Religion, Politics & State

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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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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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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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$42.00
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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$37.00
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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$36.00
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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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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$35.00
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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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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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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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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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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Decolonizing Biblical Studies, A View from the Margins, Fernando F. Segovia, 180, Softcover

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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$28.00
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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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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$27.00
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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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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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 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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$26.00
A Native American Theology, Clara Sue Kidwell, Homer Noley, George E. Tinker, 192, Softcover

The first book to articulate a comprehensive and systematic Christian theology through Native American eyes.

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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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A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation, Naim Stifan Ateek, 224, Softcover

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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American Nonviolence, The History of an Idea, Ira Chernus, 248, Softcover

From the Anabaptists to Thich Nhat Hanh, the evolution of a powerful American idea.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disturbing the Peace, The Story of Father Roy Bourgeois and the Movement to Close the School of the Americas, James Hodge, Linda Cooper, 240, Softcover
The inspiring journey of a prophetic priest and his campaign to close the Army school responsible for training dictators and death squad leaders.
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Cloud of Witnesses, Jim Wallis, Joyce Hollyday, 320, Softcover

An introduction to peacemakers, martyrs, and saints who have embodied the gospel challenge of our day.

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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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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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