Place, General Interest The selection...
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To the Margins, Pope Francis and the Mission of the Church, Andrea Riccardi, Translated by Dinah Livingstone, 192, softcover
From the founder of San’Egidio, a profound reflection on Pope Francis’s call for the church to “go to the margins.”
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Martyrs of Hope, Seven U.S. Missioners in Central America, Donna Whitson Brett, Edward T. Brett, Index, 336, softcover
The inspiring sto­ry of seven U.S. missioners who paid the ultimate price for the poor of Central America.
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God of the Oppressed, James H. Cone, 300, Softcover

A leading African American theologian offers a challenging look at the relationship of God, faith, society, and action.

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Women & Christianity: Volume 1, The First Thousand Years, Mary T. Malone, 280, Softcover

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.

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Cold War Letters, Thomas Merton, 172, Softcover

The renowned Trappist monk's reflections on the threat of nuclear war and the urgency of peace.

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The Black Church in the Post-Civil Rights Era, Anthony B. Pinn, 192, Softcover

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.

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The Moral Vision of Cesar Chavez, Frederick John Dalton, 192, Softcover
The moving story of why and how Cesar Chavez struggled for justice for farm workers.
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