Spirit Ethics: Scripture and the Moral Life
How can Christians responsibly derive moral guidance from the Bible on pressing issues of personal and social morality today? Jersild's book sets the...
The Green Psalter: Resources for an Ecological Spirituality
Concern for the earth and biblical faith have had an uneasy relationship: ecological theologians have often cited biblical themes of dominion or...
Christ and Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times
Although we loathe admitting it, Christians have often, through crusade, conquest, and commerce, used the name and power of Christ to promote and justify...
Earth Habitat: Eco-Injustice and the Church's Response
This single volume gathers theologians from around the world to address three pressing questions: How can Christianity and Christian churches rethink...
Economy of Grace
Are there any fair and viable alternatives to global capitalism? University of Chicago theologian Kathryn Tanner offers here a serious and creative proposal for...
Embodiment: An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology
Few would doubt that this is a time of transition in our understanding of human sexuality. The confusion about sexual morals and mores is the more obvious...
Finding God in the Singing River: Christianity, Spirit, Nature
We live in an age of vast and rapid destruction of habitats and species. Yet Christianity holds great potential for healing this situation. Indeed, the Bible...
Healing a Broken World: Globalization and God
While spirituality is still thought to be primarily a personal quest for holiness and religious experience, it might be thought mere narcissism in an era of...
Hunger and Happiness: Feeding the Hungry, Nourishing Our Souls
Read Fortress Press's interview with Shannon Jung, only on fortressforum.com ! In a world where there is so much food, why are so many people hungry? Amidst...
Life Abundant: Rethinking Theology and Economy for a Planet in Peril
A compelling vision—before it's too late. In this splendidly crafted work, McFague argues for theology as an ethical imperative for all thinking...
Living Faith: How Faith Inspires Social Justice
What impels a Mohandas Gandhi or a Martin Luther King, Jr.? How does religious experience animate a lifetime of dedication and drive for social justice? In...
Making Moral Decisions: A Christian Approach to Personal and Social Ethics
The question "What am I to do?" needs the balance and completion of "What are we to do?" With clarity and insight Jersild addresses the particular need of...
Occupied with Nonviolence: A Palestinian Woman Speaks
Jean Zaru, the longtime activist and Quaker leader from Ramallah, here brings home the pain and central convictions that animate Christian nonviolence and...
Super, Natural Christians: How We Should Love Nature
In a readable and concrete style, Sallie McFague crafts a Christian spirituality centered on nature as the focus of our encounter with the divine. Reorienting...
A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming
Read Fortress Press's interview with Sallie McFague, only on fortressforum.com! Climate change promises monumental changes to human and other planetary life...
Creative Exchange: A Constructive Theology of African American Religious Experience
At least until recently, most African Americans would know what is meant by "the black church" or by "African American religion." But now,...
Dimensions of Evil: Contemporary Perspectives
From natural catastrophes to horrific human violence to death- dealing social systems, evil calls out ever more dramatically for explanation and...
Dirt, Greed, and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and Their Implications for Today
This new revised edition, of the landmark 1988 text, includes updated text and notes throughout, taking advantage of recent studies of sexual ethics and,...
Environment, Economy, and Christian Ethics: Alternative Views on Christians and Markets
Economist Alistair Young argues that environmental policy raises important ethical and theological issues around uncertainty, inequality the rights of traditional communities, and the obligation to respect nonhuman creation.
God the Economist: The Doctrine of God and Political Economy
"God does not appear in the modern market. For most economists this is as it should be. It is in no way necessary, according to modern economic theory, to...
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