Category: Religion and Theology

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 […]

New Paperback Release: “Óscar Romero’s Theological Vision” by Edgardo Colón-Emeric

Óscar Romero’s Theological Vision: Liberation and the Transfiguration of the Poor examines Saint Oscar Romero’s words to understand how his thoughts fit into the broader context of Catholic theology. On March 24, 1980, Archbishop Óscar Romero was assassinated as he celebrated mass in El Salvador. He was canonized as a saint by Pope Francis on […]

An Excerpt from “Philosophy, Reasoned Belief, and Faith” by Paul Herrick

Philosophy, Reasoned Belief, and Faith is written for philosophy instructors who want their students to take a deeper look at the classic theistic arguments and who believe that many traditional views can be rigorously defended against the strongest objections. The book is divided into four sections, focusing on philosophy of religion, an introduction to epistemology, philosophy […]

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 […]

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 […]

An Excerpt from “You Are Gods,” by David Bentley Hart

In recent years, the theological—and, more specifically, Roman Catholic—question of the supernatural has made an astonishing return from seeming oblivion. David Bentley Hart’s You Are Gods (April 2022) presents a series of meditations on the vexed theological question of the relation of nature and supernature. In recent years, the theological—and, more specifically, Roman Catholic—question of “the supernatural” […]

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 […]

David Bentley Hart’s New Book Explores Nature and Supernature

In recent years, the theological—and, more specifically, Roman Catholic—question of the supernatural has made an astonishing return from seeming oblivion. The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce the release of You Are Gods by David Bentley Hart, one of America’s most eminent contemporary writers on religion. Hart presents a series of meditations on the vexed […]

“Beyond the Story” by Christina Bieber Lake Receives Christianity & Literature’s Book of the Year Award

Each year the Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL) awards a Book-of-the-Year Award to the author and publisher of the work that has “contributed most to the dialogue between literature and the Christian faith.” This year, the CCL’s Award Committee selected Christina Bieber Lake’s Beyond the Story: American Literary Fiction and the Limits of Materialism (University of […]