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Soldiers of the Cross, the Authoritative Text

by David Power Conyngham, David J. Endres & William B. Kurtz University of Notre Dame Press (May 30, 2019)

Shortly after the Civil War ended, David Power Conyngham, an Irish Catholic journalist and war veteran, began compiling the stories of Catholic chaplains and nuns who served during the war. His manuscript, Soldiers...


Colin Powell

by Jeffrey J. Matthews University of Notre Dame Press (March 15, 2019)

For the past three decades, Colin Powell has been among America’s most trusted and admired leaders. This biography demonstrates that Powell’s decades-long development as an exemplary subordinate is crucial...


From the Cast-Iron Shore

by Francis Oakley University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2018)

From the Cast-Iron Shore is part personal memoir and part participant-observer’s educational history. As president emeritus at Williams College in Massachusetts, Francis Oakley details its progression from...


Before the Dawn

by Gerry Adams University of Notre Dame Press (February 28, 2018)

In this fascinating memoir of his early life, Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Féin, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, describes the development of the modern "Troubles'' in Northern Ireland...


Beyond East and West

by John C.H. Wu & John Wu, Jr. University of Notre Dame Press (February 28, 2018)

When John C. H. Wu's spiritual autobiography Beyond East and West was published in 1951, it became an instant Catholic best seller and was compared to Thomas Merton's The Seven Storey Mountain, which had appeared...


Abducted in Iraq

by Saad Sirop Hanna & Edward S. Aris University of Notre Dame Press (September 30, 2017)

How do we respond in the face of evil, especially to those who inflict grave evil upon us? Abducted in Iraq is Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna’s firsthand account of his abduction in 2006 by a militant group associated...


Antoine Frédéric Ozanam

by Raymond L. Sickinger University of Notre Dame Press (June 30, 2017)

Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is more than a chronological account of Ozanam’s relatively brief but extraordinary life. It is also a comprehensive study of a man who touched...


God, Country, Notre Dame

by Theodore M. Hesburgh & Jerry Reedy University of Notre Dame Press (June 25, 2018)

I have traveled far and wide, far beyond the simple parish I envisioned as a young man. My obligation of service has led me into diverse yet interrelated roles: college teacher, theologian, president of a great...


Gregory the Great: A Symposium

by John C. Cavadini University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2015)

A group of renowned North American scholars gathered at the University of Notre Dame in 1993 for a symposium on Pope Gregory the Great (550-604). This volume presents essays delivered at the conference, together...


Monk's Tale: Way Stations on the Journey

by Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C. University of Notre Dame Press (July 11, 2011)

In Monk's Tale: Way Stations on the Journey, Father Malloy carries forward the story of his professional life from when he joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1974 to his election as president of Notre Dame. His...


Monk's Tale: PilgrimageThe  Begins, 1941-1975

by Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C. University of Notre Dame Press (August 24, 2009)

One of the most respected figures in Catholic higher education, the Reverend Edward A. Malloy has written a thoroughly engaging first installment of his three-volume memoir. This book covers the years from his...


Fifty Years with Father Hesburgh: On and Off the Record

by Robert Schmuhl University of Notre Dame Press (August 15, 2016)

For over half a century, Robert Schmuhl interviewed and wrote about Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., who served as the president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 until 1987. Beginning as an undergraduate...


Monk's Tale: The Presidential Years, 1987-2005

by Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C. University of Notre Dame Press (August 15, 2016)

This long-awaited, last installment of Reverend Edward A. Malloy's three-volume memoir examines his eighteen years as president of the University of Notre Dame from 1987 to 2005. In this candid and lively account,...


Vico's New Science of the Intersubjective World

by Vittorio Hösle & Francis R. Hittinger University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2016)

Among the classics of the history of philosophy, the Scienza nuova (New Science) by Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) was largely neglected and generally misunderstood during the author's lifetime. From the nineteenth...


Four Scraps of Bread

by Magda Hollander-Lafon & Anthony T. Fuller University of Notre Dame Press (August 20, 2016)

Born in Hungary in 1927, Magda Hollander-Lafon was among the 437,000 Jews deported from Hungary between May and July 1944. Magda, her mother, and her younger sister survived a three-day deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau;...


A French Slave in Nazi Germany: A Testimony

by Elie Poulard & Jean V. Poulard University of Notre Dame Press (August 26, 2016)

The Required Work Service Law, or Service du Travail Obligatoire, was passed in 1943 by the Vichy government of France under German occupation. Passage of the law confirmed the French government's willing collaboration...


Memoirs Red and White: Poland, the War, and After

by Peter Dembowski University of Notre Dame Press (September 30, 2015)

Born after World War I into an educated and progressive Polish family, Peter F. Dembowski was a teenager during the joint occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. His account of life as a young...


Adventures in Philosophy at Notre Dame

by Kenneth M. Sayre University of Notre Dame Press (April 03, 2014)

Plato's dialogues are universally acknowledged as standing among the masterworks of the Western philosophic tradition. What most readers do not know, however, is that Plato also authored a public letter in which...


Down the Nights and Down the Days: Eugene O'Neill's Catholic Sensibility

by Edward L. Shaughnessy University of Notre Dame Press (June 20, 2000)

This latest book from veteran O'Neillian Edward L. Shaughnessy examines the influence of the Irish playwright's Catholic heritage on his moral imagination. Critics, due to O'Neill's early renunciation of faith...


We Belong to the Land: The Story of a Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation

by Elias Chacour & Mary E. Jensen University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2015)

Nominated several times for the Noble Peace Prize, world-renowned Palestinian priest, Elias Chacour, narrates the gripping story of his life spent working to achieve peace and reconciliation among Israeli Jews,...