New Noteworthy Titles from the Association of Jesuit University Press

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New Noteworthy Titles from the Association of Jesuit University Press


Vessel of Clay

The Inspirational Journey of Sister Carla.

Jacqueline Hansen Maggiore

"With the insight given by her personal relationship with Carla and her family, the author reveals the complexity of these real human beings that we make into saints without always appreciating the profound inner struggles and personal hardships that framed the decisions they made as missioners, and the courage of their commitments."

--Margaret Swedish coauthor of Like Grains of Wheat: A Spirituality of Solidarity

University of Scranton

ISBN 9781589662179 | 200 pp | 16 halftones | paper | $18.00

Distributed by the University of Chicago Press www.press.uchicago.edu

Telephone: 1-800-621-2736

Fax: 1-800-621-8476

Greater Than a Mother's Love

The spirituality of Francis and Clare of Assisi.

Friar Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez, O.F.M.

Although there are several studies dedicated to the lives of Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greater Than a Mother's Love is the first to investigate their spirituality in the context of family relationships. Cavazos-Gonzalez illustrates how both saints used their observations of their various human relationships to understand their experiences with God.

University of Scranton Press

ISBN 9781589662131 | 308 pp | paper | $28.00

Distributed by the University of Chicago Press www.press.uchicago.edu

Telephone: 1-800-621-2736

Fax: 1-800-621-8476

Metropolitan Paradise

Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley 1620-2020

Metropolitan Paradise is the story of the struggle to establish and maintain connected natural systems within the matrix of an increasingly pervasive urban landscape with a view to offering a possible model for the world's cities.

Saint Joseph's University Press

ISBN 978-0-916101-66-4

4-volume boxed set | 976 pp | 2,000+ images | paper | $85.00

The Bible in the Literary Imagination of the Spanish Golden Age

Images and Texts from Columbus to Velazquez.

Terence O'Reilly

The Bible in the. Literary Imagination of the Spanish Golden Age identifies the distinctive ways in which knowledge of the Bible was acquired, interpreted, and transmitted in 16th- and 17th-century Spain by studying a cross-section of the genres that flourished during this period: accounts by travellers and explorers, narrative fiction, biblical exegesis, poetry, drama, and painting.

Saint Joseph's University Press

ISBN 978-0-916101-63-3 | 320 pp | 53 images | paper over board | $65.00

Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts Series, Vol. 3

Rediscovering Teilhard's Fire.

Edited by Kathleen Duffy, S.S.J.

Rediscovering Teilhard's Fire is a collection of 17 scholarly essays focusing on the Jesuit paleontologist Teilhard de Chardin that is divided into four thematic sections: Visionary, Mystic, Theologian, and Philosopher; Aesthetic Appeal; In Dialogue; and Contributions to Science and Technology.

Saint Joseph's University Press

ISBN 978-0-916101-65-7 | 274 pp | paper | $35.00

Bob Drinan

The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress.

Raymond A.

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