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  • The Land, the Bible, and Historyby Alain Marchadour; David Neuhaus; Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    This unique book offers a Catholic view of the Holy Land in the debate that rages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Alain Marchadour and David Neuhaus, two biblical scholars and priests living in Jerusalem, clearly analyze the Promised Land-as concept, history, and contested terrain-in Catholic teaching and doctrine. They offer an analytical reading... more...

  • Lincoln Revisitedby John Y. Simon; Harold Holzer; Dawn Vogel

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Lincoln Revisited is a masterly guide to what's new and what's noteworthy in this unfolding story-a brilliant gathering of fresh scholarship by the leading Lincoln historians of our time. Brought together by The Lincoln Forum, they tackle uncharted territory and emerging questions; they also take a new look at established debates-including those about... more...

  • The General and His Daughterby Barbara Gavin Fauntleroy; Starlyn Jorgensen; Gayle Wurst

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 44.99

    James Maurice Gavin left for war in April 1943 as a colonel commanding the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division-America's first airborne division and the first to fight in World War II. In 1944, Slim JimGavin, as he was known to his troops, at the age of thirty-seven became the 82nd's commanding general-the youngest Army... more...

  • Judeitiesby Bettina Bergo; Joseph Cohen; Raphael Zagury-Orly; Bettina Bergo; Michael B. Smith

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 42.99

    Invited to answer questions about his relationship to Judaism, Jacques Derrida spoke through Franz Kafka: As for myself, I could imagine another Abraham.He explores the movement between growing up Jewish, becoming Jewish,and Jewish beingor existence. In his essay The Other Abraham,which appears here in English for the first time, he imagines other... more...

  • The Ground of the Imageby Jean-Luc Nancy; Jeff Fort

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    What powers lie hidden in images?Nancy explores the complicatedeffects of the visual on culture,truth, and meaning. Writings on the power hidden in the depth of an image. more...

  • Wild Dreamsby Carol Bonomo Albright; Joanna Clapps Herman

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    For more than thirty years, the journal Italian Americana has been home to the writers who have sparked an extraordinary literary explosion in Italian-American culture. Across twenty-five volumes, its poets, memoirists, story-tellers, and other voices bridged generations to forge a brilliant body of expressive works that help define an Italian-American... more...

  • Medieval Educationby Ronald B. Begley; Joseph W. Koterski

    Fordham University Press 2005; US$ 99.99

    This richly rewarding book on a broad survey of medieval education, not only in the formal academic sense typical of schools and universities but also in a broader cultural sense that includes law, liturgy, and the new religious orders of the high Middle Ages. The original essays explore the transmission of knowledge during the middle ages in various... more...

  • Listeningby Jean-Luc Nancy; Charlotte Mandell; David Wills

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    In this lyrical meditation on listening, Jean-Luc Nancy examines sound in relation to the human body. How is listening different from hearing? What does listening entail? How does what is heard differ from what is seen? Unlike the visual arts, sound produces effects that persist long after it has stopped. The body, Nancy says, is itself like an... more...

  • A Touch More Rareby Nina Levine; David Lee Miller

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    In this book a distinguished group of scholars gathers to celebrate the work of Harry Berger, Jr., one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications has shown how very broad his interests are, moving from Shakespeare to Baroque painting, to Plato, to theories... more...

  • The Rat That Got Awayby Allen Jones; Mark Naison

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    Engrossing, kaleidoscopic tale of growing up in a South Bronx Housing project, narrowly escaping a life of crime and jail to become a successful basketball star in Europe. Allen Jones grew up in a public housing project in the South Bronx at a time-the 1950s-when that neighborhood was a place of optimism and hope for upwardly mobile Black and Latino... more...