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
E. Christian Brugger
Why is the Catholic Church against the death penalty? This second edition of Brugger’s classic work Capital Punishment and Roman Catholic Moral Tradition traces the doctrinal path the Church has taken over the centuries to its present position as the world’s largest and most outspoken opponent of capital punishment. The pontificate of John Paul II marked a watershed in Catholic thinking. The pope taught that the death penalty is and can only be rightly assessed as a form of self-defense. But what does this mean? What are its implications for the Church’s traditional retribution-based model of lethal punishment? How does…Read More
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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.
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The 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards were announced during the Catholic Media Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 20, 2014. Five University of Notre Dame Press books were selected as being exemplary titles in their fields.
The Press congratulates our winners in the following categories: