More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
A first-hand look at the realities of prison life and a search for belief and redemption
An extraordinary exploration of the difficult and vital virtue of forgiveness: of ourselves as well as others, even in the face of terrible loss.
Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.
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.
Two leading Latin American theologians offer a primer on the basic issues and concerns of doing theology in a third world context.
Explores the spiritual and political paradoxes that inform the Christian's vocation to peacemaking.
The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.
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.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
Inspiring meditations from a modern monk, living in the "desert" of the inner city.
A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.
These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.
The former president of Haiti's writings and sermons on the harsh reality and stubborn hope of the people of Haiti.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.
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.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
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.
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.
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
The Palestinian Christian author of Justice and Only Justice explores the historical and biblical roots of this conflict, and provides principles for its resolution.
The mother of a murder victim makes the case against capital punishment.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
The classics texts in black theology, now with new concluding reflections by the author.
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.
This volume brings together the full text of Laudato Si' with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
Thomas Merton's letters to interfaith friends illuminate the great challenge of dialogue and communion.
Concerned practitioners of Christian compassion face some vexing questions: how do we avoid a kind of "poverty toursim" or "slacktivism" in our response to suffering.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
A leading African American theologian offers a challenging look at the relationship of God, faith, society, and action.
The renowned Trappist monk's reflections on the threat of nuclear war and the urgency of peace.
An introduction to peacemakers, martyrs, and saints who have embodied the gospel challenge of our day.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
A practical guide for faith-based communities to move forward from a commitment to social justice to actually bringing about social change.
Essays by the well-known liberation theologian on the church, Catholic social teaching, and evangelization.
From the Anabaptists to Thich Nhat Hanh, the evolution of a powerful American idea.
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.
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.
The first book to articulate a comprehensive and systematic Christian theology through Native American eyes.
Reflections on the meaning of God and the meaning of the human being in a world of terror.
A Palestinian Christian Arab, citizen of Israel, provides a sharp analysis of the conflict, centered on the land and its meaning for all the region's inhabitants.
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.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
The single most lucid, direct, and powerful statement of the heart of liberation theology.
The fascinating story of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen of Seattle provides an historic look at a critical turning point for the American Catholic church.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
A black South African and a white American theologian explore the biblical and theological foundations of reconciliation in the post-apartheid context.
Now in paperback, a landmark in the conversation about race and religion in America.
From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.
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.
Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
A study of the relationship between Biblical Studies and colonization, with ways to separate the two on both a conceptual level as well as a practical one.
Key historic documents demonstrate the contributions of black Catholics in America.
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 fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
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.
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.
The Brazilian theologian offers an interpretation of the life and message of Jesus and the tenets of christology.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
Examines the relationship between Christianity and politics from the teachings of the Old and New Testaments through the patristic and medieval eras and the age of reform, to the age of revolution and throughout the twentieth century into the third millennium.
Renowned scholars examine social, political, and cultural transformations of the past half century in theological context.
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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