Major Figures Bibliography

Below is a bibliography of major figures. Do keep in mind that this bibliography is always a work in progress. However, if you find something or someone missing, and think they should be included, please let us know.

Boff, Leonardo
_____ Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor. Translated by Phillip Berryman. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1997. (First published as Ecologia: Grito da Terra, Grito dos Pobres. São Paulo: Editora Ática 1995).

_____. Ecology and Liberation: A New Paradigm. Translated from Italian by John Cumming. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1995. (First published as Ecologia, Mundialização, Espiritualidade. São Paulo: Editora Ática, 1993).

_____. Essential Care: An Ethics of Human Nature. Translated by Alexandre Guilherme. London: SPCK, 2007. (First published as Saber Cuidar. Ética do humano – compaixão pela terra. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1999).

_____. Ética de Vida. Brasília: Letraviva Editorial Ltda., 1999.

_____. Faith on the Edge: Religion and Marginalized Existence. Translated by Robert R. Barr. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1989. (Selected, edited, and translated from Fé na periferia do mundo (1978) and O Caminhar da Igreja com os oprimidos (1980). Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda.).

_____. Fundamentalism, Terrorism and The Future of Humanity. Translated by Alexandre Guilherme. London: SPCK, 2006. (First published as Fundamentalismo. A globalização e o futuro da humanidade. Rio de Janeiro: Sextante, 2002).

_____. Holy Trinity, Perfect Community. Translated by Phillip Berryman. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2000. (First published as Santíssima Trindade é a melhor communidade. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1988).

_____. Do iceberg à Arca de Noé; o nascimento de uma ética planetária. Rio de Janeiro: Garamond, 2002.

_____. Do lugar do pobre. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1984.

_____. Global Civilization; Challenges to Society and Christianity. Translated by Alenzandre Guilherme. London: Equinox, 2005. (First published as Nova Era: A Civilização Planetária. Rio de Janeiro: Animus/Anima, 2003).

_____ and Marcos Arruda. Globalização: Desafios socioeconômicos, éticos e educativos; Uma visão a partir do Sul. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 2000.

______. Jesus Christ Liberator. Trans. P. Hughson. New York: Orbis Books, 1978. (First published as Jesus Cristo Liberator. Ensaio de Cristologia Crítica para o nosso Tempo. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1972).

_____. Liberating Grace. Translated by John Drury. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1979. (First published as A graça libertadora no mundo. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1976).

_____ and Clodovis Boff. Liberation Theology; From Confrontation to Dialogue. Trans. R. R. Barr. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986. (Parts I & II first published as Teologia da Libertação no Debate Atual. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda, 1986.

_____. New Evangelization: Good News to the Poor. Translated Robert Barr. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1991. (First published as Nova Evangelização: Perspectiva dos Oprimidos. Fortaleza: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1990).

_____. O Evangelho do Cristo Cósmico. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1971.

_____ and Clodovis Boff. Salvation and Liberation; In Search of a Balance between Faith and Politics. Trans. Robert Barr. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1984. (First published as Da libertação: O sentido teológico das libertações sócio-historicas. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1979).

_____. Trinity and Society. Translated by Paul Burns. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1988. (First published as A Trindade, a Sociedade e a Libertação. Petrópolis: Editora Vozes Ltda., 1986).

Cavanaugh, William

Cone, James
_____. A Black Theology of Liberation. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1970.

_____. Black Theology and Black Power. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1997.

_____. God of the Oppressed. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1997.

_____. The Cross and the Lynching Tree. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2011.

_____. For My People: Black Theology and the Black Church. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1984.

_____. My Soul Looks Back. Nashville: Abingdom, 1982.

_____. Speaking the Truth: Ecumenism, Liberation, and Black Theology. Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 1986.

_____. The Spirituals and the Blues: An Interpretation. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1991.

Dorrien, Gary
_____. Economy, Difference, Empire: Social Ethics for Social Justice. NY, NY: Columbia University, 2010.

_____. Imperial Designs: Neoconservatism and the New Pax Americana. NY, NY: Routledge, 2004.

_____. Reconstructing the Common Good: Theology and the Social Order. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2008.

_____. Social Ethics in the Making: Interpreting an American Tradition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

_____. Soul in Society: The Making and Renewal of Social Christianity. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1995.

_____. The Barthian Revolt in Modern Theology: Theology without Weapons. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2000.

_____. The Democratic Socialist Vision. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1986.

_____. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion: 1805-1900. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001.

_____. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Idealism, Realism, and Modernity: 1900-1950. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003.

_____. The Making of American Liberal Theology: Crisis, Irony, and Postmodernity: 1950-2005. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2006.

_____. The Neoconservative Mind: Politics, Culture, and the War of Ideology. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University, 1993.

_____. The Remaking of Evangelical Theology. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1998.

_____. The Word as True Myth: Interpreting Modern Theology. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1997.

Ellacuría, Ignacio
_____. Freedom Made Flesh: The Mission of Christ and His Church. Trans. J. Drury. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1976.

_____ and J. Sobrino, eds. Mysterium Liberationis; Fundamental Concepts of Liberation Theology. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1993.

Hassett, J., and H. Lacey, eds. Towards a Society That Serves Its People; The Intellectual Contribution of El Salvador’s Murdered Jesuits. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1991. (Contains several important essays by Ellacuría).

Gutierrez, Gustavo
_____. A Theology of Liberation; History, Politics, and Salvation. Translated and editedby C. Inda and J. Eagleson. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1988.

_____. Gustavo Gutiérrez: Essential Writings. Ed. with Introduction, J. Nickoloff. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1996.

_____. On Job: God-Talk and the Suffering of the Innocent. Trans. M. O’Connell. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1987.

_____. The Density of the Present; Selected Writings. Translated by M. Wilde et. al. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1999.

_____. The Power of the Poor in History. Trans. R. Barr. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1983.

_____. We Drink From Our Own Wells; The Spiritual Journey of a People. Trans. M. J. O’Connell. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2003. (20th Anniversary Edition).

Hauerwas, Stanley (for an exhaustive bibliography up to 2010, see The Mennonite Quarterly Review Volume LXXXIIV, Number 3)

_____. A Better Hope: Resources for a Church Confronting Capitalism, Democracy, and Postmodernity. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2001.

_____. A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 2001.

_____. A Cross Shattered Church: Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2009.

_____. After Christendom: How the Church is to Behave if Freedom, Justice, and a Christian Nation are Bad Ideas. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1991.

_____. Against the Nations: War and Survival in a Liberal Society. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 1992.

_____. Character and the Christian Life: A Study in Theological Ethics. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 1989.

_____. Christian Existence Today: Essays on Church, World, and Living In Between. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2010.

_____. Christianity, Democracy, and the Radical Ordinary: Conversations between a Radical Democrat and a Christian. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2008.

_____. Christians Among the Virtues: Theological Conversations with Ancient and Modern Ethics. With Charles Pinches. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 2009.

_____. Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Last Seven Words. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2005.

_____. Dispatches from the Front: Theological Engagements with the Secular. Durham, NC: Duke University, 1995.

_____. Disrupting Time: Sermons, Prayers, and Sundries. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2004.

_____. Hannah’s Child: A Theologians Memoir. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010.

_____. In Good Company: The Church as Polis. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 2001.

_____. Living Gently in a Violent World: The Prophetic Witness of Weakness. With Jean Vanier. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2008.

_____. Matthew. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2006.

_____. Naming the Silences: God, Medicine, and the Problem of Suffering. NY, NY: Continuum, 2004.

_____. Performing the Faith: Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Nonviolence. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2004.

_____. Preaching to Strangers: Evangelism in Today’s World. With William Willimon. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1993.

_____. Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony. With William Willimon. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1989.

_____. Sanctify Them in the Truth: Holiness Exemplified. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1998.

_____. Schooling Christians: Holy Experiments in American Education. With John Westerhoff. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1992.

_____. Should War Be Eliminated: Philosophical and Theological Investigations. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University, 1984.

_____. Suffering Presence: Theological Reflections on Medicine, the Mentally Handicapped, and the Church. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 2003.

_____. Lord, Teach Us: The Lord’s Prayer & the Christian Life. With William Willimon. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1999.

_____. The Hauerwas Reader. Edited by John Berkman and Michael Cartwright. Durham, NC: Duke University, 2002.

_____. The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 2006.

_____. The State of the University: Academic Knowledge and the Knowledge of God. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008.

_____. The Truth About God: The Ten Commandments in the Christian Life. With William Willimon. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1999.

_____. Truthfulness and Tragedy: Further Investigations into Christian Ethics. With Richard Bondi and David Burrell. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 1989.

_____. Unleashing the Scriptures: Freeing the Bible from Captivity to America. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1993.

_____. War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, forthcoming.

_____. Where Resident Aliens Live: Exercises for Christian Practice. With William Willimon. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1996.

_____. Wilderness Wanderings: Probing Twentieth-Century Theology and Philosophy. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1997.

_____. With the Grain of the Universe: The Church’s Witness and Natural Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2002.

Edited Books:
_____. Dissent from the Homeland: Essays after September 11. Edited with Frank Lentricchia. Durham, NC: Duke University, 2003.

_____. Growing Old in Christ. Edited with Carol Stoneking, Keith G. Meador, and David Cloutier. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003.

_____. The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics. Edited by Samuel Wells. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005.

_____. The Wisdom of the Cross: Essays in Honor of John Howard Yoder. Edited with Harry Huebner and Chris Huebner. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2005.

_____. Why Narrative?: Readings in Narrative Theology. Edited with Gregory Jones. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 1997.

McFague, Sallie
_____. The Body of God: An Ecological Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.

_____. “Cosmology and Christianity: Implications of the Common Creation Story for Theology.” In Theology at the End of Modernity; Essays in Honor of Gordon D. Kaufman. Edited by S. Greeve Davaney. Philadelphia: Trinity Press International, 1991.

_____. “An Earthly Theological Agenda.” Christian Century 108 (Jan. 1-9, 1991): 12-15.

_____. “An Ecological Christology: Does Christianity Have It?” In Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans. Edited by D. T. Hessel and R. R. Ruether. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

_____. “Epilogue: Human Dignity and the Integrity of Creation.” In Theology that Matters; Ecology, Economy, and God. Ed. D. K. Ray. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006.

_____. “Global Warming: A Theological Problem and Paradigm.” Shaping A Global Theological Mind. Edited by D. C. Marks. Hampshire: Ashgate, 2008.

_____. “God’s Household: Christianity, Economics, and Planetary Loving.” In Subverting Greed; Religious Perspectives on the Global Economy. Edited by P. Knitter and C. Muzaffar. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2002.

_____. “Human Beings, Embodiment, and Our Home the Earth.” In Reconstructing Christian Theology. Edited by R. S. Chopp and M. L. Taylor. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994.

_____. “Imagining a Theology of Nature: The World as God’s Body.” In Liberating Life: Contemporary Approaches to Ecological Theology. Edited by C. Birch, W. Eakin and J. B. McDaniel. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1990.

_____. “An ‘Intermediary Theology’: In Service of the Hearing of God’s Word.” Christian Century 92 (Jn. 25- Jl. 2, 1975): 625-29.

_____. “Intimate Creation; God’s Body, Our Home.” Christian Century 119 (Mr. 13-20, 2002): 36-45.

_____. “Intimations of Transcendence; Praise and Compassion.” In Transcendence and Beyond; A Postmodern Inquiry, Ed. J. D. Caputo and M. J. Scanlon. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007.

_____. Life Abundant: Rethinking Theology and Economy for a Planet in Peril. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2001.

_____. “The Loving Eye vs. the Arrogant Eye; Christian Critique of the Western Gaze on Nature and the Third World.” Ecumenical Review 49 (1997): 185-193.

_____. Metaphorical Theology: Models of God in Religious Language. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982.

_____. Models of God: Theology for an Ecological, Nuclear Age. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987.

_____. A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008.

_____. Speaking in Parables: A Study in Metaphor and Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975.

_____. “A Square in the Quilt: One Theologian’s Contribution to the Planetary Agenda.” In Spirit and Nature: Why the Environment Is a Religious Issue; An Interfaith Dialogue. Edited by S. C. Rockefeller and J. C. Elder. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992.

_____. Super, Natural Christians: How We Should Love Nature. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997.

_____. “The Theologian As Advocate.” Theological Education 25 (1989): 79-97.

_____. “The World as God’s Body.” Christian Century 105 (July 20-27, 1988): 671-673.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
_____ and Dieter T. Hessel, ed. Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Wellbeing of Earth and Humans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

_____. Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing. New York: HarperOne, 1994.

_____. Intergrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2005.

__________, ed. Women Healing Earth; Third World Women on Ecology, Feminism, and Religion. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1996.

Milbank, John

Niebuhr, Reinhold

Sobrino, Jon
_____. Christ the Liberator: A View from the Victims. Trans. P. Burns. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2001.

_____. Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth. Trans. P. Burns and F. McDonagh. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1993.

_____. No Salvation Outside the Poor; Prophetic-Utopian Essays. Trans. M. Wilde. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2008.

_____. The Principle of Mercy; Taking the Crucified People from the Cross. Translated by D. Planas et. al. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1994.

_____. Spirituality of Liberation: Toward Political Holiness. Trans. R. Barr. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1988.

_____. Where is God? Earthquake, Terrorism, Barbarity, and Hope. Trans. M. Wilde. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2006.

West, Cornel

Williams, Rowan (for a much longer bibliography, see On Rowan Williams: Critical Essays edited by Matheson Russell)
_____. A Ray of Darkness: Sermons and Reflections. Cambridge, MA: Cowley, 1995.

_____. Arius: Heresy and Tradition. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002.

_____. Christ on Trial: How the Gospel Unsettles Our Judgement. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000.


_____. Dostoevsky: Language, Faith, and Fiction. Waco, TX: Baylor University, 2008.

_____. Grace and Necessity: Reflections on Art and Love. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse, 2005.

_____. Lost Icons: Reflection on Cultural Bereavement. London, England: Continuum, 2003.

_____. On Christian Theology. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2000.

_____. Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin. Brewster, MA: Paraclete, 2006.

_____. Resurrection: Interpreting the Easter Gospel. Longdon: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2002.

_____. Teresa of Avila. London, England: Continuum, 2000.

_____. The Anglican Way. London, England: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2004.

_____. The Dwelling of the Light: Praying with the Icons of Christ. Norwich: Canterbury, 2003.

_____. The Kingdom is Theirs: Five Reflections on the Beatitudes. London, England: Christian Socialist Movement, 2002.

_____. The Worlds We Live In: Dialogues with Rowan Williams on Global Economics and Politics. Edited by Claire Foster and Edmund Newell. London, England: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2005.

_____. The Wound of Knowledge: A Theological History from the New Testament to Luther and St John of the Cross. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 1998.

_____. Tokens of Trust: An Introduction to Christian Belief. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2007.

_____. Truce of God: Peacemaking in Troubled Times. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005.


_____. Where God Happens: Discovering Christ in One Another. Boston, MA: New Seeds, 2005.

_____. Why Study the Past? The Quest for the Historical Church. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005.

_____. Wrestling with the Angels: Conversations in Modern Theology. Edited by Mike Higton. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007.

_____. Writing in the Dust: After September 11. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002.

Edited Books:
_____. Crisis and Recovery: Ethics, Economics and Justice. With Larry Elliot. NY, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

_____. Sergii Bulgakov: Towards a Russian Political Theology. Edinburgh, Scotland: T. & T. Clark, 1999.

_____. The Making of Orthodoxy: Essays in Honour of Henry Chadwick. NY, NY: Cambridge University, 2002.

Yoder, John Howard