Recommended Reading

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We are gathering short introductions or reviews of books that we have found valuable, informative, and inspiring in nurturing Spirituality for Mission. If you have recommendations that you believe would be helpful to our readers, please call our attention to them. Or, better yet, do a short introduction or review that you would be willing to submit to us for publication here along with a picture of the book.  Thank you! And fruitful reading to you!

Reality, Grief, Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks

Buy, read, and share this book. It will keep you from falling unconscious victim to the dishonest and destructive myth of Exceptionalism used to manipulate voters every political season. Brueggemann’s writing, as always, is clear, pastorally insightful, and socially brilliant biblical discernment for the Christian churches in our times....

Jesus: A Pilgrimage

Jesus was published in 2014 by the well-known Jesuit author, James Martin, who is well recognized for his scholarly works, his spiritual insights, and his interesting and engaging style. The reader is invited to join in a life changing pilgrimage, “designed for people of deep faith or no faith, who...

Feminist Theology from the Third World: a Reader

Edited by Ursula King (1994, Orbis Books) Most of us have read some works on “feminist spirituality” in recent years. These works have no doubt been enriching and have stretched us in our thinking and in our spirituality. But how many of us have moved beyond the United States or...

God Among Us: The Gospel Proclaimed

A treat awaits those readers who would like to experience Dominican preaching at its best. This collection of homilies, features and articles is the work of Edward Schillebeeckx, among the most renowned Dominican theologians of the Vatican II era. Among the entries is a carefully nuanced description of Dominican...