History

$30.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$24.00
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.

In stock
+

$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.
In stock
+

$30.00
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.
In stock
+

$19.00
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.

In stock
+

$42.00
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.

In stock
+

$32.00
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.
In stock
+

$19.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$16.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
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.
In stock
+

$28.00
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.

In stock
+

$20.00
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.

In stock
+

$45.00
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?
In stock
+

$45.00
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,...
In stock
+

$28.00
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...
In stock
+

$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.

In stock
+

$18.00
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.

In stock
+

$24.00
Cold War Letters, Thomas Merton, 172, Softcover

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

In stock
+

$36.00
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.

In stock
+

$32.00
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.
In stock
+

$20.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
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.

In stock
+

$17.00
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.

In stock
+

$20.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$35.00
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.

In stock
+

$18.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$27.00
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
In stock
+

$22.00
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.

In stock
+

$17.00
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.

In stock
+

$22.00
Francis of Assisi, A Model for Human Liberation, Leonardo Boff, 192, Softcover

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

In stock
+

$27.00
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.

In stock
+

$18.00
From Union Square to Rome, Dorothy Day, 192, Softcover

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

In stock
+

$19.00
G. K. Chesterton, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, William Griffin, 172, Softcover

A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.

In stock
+

$24.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
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.

In stock
+

$36.00
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.

In stock
+

$30.00
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...
In stock
+

$20.00
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

In stock
+

$16.00
Hope and History, Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement, Vincent Harding, 240, Softcover

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.

In stock
+

$19.00
Howard Thurman, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Luther E. Smith, Jr., 176, Softcover

Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.

In stock
+

$19.00
I'd Rather Teach Peace, Colman McCarthy, 160, Softcover

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

In stock
+

$16.00
I, Francis, Carlo Carretto, 144, Softcover

This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.

In stock
+

$26.00
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.

In stock
+

$24.00
Jesus and the Gospel in Africa, History and Experience, Kwame Bediako, 144, Softcover

Explores the impact of Africa on the understanding of Christianity and Christianity's impact on African identity.

In stock
+

$18.00
Jesus Before Christianity, Albert Nolan, 200, Softcover

A new edition of  Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.

In stock
+

$36.00
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.

In stock
+

$22.00
John Main, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Laurence Freeman, 160, Softcover

Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.

In stock
+

$21.00
John Muir, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Timothy Flinders, 160, Softcover

Offers a brief biography and selection of writings by John Muir, the Scottish American naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and sparked the modern environmental movement

In stock
+

$35.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
Karl Rahner, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Edited with an Introduction by Philip Endean, 208, Softcover

Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.

In stock
+

$22.00
Latin American Theology, Roots and Branches, Duffy Lectures Boston College, Maria Clara Bingemer, 128, softcover

A succinct overview of Latin American theology at the crossroads.

In stock
+

$18.00
Leo Tolstoy, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Charles E. Moore, 192, Softcover

Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.

In stock
+

$32.00
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.

In stock
+

$24.00
Martin Luther King and The Trumpet of Conscience Today, Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Index, 184, sc
“Through interrogating current manifestations of racism, sexual violence, and mass incarceration in our soul-sick society, Jean-Charles’s critique ....
In stock
+

$25.00
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.
In stock
+

$30.00
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."

In stock
+

$18.00
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourzozh, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Gillian Crow, 192, Softcover

Through his writings and his popular broadcasts, Metropolitan Anthony spoke of prayer and the search for the living God in language that went right to the heart of people, echoing their own deepest longings. The writings selected here--on faith, prayer, creation, and the church--reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.

In stock
+

$20.00
Mirrors of Grace, The Spirit and Spiritualities of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Joseph R. Veneroso, M.M., color photos, 136, Hardcover

In words and pictures, a beautiful celebration of the ideas that motivate Maryknoll missioners to serve the poor around the world.

In stock
+

$35.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
Modern Spiritual Masters, Writings on Contemplation and Compassion, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert Ellsberg, 192, Softcover

Highlights the lives, teachings and writings of a dozen leading spiritual figures including Henri Nouwen, Oscar Romero, Mother Teresa, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day.

In stock
+

$19.00
Mohandas Gandhi, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an introduction by John Dear, 192, Softcover

A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.

In stock
+

$21.00
Mother Maria Skobtsova, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Introduction by Jim Forest, 192, Softcover

Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.

In stock
+

$19.00
Mother Teresa, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Jean Maalouf, 144, Softcover

Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.

In stock
+

$28.00
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.
In stock
+

$17.00
Oscar Romero, Reflections on His Life and Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Marie Dennis, Renny Golden, Scott Wright, 144, Softcover

Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.

In stock
+

$24.00
Oscar Romero and the Communion of the Saints, A Biography, Revised edition, Scott Wright, Photos by Octavio Duran, 100+ b/w photos, 176, softcover

Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous  story of Blessed Oscar Romero.

In stock
+

$30.00
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.

In stock
+

$21.00
Peace in the Post-Christian Era, First Time in Print!, Thomas Merton, 224, Softcover

Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.

In stock
+

$32.00
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.

In stock
+

$19.00
Pedro Arrupe, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Kevin Burke, 160, Softcover

A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.

In stock
+

$19.00
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Ursula King, 160, Softcover

Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.

In stock
+

$18.00
Pope John XXIII, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Jean Maalouf, 160, Softcover

The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.

In stock
+

$26.00
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.

In stock
+

$42.00
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.
In stock
+

$26.00
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...
In stock
+

$22.00
Romano Guardini, Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Robert A. Krieg, 160, Softcover

One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.

In stock
+

$22.00
Romero, A Life, James R. Brockman, 296, Softcover

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

In stock
+

$19.00
Rufus Jones, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Kerry Walters, 160, Softcover

The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.

In stock
+

$19.00
Sadhu Sundar Singh, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Charles E. Moore, 144, Softcover

The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.

In stock
+

$21.00
Simone Weil, Writings Selected with an Introduction by, Eric O. Springsted, 144, Softcover

Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.

In stock
+

$28.00
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."

In stock
+

$21.00
St. Therese of Lisieux, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, St. Therese of Lisieux, Selected with an Introduction by Mary Frohlich, 160, Softcover

The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.

In stock
+

$30.00
Stamped with the Image of God, Cyprian Davis, Jamie Phelps, 176, Softcover

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

In stock
+

$18.00
Swami Abhishiktananda, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Shirley du Boulay, 176, Softcover

A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.

In stock
+

$22.00
Swami Vivekananda, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Victor M. Parachin, 176, Softcover

The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.

In stock
+

$30.00
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.

In stock
+