Year: 2020

An Interview with Barry Cooper, author of “Paleolithic Politics”

Barry Cooper is the author, editor, and translator of over thirty books. We recently had an opportunity to talk to him about his newest book, Paleolithic Politics, the first volume in the exciting new series, The Beginning and the Beyond of Politics. Q: When did you first get the idea to write this book? And […]

An Excerpt from “Muhammad Reconsidered” by Anna Bonta Moreland

Anna Bonta Moreland’s new study, Muhammad Reconsidered: A Christian Perspective on Islamic Prophecy, has been called “an illuminating and powerfully argued book [that] is essential reading for anyone concerned about how Catholic Christians should engage with their Muslim neighbors,” by Alasdair MacIntyre. The book is not only a constructive contribution to Catholic theology but also has […]

Notre Dame Press Launches Student Discount Program

Graduate and undergraduate education is an investment that usually requires some financial sacrifice along the way. Even students with generous funding often find that some expenses are not covered like housing, textbooks, and other materials. At the University of Notre Dame Press we understand the financial constraints that students are under, so we have launched […]

“Defending Muḥammad in Modernity” Receives AIPS Book Award

SherAli Tareen’s book, Defending Muḥammad in Modernity, received the American Institute of Pakistan Studies 2020 Book Prize on April 28, 2020. The AIPS book prize selection committee called Tareen’s study a “sensitive and detailed examination of the debate between the Barelvīs and Deobandīs, a significant dispute in South Asian Sunni Islam since the nineteenth century, which continues to have theological, political, and social consequences […]

Notre Dame Press Expands Digital Book Availability for the Notre Dame Community

At Notre Dame Press we know how tough it’s been on readers who are practicing COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and have not been able to visit libraries or bookstores to borrow or buy new titles. To that end, the Press is pleased to increase the number of digital books available for free to the Notre […]

Enter to Win a Copy of “No Bridges Blown”

In honor of Victory in Europe Day, we are giving away a copy of No Bridges Blown: With the OSS Jedburghs in Nazi-Occupied France by William Dreux. No Bridges Blown is a rediscovered classic of military history back in print for the 75th anniversary of World War II. When William B. Dreux parachuted into France […]

Fall 2020 Catalog Now Available!

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to release our Fall 2020 Catalog, featuring 25 new books, on a wide range of subjects, and 3 paperback editions of some of our recently published best-selling titles. Our authors this season include former director of the Mossad Shabtai Shavit; Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Notre Dame professor emeritus Thomas E. Blantz, C.S.C.; […]

David Bentley Hart’s New Book Extends the Reach of Theology

David Bentley Hart, one of America’s most eminent contemporary writers on religion, has published a new book titled Theological Territories: A David Bentley Hart Digest. Hart is an Eastern Orthodox scholar of religion, philosophy, and a cultural commentator. He is the author and translator of fifteen books. In this new volume, Hart reflects on the state […]

An Excerpt from “Paleolithic Politics” by Barry Cooper

New in April 2020, Paleolithic Politics: The Human Community in Early Art demonstrates the political significance of the earliest expressions of human existence and is among the first books to argue that political life began 25,000 years before the Greeks. From the conclusion: It is no doubt correct to start from the position that, if […]