Male mainline Protestants can celebrate what we learn from our female colleagues: that our own sense of ordained ministry is unthinkable without them.
Stanley Hauerwas's new book offers an exuberant retrospective on a life and career in which conversation, argument, reflection and proclamation have shaped and disciplined a remarkable body of work.
Perhaps the bishops view Elizabeth Johnson's work as dangerous precisely because she does not ridicule or reject tradition--she embraces it. She is loyal and critical at the same time.
In 1968, Joseph Ratzinger wrote a modestly sized treatise on the Apostles' Creed called Introduction to Christianity. Its impact was anything but modest.
Does Jeffrey Stout's church have a god? One might say his god is democracy. But surely democracy is an ethic rather than a theology.
David Tracy once distinguished three audiences for the theologian: the church, the general public and the academic community. Joseph Ratzinger has spoken powerfully to all three.
In The Lausiac History, fifth-century saint Palladius argues that readers should imitate an ascetic vision, not specific ascetic practices.