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First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
A comprehensive summary of liberation theology in Latin America.
A renowned scholar of interfaith relations focuses on Catholic engagement with other religious traditions in the United States, and the significance of this experience of religious pluralism for Christian theology.
Recasts our understanding of the discipline by drawing from the faith vision of the entire theological enterprise, including scripture, dogmatic theology, social ethics, and spritualtiy.
A comprehensive summary of the rewards and challenges of doing mission as Maryknoll begins its second hundred years in a greatly changed world.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
The much-discussed work by a noted scholar of Christian theology and interreligious thought.
A leading Korean theologian offers a way past Christianity’s theological impasses.
"A great strength of this collection of essays lies in the willingness of the authors to tackle the thorny ecclesiological problem of exclusion from multiple perspectives, often shedding fresh light on a longstanding ecclesial issue." —Richard R. Gaillardetz, from the Foreword
The Brazilian theologian offers an interpretation of the life and message of Jesus and the tenets of christology.
One of the world’s most important philosophers of religion reveals the unity of cosmic Mystery in this distillation of the wisdom of East and West, North and South.
This ecumenical collection of essays presents a rare opportunity to read and reflect on the work of some of the most prominent voices in contemporary theology.
Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, sixty scholars, clergy, and religious from all over Africa offer a new model and process for doing theology in the 21st century.
Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ is a Jesuit priest who lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the author of Theology Brewed in an African Pot (Orbis 2008) and editor of Religion and Faith in Africa: Confessions of an Animist (Orbis 2018, Boston College Duffy Lecture Series).
Shows how religious pluralism carries the promise of being the theology of the future.
Through the lens of Christology, a new approach to the theology of religions.
A revised and expanded edition of the text presents a justice-based ethics that avails itself of the perspecitves and experiences of those on the margins.
Offers a diversity of perspectives on liberative theologies from all areas of the margins: race, class, culture, gender, and disability.
A spirited defense of Asian theology and an invitation to find joy in the encounter of the “religious other.”
One of the most significant contributions of Latin America to the church and theology today.
Insightful essays on Christian-Muslim relations by one of the world's leading experts.
This vital new theology of "traditioning" draws out the subversive hope of the gospels and the role of the marginalized in passing down the Christian message through the centuries.
Theologians provide new ways to surmount barriers of distrust and fear among the adherents of the worlds major religions.
A creative and comprehensive examination of the church, both theologically and in its global context.
This landmark work provides a compelling vision of two religions--one of "creation" and the other of "empire"--running throughout the Hebrew and Christian scriptures and the profound implications this holds for believers today.
Thirteen scholars fulfill Teilhard de Chardin's hope that a future generation apply his learnings to the challenges and needs of their age.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
A leading scholar of Islam examines Christianity from a Muslim perspective.
This highly praised text provides a contemporary and global perspective on doing Catholic theology today.
Responding to the call of the Second Vatican Council, this new introduction to moral theology shows how virtue ethics and a global perspective shape the call to faithful discipleship today.
Top scholars explore the pathbreaking work of Andrew Walls and its impact on the understanding of Christianity as a world religion, not merely a European one.
The author of Anatomy of Inculturation offers a compelling argument that despite missionary Christianity's refusal to acknowledge the worth of traditional African religious culture, the incarnational spirituality of those cultures remains vibrant and visible today.
Lefebure offers Christian readings of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist holy texts that suggest new bases for friendship and understanding.
A basic textbook in religious ethics for today's Catholic studients and young adults.
30th Anniversary Edition! Provides a thoughtful perspective for those engaged in small Christian communities worldwide.
One of the most creative American theologians of the past fifty years, Harvey Cox is best known as the author of The Secular City, among the true classics in religious studies.
Ten religious writers offer luminous glimpses into the thought and life of Beatrice Bruteau, Christian philosopher and mystic, including the text of an interview with her.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
Affirms a radical Christian uniqueness over the pluralist argument.
Eye-opening essays by Buddhist, Hindus, Jews, Muslims provide insights to how Christianity is viewed in their communities--and why
The first comprehensive exploration of the traditional moral and ethical imperatives of African religion, treating it as an equal among the religions of the world.
Presents the construction of ?local theologies? as an enterprise that?s not just for specialists. This exciting and practical book promises to become a standard in courses on theological method and foundations of ministry.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
A probing introduction to the meaning and methods of Practical Theology.
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
What it means to share the Gospel in light of postmodern questions.
The history of a church that has changed, can change, and will change with the grace of God's Spirit always guiding it, inspiring it, keeping it.
New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.
An inside look at the dialogue among Catholicism and world religions, particularly Buddhism and Islam.
The first book in the series "Catholicity in an Evolving Universe" unveils a new paradigm for being Catholic, a conscious awareness of how everything in the universe forms a whole.
“A clear and sensitive justification of process philosophy’s relevance to contemporary Catholic theology.” —John F. Haught
An innovative open-ended systems approach to ecclesiology in a continually evolving universe.
Scholarly and stimulating look at the importance of the Bible for Blacks and of Blacks in the Bible. "Lucidly written with profound messages . . ."--Black Issues in Higher Education
Fresh views from womanist theologians on theodicy.
Illuminating writings on religion, feminism and environmental issues from Africa, Asia, Latin America.
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
The Jesuit writer who spent nearly fifty years in Japan here explores why Christian theology must dialogue with science and the religions of the East.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
A wise and trustworthy introduction to spirituality and mysticism, their meaning, and their importance for our age.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
How worship and liturgy can surprise and lead us to the divine depths of creation.
Making sense of Christian faith through an understanding of spirituality.
Offers a comprehensive anthology of the work of one of Catholicism's most creative contemporary theologians.
Joining the wisdom of East and West, a modern spiritual master proposes a new Christian mysticism for the third millennium, one that will help humanity to transcend violence and heal the earth.
An up-to-date, accessible, and comprehensive study of every major position taken by Christian churches and theologians on world religions and religious pluralism.
On the 25th Anniversary of his death, reflection on the legacy of a Jesuit theologian and martyr.
A new theology of peace that renders the just war theory near mute by making Jesus and his teachings the cornerstone of both theory and practice.
This collection of essays offers rich fruit to a seeking, questioning generation that is drawn to spirituality but not always to dogmatic religion.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
This thorough and readable textbook coffers the perspectives of women around the globe on basic theological issue of God, church, creation, humanity.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
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