Miroslav Wolf, editor

Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2012

 

This book is the result of conversations in a successive pair of consultations whereby religious thinkers and believers in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam considered the question which has been an issue for centuries: whether all three monotheistic faiths worship the same God.

Mirabai Starr

Monkfish Book Publishing, 2012

 

Mirabai Starr, professior of religion and author of Teresa of Avila:The Book of My Life and Saint John of the Cross, has a new book which considers the link of love and wisdom shared by the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. 

Karen Armstrong

Knopf, 2006

The earliest beginnings of religion in the ninth century BCE is the subject.  Armstrong, Bestselling author and world-renowned religious historian unveils for the reader this fascinatingly unique period of religious ferment known as the Axial Age. 

Thomas Merton

Thich Nhat Hanh, Foreword

Doubleday Image, 1971

In his classic on prayer, Thomas Merton explores the influences of prayer from Western and Eastern monastic Christian history, such as St. John of the Cross, and Buddhism of the East. 

 

Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Z. Brettler, editors

Oxford University Press, 2011

 

An in-depth study of the Second testament that focuses on the Jewish culture and faith of Jesus, his family and followers.  It includes essays on the religious traditions and the perspectvie of the era, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Midrash, and comtemporary sects.  Christian orthodoxy and rituals are explained.

 

Elizabeth Roberts and Elias Amidon, editors

HarperCollins, 1991

Although this book was published twenty years ago, its prayers still ring with truth and purpose for our time, maybe even more so.  A collection of prayers from all different traditions, and religious figures, as well as famous poets, it is divided into sections for various occasions such as Praise and Thanksgiving, Blessings and Invocations, Cycles of Life.

 

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William Keepin

Cynthia Brix

Hohm Press, 2009

 

Internationally recognized teachers and trainers for gender empowerment, Keepin and Brix tell about the work in Pune, India to overcome the oppression of women there and of saving their lives at "Maher," a place of refuge headed by a Roman Catholic sister for abused and battered women and their children.

William Keepin

Cynthia Brix 

Molly Dwyer

Hohm Press, 2007

William Keepin and Cynthia Brix, internationally recognized for their gender reconciliation work, share their journeys with women and men who have had the courage to confront gender injustices and come together in "gender reconciliation" throughout the world, especially in South Africa and India.

John Philip Newell

Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2011

Author of Celtic Benediction and Sounds of the Eternal continues this pattern of prayer book with new daily prayers for morning and evening for the week, written in the Celtic tradition. This time, he unites the religions of Judaism. Islam, and Christianity in their hopes and desires for peace through his powerful words. 

 

John Philip Newell

Suzanne Butler, soloist

Material Media, 2010

Internationally known Celtic scholar and author Newell's latest music release is original chants in the Celtic tradition, calling for peace among the Abrahamic religions, using Near Easter harmonies.  Each chant coordinates with his book Praying with the Earth and employs a Scripture verse from Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, along with their musical traditions. Newell  reads each Scripture passage and then the chant follows, sung in Butler's beautiful voice.  Excellent for individual prayer and group gatherings.

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