Kenneth M. Sayre
Adventures in Philosophy at Notre Dame recounts the fascinating history of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Philosophy, chronicling the challenges, difficulties, and tensions that accompanied its transition from an obscure outpost of scholasticism in the 1940s into one of the more distinguished philosophy departments in the world today. Its author, Kenneth Sayre, who has been a faculty member for over five decades, focuses on the people of the department, describing what they were like, how they got along with each other, and how their personal predilections and ambitions affected the affairs of the department overall.
The book follows…Read More
Edited by Anselm K. Min
In Rethinking the Medieval Legacy for Contemporary Theology, six distinguished theologians bridge medieval and contemporary theologies by developing the theological significance of medieval insights in response to contemporary issues. Their nuanced readings of medieval texts, extended to major theological issues of our time, provide examples of the retrieval of the medieval tradition, an essential part of any contemporary theological reconstruction.
Barbara Newman extends the theology of perichoresis or mutual indwelling to illuminate the relationship between donor and recipient in the case of organ transplants; Marilyn McCord Adams applies insights about divine friendship to the perennial issue of horrendous evil; and…Read More
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Peter LaSalle’s forthcoming collection of short stories, What I Found Out About Her: Stories of Dreaming Americans, received a starred review in the latest issue of Kirkus Reviews.
The reviewer says What I Found Out About Her is “[a] beautiful collection of 11 stories focusing on love, loss and—as…
Laurie Ann Guerrero’s A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying won First Place in the Best Poetry Book-One Author-English category from The International Latino Book Awards. The awards were announced on June 28, 2014, during the American Library Association 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
In recognition of…