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Illuminating writings on religion, feminism and environmental issues from Africa, Asia, Latin America.
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.
Argues the African's role as agent of religious adaptation superseded that of his Western missionary counterpart in the development and growth of Christianity in West Africa.
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.
Articulates a learning process to help Christians improve approaches to understanding other religious traditions.
Lefebure offers Christian readings of Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist holy texts that suggest new bases for friendship and understanding.
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
Exploring the interconnection of the Trinity and the other great mysteries of Christian Faith.
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.
The much-discussed work by a noted scholar of Christian theology and interreligious thought.
An accessible and engaging introduction to Christian doctrine from an African perspective through the lens of a famous novel.
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.
In this brief but telling work a leading Catholic thinker traces issues reshaping theology and mission today.
This practical guide to adult faith formation offers new insights and paradigms for understanding, practicing, and sharing faith.
A spirited defense of Asian theology and an invitation to find joy in the encounter of the “religious other.”
“A clear and sensitive justification of process philosophy’s relevance to contemporary Catholic theology.” —John F. Haught
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.
A comprehensive summary of the rewards and challenges of doing mission as Maryknoll begins its second hundred years in a greatly changed world.
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).
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.
A vital, accessible, comparative view of Siddharta Guatama and Jesus Christ that captures the fruits of recent scholarship.
Making sense of Christian faith through an understanding of spirituality.
A wise and trustworthy introduction to spirituality and mysticism, their meaning, and their importance for our age.
Leading writers and social critics address the question: What is the most significant spiritual question of our time?
This collection of essays offers rich fruit to a seeking, questioning generation that is drawn to spirituality but not always to dogmatic religion.
Explores the witness and legacy of the "first female theologian of the Americas."
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.
Shows how religious pluralism carries the promise of being the theology of the future.
A probing introduction to the meaning and methods of Practical Theology.
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 new edition of a foundational work in Liberation Theology.
First in a 12-volume series encompassing the works of the celebrated religious scholar.
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.
A comprehensive summary of liberation theology in Latin America.
How worship and liturgy can surprise and lead us to the divine depths of creation.
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 book about the Palestinian Christian community.
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.
The Brazilian theologian offers an interpretation of the life and message of Jesus and the tenets of christology.
Argues for a reconstruction of christology and mission for the modern pluralistic world.
A comprehensive introduction to contemporary theology by and about black women.
An up-to-date, accessible, and comprehensive study of every major position taken by Christian churches and theologians on world religions and religious pluralism.
Offers a diversity of perspectives on liberative theologies from all areas of the margins: race, class, culture, gender, and disability.
Two leading Latin American theologians offer a primer on the basic issues and concerns of doing theology in a third world context.
This thorough and readable textbook coffers the perspectives of women around the globe on basic theological issue of God, church, creation, humanity.
An inside look at the dialogue among Catholicism and world religions, particularly Buddhism and Islam.
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.
The eminent Brazilian theology unpacks the mysteries of Trinitarian faith.
Offers a new translation of the original story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and reflects on its meaning for the faithful and the church today.
What it means to share the Gospel in light of postmodern questions.
An original exploration of the life of Jesus and the teachings of Gandhi--one that puts nonviolent action at the very heart of Christian salvation.
New edition of groundbreaking work Andrew Greeley called "a shining vision".
What would Catholic systematics look like if it were done from a Latino/a perspective?
Thirteen scholars fulfill Teilhard de Chardin's hope that a future generation apply his learnings to the challenges and needs of their age.
The vision of Pope Francis, as seen by one of the world's leading liberation theologians.
The biography of a saint who embodies an ethic for today.
Catholic theologians from around the globe address issues in feminism and ethics.
For college and study groups, an introduction to religion and theology that addresses the core questions about what faith is and what having faith means in the 21st century.
The author of the best-seller Quantum Theology now explores the meaning of evolution and points to new and profound spiritual directions.
A creative and comprehensive examination of the church, both theologically and in its global context.
"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
In these simple, heartfelt reflections, Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines shares how Christian community offers rich possibilities for love, faith, hope, and unity in diversity.
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.
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.
Writers from many tribes address issues of environmental and social devastation in the Americas.
Where does human existence stand in a cosmos some fifteen billion years old and seemingly indifferent to human suffering?
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