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  • Questioning the Humanby Lieven Boeve; Yves De Maeseneer; Ellen Van Stichel

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Theological anthropology is being put to the test: in the face of contemporary developments in the spheres of culture, politics, and science, traditional perspectives on the human person are no longer adequate. Yet can theological anthropology move beyond its previously established categories and renew itself in relation to contemporary insights? The... more...

  • 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 this volume, deftly combining his diary and a previously unpublished memoir, brings Whitehead and his reporting back to life, and 21st-century readers are the richer for it.??from the Foreword, by Rick AtkinsonWinner of two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...

  • Meyer Berger's New Yorkby Meyer Berger; Pete Hamill

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    Meyer ("Mike") Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his account of the murder of thirteen people by a deranged war veteran in Camden, New Jersey.Berger is best known for his "About New York" column, which... more...

  • Philosophical Chroniclesby Jean-Luc Nancy; Franson Manjali

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Giving an Account of Oneselfby Judith Butler

    Fordham University Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    What does it mean to lead a moral life?In her first extended study of moral philosophy, Judith Butler offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice?one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human subject.Butler takes as her starting point one?s ability to answer the questions ?What have I done?? and... 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...

  • An American Heroine in the French Resistanceby Judy Litoff

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 24.99

    This fascinating book tells the remarkable story of an ordinary American woman?s heroism in the French Resistance. Virginia Roush fell in love with Philippe d?Albert-Lake during a visit to France in 1936; they married soon after. In 1943, they both joined the Resistance, where Virginia put her life in jeopardy as she sheltered downed airmen and later... 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...

  • Theatricality as Mediumby Samuel Weber

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 24.99

    Ever since Aristotle's Poetics, both the theory and the practice of theater have been governed by the assumption that it is a form of representation dominated by what Aristotle calls the "mythos," or the "plot." This conception of theater has subordinated characteristics related to the theatrical medium, such as the process... more...

  • How We Got to Coney Islandby Brian Cudahy

    Fordham University Press 2002; US$ 24.99

    How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York's largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the world's most famous seaside... more...