Religion, Politics & State

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A Black Theology of Liberation, Fortieth Anniversary Edition, James H. Cone, 176, Softcover

The classics texts in black theology, now with new concluding reflections by the author.

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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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A Monk in the Inner City, The ABCs of a Spiritual Journey, Mary Lou Kownacki, 176, Softcover

Inspiring meditations from a modern monk, living in the "desert" of the inner city.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ambassadors of Reconciliation - Volume I, New Testament Reflections on Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, Ched Myers, Elaine Enns, 192, Softcover

Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.

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Ambassadors of Reconciliation - Volume II, Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, Elaine Enns, Ched Myers, 184, Softcover

Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.

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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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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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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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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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Catholic Realism and the Abolition of War, David Carroll Cochran, index, 256, softcover

Argues that the same social forces that have overturned other modes of violence can also end war.

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Choosing Mercy, A Mother of Murder Victims Pleads to End the Death Penalty, Antoinette Bosco, Notes, bibliography, resources, 240, Softcover

The mother of a murder victim makes the case against capital punishment.

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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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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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Christianity and the Political Order, Conflict, Cooptation, and Cooperation, Theology in Global Perspective Series, Kenneth R. Himes, OFM, index, 368, Softcover

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.

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Citizen of the World, Suffering and Solidarity in the 21st Century, Donald H. Dunson, James A. Dunson, III, Index, 192, Softcover

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Engaged Spirituality, Faith Life in the Heart of the Empire, Joseph Nangle, O.F.M., 160, Softcover

A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Holy Trinity, Perfect Community, Leonardo Boff, 144, Softcover

The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.

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Hope and History, Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement, Vincent Harding, 240, Softcover

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.

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Hope in an Age of Despair, And Other Talks and Writings, Albert Nolan, 192, Softcover

A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.

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

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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