Category: General Interest

An Interview with Norman Wirzba, Author of “Agrarian Spirit”

Norman Wirzba is the Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School and senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He is the author and editor of sixteen books, including This Sacred Life: Humanity’s Place in a Wounded World. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled […]

An Interview with Kelisha B. Graves, Editor of “Nannie Helen Burroughs”

Kelisha B. Graves is the chief research, education, and programs officer at The Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Her research focuses on the global Africana experience with specific interest in education, intellectual history, and philosophy. The University of Notre Dame Press will publish her book Nannie Helen Burroughs: A Documentary Portrait […]

An Excerpt from “Agrarian Spirit” by Norman Wirzba

For thousands of years most human beings drew their daily living from, and made sense of their lives in reference to, the land. Growing and finding food, along with the multiple practices of home maintenance and the cultivations of communities, were the abiding concerns that shaped what people understood about and expected from life. In Agrarian […]

An Excerpt from “Future Peace,” by Robert H. Latiff

Today’s militaries are increasingly reliant on highly networked autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, and advanced weapons that were previously the domain of science fiction writers. In a world where these complex technologies clash with escalating international tensions, what can we do to decrease the chances of war? In Future Peace, the eagerly awaited sequel to Future War, Robert […]

Award-Winning Short Story Collection is a Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day is observed on May 8 this year. To celebrate our mothers, grandmothers, aunties, godmothers, sisters, and dads who perform both roles on this national holiday and indeed on every day, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce the publication of Maya Sonenberg’s brilliant short story collection Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters (August 2022), winner […]

A Celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month

For Mental Health Awareness Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to feature eight works that bring light to mental illnesses and tangential ideas such as interpersonal relationships, generational trauma, and healing. In Disturbing Spirits, Beverly A. Tsacoyianis blends social, cultural, and medical history research methods with approaches in disability and trauma studies […]

Enter our Giveaway for a Chance to Win a Signed Galley of “Agrarian Spirit”!

The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish Agrarian Spirit: Cultivating Faith, Community, and the Land by Norman Wirzba. In celebration of its publication, we are giving away a limited number of SIGNED galleys! Enter to win by filling out the form at the bottom of this post. This offer expires May 30th and is […]

Notre Dame Press Invests in Our Planet with Two New Books

Every year on April 22, governments, institutions, businesses, and people across the globe collectively honor planet Earth and recognize the ever-pressing necessity of transitioning to a more equitable green economy. This year’s National Earth Day theme, Invest in Our Planet, emphasizes the vitality of seizing the moment to change the business and political climate. The three […]