Medieval Persian manuscript depicting Muhammad leading Abraham, Moses and Jesus in prayer.
Arts & Culture Books
February 16, 2017
The Islamic Jesus draws on the presentation of Christ in the Quran to find new common ground for the People of the Book. 
REUNION. Pope Francis waves during a special audience with members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships at the Vatican, Oct. 31.
January 07, 2016
In the West there are new obstacles to ecumenism.
 Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich-Freising, president of the German bishops' conference, talks with an unidentified delegate as they leave the final session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 24. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
November 30, 2015
The church has been making pastoral accommodations since the beginning, which means that future accommodations cannot be ruled out.
January 22, 2015
The words had a vaguely alien sound: postcolonial, mujerista, queer, eco-theological. But as I sat on our theology department’s hiring committee and read applicants’ dossiers, it was clear that the thinking behind these labels is shaping the work of many who are finishing doctoral studie
Faith in Focus
October 29, 2014
Thinking with the church in El Salvador
Books
March 12, 2014
Icons of Hope John Thiel rsquo s creative effort to explore Christian belief in eternal life is clearly the work of a major theological thinker Focusing on the eschata the classical four last things mdash heaven hell death and judgment mdash Thiel rejects Kant rsquo s position on the limitatio
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October 15, 2012
A response to the “pronounced magisterial activism” that began under Pope John Paul II
Books
April 16, 2012
Essays from Los Angeles' Skid Row
Books
October 24, 2011
From editors Michael J. Lacey and Francis Oakley, a sober assessment of contemporary Catholicism.
Books
April 25, 2011
The story of the men and women who planted Christianity in Africa and Asia