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  • The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC): Bearing Witness to the Gospel and the Reign of God in Asia

    The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC): Bearing Witness to the Gospel and the Reign of God in Asia

    Jonathan Y. Tan (Author)

    This book presents the theological contributions of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC), a transnational body comprising fifteen Asian Catholic bishops' conferences as full members and ten associate members. The emphasis of the book is on the postcolonial dimensions of Asia and the challenges and implications of decolonization for shaping a postcolonial Asian church and way of doing theology.

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  • Faithful Economics: 25 Short Insights

    Faithful Economics: 25 Short Insights

    Daniel K. Finn (Author)

    Careful moral reflection and action are important across all of modern life, but they are especially critical in matters of economics. Faithful Economics is the ideal guide for navigating this complex arena and coming to a deeper understanding of how our faith and our economic lives intersect. The book is organized in twenty-five short lessons, each of which illuminates the issues, explains the questions, and leaves the reader with clarity and understanding.

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  • Digital Communion: Marshall McLuhan's Spiritual Vision for a Virtual Age

    Digital Communion: Marshall McLuhan's Spiritual Vision for a Virtual Age

    Nick Ripatrazone (Author)

    Digital Communion explores the religious history of mass communication, focusing on Marshall McLuhan's vision of the electronic world as a place of potential spiritual exchange. McLuhan's Catholicism deeply informed his theory, which in turn reveals how we can cultivate a more spiritual vision of the internet.

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    Available March 29, 2022

  • J. H. Oldham and George Bell: Ecumenical Pioneers

    J. H. Oldham and George Bell: Ecumenical Pioneers

    Keith W. Clements (Author)

    An introduction to two British shapers of ecumenical thought in the twentieth century, J. H. Oldham and Bishop George Bell. Oldham pioneered new thinking on social, racial, and international issues, while Bell used his stature to give voice in support of the oppressed in Nazi Germany. Both aided in the formation of the World Council of Churches.

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    Available March 29, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available April 5, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available April 5, 2022

  • The Promise of Not-Knowing: A New New Testament Reading

    The Promise of Not-Knowing: A New New Testament Reading

    David E. Fredrickson (Author)

    In The Promise of Not-Knowing, David Fredrickson challenges readers and interpreters of the New Testament to engage the text not simply for its usefulness or practicality, but rather to explore the text with a sense of mystery, expecting and hoping to have one's world shaken by the otherness that haunts the familiar.

  • Deconstructing Racism: A Path toward Lasting Change

    Deconstructing Racism: A Path toward Lasting Change

    Barbara Crain Major (Author), Joseph Barndt (Author)

    Deconstructing Racism explores why change has been so difficult to come by and offers new paths toward lasting change through the deconstruction of racism's roots within systems and institutions. It speaks to people in both church and society who are or have been working to dismantle institutional and systemic racism.

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    Available April 12, 2022

  • Binding the Ghost: Theology, Mystery, and the Transcendence of Literature

    Binding the Ghost: Theology, Mystery, and the Transcendence of Literature

    Ed Simon (Author)

    Binding the Ghost considers the theological depth, resonance, and mystery of the acts of reading and writing. Ed Simon presents a lyrical, incisive, and humane sacralization of reading and writing that takes into account the wonder, enchantment, and mystery of the very idea of poetry and fiction.

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    Available April 19, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available April 19, 2022

  • Interconnections of Asian Diaspora: Mapping the Linkages and Discontinuities

    Interconnections of Asian Diaspora: Mapping the Linkages and Discontinuities

    Sam George (Author)

    This book paints a portrait of the widespread dispersion and establishment of distinctively Asian Christian communities in their places of settlement. The essays argue that migration has made Asian Christianity more global and explores how Asian-diaspora communities are playing a decisive role in transforming and advancing Christian faith.

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    Available April 26, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available April 26, 2022

  • Making Sense of the Sacred: The Meaning of World Religions

    Making Sense of the Sacred: The Meaning of World Religions

    James L. Rowell (Author)

    This work argues that there is a universal message that can be found in the study of religions. It offers a comprehensive examination of religions and their meaning, bound by the hope and affirmation that in some way they are universally connected. It affirms a universalism by wisdom, which contends that a moral and spiritual wisdom can be found in many of the world's religions.

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  • 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.

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    Available May 3, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available May 10, 2022

  • 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 address polarization in American society? The question has been pressing for years. The events of January 6, 2021, made it even more urgent. For Pamela Cooper-White the way forward lies in balancing the pastoral and the prophetic. Though difficult, our calling to fight for justice and our duty to love our neighbor must be held together.

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    Available May 17, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available May 24, 2022

  • 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.

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    Available May 24, 2022

  • How to Read Paul: A Brief Introduction to His Theology, Writings, and World

    How to Read Paul: A Brief Introduction to His Theology, Writings, and World

    Yung Suk Kim (Author)

    How to Read Paul provides an incisive, yet brief, examination of Paul as a writer and theologian steeped in the cultural, intellectual, and religious crossroads of the ancient world. Yung Suk Kim explores and explains Paul's key theological concepts and situates them in their proper cultural context. How to Read Paul is an ideal textbook for both undergraduate and seminary classrooms and a helpful guide for professors, clergy, and lay readers.

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  • Liberating Luther: A Lutheran Theology from Latin America

    Liberating Luther: A Lutheran Theology from Latin America

    Vitor Westhelle (Author), Robert Butterfield (Translator)

    Until his untimely death, Vitor Westhelle's incisive scholarship shaped a generation. As a continuation of that legacy, presented here for the first time in English is a collection of Westhelle's Portuguese-language essays.

    In this collection, he addresses the most important issues of our day, including the cross and death, the ecological crisis, the ecumenical movement, the church's misuse of power, Luther's law-gospel dialectic, and the role of European theology in the conquest of the Americas.

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