C21 Resources Magazine

C21 Resources magazine is a compilation of the best analyses and essays on key challenges facing the Church today, is published by the Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College.

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Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

Edited by Kenneth R. Himes, OFM and Conor M. Kelly

<p>This book takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among them. A strong focus is placed on the biblical and theological roots of the Church’s commitment to care for the poor.&nbsp;</p>

Paraclete Press, 2019


Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures

by Daniel J. Harrington SJ and Christopher R. Matthews

<p>Makes accessible some of the best modern scholarship on encountering Jesus in the Scriptures. With a focus wider than the historians quest, these essays try to explain not only who Jesus was in the first century but also what he might mean in the twenty-first century.</p>

Paulist Press, 2013

New Voices in Catholic Theology

New Voices in Catholic Theology

Edited by Anna Bonta Moreland And Joseph Curran

<p>The last several years have witnessed an exciting expansion in Catholic theology, with more younger scholars being drawn to dedicate themselves to enriching the tradition for the 21st century and beyond. This volume celebrates the work of one such group, scholars who trained under Michael J. Buckley at Boston College. On topics as varied as secularity, Spanish mysticism, religious pluralism, and Catholic education, Fr. Buckley's rich influence as a teacher and mentor shines through. This book serves as both an introduction to much of the best original work being done in theology today, and a reminder of the legacy a great scholar can leave.</p>

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New

Edited By: Colleen M. Griffith and Thomas H. Groome

<p><em>Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New</em>, is a collection by today’s most respected Catholic writers offering a compendium of spiritual practices, traditional and contemporary, that can enable one to sustain and grow a vibrant spiritual life.</p>

Catholic Sacraments A Rich Source of Blessings

Catholic Sacraments: A Rich Source of Blessings

Edited by John F. Baldovin and David Farina Turnbloom

<p>Using passages of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the official rubrics of sacramental rites as the basis for their writing, the contributors to this collection of texts highlight the connection between theology, prayer, and ritual. The treatment of each sacrament begins with selected passages from the Catechism of the Catholic Church that offer succinct descriptions of the sacrament and its role in the life of the Church. Second, there is an excerpt from the prayers used in the celebration of that sacrament followed by responses by theologians with expertise in the history and theology of that sacrament.</p>