Category: Religion

An Interview with Paul J. Griffiths, author of “Regret”

The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish Paul J. Griffiths’s book, Regret: A Theology (February 2021). Since 1986, he has published thirteen books as sole author, seven more as co-author or editor, and hundreds of essays, articles, and translations. His two most recent books are The Practice of Catholic Theology and Christian […]

James T. Connelly, C.S.C., Publishes History of the Congregation of Holy Cross

When James T. Connelly, C.S.C., was asked to research and write this book in 1982 by the then superior general of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Fr. Thomas Barrosse, Connelly was told that it would only be a matter of synthesizing some books and articles already in print. Father Connelly took him at his word, but when […]

An Excerpt from “The History of the Congregation of Holy Cross,” by James T. Connelly C.S.C.

In 1837, Basile Moreau, C.S.C., founded the Congregation of Holy Cross (C.S.C.), a community of Catholic priests and brothers, to minister to and educate the people of France devastated by the French Revolution. During the centuries that followed, the Congregation expanded its mission around the globe to educate and evangelize, including the establishment in 1842 […]

David Bentley Hart’s “Theological Territories” Named a Best Religion Book by Publishers Weekly

David Bentley Hart’s newest book, Theological Territories: A David Bentley Hart Digest has been named a Best Religion Book of the Year for 2020 by Publishers Weekly. Hart, one of America’s most eminent contemporary writers on religion, is an Eastern Orthodox scholar of religion, philosophy, and a cultural commentator. He is the author and translator of fifteen books. In selecting Theological […]

Greg Bourke Signs Contract With Notre Dame Press To Publish Memoir, “Gay, Catholic, and American”

Bourke, a lifelong Catholic, was interviewed by ABC News regarding Pope Francis’s recent support for same-sex civil unions. Stephen Little, Bourke’s acquisitions editor at Notre Dame Press, says, “While divisions and disputes tend to crop up around heated issues like gay marriage, Bourke’s account is the exception.” Little goes on to say, “With charity towards those on all […]

“Quill and Cross in the Borderlands” receives International Latino Book Awards

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 two awards from the 2020 International Latino Book Awards: first place in the Best History Book category and first place in the Best Religious Book category. The International Latino Book Awards are the largest Latino cultural […]

Tomáš Halík’s “I Want You to Be” Named U.S. Catholic Book Club Feature

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club selected international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík’s book, I Want You to Be: On the God of Love, as their featured August title. Originally published in 2016, the University of Notre Dame Press released a paperback edition of the critically acclaimed book in 2019. I Want You to Be received the Catholic Press Association First […]

An Excerpt from “Jesuit Kaddish” by James Bernauer, S.J.

While much has been written about the Catholic Church and the Holocaust, little has been published about the hostile role of priests, in particular Jesuits, toward Jews and Judaism. Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance is a long overdue study that looks at Jesuit hostility toward Judaism before the Shoah, and then examines the […]