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  • Reconsider the Lilies: Challenging Christian Environmentalism's Colonial Legacy

    Reconsider the Lilies: Challenging Christian Environmentalism's Colonial Legacy

    Andrew Thompson (Author)

    Christian environmentalism's dominant traditions have for too long avoided decolonial thought's critical gaze. Reconsider the Lilies introduces readers to the ways environmental issues are shaped by dynamics of racism and colonialism and orients readers to Christian approaches to environmentalism that can move beyond that legacy.

    $34.00

    Available June 27, 2023

  • Injustice and the Care of Souls, Second Edition: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care

    Injustice and the Care of Souls, Second Edition: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care

    Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook (Editor), Karen B. Montagno (Editor)

    Injustice and the Care of Souls, Second Edition discusses injustices prevalent in church and society. It offers pastoral and spiritual caregivers knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed and marginalized persons and reflect on how their own social location affects their ministries. It provides resources to support their work.

    $39.00

    Available June 27, 2023

  • Leading While Black: The Intersectionality of Race, Leadership, and God

    Leading While Black: The Intersectionality of Race, Leadership, and God

    Torrance J. R. Jones (Author)

    Through conversations and deep attention to the lived experience of leaders, Torrance Jones explores the intersectionality of these three worlds--Black, Christian, and leader--and inspires Black Christians to lead from the context of all that they are.

    $23.99

    Available June 27, 2023

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    $26.00

  • Unmasking the African Ghost: Theology, Politics, and the Nightmare of Failed States

    Unmasking the African Ghost: Theology, Politics, and the Nightmare of Failed States

    Cyril Orji (Author)

    Africa is continuously redefining itself in the face of Eurocentrism, misery, and oppression. Unmasking the African Ghost is a theological exploration of why the political and economic systems of so many African countries have failed and a proposal for paths toward renewing the social order.

    $39.00

  • 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.

    $32.00

  • 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.

    $34.00

  • Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition

    Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition

    Tim Dowley (Editor), Christopher Partridge (General Editor)

    Exploring the world's religions This leading textbook for world religion is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions....

    $69.00

  • Telugu Christians: A History

    Telugu Christians: A History

    James Elisha Taneti (Author)

    By confessing the Lordship of Christ, taking on Christian practices, and affiliating with the global church, Telugu Christianity is truly Christian. This volume analyzes the social life of Telugu Christians, local worldviews, and historical realities that shaped the evolution of Telugu faith.

    $39.00

  • 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.

    $29.00

  • 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.

    $26.99

  • An Asian Introduction to the New Testament

    An Asian Introduction to the New Testament

    R.S. Sugirtharajah (Foreword by), Johnson Thomaskutty (Editor), 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

  • Miracle in Isaiah: Divine Marvel and Prophetic World

    Miracle in Isaiah: Divine Marvel and Prophetic World

    John Goldingay (Author)

    Isaiah is a miracle. Divine wonder can be found in its testimonies to God's communication with people, in reminders of God's acts long ago, in reports of God's acts of rescue of his people, in God's promised acts of restoration in the future, and in God's extraordinary acts toward other peoples. The extraordinary binds the prophecy together.

    $24.00

  • 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

  • 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.

    $29.00

  • Duppy Conqueror

    Duppy Conqueror

    Robert Beckford (Author)

    This book contours Robert Beckford's recontextualization of African American Black and Womanist theologies of liberation. Making the Black British experience a point of departure, Beckford's theological method appropriates two distinct approaches to pursue a contextual theology or a Black theology dub.

    $12.75

  • The Primacy of Love

    The Primacy of Love

    Ilia Delio (Author)

    In an age of anxiety where reason is deified, what is the role of love? From the cosmological to the theological dimensions of existence, love is the irresistible force of attraction to the heart of God. The book is divided based on a metaphysics of love: we are born out of divine love, exist in love, and are oriented toward love.

    $12.75

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