Far from being a flight from the world, she argues, the classic Christian contemplative tradition can ignite critical vision and creative resistance to the seemingly inevitable march of globalization.
— John B. Cobb Jr.
"A signal work of modern prophecy, showing that global market capitalism functions as a religion ... deciding for us what is sacred and what is not. If taken seriously, this book can be 'good news for the poor' and for this battered earth, and it could reverse the slide of contemporary mainstream Christian churches into irrelevance."
— Daniel C. Maguire, Marquette University
"This bold, highly readable book gets at the heart of our ethical impasse: we know how to destroy our planet and how to make it flourish, but we do not know how to help ourselves do the latter."
— Sallie McFague, Vancouver School of Theology
"In this remarkable book...the author mobilizes immense learning about global context and about Gospel tradition. The impact of the book is one of authorization and empowerment. It is a book much needed now, and surely to be well received."
— Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary