Religion, Politics & State

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Religious Socialism, Faith in Action for a Better World , Fran Quigley, Index, 200, sc
“Fran Quigley tells a new story of religion and socialism in this country. Where others have explored the origins and effects of Christian socialism, he...
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Signs of Hope, Thomas Merton’s Letters on Peace, Race, and Ecology , Gordon Oyer, Index, 296, sc
“In the best researched book in amiable prose and most relevant exposition in years about Thomas Merton, Gordon Oyer’s detailed review of Merton’s...
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Faith and Reckoning After Trump, 1st, Miguel Del La Torre, Index, 304, sc
“This book is a much-needed act of introspection that cuts across faiths, races, and traditions. After what Tink Tinker calls in these pages ‘a bizarre...
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Eyes of Compassion, Learning from Thich Nhat Hanh, Jim Forest, Introduction by Mobi Warren, b/w photos, ills, 160, softcover
"This appreciative portrait of a humble, devout leader should hold appeal across spiritual denominations."-- Publishers Weekly "Two...
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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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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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Fratelli Tuttie, The Encyclical on Fraternity and Social Friendship, Pope Francis, Introduction by Daniel P. Horan, OFM, 160, softcover
Pope Francis' first encyclical since Laudoto Si' is a direct call to discernment and conversion to answer the question "who is my neighbor"?
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Birth of a Movement, Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church, Olga M. Segura , Foreword by Tia Noelle Pratt, 176, softcover

This examination of the history of BLM and the Catholic church's involvement in slavery, presents a radical call to dignity and equality for all people. 

 

In relating the story of the Black Lives Matter movement through a Christian lens, readers—Catholic and others—will gain insights and a deeper understanding of the movement and why it can help the church, and the country, move closer to racial equality

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A Black Theology of Liberation, 50th Anniversary Editon, James H. Cone, Introduction by Peter J. Paris, Afterword by Kelly Brown Douglas, 208, softcover

The classic text turns 50 and is more relevant than ever in the age of Black Lives Matter.

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Hunger for Hope, Prophetic Communities, Contemplation, and the Common Good, Simone Campbell, SSS, 160, softcover

An organizer of the Nuns on the Bus campaign shows how deep faith practice leads to public action.

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Dignity and Justice, Welcoming the Stranger at Our Border, Linda Dakin-Grimm, Index, 180, softcover

An attorney who represents immigrants shows how we might understad a comprehensive reform of the US system.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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A Theology of Southeast Asia, Liberation-Postcolonial Ethics in the Philippines, Duffy Lectures Boston College, Agnes M. Brazal, Index, 232, softcover

An incisive look at postcolonial theology and ethics in the Philippines, including the struggles of Indigenous peoples.

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Black Theology and Black Power, 50th Anniversary Edition, James H. Cone, Introduction by Cornel West, Index, 208, softcover

A new edition of a classic of contemporary theology, a product of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in 1960's America and still relevant and challenging after 50 years.

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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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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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A Worldwide Heart, The Life of Maryknoll Father John J. Considine, Robert Hurteau, b/w photos, index, 320, Softcover

The biography of a tireless American Catholic mission promoter and Maryknoll legend offers a fascinating window on the Catholic missionary movement in the twentieth century.

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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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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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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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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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Choosing Peace, The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence, Marie Dennis, Index, 272, softcover
Leading Catholic peace scholars and activists show advance the conversation on the tradition and practice of nonviolence in a violent world.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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A Palestinian Theology of Liberation, The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict, Naim Stifan Ateek, Foreword by Walter Brueggemann, 192, Softcover

The Palestinian Christian author of Justice and Only Justice explores the historical and biblical roots of this conflict, and provides principles for its resolution.

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Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump, Miguel A. De La Torre, editor, Foreword by Jim Wallis, Index, 272, softcover

Reflections by scholars and activists from numerous religious and denominational perspectives on faith and healing during the Trump presidency.

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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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A Still and Quiet Conscience, The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church, John A. McCoy, index, b/w photos, 368, softcover

The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.

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A Theology of Liberation, History, Politics, and Salvation, 15h Anniversary Edition, Gustavo Gutierrez, A New Introduction by the Author, 300, Softcover

The single most lucid, direct, and powerful statement of the heart of liberation theology.

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In the Company of the Poor, Conversations with Dr. Paul Famer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez, Paul Farmer, Gustavo Gutierrez, Michael Griffin, Jennie Weiss Block, Foreword by Fr. Bruno Cadore, O.P., Index, 224, Softcover

A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.


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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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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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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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In the Parish of the Poor, Writings from Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, 150, Softcover

The former president of Haiti's writings and sermons on the harsh reality and stubborn hope of the people of Haiti.

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Introducing Liberation Theology, Leonardo Boff, Clodovis Boff, 112, Softcover

Two leading Latin American theologians offer a primer on the basic issues and concerns of doing theology in a third world context.

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