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January 2023

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January 2023

Dear Friends, As we turn the calendar to a new year, we remember two friends and authors who have recently left us. Delores Williams was the author of Sisters in the Wilderness—a towering landmark in womanist theology, and a foundation of so many works in intersectional theology and ethics. We also mourn the passing of Albert Nolan, OP, a South African Dominican and a courageous voice in the struggle against apartheid. His ground-breaking book, Jesus Before Christianity, is the all-time Orbis bestseller, with more than 150,000 copies in print. Now we have issued a new “classic” edition with a foreword by...

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December Newsletter

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December Newsletter

  After a too-long hiatus, I am glad to resume these monthly newsletters, and to invite you to visit our new website. I am also delighted to inform you that those who shop directly on our site will receive a 25% discount on all available titles through January 23rd! Just use discount code HOL22 when you check out. Now, let me share some highlights from our current list.  Among these, I am happy to introduce you to my friend, Sister Wendy Beckett. You may already know her, as I first did, through her role as the famous “art nun” on...

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New Website Launch

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New Website Launch

Dear Friends,   I am so glad to reach out to you again after a long hiatus, caused by the unexpectedly complex conversion of our website to a new platform. We apologize to all who have missed access to our website and these regular updates. But now we are back! (www.Orbisbooks.com ) This return is well-timed to announce our record-breaking tally of 28 awards from the CATHOLIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION.   FIRST PLACE AWARD WINNERS--including our Fall 2021 catalog Catholic Social Teaching Gary Gardner's The Earth Cries Out:How Faith Communities Meet the Challenge of Sustainability Faithful Citizenship Dorothy Day, On Pilgrimage: The Sixties...

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