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  • Combat Reporterby John Romeiser; Rick Atkinson

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    ?No one bore witness better than Don Whitehead . . . this volume, deftly combining his diary and a previously unpublished memoir, brings Whitehead and his reporting back to life, and 21st-century readers are the richer for it.??from the Foreword, by Rick AtkinsonWinner of two Pulitzer Prizes, Don Whitehead is one of the legendary reporters of World... more...

  • The Trial of the Catonsville Nineby Daniel Berrigan; Robin Andersen; James Marsh

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    On May 17, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men and women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside, and set them afire with napalm.The Catholic activists involved in this protest against the War included Daniel and Philip Berrigan; all were found guilt of destroying government... more...

  • Ecospiritby Laurel Kearns; Catherine Keller

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    We hope?even as we doubt?that the environmental crisis can be controlled. Public awareness of our species? self-destructiveness as material beings in a material world is growing?but so is the destructiveness. The practical interventions needed for saving and restoring the earth will require a collective shift of such magnitude as to take on a spiritual... more...

  • Philosophical Chroniclesby Jean-Luc Nancy; Franson Manjali

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 17.99

    In eleven brief, engaging talks originally broadcast on French public radio, Jean-Luc Nancy offers a philosopher?s rough and ready account of some of the pressing questions of our day and addresses chronic issues within philosophical inquiry. The fundamental question, which recurs again and again, is whether philosophy is conditioned by the world the... more...

  • Their Other Sideby Helen Barolini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 17.99

    ?Our lives are Swiss,? Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, ?So still?so cool.? But over the Alps, ?Italy stands the other side.? For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the land of light, a seductive source of invention, enchantment, and freedom. So it was for Helen Barolini, who, as a student in Rome after World War II, wrote... more...

  • The Search for Major Plaggeby Michael Good

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    When The Search for Major Plagge was published last spring, the world finally learned about a unique hero?and about one American doctor?s extraordinary journey to tell Karl Plagge?s story.Part detective story, part personal quest, Michael Good?s book is the story of the German commander of a Lithuanian work camp who saved hundreds of Jewish lives in... more...

  • Rethinking God as Giftby Robyn Horner

    Fordham University Press 2001; US$ 19.99

    Rethinking God as Gift is situated at the intersection of philosophy, critical theory and theology. The first sustained study of the work of Jean-Luc Marion in English, it offers a unique perspective on contemporary questions and their theological relevance. Taking its point of departure from the problem of the gift as articulated by Jacques Derrida,... more...

  • Circuitous Journeysby David Leigh

    Fordham University Press 1999; US$ 19.99

    Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography provides a close reading and analysis of ten major life stories by twentieth-century leaders and thinkers from a variety of religious and cultural traditions: Mohandas Gandhi, Black Elk, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm X, Paul Cowan, Rigoberta Menchu, Dan Wakefield, and Nelson Mandela.... more...

  • Riddles of Belongingby Christi Merrill

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 74.99

    Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, and Urdu that dare to laugh at what traditions often keep hidden-whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change. Herself a skilled translator, Merrill uses these examples to... more...

  • A Reformation Debateby John Olin

    Fordham University Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    In 1539, Cardinal Jacopo Sadoleto, Bishop of Carpentras, addressed a letter to the magistrates and citizens of Geneva, asking them to return to the Roman Catholic faith. John Calvin replied to Sadoleto, defending the adoption of the Protestant reforms. Sadoleto?s letter and Calvin?s reply constitute one of the most interesting exchanges of Roman Catholic/Protestant... more...