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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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Forever in Thy Path:, The God of Black Liberation, 1st, Harry H. Singleton, Index, 212
Forever in Thy Path makes the case that the God of biblical revelation is today’s God of black liberation and that black liberation will realize...
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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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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.

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The Universe Bends Toward Justice, Radical Reflections on the Bible, the Church, and the Body Politic, Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., 192, Softcover
The author of The Politics of Jesus provides prophetic critiques of American religion and society that are sure to provoke debate in religious and political circles.
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William Stringfellow, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Selected with an Introduction by Bill Wylie-Kellermann, Afterword by Daniel Berrigan, S.J., 192, sotfcover

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.

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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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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.

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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 ....
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The Crucible of Racism:, Ignatian Spirituality and the Power of Hope, 1st, Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, Index, 200
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Thomas Merton, Writings Selected with an Introduction by Christine M. Bochen, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Thomas Merton, 144, Softcover

The fundamental writings of religious thinker and Trappist monk Thomas Merton.

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

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

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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.

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

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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

Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.

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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.

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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The Church Before Christianity, Wes Howard-Brook, 144, Softcover

An in-depth look at the origins of the Church and what modern Christians can learn from it today.

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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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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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Yves Congar, Essential Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters Series, Paul Lakeland, 208, Softcover

This volume provides real insight and fresh hope for those concerned to breathe new life into the church of the twenty-first century.

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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.

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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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The Church Cannot Remain Silent, Unpublished Letters and Other Writings, Oscar Romero, Translated by Gene Palumbo and Dinah Livingstone, 144, softcover

Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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

An acclaimed writer takes up the challenge of teaching peace.

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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.

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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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