Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan
(Peoples' Forum for Contextual Theologies)

Publication Report - 2017

Publication is the second main head of Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP). MAP publishes people oriented theological literature, Church documents and seminars reports. MAP books are available on very nominal price and any lay person can get access to the books. They can read and even can give to others as a gift. During the last 29 years (1989-2017) MAP has published over 291 books on the following subjects:

1. Sacred scripture
2. Contextual Theology
3. Contextual Christology
4. Mariology and Feminist Theology
5. Ecclesiology and Socio-Political Context
6. Sacrament and Worship
7. Mission and Ministries
8. Society and Justice Issues
9. Feminist Theology
10. Spirituality
11. Sacred Personalities
12. History, Art and Culture
13. Local Ecclesia and Local Church History
14. Document of Ecclesia and Papal encyclicals

During the year 2017 Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP) published 8 books and 4 books were published in the collaboration with Catholic Bible Commission Pakistan (CBCP). Total 12 books were published.

Publications

1. Meet the Church in the Acts
2. Culture and Charism
3. Mission and Dialogue (Issue No.7)
4. Option for the poor (Issue No. 8)
5. Worship and Justice (Issue No. 14)
6. Puran Bhagath
7. Punjabi Anthropology
8. Talmud (4th Edition)
9. Tafseer-ul-Kalam (Volume-32)
10. Tafseer-ul-Kalam (Volume-36)
11. Khuda ki Kitaab
12. Khuda ki Baat

Meet the Church in the Acts - (Author: Archbishop Evarist Pinto)

This book consists twenty parts and deals with to provide knowledge about word of God in very unique and creative way. This book helps the people to know about prayer, Preaching the Word of God and Witness of the Jesus Christ. The writer tries to preach Word of God by his writings. The book makes unable the readers to overcome the challenges and hardships in their life as Christians and transform them into leaders.

We also come to know about St. Pauls’ zeal for the Word of God. We should be prayerful in our life and witness Word of God by our actions in modern world.

Culture and Charism - (Author: Dominican Sisters)

This book is divided into five chapters. These chapters reveal that Culture is based upon our shared values. We know about how to hold each other to account and be aligned around a common set of values. Culture is only way to inherited ideas, beliefs, values and knowledge which constitute traditions and transmitted by group of people.

Culture brings people closer to work together for common goals. Without culture we cannot think about life to with goal. We are connected with culture for decades. We can call it our second nature.

Mission Aur Muqalma (Mission and Dialogue) Volume 7 of Theological Reprints
(Translator: Aqif Shahzad)

The book “Mission and Dialogue” is at 7 number in the series of publication project “Doing theology, reading theology” named as “Training in Theology”. Theological reprints are theological articles appeared in world class theological magazines and are being translated into Urdu and published by MAP.

There will be 48 volumes of series of theological reprints. This volume consists of four articles. This issue emphasizes on mission and dialogue in life and tell us different models of mission. Author stressed upon dialogue of life which bring communion and strengthen the relationship among different races, cultures and religions. He added that its fundamental for every believer to understand different models of mission, evangelization and dialogue.

Mehromon ki Hamyat (Option for the Poor) Volume 8 of Theological Reprints
(Translator: Saleem Anjum, Tony William)

The book “Option for the Poor” is at 8 number in the series of publication project “Doing theology, reading theology” named as “Option for the Poor”. Theological reprints are theological articles appeared in world class theological magazines and are being translated into Urdu and published by MAP.

There will be 48 volumes of series of theological reprints. This volume consists of five articles. In the current age it is need of time to take a stand against injustice and discrimination. The laity who is neglected should be positive and uncourageous in their lives. This is fundamental element of Christian life.

Worship and Justice (Issue No. 14) - (Translator: Aqif Shahzad)

The book “Worship and Justice” is at 14 number in the series of publication project “Doing theology, reading theology” named as “Option for the Poor”. Theological reprints are theological articles appeared in world class theological magazines and are being translated into Urdu and published by MAP.

There will be 48 volumes of series of theological reprints. This volume consists of three articles and tell us about the biblical justice and Christian liturgy and also about the Jews’ way of living and unity in family life. It is also telling us faithfulness of Jews’ with God. This book will remind us how we can live as a family of God and find their spiritual way of life.

Puran Bhagath - (Compilers: Mrs. Alishbah Javed Akhtar, Ms. Nomi Munir)

Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP) is always trying to introduce teaching of saints. All saints had been a great preacher of love and brotherhood in their ages. This is documentation of a seminar on Puran Bhaghat. This book is consisting of four chapters and each chapter throws light on different aspect of his life.

 

Punjabi Anthropology - (Compilers: Mrs. Alishbah Javed Akhtar, Ms. Nomi Munir)

This book is divided into three chapters. This book is the documentation of a seminar Punjabi Anthropology. This book tells us about What is Punjabi Anthropology? What is knowledge and nature of Punjabi Anthropology? We come to know different aspects of Punjabi Anthropology through Archaeology and Architecture. Through Anthropology and Religion, we know about Sufistic history.

 

Talmud (4th Edition) - (Translator: Stephen Bashir)

The Talmud is one of the famous book and big contribution of Maktaba-e-Anaveem Pakistan (MAP) in Pakistan. In 2017 this is a 4th Edition of Talmud.

 

 

Tafseer-ul-Kalam (Vol-32) (Elham-Matan-Nuskhajaat-Tarajam)

 

 

Tafseer-ul-Kalam Vol-36 (Ebtadai Kalesia-Kalisai Farman)

 

 

Khuda ki Kitaab - (Author: Paul Earnest - Compiler: Fr. Emmanuel Asi)

This book consists of four chapters. This book is source to give knowledge about Holy bible and tells us about basic knowledge, methodology and some models to study bible. This book also tells us about laws of bible which lead us to know about Old Testament and New Testament. The purpose to write this book to give knowledge to Christians, non-Christians and especially to seminary students about bible.

 

Khuda ki Baat - (Author: Paul Earnest - Compiler: Fr. Emmanuel Asi)

This book has three chapters. Writer tries to give us knowledge about the reality of bible. This book unveils that bible is eternal. it cannot be changed. Word of God is for salvation and guidance for all mankind. This book will strengthen our faith to do good with other.