Can faith as trusting God make a difference? This book provides much-needed experiential analysis of the contrast between self-justification and justification by God.
You want to make the world better. This book can help. Faith in Action offers quick dives into a range of topics, from racial justice...
Ten years ago En la Lucha offered the first systematic presentation of mujerista theology – the liberating religious reflection of Hispanic women –...
Putting body and bones to the biblical stories, Brakeman explores the passions of biblical women, such as Sarah's laughter, Jephthah's daughter's anger, and...
The Christian use of God-language has become a matter of debate among laypersons, theologians, worship leaders, and others. Such debates are often heated,...
An accessible, introductory text first published by Fortress Press in 1983, Her Story: Women in Christian History has sold over 30,000 copies of the first...
Black women in America have carved out a distinctive and instructive faith stance that is influential well beyond the historic black church. Diana L. Hayes, a...
Since the 1970s exciting new directions in the study of culture have erupted to critique and displace earlier, largely static notions. These more dynamic...
Being human is neither abstract nor hypothetical. It is concrete,...
Winner of Catholic Press Association Book-of-the-Year Award—Spirituality
Unique in its range and depth, this lavish anthology for the first time...
Exploring the religious impulse known as mysticism — the "silent cry" at the heart of all the world's religions. Mysticism, in the sense of a "longing...
In this theological resource for spiritual transformation and social change, Carter Heyward rethinks the figure and import of Jesus for church, academy, and...
In St. Thomas and India, renowned scholars trace the historical, religious, and cultural connections link India's Syrian Christian community with St. Thomas the Apostle. It also examines the legacy of the ancient Christianity on the Syrian community in India today, as well as exploring the various cultural and religious connections between the Syrian church in Indian and other ancient churches in the east.
Between the Sea and the Sky is an inquiry into the religious world of a traditional fishing community on the Southwest coast of India. It explores the vital role religious and spiritual beliefs play in sustaining people in such a precarious, even deadly occupation. Using the concept of 'lived religion,' Mathew explores the theological, religious, and spiritual contours of this remarkable community, and draws from them broader insights into the nature of belief.
This book is about faithful witnesses—from the Reformation to South African apartheid to Bonhoeffer—to the promise of Jesus Christ. Even in the midst of trials, these faithful followers have testified that the gospel is authority enough for the church's life and unity.
This volume gathers essays from established and emerging scholars whose work is among the most lively and innovative scholarship today.
In her new book, Monica A. Coleman articulates the African American expression of "making a way out of no way" for today's context of globalization,...
Over the last two decades, traditional formulations of the idea of atonement have come under heavy attack from feminist theologians and others. They argue that...
This long-awaited text charts clearly and comprehensively the enormously important area of feminist theory -- and brings it into fruitful conversation with...
New Faith: A Black Christian Woman's Guide to Reformation,: Re-Creation, Rediscovery, Renaissance, Resurrection, and Revival
Patterson argues that black women must possess "new faith" for their survival and future. This text is based on a womanist view of Jesus Christ and urges...
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