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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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Abraham Joshua Heschel, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Susannah Heschel, 192, Softcover

Selections from the writings of one of the leading Jewish theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, edited by his daughter.

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Adult Faith, Growing in Wisdom and Understanding, Diarmuid O'Murchu, 224, Softcover

"Wisdom is the principal thing. Therefore get wisdom, and with all thy getting, get understanding."--Proverbs 4:7

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Albert Schweitzer, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected by James Brabazon, 176, Softcover

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), theologian, doctor, Nobel Peace Prize winner--was a remarkable figure of the twentieth century.

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Alfred Delp, SJ., Prison Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Alfred Delp, S.J., Introduction by Thomas Merton, Biographical preface by Alan C. Mitchell, 208, Softcover

Classic reflections on the Gospel by a 20th century martyr with an Introduction by Thomas Merton.

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Anthony de Mello, Selected Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, William Dych, S.J., 144, Softcover

Bringing together the wisdom of East and West, the Indian Jesuit Anthony de Mello used stories and parables to awaken his listeners to an awareness of God's presence in their midst. Since his death in 1987, countless readers have been challenged to encounter DeMello's message.

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Archbishop Romero, Memories and Reflections , Revised Edition, Jon Sobrino, 256, softcover

Revised to include new essays as well as reflections on the recent beatification of Oscar Romero.

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$50.00
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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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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Bede Griffiths, Essential Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Thomas Matus, OSB CAM, 128, Softcover

This book, which draws on his autobiographical volumes and his many other works, presents the ideal entry to the cosmic and mystical vision of a great spiritual guide.

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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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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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Brother Roger of Taize, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Marcello Fidanzio, 128, Softcover

Selected writings and biography of Brother Roger Schutz (1915-2005) the beloved founder of Taizé, the ecumenical monastic community in France, dedicated to reconciliation among Christians and all peoples, and famous for its music.

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Carlo Carretto, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Robert Ellsberg, 192, Softcover

Carretto's reflections on God, the church, prayer, engagement with the world, and the mystery of suffering and death.

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Caryll Houselander, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected by Wendy M. Wright, 176, Softcover

A collection of rare texts, interviews and unpublished personal letters from a "divine eccentric," a gifted reader of souls and one of the most intriguing modern spiritual writers.

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Catherine De Hueck Doherty, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, David Meconi, S.J., 192, Softcover

These writings, drawn from twenty-five books, highlight her distinctive spiritual message, with its emphasis on the presence of God, the practice of prayer, a love for the church, and a dedication to the social dimensions of the gospel.

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Celtic Christianity, A Sacred Tradition, A Vision of Hope, Timothy J. Joyce, 192, Softcover
A Benedictine of Irish descent evokes the distinctive history, images, and elements of Celtic spirituality: its mysticism, love of God's creation, and respect for men and women.
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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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Charles de Foucauld, Writings Selected with an Introduction, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Ellsberg, 128, Softcover

"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile . . ."--Charles de FoucauldA full introduction to Charles de Foucauld.

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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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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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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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$36.00
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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Clarence Jordan, Essential Writings Selected with an Introduction, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Joyce Hollyday, 176, Softcover

A collection of writings by Clarence Jordan, a Southern Baptist who founded an interracial church in the pre-civil rights south.

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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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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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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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Daniel Berrigan, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an introduction by John Dear, 224, Softcover

Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Coles, 128, Softcover

This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.

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Dom Helder Camara, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Francis McDonagh, 160, Softcover

These selections from his many books highlight Dom Helder's distinctive blend of spirituality and social vision. They point toward the renewal of the church, the transformation of the social order, and the healing of a wounded planet.

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Dorothee Soelle, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Dianne L. Oliver, 240, Softcover

Deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of the Christian church and intensely engaged in the struggle for justice, Dorothee Soelle's writings and radical thought are a model for faith-inspired activism.

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Edith Stein, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, John Sullivan, 160, Softcover

Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.

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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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Etty Hillesum, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Annemarie S. Kidder, 176, Softcover

Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), a young Dutch Jewish woman, died in Auschwitz at the age of 29. Through the publication forty years later of her diaries (An Interrupted Life), the world discovered a remarkable voice that transcends the genre of Holocaust literature.

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Evelyn Underhill, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Evelyn Underhill, Selected with an Introduction by Emilie Griffin, 160, Softcover

Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.

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Faith in the Face of Empire, The Bible through Palestinian Eyes, Mitri Raheb, 168, softcover

Through Palestinian eyes, a challenging view of how the reality of empire shapes the context of the biblical story and the ongoing experience of Middle East conflict.

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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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Forged in the Fiery Furnace, African American Spirituality, Diana L. Hayes, 232, Softcover

An accessible introduction to African American spirituality that provides a broad overview of history and  developments in both Protestant and Catholic traditions.

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Four Women Doctors of the Church, Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Ávila, Thérèse of Lisieux, Mary T. Malone, 128, softcover

The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.

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Francis of Assisi, A Model for Human Liberation, Leonardo Boff, 192, Softcover

The biography of a saint who embodies an ethic for today.

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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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From Union Square to Rome, Dorothy Day, 192, Softcover

Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.

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G. K. Chesterton, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, William Griffin, 172, Softcover

A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.

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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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Guadalupe, Mother of the New Creation, Virgilio P. Elizondo, 160, Softcover

Offers a new translation of the original story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and reflects on its meaning for the faithful and the church today.

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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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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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Gustavo Gutierrez, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Daniel G. Groody, 224, Softcover

"The center of the world—so-called because the crucified Jesus dwells there, and with him all who suffer unjustly—is the place from which we must proclaim the risen Lord." —Gustavo Gutiérrez

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