Spring 2018

Coming from Orbis Books, January through June, 2018: Pope Francis speaks to the youth of the world; Richard Rohr is this season's very Modern Spiritual Master; and renowned theologian Elizabeth Johnson with her most creative work yet. Don't miss any of these!
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Revolutionary Saint, The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero , Michael E. Lee, Index, 240, softcover

A theological assessment of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador, a modern saint and martyr.

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$28.00
Creation and The Cross, The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril , Elizabeth A. Johnson, 256, hardcover with dust jacket

Confronting the woeful legacy of a centuries-old theology, Johnson shows how the beauty of our faith tradition is deepened by being rooted in ecological reality.

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The Courage to Be Happy, The Pope Speaks to the Youth of the World, Pope Francis, Robert Ellsberg, Foreword by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, 208, softcover
Pope Francis shares wisdom and inspiration with those he calls the “hope and future” of the world.
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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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They Will Inherit the Earth, Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear, 176, softcover
The popular author and activist invites us to return to nonviolence as a way of life and a living solidarity with Mother Earth and her creatures.
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Richard Rohr, Essential Teachings on Love, Modern Spiritual Masters, Richard Rohr, Joelle Chase, Judy Traeger, 288, softcover
Including a fascinating extended interview, this books introduces the teachings of this popular spiritual writer, all organized around the central theme of Love.
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A Poor and Merciful Church, The Illuminative Ecclesiology of Pope Francis, Stan Chu Ilo, Index, 320, softcover

An African perspective on Pope Francis’s understanding of what the church should be, called to mission in a wounded world. 

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The Depth of God’s Reach, A Spirituality of Christ’s Descent, Michael Downey, 144, softcover

A cherished resource for all who are trying to make sense of suffering, death, and life beyond death.

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To the Margins, Pope Francis and the Mission of the Church, Andrea Riccardi, Translated by Dinah Livingstone, 192, softcover
From the founder of San’Egidio, a profound reflection on Pope Francis’s call for the church to “go to the margins.”
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A Christology of Religions, Gerald O’Collins, SJ, Index, 192, softcover

Through the lens of Christology, a new approach to the theology of religions.

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The Risk of Hope, How to Talk about God in the World Today, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, 144, softcover
From the Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, a message of joy and compassion recalling the church to a mission of mercy in a wounded world.
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What Is the Mission of the Church?, A Guide for Catholics , Revised and Expanded Edition , Roger P. Schroeder, Index, 192, softcover
Thoroughly revised and expanded, the essential guide to the “who, what, where, and why” of mission and its meaning for the local and universal Church.
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Religion and Faith in Africa, Confessions of an Animist, Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ, Duffy Lectures in Global Community, Index, softcover
Examines the living interplay between African Religion, Christianity, and Islam and shows how the religious experience and spiritual imagination of Africa offer wisdom capable of renewing the global community of believers. 
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Cuéntame, Narrative in the Ecclesial Present, Natalia Imperatori-Lee, Index, 192, softcover
From the common Spanish phrase “cuéntame” (tell me a story) the author tells the story of the church, rooted in the experiences and lives of Latino/a Catholics in the United States.
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And God Created Wholeness, A Spirituality of Catholicity, Catholicity in an Evolving Universe , Edwin E. Olson, Foreword by Ilia Delio, Index, 256, softcover

New insights into the evolution of spiritual wholeness in creation through the lens of quantum biology.

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The Way of Kindness, Readings for a Graceful Life , Michael Leach, James T. Keane, Doris Goodnough, 224, softcover

Essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas from world-famous writers on the grace and rewards of being kind. 

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American Catholicism in the 21st Century, Crossroads, Crisis, or Renewal?, College Theology Society Series, Benjamin Peters , Nicholas Rademacher, 272, softcover
Prominent scholars from various disciplines seek to parse the future of American Catholicism.
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The Holy Spirit and an Evolving Church, James A. Coriden, Index, 224, softcover

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.

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Traditional Ritual as Christian Worship, Dangerous Syncretism or Necessary Hybridity?, American Society of Missiology , R. Daniel Shaw , William R. Burrows, Index, 304, softcover
Western and non-Western scholars discuss the importance of culturally appropriate rituals, beliefs, and practices of diverse peoples.
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The Catholic Ethicist in the Local Church, Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, Antonio Autiero , Laurenti Magesa, Index, 336, softcover
Leading scholars from around the world reflect on the role of Catholic ethicists in the context of their particular, local churches.
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Words to Live By, Sacred Sources for Interreligious Engagement, Or N. Rose, Homayra Ziad, Soren M. Hessler, Foreword by Francis X. Clooney, SJ, 160, softcover
Scholars from many religious traditions reflect on sacred texts that have transformed their work as interreligious bridge-builders.
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Cultures and Religions in Dialogue, Opera Omnia, Volume VI, Part 1, Pluralism and Interculturality, Opera Omnia, Raimon Panikkar, Edited by Milena Carrara Pavan, Index, glossary, appendix, 320, hardcover
Part 1 of the sixth volume in the Opera Omnia of Raimon Panikkar, the complete authoritative collection of the renowned scholar of world religion.
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