Offers a new, interreligious approach to questions of mission and conversion, grounded in a close study of the Chinmaya Mission, Ramakrishna Mission and other movements associated with the Hindu tradition of Advaita Vedānta.
An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.
Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.
Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.
Offers a critical Pentecostal philosophy of God that challenges orthodox Christianity.
Captures how Indian Protestant Christians negotiate their religious and cultural identities within the Indian diaspora.
An investigation of the spiritual encounter between a twentieth-century Dominican friar and an eleventh-century Afghani Sufi master.
Uncovers an overlooked aspect of the Italian American experience.
Looks at the concept of Ultimate Reality in Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity.
Describes how religious tradition is established as available within a text, free from ritual and observance, in Buddhism and Christianity.
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.
Reveals the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Christian congregations to express female imagery of God in worship.
Considers the legacy and future of radical theology.
Argues that Christianity does not require its supernatural aspects.
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
Buddhist-Christian reflection that uses friendship as a model for interreligious understanding.
The major death-of-God theologian explores the meaning and purpose of radical theology.
Explores the use of language in Christian theology.
An impressionistic history of the Western spiritual tradition.
A history of the Sandemanians, a little-known but ultimately influential Christian sect in colonial America.
Explores the relationship between gender and identity in early medieval Germanic societies.
A collection of works by nineteenth-century Russian religious philosopher V. S. Soloviev, critic of secularization, anti-Semitism, and the religious life of his time.
Looks at Augustine’s theology in light of environmental concerns.
Explores the spiritual vision of Van Gogh’s painting The Night Café.
Explores the work of Bernard Lonergan in light of contemporary continental thought.
Revises the traditional free will defense regarding the existence of evil in the world of a loving God.
Provides a critical exploration of Mircea Eliade's notion of the sacred by referencing the work of Bernard Lonergan.
Explicates the philosophy of religion emerging from the work of Bernard Lonergan, the esteemed theologian who reinvigorated Catholic thought in the twentieth century.
Examines the expulsion of Professor Gerd Lüdemann from the Theology Faculty at the University of Göttingen.
Explores a new Christian identity in which churches reclaim their roles as communities of disciples to constitute a countercultural reality and challenge to secular society and existing power relations.
Based on a close reading of New Testament passages, Choi counters the theses on repentance and restitution proposed by New Testament scholar E. P. Sanders.
Surveys the influence of the Psalms in the Middle Ages, giving a unique window into the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional culture of the period.
An examination of Trithemius's "magical theology," which argued for the compatibility of magic and Christian doctrines, and its influence during the Renaissance and Reformation.
The task of interpreting the religious significance of Jesus Christ takes shape in this book with the tension determined by two goals: fidelity to the classical Christological tradition, which draws our ...
An accessible introduction to the Bible.
Integrates a contemporary understanding of Jesus with the most powerful, imaginative visions of Jesus in philosophy, literature, and religion.
This book presents a lost tradition of inner work, the way of the householder, which was believed by the Brotherhood of Common Life to have been the teaching of the Apostles. It focuses on the emergence, ...
This book examines the Roman Catholic Church in the United States as it responds to the AIDS crisis and persons with AIDS from a critical sociological perspective using organizational theory.
In this book, Linell Cady analyzes the role of religion and theology in American public life.
Protestantism has undergone a shift in its relationship with American culture and politics. This book analyzes and evaluates that shift. The author shows how Protestantism began in America as a vibrant ...
This book shows how, once we have adjusted to the unitive state, the spiritual journey moves on to yet another more final ending.
In our major religious traditions, the outstanding milestone in the spiritual ...
This book looks at religion from a global perspective and examines how religion is shaped by the larger set of political and economic relationships that make up today's world. Focusing mainly on Western ...
Knights of Faith and Resignation brings out the richness of Kierkegaard's creative invention, the contemporary relevance of his contrasts between resignation and faith, and his probing conceptual analysis ...