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The fascinating story of a lifetime in the service of Christ’s peace and of the extraordinary companions met along the way.
Reflections on the meaning of God and the meaning of the human being in a world of terror.
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.
These selections from the sermons and writings of Archbishop Oscar Romero share the message of a great holy prophet of modern times.
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.
From an historical and theological perspective, an analysis of Francis’s papacy as it opens Catholicism toward a new global dimension.
Essays by the well-known liberation theologian on the church, Catholic social teaching, and evangelization.
Now in paperback, a landmark in the conversation about race and religion in America.
A first-hand look at the realities of prison life and a search for belief and redemption
Personal letters by Blessed Oscar Romero reveal the heart and faith of one of the outstanding Christian witnesses of our time.
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.
Writings on peace, faith, and the imperative of hope from one of America's most well-known Catholic activists.
Key historic documents demonstrate the contributions of black Catholics in America.
Thomas Merton's letters to interfaith friends illuminate the great challenge of dialogue and communion.
A practical guide for faith-based communities to move forward from a commitment to social justice to actually bringing about social change.
The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.
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.
"No book could be more timely . . . . Schreiter asks whether the Christian community is equipped to work its mission, bringing together 'the scattered children of God.'"--J.G. Donders
This rare combination of spiritualty and theology uncovers layers of forgotten meaning of the term "reconciliation" and what it mans for the mission and ministry of the church. In exploring the spiritual and political paradoxes that inform the Christian's vocation to peacemaking Robert Schreiter finds the ultimate paradox in the Pauling notion that accords prioirty to the gracious, but secret, action of God in working to overcome the enmity between human persons in the cross of Christ--which becomes for the peacemaker a the symbol of deeper processes where discord is vanquished.
Robert J. Schreiter (1947-2021) was a priest and member of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. He published many books in the areas of inculturation, world mission, and reconciliation, including The New Catholicity, Reconciliation: Mission and Ministry in a Changing Social Order, and The Ministry of Reconciliation: Spirituality and Strategies (all from Orbis). He also edited African Faces of Jesus and Mission in the Third Millennium and co-edited Peacebuilding (with R. Scott Appleby and Gerard F. Powers). A past president of both the American Society of Missiology and of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Father Schreiter also served as dean of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.
A black South African and a white American theologian explore the biblical and theological foundations of reconciliation in the post-apartheid context.
Seventy original and classic essays on peace and activism by Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and many others.
Merton's prophetic testament on war and peace.
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.
Now revised and updated in light of his beatification, this richly illustrated biography tells the courageous story of Blessed Oscar Romero.
A chronicle of faith and action through a decade of protest, idealism, and change.
This volume brings together the full text of Laudato Si' with reflections by Sean McDonagh, one of the foremost Catholic proponents of ecological awareness.
Provides a provocative new commentary that emphasizes the roles of marginality and empire in the Gospel of Matthew.
The inspiring story of an American nun who died defending the poor and God's creation.
More than forty years after Dr. King's death his message remains as radical and relevant as ever.
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.
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.
A powerful collection of representative voices of the abolitionist cause that demonstrates how religious faith can bring about change.
Offers a compelling new reading of the story of Lazarus, which calls us all to pursue a life of peace.
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.
The Brazilian theologian offers an interpretation of the life and message of Jesus and the tenets of christology.
Highlights the often overlooked, yet enduringly relevant spiritual and theological writings of 20th century French philosopher and sociologist, Jacques Ellul.
Two leading Latin American theologians offer a primer on the basic issues and concerns of doing theology in a third world context.
The former president of Haiti's writings and sermons on the harsh reality and stubborn hope of the people of Haiti.
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
An organizer of the Nuns on the Bus campaign shows how deep faith practice leads to public action.
A bestselling author on building a spirituality of resistance to the despair and injustice we find in the world.
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.
The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.
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.
A leading African American theologian offers a challenging look at the relationship of God, faith, society, and action.
Writings and letters by the Austrian farmer who chose death rather than serve the Third Reich.
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.
Reflections by scholars and activists from numerous religious and denominational perspectives on faith and healing during the Trump presidency.
A guide to living the Gospel as if the world mattered.
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.
An attorney who represents immigrants shows how we might understad a comprehensive reform of the US system.
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.
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.
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.
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
From the Anabaptists to Thich Nhat Hanh, the evolution of a powerful American idea.
Profiles individuals who illustrate the challenge of peacemaking, reconciliation, and restorative justice.
Two activist scholars offer scriptural foundations for the cause of restorative justice.
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.
An incisive look at postcolonial theology and ethics in the Philippines, including the struggles of Indigenous peoples.
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.
The Palestinian Christian author of Justice and Only Justice explores the historical and biblical roots of this conflict, and provides principles for its resolution.
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 first book to articulate a comprehensive and systematic Christian theology through Native American eyes.
The classic text turns 50 and is more relevant than ever in the age of Black Lives Matter.
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