Theology

Front Cover of The Scandalous Message of James

Embedded in the New Testament is a five-chapter uprising known as the Epistle of James. This provocative, and often overlooked letter is the founding document of liberation theology—the theology that seeks to preserve Jesus' "preferential option for the poor."

Front Cover of Salt, Leaven and Light

This book traces the history of theology and the Church from its ancient beginnings to its relevance in the world today.

Front Cover for Sacrament of Unity

A comprehensive explanation of the sacrament of the Eucharist—the praise, thanksgiving, sacrifice, and meal of the assembled people of God—that unites individuals and parishes with Jesus, and all the other communities that celebrate the Eucharist throughout the world.

Front Cover for Sabbatical Journey

The complete, unabridged journal of Nouwen’s last year of life. His struggles and joys, and hopes and fears come into vivid relief as each moment unfolds. An intimate encounter with the beloved spiritual guide who has inspired millions of readers.

Front Cover for The Risk of Education

Giussani’s work presents the argument that an effective education gives a young person the fundamental support of tradition and historical perspective to nurture the development of her ability to understand and discern.

Front Cover of Religion In Exile

Diarmuid O'Murchu offers penetrating and original insights into the changing spiritual awareness of our time. He believes that we are rapidly out-growing the time-honored but exhausted vision of formal religion.

Front Cover of Reclaiming Spirituality

Humanity has existed for 70,000 years—and organized religion for only 4,500. Spirituality is more fundamental to human nature than doctrinal structures are.  What aspects of human spirituality have been submerged by our craving for self-consistent “systems” of belief?

Front Cover of Raising Abel

Raising Abel is a theological exploration of a huge change of mind: the change which the apostolic group underwent as a result of the Resurrection—and how that paradigm can transform the world today.

Front Cover for Quantum Theology

Drawing parallels between the behavior of subatomic particles and the essence of spirituality, Diarmuid O’Murchu knits together the substance and source of creation, showing that new findings in science only lead us to deeper truths about the nature of the divine.

Front Cover of Priests for the 21st Century

This third volume of the Church in the 21st Century series brings together the best-known voices in Catholic life and thought to discuss today’s challenges and tomorrow’s hopes for the Catholic Church in America and the world. Presented in cooperation with Boston College.

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