University of Notre Dame Press

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Established in 1949, the University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, and a scholarly publisher of distinguished books in a number of academic disciplines. The Press publishes approximately fifty books annually and maintains a robust backlist in print. Located on the University of Notre Dame campus, the Press is a publishing partner with numerous university departments, programs, centers, and institutes. Through these collaborations, the Press extends the reach and reputation of the University while fulfilling its mission to advance intellectual exploration and knowledge. The Press’s publications are overseen by an editorial board comprised of scholars from a variety of university departments. New titles are approved by the board after a rigorous process of peer review.

The Notre Dame Press Collection is a collaboration with the University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries to make UNDP backlist titles available through CurateND, the Libraries’ institutional repository. The Notre Dame Press Collection will allow members of the broader Notre Dame community to have free access to all the books available in the collection. The collection will continue to expand as more backlist titles are digitized and through the publication of new books. This collection demonstrates the mutual commitment of UNDP and the Hesburgh Libraries to disseminate innovative, influential, and enduring scholarship to the broadest possible audience.

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  • Author(s):
    J. Matthew Ashley
    Subject(s):
    Metz, Johann Baptist, 1928-
    Abstract:

    Johann Baptist Metz is one of the most important Roman Catholic theologians in the post-Vatican II period, however there is no comprehensive overview of his theological career. This book fills that gap. It offers careful analyses and summaries of Metz’s work at the various stages of his career, beginning with his work on Heidegger and his collaboration with Karl Rahner.

    It continues with his work in the nineteen-sixties when he moved off in a radically different direction to found a &quo…

    Date Published:
    1998-12-08
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Walter H. Wagner
    Subject(s):
    Qur'an--Reading, Qur'an--Criticism, interpretation, etc, Qur'an--History, Qur'an--Hermeneutics
    Abstract:

    Opening the Qur'an can be a bewildering experience to non-Muslim, English-speaking readers. Those who expect historical narratives, stories, or essays on morals are perplexed once they pass the beautiful first Surah, often shocked and then bogged down by Surah 2, and even offended by Surah 3’s strictures against nonbelievers. Walter H. Wagner “opens” the Qur'an by offering a comprehensive and extraordinarily readable, step-by-step introduction to the text, making it …

    Date Published:
    2010-07-02
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Alan Durston
    Subject(s):
    Catholic Church--Missions--Peru, Indians of South America--Missions--Peru, Peru--Languages--Political aspects, Quechua language--Peru--Religious aspects, Peru--History--1548-1820, Quechua language--Peru--History
    Abstract:

    Pastoral Quechua explores the story of how the Spanish priests and missionaries of the Catholic church in post-conquest Peru systematically attempted to “incarnate” Christianity in Quechua, a large family of languages and dialects spoken by the dense Andes populations once united under the Inca empire. By codifying (and imposing) a single written standard, based on a variety of Quechua spoken in the former Inca capital of Cuzco, and through their translations of devotional, catech…

    Date Published:
    2007-10-25
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    James P. Bailey
    Subject(s):
    Social justice--Religious aspects--Catholic Church, Poverty--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
    Abstract:

    In Rethinking Poverty, James P. Bailey argues that most contemporary policies aimed at reducing poverty in the United States are flawed because they focus solely on insufficient income. Bailey argues that traditional policies such as minimum wage laws, food stamps, housing subsidies, earned income tax credits, and other forms of cash and non-cash income supports need to be complemented by efforts that enable the poor to save and accumulate assets. Drawing on Michael Sherraden’s work on …

    Date Published:
    2010-09-14
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Nicholas Afanasiev
    Editor(s):
    Michael Plekon
    Subject(s):
    Theology, Doctrinal
    Abstract:

    The Church of the Holy Spirit, written by Russian priest and scholar Nicholas Afanasiev (1893-1966), is one of the most important works of twentieth-century Orthodox theology. Afanasiev was a member of the “Paris School” of émigré intellectuals who gathered in Paris after the Russian revolution, where he became a member of the faculty of St. Sergius Orthodox Seminary. The Church of the Holy Spirit, which offers a rediscovery of the eucharistic and communal nature of the church i…

    Date Published:
    2007-11-15
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Romanus Cessario, O.P.
    Subject(s):
    Virtues, Christian ethics--Catholic authors
    Abstract:

    Since it was first published in 1991, The Moral Virtues and Theological Ethics has received praise from a wide range of commentators, both Catholic and Protestant. This second edition includes discussion of works that have appeared since the early 1990s, especially the first papal document to address fundamental questions of moral theology, Veritatis Splendor. Those who already have adopted the book for classroom use will welcome this new edition, while those who have just been introduced…

    Date Published:
    2008-11-15
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book