Books

Books

In Defence of War, by Nigel Biggar

Nigel Biggar thinks that Western Christians are willfully ignoring that soldiers and military action are essential to social peace and justice.

Scriptures of the East

R. S. Sugirtharajah sees both sides of the mirror: Christian views of Asian faiths and the reciprocal gaze of Asian believers.

The Bonhoeffer Reader, edited by Clifford J. Green and Michael DeJonge

This volume is arguably the best introduction to the theological writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Excerpts are taken from the completed works of Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, in English in 16 volumes plus an index published by Fortress Press.

Peacework, by Henri Nouwen

Nouwen, known for his writings on spirituality, was committed to the peacemaking of Jesus and was able to make the connection between the inward journey of spirituality and the outward journey of peacemaking and care for the marginalized. Nouwen wrote this book in the 1980s, and part of it appeared in a church journal. Now the complete book appears for the first time.

Flesh Made Word, by Emily A. Holmes

Emily Holmes endeavors, with the help of French feminist theories, to understand several of the medieval mystics who are most alien to 21st-century religious sensibilities.