A Noble People, A Resilient Culture

This  path-breaking book is the fruit of  Nishaant’s living with the Musahars (“rat-eaters”) of Bihar for a ten-month period in 1989-90.  He  acknowledges the love and respect  he received from them.  In his foreword,  Prof.…

The Pope’s Intellectual Formation

A commonly held impression is that Pope Francis is a compassionate shepherd and determined leader but that he lacks the intellectual depth of his recent predecessors. Massimo Borghesi’s The Mind of Pope Francis: Jorge Mario…

Understanding Religion Contextually

This is a study of the empirical dimension of religious behaviour as modulated by market forces in daily life, to understand religion as a vital aspect of day to day life of its followers. The…

The Two Popes

This is an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the Church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in…

The agenda of Pope Francis

Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism is the first and most in-depth study of the most important teaching document from Pope Francis to date: Evangelii Gaudium. It explores the key components of his vision…

The Theological journey of Indian Theologians

This volume is uniquely an anthology of theologizing by various Indian theologians. They have shared their reflections stemming from long years of teaching, writing and communicating theology. • Their theologizing is organically related to the…

Jesuit mission in early modern India

In Testing Ground for Jesuit Accommodation in Early Modern India: Francisco Ros SJ in Malabar (16th–17th Centuries), Antony Mecherry, SJ, explores the underlying dynamics of the accommodation experiments led by Francisco Ros SJ (1559–1624) -…

Everyone has a Story

Imaginative writing – poetry, plays, novels and short stories – the writing of fiction, in other words, is one of the best ways we have of understanding ourselves. As novelist Henry James put it, “The…