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Jesus and Nonviolence: A Third Way by Walter Wink

More than ever, Walter Wink believes, the Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing “powers” of our consumerist culture and fractured world. In this small book Wink offers a precis of his whole thinking about this issue, including the relation of Jesus and his message to politics and […]

Love and Justice: Selections from the Shorter Writings of Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr is renowned for his unflinching honesty concerning issues of social ethics, specifically, love and justice. Humans, Niebuhr says, are incapable of perfect love. Therefore, their struggle against evil and injustice is doomed to only relative victory, although they strive to live in the ideal world. Niebuhr’s concern with this paradox gave rise to […]

Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study of Ethics and Politics

Moral Man and Immoral Society is Reinhold Niebuhr’s important early study in ethics and politics. Forthright and realistic, it discusses the inevitability of social conflict, the brutal behavior of human collectives of every sort, the inability of rationalists and social scientists to even imagine the realities of collective power, and, ultimately, how individual morality can […]

The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel

Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship. The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian […]

Great Mystics And Social Justice: Walking On The Two Feet Of Love

Christianity is a call to a life of prayer and activism, the author affirms in a convincing and scholarly work that takes its title from Catherine of Siena’s revelation that we are to walk on the “two feet” of love of God and neighbor. The author bases her thesis on the lives and writings of […]

The Universe Bends Toward Justice: Radical Reflections on the Bible, the Church, and the Body Politic by Obery Hendricks

In these passionate and wide-ranging essays Obery Hendricks offers a challenging engagement with spirituality, economics, politics, contemporary Christianity, and the abuses committed in its name. Among his themes: the gap between the spirituality of the church and the spirituality of Jesus; the ways in which contemporary versions of gospel music sensationalize today s churches into […]

The Prophetic Imagination by Walter Brueggemann

In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon to the prophetic critique of that power with a new vision of freedom in the prophets. Here he traces the broad sweep from Exodus to Kings to Jeremiah to Jesus. He […]

Holy Terror: The Fundamentalist War on America’s Freedoms in Religion, Politics, and Our Private Lives

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