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This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.
The final volume in a major historical trilogy that documents the lives and contributions of Christian women from the beginnings of Christianity to now.
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.
William Stringfellow was a radical lay theologian who drew on biblical warnings to level prophetic critiques against the church and the modern war-making state.
Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
"Do you want to see, understand and appreciate Jesus today? I cannot think of a better way than to enter into the lives of those who are living similar experiences and struggles today, those living in the 'Galilees' of today's world, those living in the margins and crossroads."
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
The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.
Reveals the liberative themes of both sacred and secular songs of the African American community.
The collected lectures and articles of the noted missionary and historian Andrew Walls.
Critiques pluralism and exclusivism offering instead a Trinitarian theology of religions.
A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making.
Selected key writings on wisdom, compassion, and meditation by one of the world?s foremost spiritual teachers.
No one who reads Walls' latest book will ever think the same again about World Christianity and the history of its cross-cultural transmission.
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
An in-depth look at the origins of the Church and what modern Christians can learn from it 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.
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.
The wisdom of an Indian Swami, an early bridge between East and West, published to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
A collection of writings by the French Benedictine monk who went to India and became a swami.
Key historic documents demonstrate the contributions of black Catholics in America.
The best and most accessible collection of writings by the most popular saint of modern times.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
Essential writings of the French mystic philosopher, expertly introduced by Eric O Springsted.
The essential writings of Indian holy man Sadhu Sundar Singh.
The essential writings of the American Quaker mystic, social activist, and Nobel Prize laureate.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
One of the twentieth century's most important Catholic thinkers shares thoughts on traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges.
Addresses issues of racial justice in America and the Catholic Church, past and present.
The essential writings of one of the most beloved spiritual leaders of modern times.
Essential writings by the renowned Jesuit theologian/ scientist plus an original introduction to his life and work.
A brief biography and selected writings of Pedro Arrupe, the influential Jesuit.
An international team of scholars explicate the theology and practice of peacebuilding, past, present, and future.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
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.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
Celebrates the life, the spirit and the legacy of Archbishop (now Saint) Oscar Romero.
Selected writings and a brief biography of the founder of the Misisonaries of Charity.
Available for the first time in English, the prophetic voice of a modern saint and martyr.
A seminal selection of Gandhi's writings with an incisive biography.
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.
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 words and pictures, a beautiful celebration of the ideas that motivate Maryknoll missioners to serve the poor around the world.
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.
Offers a fresh perspective on mestizaje--the distincitve biological and cultural intermixture that occurred in the "New World."
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.
Timeless spiritual wisdom from the author of War and Peace.
A succinct overview of Latin American theology at the crossroads.
Masterful spiritual writings by Karl Rahner, one of the great religious thinkers of all time.
A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of the Christian contemplative tradition from the time of Jesus up to the present day.
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
Essential writings of John Main, Benedictine monk and pioneer of Christian meditation.
Refections on the message and mission of Jesus from one of Latin America's leadign liberation theologians.
A new edition of Albert Nolan's perennial best-seller that introduces Jesus before he was enshrined in dogma, doctrine, and ritual.
Explores the impact of Africa on the understanding of Christianity and Christianity's impact on African identity.
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.
This charming "autobiography" of Francis of Assisi sheds new light on the beloved saint and his message for us today.
An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.
Writings from a modern mystic and prophet whose vision has inspired generations on their journey of personal and social transformation.
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.
"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
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.
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.
A leading African American theologian offers a challenging look at the relationship of God, faith, society, and action.
A collection of writing by G.K. Chesterton.
Back in print, Dorothy Day's original account of her conversion.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
The biography of a saint who embodies an ethic for today.
The trials and triumphs of four inspiring and visionary women recognized by the Vatican as Doctors of the Church.
An accessible introduction to African American spirituality that provides a broad overview of history and developments in both Protestant and Catholic traditions.
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.
Offers the voice of a modern pioneer in the mysticism of everyday life.
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 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.
Selected writings and biography of Edith Stein (1891-1942) a Jewish convert to Catholicism, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women.
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.
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.
This collection of writings by the Lutheran pastor who defied the Nazis includes a substantial biographical introduction by Robert Coles.
Essential writings from a modern prophet and peacemaker.
Helps members of every denomination understand how they fit into the mosaic of the many churches' witness to the Gospel.
The renowned Trappist monk's reflections on the threat of nuclear war and the urgency of peace.
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