Category: Religion

New memoir details the life of a Czech priest in hiding

In his new book, From the Underground Church to Freedom, international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík shares for the first time the dramatic story of his life as a secretly ordained priest in Communist Czechoslovakia. Born in Prague in 1948, Halík spent his childhood under Stalinism. He describes his conversion to Christianity during the time of communist persecution of the church, […]

New “Contending Modernities” book series is launched

The University of Notre Dame Press is collaborating with the Contending Modernities initiative at the university to launch a new book series. Engaging with multiple disciplines, the Contending Modernities Series seeks to generate new knowledge and greater understanding of the ways religious tradition and secular facts encounter and engage with each other in our modern world. The series is edited by […]

Book Launch for “Faith and Science at Notre Dame” by John Slattery

On September 26, 2019, at 4:30PM, the History and Philosophy of Science Program and Notre Dame Press will co-host a book launch for Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church by John Slattery. The event will be held in Foley’s Room inside O’Neil Hall at the University of Notre Dame. In Faith and Science at Notre Dame, John P. Slattery (ND […]

Hammes Bookstore to host book talk for “Soldiers of the Cross”

On September 24, 2019, at 7PM, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore will hold a book talk by William Kurtz on the recently published book Soldiers of the Cross, the Authoritative Text: The Heroism of Catholic Chaplains and Sisters in the American Civil War by David Power Conyngham. The event is co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame Press and the Cushwa Center for […]

New book charts the rise and fall of John Zahm, C.S.C., vice president of Notre Dame

In this recently published book, Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church, John P. Slattery (ND ’17 Ph.D.) tells a new and fuller story of the Reverend John Augustine Zahm, C.S.C., (1851–1921) and his quest to prove the compatibility of late nineteenth-century evolutionary science and Roman Catholicism. Zahm was a […]

New Book on Óscar Romero’s Theology Coincides with his Canonization

Oscar Romero’s Theological Vision On October 14, 2018, Pope Francis will canonize Óscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, who was assassinated as he celebrated Mass in El Salvador nearly four decades ago. As the Catholic Church declares Romero a saint, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish Óscar Romero’s Theological Vision: Liberation and […]