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Leadership, Management, Poverty, & Wealth
Rethinking Poverty: Income, Assets, and the Catholic Social Justice Tradition
James P. Bailey

The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology
Edited by Daniel G. Groody

The Preferential Option for the Poor beyond Theology
Edited by Daniel G. Groody and Gustavo Gutiérrez

Leadership: Understanding the Dynamics of Power and Influence in Organizations, Second Edition
Edited by Robert P. Vecchio

Sustainable Development: The UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the Common Good
Edited by Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C.

African American Studies

The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Boundaries of Law, Politics, and Religion
Lewis V. Baldwin, with Rufus Burrow, Jr., Barbara A. Holmes, and Susan Holmes Winfield

God and Human Dignity: The Personalism, Theology, and Ethics of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rufus Burrow, Jr.

Caribbean Women: An Anthology of Non-Fiction Writing, 1890–1980
Edited by Veronica Marie Gregg

Black Scholars on the Line: Race, Social Science, and American Thought in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Jonathan Scott Holloway and Ben Keppel

Color: Essays on Race, Family, and History
Kenneth A. McClane

Walls: Essays, 1985–1990
Kenneth A. McClane

Bursting Bonds: The Autobiography of a “New Negro”
Edited by William L. Andrews

Irish/Irish American Studies

Private Histories: The Writing of Irish Americans, 1900–1935
Ron Ebest

Too Smart to Be Sentimental: Contemporary Irish American Women Writers
Edited by Sally Barr Ebest and Kathleen McInerney

Ireland's Magdalen Laundries and the Nation's Architecture of Containment
James M. Smith

The Book of Irish American Poetry: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present
Edited by Daniel Tobin

Race and Immigration in the New Ireland
Edited by Julieann Veronica Ulin, Heather Edwards, and Sean O’Brien

Writing the Irish West: Ecologies and Traditions
Eamonn Wall

Latino Studies

Latinos in the United States: The Sacred and the Political
David T. Abalos

The Xaripu Community across Borders: Labor Migration, Community, and Family
Manuel Barajas

Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition
Ernesto Galarza

Pursuing Power: Latinos and the Political System
Edited by F. Chris Garcia

Forging People: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in Hispanic American and Latino/a Thought
Edited by Jorge J. E. Gracia

A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying
Laurie Ann Guerrero

Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century
Edited by David L. Leal and José E. Limón

The Yearning Feed
Manuel Paul López

Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Edited by Raquel R. Márquez and Harriett D. Romo

Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity
Alfredo Mirandé

Gringo Justice
Alfredo Mirandé

The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective
Alfredo Mirandé

My Kill Adore Him
Paul Martínez Pompa

Cuban Catholics in the United States, 1960-1980: Exile and Integration
Gerald E. Poyo

Emma Trelles

American History

John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic
Jeffry H. Morrison

Byzantine & Medieval

The Narrators of Barbarian History (A.D. 550–800): Jordanes, Gregory of Tours, Bede, and Paul the Deacon
Walter Goffart

Mothers and Sons, Fathers and Daughters: The Byzantine Family of Michael Psellos
Edited and translated by Anthony Kaldellis

Perceptions of the Past in the Early Middle Ages
Rosamond McKitterick

Medieval & Early Modern Studies

The Beguine, the Angel, and the Inquisitor: The Trials of Marguerite Porete and Guiard of Cressonessart
Sean L. Field

Holy Scripture and the Quest for Authority at the End of the Middle Ages
Ian Christopher Levy

Templars and Hospitallers as Professed Religious in the Holy Land
Jonathan Riley-Smith


Reforming the Administration of Justice in Mexico
Edited by Wayne A. Cornelius and David A. Shirk

The Formation of Souls: Imagery of the Republic in Brazil
José Murilo de Carvalho

Roots of Brazil
Sérgio Buarque de Holanda

Looking Forward: Comparative Perspectives on Cuba's Transition
Edited by Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Democracy in Latin America: Between Hope and Despair
Ignacio Walker

Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights in Colombia
Edited by Christopher Welna and Gustavo Gallón


What Is a Book?: The Study of Early Printed Books
Joseph A. Dane

The Long and the Short of It: A Practical Guide to European Versification Systems
Joseph A. Dane

Because You Have To: A Writing Life
Joan Frank

Shaped by Stories: The Ethical Power of Narratives
Marshall Gregory

Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary
N. Katherine Hayles

Three American Poets: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville
William C. Spengemann

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Writing the Oral Tradition: Oral Poetics and Literate Culture in Medieval England
Mark C. Amodio

The Life of Saint Katherine of Alexandria
John Capgrave

The Writings of Agnes of Harcourt: The Life of Isabelle of France and the Letter on Louis IX and Longchamp
Edited, translated, and with an introduction by Sean L. Field

Isabelle of France: Capetian Sanctity and Franciscan Identity in the Thirteenth Century
Sean L. Field

Blessed Louis, the Most Glorious of Kings: Texts Relating to the Cult of Saint Louis of France
M. Cecilia Gaposchkin

Living Dangerously: On the Margins in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Edited by Barbara A. Hanawalt and Anna Grotans

Ceremonial Culture in Pre-Modern Europe
Edited by Nicholas Howe

Ruling Women: Queenship and Gender in Anglo-Saxon Literature
Stacy S. Klein

Voices in Dialogue: Reading Women in the Middle Ages
Edited by Linda Olson and Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

Understanding Dante
John A. Scott

Reality Fictions: Romance, History, and Governmental Authority, 1025–1180
Robert M. Stein

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Revised Edition
Translated by William Vantuono

Pearl: An Edition with Verse Translation
Translated by William Vantuono


Telling the Truths: Truth Telling and Peace Building in Post-Conflict Societies
Edited by Tristan Anne Borer

Violence and Reconstruction
Edited by John Darby

Troublemakers or Peacemakers?: Youth and Post-Accord Peace Building
Edited by Siobhán McEvoy-Levy

The Politics of Past Evil: Religion, Reconciliation, and the Dilemmas of Transitional Justice
Edited by Daniel Philpott

Back to Peace: Reconciliation and Retribution in the Postwar Period
Edited by Aránzazu Usandizaga and Andrew Monnickendam

Ethics & Moral Philosophy

The Moral Virtues and Theological Ethics, Second Edition
Romanus Cessario, O.P.

Aquinas's Ethics: Metaphysical Foundations, Moral Theory, and Theological Context
Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, Colleen McCluskey, and Christina Van Dyke

A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic
Stanley Hauerwas

The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics
Stanley Hauerwas

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition
Alasdair MacIntyre

Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition
Alasdair MacIntyre

Whose Justice? Which Rationality?
Alasdair MacIntyre

A Short History of Ethics: A History of Moral Philosophy from the Homeric Age to the Twentieth Century, Second Edition
Alasdair MacIntyre

The Four Cardinal Virtues
Josef Pieper

One Body: An Essay in Christian Sexual Ethics
Alexander R. Pruss

Medical Ethics/Humanities in Medicine

The Anticipatory Corpse: Medicine, Power, and the Care of the Dying
Jeffrey P. Bishop

A Defense of Dignity: Creating Life, Destroying Life, and Protecting the Rights of Conscience
Christopher Kaczor

The Philosophy of Medicine Reborn: A Pellegrino Reader
Edmund D. Pellegrino

On Having a Heart Attack: A Medical Memoir
William O'Rourke


Simone Weil: Attention to the Real
Robert Chenavier

Ricoeur on Time and Narrative: An Introduction to Temps et récit
William C. Dowling

The Quest of the Absolute: Birth and Decline of European Romanticism
Louis Dupré

Human Knowing: A Prelude to Metaphysics
James W. Felt, S.J.

Aims: A Brief Metaphysics for Today
James W. Felt

The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy
Etienne Gilson

Cicero’s Practical Philosophy
Edited by Walter Nicgorski

The Realm of Rhetoric
Chaïm Perelman

Philosophy of Education

Character Psychology and Character Education
Edited by Daniel K. Lapsley and F. Clark Power

School Sector and Student Outcomes
Edited by Maureen T. Hallinan

The Idea of a University
John Henry Cardinal Newman

Why Choose the Liberal Arts?
Mark William Roche

The Intellectual Appeal of Catholicism and the Idea of a Catholic University
Mark W. Roche

Philosophy of Religion

On What Cannot Be Said: Apophatic Discourses in Philosophy, Religion, Literature, and the Arts.
Volume 1. Classic Formulations
Edited with Theoretical and Critical Essays by William Franke

Volume 2. Modern and Contemporary Transformations
Edited with Theoretical and Critical Essays by William Franke

Counter-Experiences: Reading Jean-Luc Marion
Edited by Kevin Hart

The Golden Cord: A Short Book on the Secular and the Sacred
Charles Taliaferro

Philosophy of Science

The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, Antiquity to 1915: A Source Book
Edited with Commentary by Michael J. Crowe

Experience and Prediction: An Analysis of the Foundations and the Structure of Knowledge
Hans Reichenbach

American Religious History

Christianity in the United States: A Historical Survey and Interpretation
David W. Wills

By Thomas Aquinas:

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book One: God
Translated by Anton C. Pegis, F.R.S.C.

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book Two: Creation
Translated by James F. Anderson

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book 3: Providence Part I
Translated by Vernon J. Bourke

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book 3: Providence, Part II
Translated by Vernon J. Bourke

Summa Contra Gentiles, Book Four: Salvation
Translated by Charles J. O’Neil

Treatise on Happiness
Translated by John A. Oesterle

Treatise on the Virtues
Translated by John A. Oesterle

Old Testament Studies

Praying the Psalms in Christ
Laurence Kriegshauser, O.S.B.

Participatory Biblical Exegesis: A Theology of Biblical Interpretation
Matthew Levering

Religion and Literature

The Gospel according to Shakespeare
Piero Boitani

Sacred and Secular Scriptures: A Catholic Approach to Literature
Nicholas Boyle

Saints As They Really Are: Voices of Holiness in Our Time
Michael Plekon

Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O'Connor's The Violent Bear It Away
Edited by Susan Srigley

Flannery O'Connor's Sacramental Art
Susan Srigley

Religion and Theology

Words of Wisdom: A Philosophical Dictionary for the Perennial Tradition
John W. Carlson

The One and the Many: A Contemporary Thomistic Metaphysics
W. Norris Clarke, S.J.

The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology
Edited by Daniel G. Groody

An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
John Henry Cardinal Newman

For God Alone: A Primer on Prayer
Bonnie Thurston

Opening the Qur'an: Introducing Islam's Holy Book
Walter H. Wagner

Science and Religion

Modern Physics and Ancient Faith
Stephen M. Barr

The Case of Galileo: A Closed Question?
Annibale Fantoli

The Church and Galileo
Edited by Ernan McMullin