Religion, Politics & State

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

The definitive biography of a modern martyr and Christian hero.

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

The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reconciliation, Mission and Ministry in a Changing Social Order, Robert J. Schreiter, C.PP.S., 96, Softcover

"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.

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