Church

Front Cover of Fragments of Real Presence

A powerful proposal for Christian women to acknowledge their religious roots, confront the death-dealing and the life-giving aspects of religion, and seek healthy, nurturing ways to grow into their own wise faith. Includes insightful reflection questions for individuals and small groups.

Front Cover of Forty Years Since My Last Confession

The third in the Crosssroad series of Catholic memoirs is a richly poetic, intuitive, interior story of how one woman, a bright and headstrong seeker of spiritual truth, began to find her way back to the Catholic faith of her childhood.

Front Cover of Dancing in the Margins

Dancing in the Margins describes people of different religious traditions who struggle with their churches. It includes interviews, poetry, Biblical reflections, and questions for reflection or discussion. The theme of the book is: When the struggle intensifies, go deeper. Pray harder.

Front Cover for The Craft of Theology

Exploring the possibilities for greater consensus, The Craft of Theology illustrates how a "post-critical" theology can draw on the riches of Scripture and tradition to reflect on the development of faith in new contexts.

Front Cover for The Councils of the Church

The editor of the magisterial Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils covers the history of conciliar teaching, from the early and medieval councils to the Second Vatican Council, showing their abiding importance in the life of the church.

Front Cover of Consider Jesus

Consider Jesus is widely regarded as the finest general introduction to Christology. Adopted for adult education courses, classrooms, and seminars, this classic book, written by one of the leading theologians of our era, presents major themes about Jesus in clear and accessible language.

Front Cover of Christianity's Dangerous Memory

This book offers a bold re-reading of the life of Jesus as “Christ liberator,” the ultimate rebel against unjust and confining social systems and self-serving doctrines. Follow Jesus’ “dangerous” example, the author suggests, to live more richly and truthfully.

Front Cover for Christian Values and Virtues

Pope Paul VI affected every aspect of Catholic life, from the practice of the mass to sexuality to social justice. Christian Values and Virtues shares the former pope's wisdom and captures the spirit and depth of his contributions to the Church.

Front Cover of Christian Hope and Christian Life

Does Christian hope refer only to life after death? Or does it offer a vision transforming our lives right here, right now? This book explores this question through the eyes of church fathers (Eastern and Western), poets, and mystics.

Front Cover for Children of Disobedience

From the heart-pounding escape from the cloister to the romance and marriage with the great reformer of Christianity—Asta Scheib’s lively and intimate portrait of Katharina von Bora draws us close to the heart and soul of this important historical figure.

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