Religion, Politics & State

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“You Say You Want a Revolution?”, 1968-2018 in Theological Perspective, College Theology Society Series, Susie Paulik Babka, Elena Procario-Foley, Sandra Yocum, 256, softcover

Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.

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Writing Straight with Crooked Lines, A Memoir, Jim Forest, Index, photos, 336, softcover

The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.

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Why Africa Matters, Cedric Mayson, 192, Softcover

This astonishing book by a colleague of Nelson Mandela reveals the richness of Africa's peoples, traditions, and cultures--and why that is good news for the world.

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Where Is God?, Earthquake, Terrorism, Barbarity and Hope, Jon Sobrino, 224, Softcover

Reflections on the meaning of God and the meaning of the human being in a world of terror.

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War and the Christian Conscience, Where Do You Stand?, Joseph J. Fahey, 224, Softcover
A timely guide on how to form your conscience on the question of war.
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Truth Seekers, Voices of Peace and Nonviolence from Gandhi to Pope Francis, David Cortright, Index, 272, softcover
Classic and contemporary authors and activists speak to us on the theory and practice of nonviolence.
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Thomas Merton, Peacemaker, Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life, John Dear, 208, softcover

In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.

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The Violence of Love, Oscar Romero, Oscar Romero, Compiled and translated by James R. Brockman, S.J., 232, Softcover

These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.

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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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The Two Hands of Yes and No, One Family's Encounter with the Surprising Power of Active Nonviolence, John Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn, Dennis Linn , Index, 192, softcover
Offers readers real-life stories of the amazing power of active nonviolence to change the course of history.
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The Root of War is Fear, Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers, Jim Forest, Photos, index, 240, softcover

Offers a deep and deeply personal reflection on Merton's prophetic stance again war and violence that is more relevant than ever for our world today.

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The Radical Gospel of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Peter Feuerherd, Index, 128, softcover
The extraordinary story of a true Vatican II bishop.
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The Liminal Papacy of Pope Francis, Moving toward Global Catholicity, Catholicity in an Evolving Universe , Massimo Faggioli, Foreword by Ilia Delio, Index, 224, softcover

From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.

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The Density of the Present, Selected Writings, Gustavo Gutierrez, 224, Softcover

Essays by the well-known liberation theologian on the church, Catholic social teaching, and evangelization.

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The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James H. Cone, 220, Softcover

Now in paperback, a landmark in the conversation about race and religion in America.

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The Convict Christ, What the Gospel Says About Criminal Justice, Jens Soering, 144, Softcover

A first-hand look at the realities of prison life and a search for belief and redemption

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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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The Church and the Racial Divide, Reflections of an African American Catholic Bishop, Bishop Edward K. Braxton, 248, softcover
A vital reflection on racial issues in America and the Catholic church from an African American bishop ermeritus.
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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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Testimony, The Word Made Fresh, Daniel Berrigan, 240, Softcover

Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.

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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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Signs of Peace, The Interfaith Letters of Thomas Merton, William Apel, 224, Softcover

Thomas Merton's letters to interfaith friends illuminate the great challenge of dialogue and communion.

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Seeds of Justice, Organizing Your Church to Transform the World , Alex Tindal Wiesendanger, Index, 224, softcover

A practical guide for faith-based communities to move forward from a commitment to social justice to actually bringing about social change.

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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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Redeeming the Past, My Journey from Freedom Fighter to Healer, Michael Lapsley, with Stephen Karakashian, Foreword by Desmond Tutu, b/w photos, index, 272, Softcover

An Anglican priest and anti-apartheid activist survives a letter bomb and goes on to found worldwide ministry for the healing of trauma, from South Africa to Rwanda, Northern Ireland to post-9/11 New York.

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Reconciliation, Mission and Ministry in a Changing Social Order, Robert J. Schreiter, C.PP.S., 96, Softcover

Explores the spiritual and political paradoxes that inform the Christian's vocation to peacemaking.

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Radical Reconciliation, Beyond Political Pietism and Christian Quietism, Allan Aubrey Boesak, Curtiss Paul DeYoung, 208, Softcover

A black South African and a white American theologian explore the biblical and theological foundations of reconciliation in the post-apartheid context.

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Radical Forgiveness, Antoinette Bosco, 176, Softcover

An extraordinary exploration of the difficult and vital virtue of forgiveness: of ourselves as well as others, even in the face of terrible loss.

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Peace Is the Way, Writings on Nonviolence from the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Walter Wink, 275, Softcover

Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.

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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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Our God Is Undocumented, Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice, Ched Myers, Matthew Colwell, 240, Softcover

The perspective of the immigrant offers fresh eyes for reading the Bible, which in turns offers a new way of seeing the plight of the stranger and sojourner among us.

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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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On Pilgrimage, The Sixties, Dorothy Day, Robert Ellsberg, editor, 336, softcover

A chronicle of faith and action through a decade of protest, idealism, and change.

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On Care for Our Common Home, Laudato Si', The Encyclical of Pope Francis on the Environment with Commentary by Sean McDonagh, Ecology and Justice Series, Pope Francis, Sean McDonagh, 304, softcover

This volume brings together the full text of Laudato Si' with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness.

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Nonviolence in America, A Documentary History, Third Edition, Staughton Lynd, Alice Lynd, Index, 456, softcover
A rich and stimulating collection of first-hand sources illuminate the practice and precepts of American pacificism from colonialism to the Civil Rights movement to  Standing Rock.
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My Soul Looks Back, James H. Cone, 144, Softcover
Searing memoir of a theologian's life and formation of his faith from his youth in Alabama.
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Matthew and the Margins, A Socio-Political and Religious Reading, Warren Carter, 500, Softcover

Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.

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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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Martyr of the Amazon, The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang, Roseanne Murphy, 192, Softcover

The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.

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Martin Luther King, The Inconvenient Hero, Vincent Harding, 172, Softcover

More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.

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Martin & Malcolm & America, A Dream or a Nightmare, James H. Cone, 392, Softcover

In this 20th anniversary edition of a classic, James H. Cone cuts through superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were complementary and moving toward convergence.

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Love in a Fearful Land, A Guatemalan Story, Henri Nouwen, Photographs by Peter Weiskel, 128, Softcover

Henri Nouwen's journey to a Mayan town in Guatemala where he hoped to learn more about the life and faith of Fr. Stanley Rother.

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Let Justice Be Done, Writings from American Abolitionists, 1688-1865, Kerry Walters, 208, softcover

A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.

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Lazarus, Come Forth!, How Jesus Confronts the Culture of Death and Invites Us into the New Life of Peace, John Dear, 144, Softcover

Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.

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Justice and Peace, A Christian Primer, Third Edition, J. Milburn Thompson, 384, softcover
A new edition of the classic introduction to Christian social justice.
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JFK and the Unspeakable, Why He Died and Why It Matters, James W. Douglass, 544, Hardcover

A fascinating and disturbing work that presents a compelling account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and why unmasking this truth remains crucial for the future of our country and the world. 

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Jesus Christ Liberator, A Critical Christology for Our Time, Leonardo Boff, 335, Softcover

The Brazilian theologian offers an interpretation of the life and message of Jesus and the tenets of christology.

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Jacques Ellul, Essential Spiritual Writings, Modern Spiritual Masters, Edited by Jacob E. Van Vleet, 176, softcover

Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.

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