Fortress Press

Academic

  • The Way of Abundance: Economic Justice in Scripture and Society

    The Way of Abundance: Economic Justice in Scripture and Society

    Edith Rasell (Author)

    In The Way of Abundance, economist and minister Edith Rasell examines the Old and New Testament teachings on economic justice through the evolution of ancient economic orders and systems. While scriptural instructions address economies in the past, Rasell identifies consistent, recurring principles to construct a vision for a just economy today.

    $34.00

  • An Evolving God, An Evolving Purpose, An Evolving World

    An Evolving God, An Evolving Purpose, An Evolving World

    Joan Chittister (Author)

    Modernity must be able to absorb the notion of a cosmic and evolving God. The old notions of who is in charge, who is superior and whose theology is paramount is in a state of flux. Unless, or until, a new vision comes into play, directs our hearts, guides our business, underlies our technology, the world is not ready for the horizon of Newness.

    $12.75

  • The Psychology of Christian Nationalism: Why People Are Drawn In and How to Talk Across the Divide

    The Psychology of Christian Nationalism: Why People Are Drawn In and How to Talk Across the Divide

    Pamela Cooper-White (Author)

    How do we overcome polarization in American society? How do we advocate for justice when one side won't listen to the other and cycles of outrage escalate? These questions have been pressing for years, but the emergence of a vocal, virulent Christian nationalism have made it even more urgent that we find a way forward.

    $21.00

  • Walking with Jesus in Strange Places

    Walking with Jesus in Strange Places

    John Swinton (Author)

    John Swinton's place of formation walking alongside people living with intellectual disabilities, mental health challenges, and dementia has gifted him the opportunity to ask questions that emerge from those who see the world differently. It shaped him as a theologian and raised questions of the nature of faithfulness, discipleship, and community.

    $12.75

  • Personal Idealism

    Personal Idealism

    Keith Ward (Author)

    This book is a definitive account of Keith Ward's theology, based on the philosophy of personal idealism. It records his views about God, revelation, the kingdom of God, life after death, the incarnation, atonement, and the Trinity. It discusses the most central Christian doctrines, formed in the light of modern science and Idealist philosophy.

    $12.75

  • Imagining Our Neighbors as Ourselves: How Art Shapes Empathy

    Imagining Our Neighbors as Ourselves: How Art Shapes Empathy

    Mary W. McCampbell (Author)

    In order to truly love and welcome others, we need to exercise our imaginations and see people more as God sees them instead of according to our own inadequate and ungracious labels. Mary McCampbell examines how narrative art expands our imaginations and, in so doing, emboldens our ability to love our neighbors as ourselves.

    $28.00

  • The Serendipity of Life's Encounters

    The Serendipity of Life's Encounters

    Ann Loades (Author)

    Reflecting on her path to becoming the first woman to be given a personal Chair at the University of Durham, professor emerita of divinity at the same, an honorary professor at the University of St. Andrews, and a CBE for "services to theology," Ann Loades introduces some of the key tenets of her theological thinking.

    $12.75

  • Texts of Terror (40th Anniversary Edition): Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

    Texts of Terror (40th Anniversary Edition): Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

    Phyllis Trible (Author), Gale A. Yee (Foreword by)

    In this seminal work of biblical scholarship, Phyllis Trible focuses on four variations on the theme of terror in the Bible as she reinterprets the stories of four women in ancient Israel. Trible shows how these neglected stories--interpreted in memoriam--challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy.

    $22.00

  • Finding God in the Universe

    Finding God in the Universe

    Guy Consolmagno (Author)

    Finding God in the Universe is the reflection of a Jesuit brother and astronomer, the director of the Vatican Observatory. Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, insists that both science and theology are done within a community of fellow seekers where we share the stories that teach us how to explore, and try to make sense of what we think we have found.

    $12.75

  • Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible: Revised and Expanded Fourth Edition

    Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible: Revised and Expanded Fourth Edition

    Emanuel Tov (Author)

    Since its initial publication, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible has established itself as the indispensable authoritative textbook and reference on the subject. In this thoroughly revised fourth edition, Emanuel Tov has incorporated the insights of the last ten years of scholarship.

    $90.00

    Available November 8, 2022

  • Language for God: A Lutheran Perspective

    Language for God: A Lutheran Perspective

    Mary J. Streufert (Author)

    Language for God explores the ways language and images influence who we are and how we live. It declares the necessity of language and images for God that are expansive and inclusive of all genders. Lutheran perspectives are used as a compass to offer scriptural, theological, and historical insights to advance the reformation of Christian language.

    $26.00

    Available June 7, 2022

  • The Corner of Fourth and Nondual

    The Corner of Fourth and Nondual

    Cynthia Bourgeault (Author)

    Cynthia Bourgeault describes the foundations of her theology: a cosmological seeing with the eye of the heart, Benedictine daily rule informed by wisdom from the Asian traditions. She explains the influence of philosophers built on the cornerstones of the Incarnation and the Paschal Mystery, tied by the Trinity as a cosmogonic principle.

    $12.75

  • Batman Is Jesus

    Batman Is Jesus

    Siku (Author)

    Artist-theologian Siku introduces the concept of Narrative Theology--and the specific subset of Graphic Theology--that informs his unique work and ministry. Through visual language, he demonstrates a contemporary method of engaging with the Bible that resonates with how the Hebrew sages and prophets of pre-antiquity read Scripture.

    $16.99

    Available August 2, 2022

  • Confessing and Believing: The Apostles’ Creed as Script for the Christian Life

    Confessing and Believing: The Apostles’ Creed as Script for the Christian Life

    Trevor Hart (Author)

    Confessing and Believing offers a faithful and compelling account of the Christian faith using the Apostles' Creed as a framework. In this book Trevor Hart helps readers, both within and outside the church, understand core Christian beliefs, and how these are related to one another and to the intellectual and cultural contexts of today.

    $28.00

    Available August 2, 2022

  • Spirit Life

    Spirit Life

    Grace Ji-Sun Kim (Author)

    As an Asian-American theologian existing in multiple cultural spheres, Grace Ji-Sun Kim works to disseminate Asian words and religious symbols into mainstream discourse so that we can move toward a nondualistic theology that provides space for the marginalized and the subordinated, paving a path toward liberation and radical demarginalization.

    $12.75

  • Forgiveness and Reparation, the Healing Journey

    Forgiveness and Reparation, the Healing Journey

    Mpho Tutu van Furth (Author)

    Reparations is an element in a process of atonement and restorative justice that sees the need for acknowledgment of the damage done to the enslaved and colonized, healing and restoration of the lost humanity of the perpetrators, and repair of the violated relationships between the human and ecological victims and the human perpetrators.

    $12.75

  • An Asian Introduction to the New Testament

    An Asian Introduction to the New Testament

    Johnson Thomaskutty (Editor), R.S. Sugirtharajah (Foreword by), Nijay K. Gupta (Preface by)

    As the Asian context is the cradle of many of the world's religions, the New Testament writings should be interpreted and reinterpreted by accepting their pluriform religious and ideological aspects. Moreover, the existence of multiple Christian denominations demands a doctrinally and conceptually balanced interpretation of the Scriptures. This book will demonstrate inclusive biblical claims within multireligious and multidenominational contexts.

    $39.00

  • Scapegoats: The Gospel through the Eyes of Victims

    Scapegoats: The Gospel through the Eyes of Victims

    Jennifer Garcia Bashaw (Author)

    Christians today tend to read the New Testament as victors, not as victims. The Gospels then become one story about individual salvation rather than distinct representations of Jesus's revolutionary work on behalf of victims. Scapegoats revisits the Gospels through the lens of the scapegoats' stories where the kingdom of God is revealed.

    $34.00

  • Beyond Dalit Theology: Searching for New Frontiers

    Beyond Dalit Theology: Searching for New Frontiers

    Paulson Pulikottil (Author)

    This book is a critique of Dalit theology, with proposals for the future directions of a theology of social transformation in India. It explores new ways of doing Christology, pneumatology, and ecclesiology, and ultimately argues for the need of a new public theology in the changing religious-political contexts of India.

    $29.00

  • The Cross in the Midst of Creation: Following Jesus, Engaging the Powers, Transforming the World

    The Cross in the Midst of Creation: Following Jesus, Engaging the Powers, Transforming the World

    Sharon Delgado (Author)

    The Cross in the Midst of Creation asserts that the crucifixion is ongoing as institutional powers diminish human life and destroy creation, and that the resurrection is ongoing as faith overcomes despair and the Spirit equips people to follow Jesus and to struggle for a transformed world.

    $26.00

    Available June 14, 2022

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