Alternative futures for India

Every society has defining moments that mark changes in its history. India is going through one at present, and life after this pandemic won’t be the same. Joseph Xavier’s new book is essential reading for…

The story of an incomplete dream

This book written on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the arrival of three Jesuits from Karnataka to Northeast India is built around the theme of a dream. The Nagaland Mission began on April…

Grassroot Environmental Experiences

Environmental care and concern is spreading across the world. We are faced with global warming, climate change, floods and droughts, natural calamities of various types and intensities. People are beginning to see the ‘cause and…

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…