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 Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History

Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe

A Transnational History

Edited by Jeffrey D. Burson and Ulrich L. Lehner

In recent years, historians have rediscovered the religious dimensions of the Enlightenment. This volume offers a thorough reappraisal of the so-called “Catholic Enlightenment” as a transnational Enlightenment movement. This Catholic Enlightenment was at once ultramontane and conciliarist, sometimes moderate but often surprisingly radical, with participants active throughout Europe in universities, seminaries, salons, and the periodical press.

In Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History, the contributors, primarily European scholars, provide intellectual biographies of twenty Catholic Enlightenment figures across eighteenth-century Europe, many of them little known in English-language scholarship on the Enlightenment and pre-revolutionary eras. These figures represent not only…

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 Being in the World: A Quotable Maritain Reader

Being in the World

A Quotable Maritain Reader

Edited by Mario O. D’Souza, C.S.B., with Jonathan R. Seiling

The work of the lay Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) continues to provoke and inspire readers to engage in a Thomistic approach to many of the questions facing the world today. Maritain’s wide-ranging thought touched on many fields, including aesthetics, anthropology, educational theory, moral philosophy, and ethics, as well as Thomism and its relationship to other philosophical stances.

In Being in the World: A Quotable Maritain Reader, Mario O. D’Souza, C.S.B., has selected seven hundred and fifty of the most salient quotations found in the English translations of fifty-four works by Jacques Maritain. Organized into forty thematic chapters, ordered alphabetically,…

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Guerrero wins International Latino Book Award

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…

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Catholic Press Association Book Awards go to Five UNDP Titles

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:

First Place,…

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