Category: Press Releases

Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein Named Inaugural Recipient of First-Time Author Award

Oluwatomisin Olayinka Oredein was named the inaugural recipient of the Notre Dame Press First-Time Author Award for her forthcoming book, The Theology of Mercy Amba Oduyoye: Ecumenism, Feminism, and Communal Practice. The book offers an in-depth analysis of the life and work of African theologian Mercy Amba Oduyoye, one of the most important African theologians […]

Notre Dame Press Presents Its Fall 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to present our Fall 2023 catalog. This season’s titles engage a variety of topics, including theology, philosophy, medieval studies, American foreign policy, and creative writing. Some highlights and campus partnerships include: We hope you enjoy browsing through the catalog. You can pre-order these titles and read more […]

New Book Examines the Origins of Today’s Divided Political Order

Today, democracy is under fire. From questioning results of elections to outright violence, people and communities are divided and disillusioned. A new book, Making a Modern Political Order: The Problem of the Nation State (May 2023) proposes the idea that a nation, a truly unified political community, arises from a people’s shared expectations and hopes. […]

Vickie Vértiz Announces Book Tour for Award-Winning Poetry Collection “Auto/Body”

On March 22, 2023, Award-winning Mexican American poet, writer, and professor Vickie Vértiz began a book tour for her newest poetry collection Auto/Body, winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry. With seven events over the course of nine weeks, Vértiz will read with many local authors during her visits to independent bookstores and venues […]

Notre Dame Press Titles Named 2022 Foreword INDIES Finalists

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that on March 9, 2023, seven of our titles were selected as Finalists for the 2022 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.  More than 2,500 entries in over 55 genres were submitted for consideration. The Finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners are […]

New Book by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Coming in April from Notre Dame Press

As the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Orthodox Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, has long been a beacon for strengthening interreligious and interfaith dialogues on the world stage. On April 1, 2023, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Peace, Reconciliation, and Care […]

New Paperback Release: “Progressivism” by Bradley C. S. Watson

Progressivism: The Strange History of a Radical Idea is at its core, an intellectual history, tracing the work of progressive historians as they in turn wrote the history of progressivism. Bradley C. S. Watson presents an intellectual history of American progressivism as a philosophical-political phenomenon, focusing on how and with what consequences the academic discipline […]

Catholic Schools and the Common Good series launches first book, “The Case for Parental Choice”

On March 15, 2023, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish The Case for Parental Choice: God, Family, and Educational Liberty by John E. Coons, a leading advocate for parental choice over their children’s schooling. The book is edited by University of Notre Dame faculty Nicole Stelle Garnett, Richard W. Garnett, and Ernest Morrell. The Case for Parental Choice is the first book […]

New Paperback Release: “Medicine and Shariah” by Aasim I. Padela

Medicine and Shariah: A Dialogue in Islamic Bioethics brings together experts from various fields, including clinicians, Islamic studies experts, and Muslim theologians, to analyze the interaction of the doctors and jurists who are forging the field of Islamic bioethics. By providing a multidisciplinary model for generating Islamic bioethics rulings, Medicine and Shariah provides the critical […]

Notre Dame Book Symposium for “Incomprehensible Certainty” by Thomas Pfau

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 4:00pm EST, the Departments of English, German and Russian Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and Theology at the University of Notre Dame, together with the University of Notre Dame Press, will co-host a book symposium at McKenna Hall for Thomas Pfau’s new work, Incomprehensible Certainty: Metaphysics and Hermeneutics of the Image (University of Notre Dame Press, 2022). Pfau’s study of images and visual experience is a tour de force […]