Year: 2019

Notre Dame Press joins JSTOR

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce that it has joined Books at JSTOR, making more than 400 titles available on a platform for discovering and connecting research, images, and primary sources. The University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, publishing academic and general interest […]

New memoir details the life of a Czech priest in hiding

In his new book, From the Underground Church to Freedom, international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík shares for the first time the dramatic story of his life as a secretly ordained priest in Communist Czechoslovakia. Born in Prague in 1948, Halík spent his childhood under Stalinism. He describes his conversion to Christianity during the time of communist persecution of the church, […]

“Quill and Cross in the Borderlands” wins Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award

Anna M. Nogar’s book, Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue, 1628 to the Present, received an Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award at the Western Literature Association’s annual conference in September. This award honors books that are outstanding scholarly studies on the literature and culture of the American […]

Esteemed editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof passes away

The University of Notre Dame Press is saddened to share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, retired senior acquisitions editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof, of Crystal Lake, Illinois. Chuck came to Notre Dame Press in 2004 from Wm. B. Eerdmans, where he was employed for twenty-four years as managing editor and later […]

New “Contending Modernities” book series is launched

The University of Notre Dame Press is collaborating with the Contending Modernities initiative at the university to launch a new book series. Engaging with multiple disciplines, the Contending Modernities Series seeks to generate new knowledge and greater understanding of the ways religious tradition and secular facts encounter and engage with each other in our modern world. The series is edited by […]

Hammes Bookstore to host book signing for “The Glory and the Burden”

On September 27, 2019, at 1:30PM, Robert Schmuhl will be at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore to sign copies of his new book, The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from FDR to Trump. Schmuhl is the author of eight previous books with the University of Notre Dame Press. This book—a timely examination of the state of the American presidency and the forces […]

Book Launch for “Faith and Science at Notre Dame” by John Slattery

On September 26, 2019, at 4:30PM, the History and Philosophy of Science Program and Notre Dame Press will co-host a book launch for Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church by John Slattery. The event will be held in Foley’s Room inside O’Neil Hall at the University of Notre Dame. In Faith and Science at Notre Dame, John P. Slattery (ND […]

Hammes Bookstore to host book talk for “Soldiers of the Cross”

On September 24, 2019, at 7PM, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore will hold a book talk by William Kurtz on the recently published book Soldiers of the Cross, the Authoritative Text: The Heroism of Catholic Chaplains and Sisters in the American Civil War by David Power Conyngham. The event is co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame Press and the Cushwa Center for […]